A Problem Solving Framework For New Lawyers

A Problem Solving Framework For New Lawyers

Law schools traditionally do thing: teach students to “think like lawyers.” This means most law students graduate not really knowing how to do much. What to do when a client walks through your door, sits down, and asks for help. How to respond when the...
Women Outnumber Men In Law School For First Time

Women Outnumber Men In Law School For First Time

Let’s not bury the lede: I thought it wasn’t going to happen until 2017, but the change happened faster than I anticipated: 2016 is is officially the first year in which women outnumber men in law schools.  55,468 women are enrolled in law schools in 2016....
ABA 509 Disclosures For All Law Schools 2016

ABA 509 Disclosures For All Law Schools 2016

It’s that time of year again. Today is the annual reporting day for ABA 509 Disclosures for all law schools. These are required public disclosures that all law schools must make as part of their ABA accreditation. I made a series of reports on the disclosures in...
LSAT: Don’t Call It A Comeback

LSAT: Don’t Call It A Comeback

Back around 1997, the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) started trending upwards. It generally kept trending upwards until 2009. But then the recession hit in 2008. The subsequent contraction of the legal industry generated volumes of bad news regarding the prospects...