A different look at lawyering.
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 client says...read more
Back in 2013, I was the first person to notice students graduating from the top universities in the country were avoiding law school in droves. The LSAC usually updates this information around this time of year, so I keep an eye on their website to catch it....read more
A few times a month I get emails from new lawyers and law students. usually asking for advice in school or with their practice. Usually I respond to these privately, but on occasion I think it's worthwhile to provide a public response so other people can benefit from...read more
What does it take to stand out and be successful as a lawyer? Law schools place a heavy emphasis on the technical aspects of being a lawyer. Critical thinking, analysis, drafting, etc. For many new lawyers this emphasis carries over with them as they begin to practice...read more