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Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program
10 Famous Law School Dropouts
Law Prof: Law Schools Still 'Inaccurate' On Employment Numbers
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Law School Reformers Create "False Sense of Doom"
BigLaw's Scramble to Hire the Best
Bar President: 3Ls Should Get Paid for Internships
Stealth Lawyer: Clare Dalton, Acupuncturist
7 Things You Don't Know About Law School Admissions
Stealth Lawyer: Ruchi Bhowmik, Deputy Cabinet Secretary
Legal Job Market: Not As Bad As You Think?
Could This Law School Ranking Unseat US News?
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
Northwestern Law Dean: Let Students "Vote With Their Feet"
Weekly Brief: Are Scholarships a Bait-and-Switch For Law Students?
Nov. 7 (Bloomberg Law) -- David Wolfson, partner at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and chair of the firm's professional development committee, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the Milbank@Harvard program. The...more
Oct. 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Is the way Big Law hires new lawyers about to change? With the legal market still recovering from the recession, one Am Law 50 firm is going to try something different.
Greenberg Traurig is...more
Oct. 10 ( Bloomberg Law) -- Law schools need to find ways to cut the expense of merit scholarships, which they "use to buy students . . . with high LSATs" to improve the schools' US News rankings, Brooklyn Law School Dean and...more
One of the biggest shockers to me, bar none, when I hung my shingle and started my own law practice was that I would have to learn how to sell.
I figured I’d go out, do some speaking in my local community, people would...more
One factor that can contribute to success in your first year of law school is a good study group. When I was a law student, I had a great study group of two other classmates, and when you find the right group, the experience...more
Sept. 19 (Bloomberg Law) -- Anthony Crowell, Dean and President of New York Law School, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the school's new 2 year law degree program and the prospects for a federal ranking system of...more
Are you considering attending law school, but do not know if you can swing it and keep that full time job you have at a law firm? Let me assure you, it is possible to work full time at a firm and attend law school. But you...more
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Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Large tuition bills, huge debt loads and lousy job prospects -- with all that facing today's law students, who could blame them for considering dropping out of school? For some students, that's the...more
Aug. 29 (Bloomberg Law ) -- Ben Trachtenberg, associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Law, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about how a recent set of disciplinary actions against law school...more
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Aug. 13 (Bloomberg Law) -- James Silkenat, incoming president for the American Bar Association, talks with Bloomberg Law' s Lee Pacchia about his plans for for his term....more
Aug. 9 (Bloomberg Law) -- Brian Leiter, professor at the University of Chicago Law School, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the American Bar Association's recent report on the state of legal education in America. ...more
July 29 (Bloomberg) -- The dean of all law school movies, the 1973 film, The Paper Chase, turns forty this year. The story of the first-year Harvard law student and his relationship with an imperious contracts professor...more
July 26 (Bloomberg Law) -- Stephen Sheppard, assistant dean and professor at University of Arkansas School of Law, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that fundamental tenets of the law school reform movement are flat-out...more
July 3 (Bloomberg Law) -- Jay Grushkin, hiring partner at New York's Milbank Tweed, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about how the hiring season has changed since the recession in BigLaw began in 2008. Elite law schools...more
June 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- John Thies, outgoing president for the Illinois State Bar Association, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about his organization's report on the impact of law school debt on the delivery of...more
June 19 (Bloomberg) -- Clare Dalton, nationally certified acupuncturist, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about her transition from being a law professor at Harvard Law School and Northeastern University School of...more
June 5 (Bloomberg) -- It's easier to be admitted to law school these days because fewer people want to be lawyers, according to data about the entering Class of 2012 just released by the ABA and the Law School Admissions...more
Dave Leonard, a shareholder with Carlton Fields, has experience in civil litigation, arbitration and negotiation of disputes.
Q: What is the most challenging case you have worked on and what made it...more
May 22 (Bloomberg) -- Rachana "Ruchi" Bhowmik, former Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Cabinet Secretary at The White House, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about her transition from practicing law to...more
May 13 (Bloomberg) — Turns out Case Western Reserve University School of Law Dean Lawrence Mitchell may have been right. In January, he told us that the ABA and National Association for Law Placement look at jobs data on...more
May 9 (Bloomberg Law) -- Elie Mystal, editor at Above the Law, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that his blog's new law school rankings sought to list the top 50 American law schools by relying on an "outcome based"...more
May 2 (Bloomberg Law) -- Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor and senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that Big Law is currently experiencing "a very difficult crash landing that is...more
A few weeks back in Episode 15 of the JDBlogger Podcast I discussed how you could build a law practice you don’t hate. I received a lot of response to that episode and surprise – there are a lot of lawyers out there who...more