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The Best Law Degrees in the United States at an Affordable Price

No matter how you slice it, law school is expensive, with ‘expensive’ being a relative term. Unless you have access to Bill Gates’ or Donald Trump’s checkbook, pretty much everything with regard to education is expensive. No matter what your economic circumstances are and what financial resources you have access to, count on laying out […]

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Tips to Passing the LSAT

Ah, Senior! The end of High School draweth nigh! You are humming Pomp and Circumstance. You are mentally rehearsing your Valedictorian speech in case you get chosen. You are practicing your walk. You might even be considering a few dance moves you can incorporate as you cross the stage. But have you taken your LSAT? […]

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Lawyer Careers Q&A Blog Series: Part 1 with Kristen Marks

Company URL: www.MyPinkLawyer.com Twitter handle: mypinklawyer Questions: 1.   Think back to your high school and college days, what was your initial inspiration to become a lawyer? Was there something early on that called you to the profession? I honestly never thought about becoming a lawyer until I was a Junior in College. That’s when companies start […]

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Why It’s Critical That You Join Professional Affiliations for Your Legal Career

How does a lawyer get clients? By reputation. How does a law firm keep their clients? By doing a good job… and by reputation. How does a lawyer transition into a career in politics? By reputation. How does one gain a reputation? By performing good deeds, by being visible, maintaining a high profile, and by […]

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Deposition Do’s and Don’ts

One of your first tasks as a junior associate in a law firm might be to take depositions. If, as any newly minted attorney, you are eager to gain experience practicing law, deposition taking is a great place to start. What is a Deposition? By definition a deposition is the testimony of a party or […]

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Choosing Paralegals for Law Office Assistance

If you enjoy classic movies and 1940’s era gumshoe literature, you know all about ‘Girl Friday’. She is an assistant, usually more capable than the boss himself. She fulfills many tasks that the protagonist does not have time to see to. Her typing is perfect and her sleuthing skills are sharp. She foils bad guys, […]

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Careers in Family Law

In a perfect world, everyone would abide by the law, live in harmony and love their children. As you are no doubt well aware, this world of ours is far from perfect. Hence there is a need for competent, qualified attorneys specializing in family law. What Family Law Covers ‘Family law’ covers a broad spectrum: […]

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Psychological Factors in Choosing a Jury

As a student of law or a prospective law student you might have been assigned to, or even taken the initiative to sit in on a jury trial. If not, it is highly recommended. Have you been a part of the judicial process? Have you been selected for jury duty? Testified on behalf of a […]

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How to Write an Effective Application Letter to Law Schools

Long before personal computers, smart phones, social media, and even before the digital world came to rule communications, people introduced themselves personally. They practiced this social ritual several different ways. For neighbors, people who lived in town, frequented a church or had some other reason to commune regularly, face to face was the preferred method. […]

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Choosing a Law Firm for Employment

You are now within months – maybe weeks of graduating. Why, you can already smell the ink on your diploma and the parchment it is written on. You’re looking forward to the end of dorm living, attending classes and lectures, researching, writing and turning in papers. You are licking your chops over the prospect of […]

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