University of Houston Law Center students discuss alternative legal careers with employers

15 October 2018

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — University of Houston Law Center students recently learned about nontraditional ways they can use their legal education during Career Development Office’s Alternative Legal Career Table Talk in the Commons.

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Santa Clara Law students create guide for undocumented students

9 October 2018

SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY — A resource guide produced by recent Santa Clara Law graduates of the school’s Spring 2018 Immigration Law & Policy Practicum is being used to help undocumented students.

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George Washington Law opens alumni career development and mentorship office

9 October 2018

GW HATCHET — George Washington Law opened a dedicated center to help alumni jumpstart their careers. The Office of Alumni Career Development and Mentorship launched last month to provide law school alumni with career and counseling services.

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Organization helps lawyers find new career path after leaving large law firms

1 October 2018

BLOOMBERG LAW — In response to the changing business of law, a network started by former lawyers helps others explore passions beyond the practice of law.

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Lewis & Clark Law graduates manage environmental resource issues in Pacific Islands

24 September 2018

LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL — A number of Lewis & Clark Law School alumni now hold legal positions in Pacific Island nations that give them responsibility over environmental, natural resource, fishery and tourism management.

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Average Multistate Bar Exam score hits 34-year low

24 September 2018

ABA JOURNAL — The national average for the July 2018 Multistate Bar Examination slumped to 139.5—its lowest level in 34 years. Figures released Friday show the average score was a decrease of about 2.2 points from the July 2017 average, the National Conference of Bar Examiners reports.

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Harvard Law updates loan repayment program

17 September 2018

THE HARVARD CRIMSON — Harvard Law School Dean John F. Manning has approved several changes to the school’s Low Income Protection Plan, a program that helps HLS graduates who work in low-paying legal careers pay back their student loans.

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Podcast: Experts discuss improving numbers for legal jobs, salaries, and law school enrollment

28 August 2018

LEGAL SPEAK — Law.com senior reporter Karen Sloan and AccessLex Institute president Chris Chapman explore the impact of better J.D. employment stats, rising salaries and brighter law school applicants.

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New study examines student loan default process

20 August 2018

INSIDE HIGHER ED — A new study from the American Enterprise Institute examines the complex maze of options that face borrowers once they default on their loans.

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Notre Dame Law grad to clerk for Justice Clarence Thomas

17 August 2018

UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME LAW SCHOOL — A Notre Dame Law School graduate from the Class of 2016 will serve as a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas during the 2019 term.

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