One lawyer’s struggle to qualify for public service loan forgiveness

19 August 2019

ABA Journal — Jeffrey Morgan leveraged his social media expertise and government lawyer background to qualify fot eh public service student loan forgiveness program, making him part of the estimated 5% who have had student loans discharged.

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University of Houston Law alumnus and Texas Supreme Court Justice Jeffrey Brown confirmed for federal bench

5 August 2019

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW CENTER — Texas Supreme Court Justice Jeffrey V. Brown, a 1995 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Wednesday as a U.S. district judge in the Southern District of Texas. Brown was nominated by President Donald J. Trump in March and confirmed on a….

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NALP releases employment outcomes for the law class of 2018

5 August 2019

NALP — The National Association for Law Placement (NALP) today released its Employment for the Class of 2018 – Selected Findings, a summary of key findings from the upcoming annual Jobs & JDs: Employment and Salaries of New Law School Graduates — Class of 2018 report, anticipated for release in October 2019.

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Law school graduates see improvement in overall employment and number of large law firm jobs

5 August 2019

ABA JOURNAL — The job picture improved for law school graduates in the class of 2018, with increases in both the overall rate of employment and the percentage of graduates who secured full-time, long-term jobs requiring bar passage, according to the National Association for Law Placement.

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Lawyers reflect on past bar exam essay questions

5 August 2019

ABA JOURNAL — The California State Bar decided to share the essay question topics—which included civil procedure, remedies and constitutional law, criminal law and procedure, and professional responsibility and contracts—with all test-takers. This article asks lawyers to reflect on essay questions they remember from the bar exam.

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ABA Podcast: Early-career lawyer discusses self-care techniques

5 August 2019

ABA JOURNAL — In this episode of Asked and Answered with the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward, Marquette Law alumnus Michael Anspach ’18 talks about his road to success after law school, his self-care tips and how he learned to quiet his mind.

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UCLA Law shares the stories of four UC Presidential Fellows

5 August 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF LAW — The UC President’s Public Service Fellowship program has provided vital support to graduates from the University of California’s four law schools since 2016. Here are first-hand accounts of the program and the opportunities it created from some of UCLA Law’s UC President’s Public Service Fellows.

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UCLA Law awards post-graduate fellowships in public service to 14 graduates

5 August 2019

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES SCHOOL OF LAW — UCLA School of Law has awarded 14 postgraduate fellowships, including seven University of California President’s Public Service Law Fellowships, to 2019 graduates committed to practicing public interest law. The fellowships enable graduates to work on behalf of underserved individuals, communities and causes.

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Large gift to University of Missouri Law to support student scholarships and faculty hiring

29 July 2019

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI NEWS BUREAU — The Wall Family Foundation will be asked to give $4.5 million to the University of Missouri School of Law. $2 million of the foundation’s gift would be used to support unrestricted scholarships for MU Law students. Another $2.5 million would be used to support faculty hiring.

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Brooklyn Law graduate and trustee honored by the National Law Journal

26 July 2019

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — The National Law Journal honored Lawrence A. Sucharow ’75, Labaton Sucharow Chairman Emeritus and member of Brooklyn Law School’s Board of Trustees, with the Elite Trial Lawyers Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony held at the Lotte New York Palace on July 18.

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