Recent law school graduate discusses the importance of pipeline programs

16 September 2019

ABA FOR LAW STUDENTS, BEFORE THE BAR BLOG — Law student, Miosotti Tenecora, recounts her experience in a pipeline program and how that helped her succeed in law school.

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Survey: Law graduates say job hunt took longer than anticipated

4 September 2019

THE NATIONAL JURIST — A new Kaplan Bar Review survey of recent law school graduates show that the job hunting process is more time consuming than anticipated.

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Podcast: Advice for recent law graduates on “out of town” job hunting

26 August 2019

JDSUPRA — Law School Toolbox Podcast episode interviews ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones on the ins and outs of job searches involving moving to another city from where you attend (or attended) law school.

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Mercer Law class of 2008 awards scholarship to student Michele Milkey

26 August 2019

MERCER UNIVERSITY —  Mercer Law’s Class of 2008 awarded its inaugural scholarship earlier this spring to graduating student Michele Milkey. The scholarship was established during the 10-year reunion for the Class of 2008. Members decided they wanted to reward an outstanding third-year law student for his or her dedication to Mercer Law’s campus.

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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 Illinois Law dean Vik Amar gives interview advice to recent law graduates

12 August 2019

ABOVE THE LAW — First Monday musings by Dean Vik Amar: Tips for Law Students to help them succeed in the upcoming interview season (Part II). Some solid advice on how to get the most out of the interview process and increase your chances of getting the job you want.

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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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