Thinking about Law School : Resources

Deciding Whether Law School is the Right Path

Why are you thinking about law school?  Some of the most common reasons include some variation of the following:

I …

Given the long term financial ramifications, it is imperative that you ask yourself this question. There is no universal answer—only …

What Legal Careers are Available?

Presumably, you’re thinking about law school because some aspect of the law interests you. But there are so many different …

Another distinction among lawyers is between those who work in private firms and/or for companies, and those who work for …

Some lawyers help bring people together, others help break them apart – that’s the best way to describe the difference between …

Legal careers: From solo practice to BigLaw

A lot of attention in the mainstream media (and popular culture) gets focused on lawyers working in large firms (often …

Law firms can be regional/local in their reach, or national or even global.  Much depends on the size of the …

A substantial portion of individuals in elected office have law degrees – for example, roughly one-third of members of Congress went …

A field or “practice area” of law refers to legal practice relevant to a particular type of law, or, more …