Your Path to Justice: A Law Career Guide

Your Path to Justice: A Law Career Guide

Dreams of arguing landmark cases, defending the innocent, or righting systemic wrongs are common. But law school isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s tough, expensive, and time-consuming. So, is this really the right path for you? This guide won’t paint a rosy picture. But if you’re ready to embrace the hard work and genuinely […]

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Stewart Salwin

Tips for Applying to an Ivy League Law School

Every year, thousands of applicants compete for a coveted spot in one of the nation’s top-ranked Ivy League law schools.  Back in 2006, I applied for and was accepted into Harvard Law School, and I feel privileged to have been a student at that school.     With that in mind, I wanted to share some […]

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Seth Malkin

How to Prepare for the LSAT

If you’re thinking about law school, then you’ll need to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Law schools use your results on the LSAT as a leading indicator of how you will perform in law school. From this assessment, which also includes your grade point average and other variables, the school may or may […]

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Marcus Yi

Should I Become an Immigration Lawyer? – Interview With Marcus Yi

Immigration is a hot topic these days and the demand for immigration lawyers is rising in the US and worldwide. If you’ve ever thought about becoming an immigration lawyer you’re in for a treat. Marcus Yi, a practicing immigration lawyer agreed to speak with us today and provide some insight into the exciting world of […]

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Phil-Baker

5 Criminal Defense Lawyer Myths Debunked – Phil Baker

As a veteran criminal defense attorney, I’ve heard just about every bad lawyer joke there is — like this one: “When a person assists a criminal in breaking the law before the criminal gets arrested, we call him an accomplice. When a person assists a criminal in breaking the law after the criminal gets arrested, […]

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John Piccinnini

Should I Become a Real Estate Lawyer? – Interview with John Piccinnini

With the myriad of legal specialties out there to choose from it’s no easy task for an aspiring lawyer to know which specialty is right for them. One such specialization is Real Estate law and we were lucky enough to speak with John Piccinini, a practicing Real Estate Attorney based out of NYC. Thanks for […]

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Doug Lipsky

Working as an Employment Lawyer – Interview with Douglas Lipsky

Douglas Lipsky, a practicing employment attorney and co-founding partner of Lipsky Lowe, LLP was kind enough to grant us an interview with him to help gain some insight into what it’s like being an employment lawyer. Thanks, Doug for taking time out of your busy schedule to speak with us. Can you begin by telling us […]

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Top 10 Skills to Become a Successful Lawyer

There’s no doubt there are a lot of lawyers out there today. However, how many of these lawyers are actually successful in their careers? A “Top 40 Under 40” Civil Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association and 10/10 AVVO-rated attorney, Christian Denmon of Denmon Pearlman, shares with us his top 10 essential skills […]

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How To Start Your Own Online Law Firm

Starting your own online law firm straight out of law school is not a walk in the park. If it was, then every lawyer would be doing it. Looking beyond the horizon that the crowd follows needs a strong gut to even imagine it in the first place. Your intentions are wise, but your intentions […]

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How to Start a Career in Law

I Have a Law Degree: Now What? Congratulations! So you’ve struggled through what feels like fifty-eight years of higher education, and you’ve finally won the degree in law you craved for so long. Now, it’s sitting on your mantle in a golden frame collecting dust–a symbol of what you can do when you put your […]

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The Best Majors for Law School Applications

Looking for the best degree majors for law school? Spoiler alert: Criminal justice and pre-law are not on the list. Now that we get that out of the way, here’s the truth and reality. Law school is very academically intensive. It involves a lot of reading, and understanding very dense material, plus there is a […]

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How To Choose Your Legal Specialty

We all enter new phases of our personal and professional lives. That is what makes life a circle: You end one trail and start another one where you are learning new things and growing as a person. As a college or university student, you started over after being BMOC in high school. As a senior […]

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Top 5 Best Schools for Specializing in Criminal Law

As with most careers, choosing to specialize in your legal career helps separate you from the next candidate. Specializing in criminal law can be a great way to narrow your field, while still leaving yourself open to a wide variety of possibilities. Criminal law is highly competitive but offers a great deal of job security. […]

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Legal Studies Programs in Alabama

Legal Studies Programs in Alabama

Listed below are the accredited schools in Alabama that offer a legal studies program. Overview Throughout the state of Alabama, there are 16 universities and colleges that offer legal studies degrees. The schools are located in 13 cities within the state with the greatest concentration of the programs being located in Birmingham and Montgomery. The […]

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Online Associates in Legal Studies

When it comes to obtaining a degree in legal studies a person will have the option of choosing an online degree program or participating in a legal studies program at a local college or university. There are many benefits to choosing to obtain an associate’s degree in legal studies online. Benefits of Online Associates in […]

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Baby Einstein Recall

Baby Einstein Jumper Recalled: Was Your Child Hurt?

Parents of infants should be aware a baby product recall has been issued for Baby Einstein Infant Activity Jumpers. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall on July 23, 2013, alerting the public that the baby activity center puts infants at risk of injury. The defective toy was manufactured by Kids II […]

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Eric Holder

Eric Holder to America’s Prosecuting Attorneys: Punish Criminals Less Harshly?

Subtlety in general is a hard sell for those making and enforcing policy. Being “tough on drugs” and “tough on crime” is a stance that many, perhaps most, Americans find both comforting and a no-brainer. The prospect seems straightforward enough- establishing and enforcing tougher drug laws dissuades dealers from dealing and users from using, meaning […]

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How to Find a Job in the Digital Age

Technology can be both a friend and a foe when trying to find a job in the digital age. Popular job search sites have made it easier to find open positions in the legal field, but they’ve also opened up the floodgates so that there will be many talented applicants all vying for one position. […]

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95 Year Old WW2 Veteran Refuses Medical Care, Law Enforment Use Lethal Force

Veteran John Wrana who fought for America in World War 2, is dead from a bean bag shotgun blast to the stomach. The incident apparently began after Wrana grew agitated at the staff for pressuring him for medical attention. This is very common for elderly living in assisted living facilities to refuse care. What is […]

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The Value Of A Criminal Law Degree

Despite the fact that there are a lot of young lawyers coming out of law school and passing the Bar Exam, there are still plenty of great opportunities for people with a degree in criminal law and a steady demand for criminal defense attorneys. Even if your practice is in the area of prosecution, there […]

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