Tag Archives: law school

Vanity

When my dad graduated from law school a little over a decade ago (a four-year effort during which he worked full-time and raised five kids), he didn’t start practicing right away. Instead he took the family out for a more … Continue reading

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You Go To Law School

You don’t go to law school to learn the law. You go to law school to learn that the law makes no sense, or that the law leaves lots of room for argument and subjectivity, or that you can’t count … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Geek

Chicago Public Schools started back up today. Sort of. Technically it was just the year-round track that started today. I was never a year-rounder, I just wanted to be able to call this post timely. This is the first time … Continue reading

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Don’t Wait

I’d like to preface this post by saying that it might be bad advice. But I don’t think so. I worked with 14 interns at the Cook County Public Defender’s Office this past summer. 12 women, 2 men, 12 still … Continue reading

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So You Want To Go To Law School

I’ve mentioned here before that there are a lot of law students that don’t want to be lawyers. The fact is that a lot of people go to law school for reasons that aren’t necessarily bad, but often turn out … Continue reading

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Lost And Found And Lost Again

So, I’ve hit upon a blogging stumbling block. I have a story that I want to tell, that I need to tell, and in fact I’ve already told it many, many times in my head and now, at last, to … Continue reading

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Why I Hated Law School

Can we talk about this article for a minute? At first I was interested to learn that studies show women in law school are less likely to speak up in class or to form relationships with faculty because that was … Continue reading

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A Story

Maybe you’ve heard this one before. I didn’t go to law school to make money. You probably don’t believe me. Maybe this next part will change your mind, or maybe you won’t believe it either. Before law school, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Suddenly Everyone’s Going to Law School

Most of my friends aren’t members of the LDS church, but, due to the social nature of our church, I do interact with other LDS people quite a bit. Way back when I was applying to law schools I found … Continue reading

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