Attorneys often lament that law school teaches “nothing practical” and serves a very limited purpose. Law school, however, can be much more—it can provide academic, career and life lessons that are an excellent foundation for one's development as a lawyer.The Practice of Law School: Getting In and Making the Most of Your Legal Education provides expert guidance on choosing the right law school and excelling once there. It covers the “who, what, when, why, where and how” of law school, including getting in (the application process and obtaining financial aid) and succeeding academically.
This book challenges law students to take charge of their legal careers right away. It demonstrates some of the ways that law students can begin to think like practicing lawyers and attain experience that is useful, even essential and, above all, practical. For students seeking satisfying and fulfilling careers as lawyers, this book shows how to do it—starting with law school.