Author: James Mullen

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) Law

Recently, Abovethelaw.com featured Van Ann Bui, the Director of the SEO Law Fellowship Program, in a discussion about how pre-1Ls can succeed in their education and careers (highly recommended reading for anyone interested). The SEO Law Fellowship program, a paid law internship that provides guidance to pre-law students on corporate etiquette, law firm expectations of summer interns, legal research and writing, networking, and much more. In this Summer Fellowship program, you’ll have access to over 1,300 alumni, including more than 650 who graduated from law school within the last 7 years. For acceptance you must submit an application form along...

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Brazen and Brunette: What To Do If You Still Don’t Have A Job

How many of you are worried about not finding a Summer job because you started looking too late? Here’s the deal. It is never too late, you need to make sure you hustle. The jobs are out there. You’ll find that this late into the summer session there will be last minute judicial appointments you can get, or maybe an attorney needs someone to jump on his team because there is a new matter that needs someone’s attention. In addition to the above, Brazen and Brunette shares tips on landing a great internship/clerkship for Summer. Per her many 1L students are...

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The Legal Duchess: The First Semester of Law School Does NOT Define You

In her latest blog post, the Legal Duchess brought up something that many law students face… not doing well your first semester of law school. Despite having done exceptionally well throughout her entire academic life and graduating with dual Bachelor Degrees failure was never in her vocabulary…until her first semester of law school. Realizing that her fellow law classmates were just as smart or even smarter than her, she struggled to maintain C’s and never saw an A during her first semester. After sitting her first semester final 4 hour long exam (it was nothing like she’s even done...

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Why Amazon Prime is Necessary if You are A Law Student or Recent Grad

If you’re a student that’s going to law school right now or you recently graduated and you’re putting in the hours as a first year associate at a big law firm, then you need to be thinking about how you can better leverage your time. Amazon offers many perks for college students which can make maximizing your time to study a whole lot easier! One of the services that Amazon offers is Amazon Prime and if you don’t already have an account you should definitely sign up for one here! If you don’t have a .edu account, you can...

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