How to Succeed as a Summer Judicial Clerk

How to Succed as a Summer Judicial Clerk

Congratulations on securing your summer law clerkship. Similar to my earlier post, we are continuing the conversation about how you can be successful this summer. It is imperative that you hit the ground running…

What Not to Do as a Summer Associate

What Not To Do As A Summer Associate

Congratulations on securing your summer associate position at a law firm or corporation this summer.  As you know, the legal industry is a very competitive field with an ever-changing landscape. The days of securing…

Check This Out – LOC Inaugural Legal Diversity Issue

Lawyers of Color, a media company founded by Yolanda Young that focuses on diverse lawyers,  has just released its Inaugural Legal Diversity Issue.  The Legal Diversity issue lists student and law firm-sponsored diversity organizations as…

The Benefits of Joining Diverse Law Student Organizations

The Benefits of Joining a Diverse Law Student Organization

At some point during your law school experience, you will likely considering joining at least one student group. Many students immediately gravitate toward Law Review, moot court, and Securities/Tax/Public Interest Law Association. All of…

Get Your 1L Course Pack – Study Guides, Outlines & More

For those of you in your first year of law school, welcome! You don’t have a lot of time during your 1L year so we’ll make this short and sweet. We briefly recap the…

Add Diversity Job Fairs to Your Bag of Tricks

Job Search Checklist

You made it through your first year of law school and you’re still alive.  Congrats!  But not so fast, because you know it’s time to start looking for a job.  For the past couple…

No Summer Fun for You – Bar Exam Advice for First-Time Test Takers

No Soup for You

Congratulations! You have walked across the stage, grabbed your diploma and celebrated. With law school complete, it’s time to turn to the next challenge – the bar exam.  The stakes are high. You may have…

I Hated Con Law and So Can You (Complete with Outlines)

I Hate Con Law

Thanks to the Blueprint JD reader who requested a Constitutional Law outline!  We check our e-mail and are happy to help.  If you are looking for other outlines or advice, do not hesitate to…

How to Land an International Summer Law Internship

Why law students should consider an international experience

An international summer experience provides you with an opportunity for exposure to another culture while you’re assessing whether overseas legal work is a good fit for you. During a summer abroad you will find…

My Descent into Bar Prep Inferno – Week 5

My Descent Into Bar Prep Inferno

Studying is going better than I thought. It is still terrible, just not as horrific as I had imagined. So, what have I been up to for the past several weeks?  Barbri & Me –…