Blueprint LSAT Blog: Legal Jobs

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Legal Field Trips: Criminal Law

Last week we kicked off a new series of posts covering various fields of the law. We started off in Wall Street, with a quick primer on securities law. This week, we’re going to move on to discuss criminal law. I’m sure everyone reading this has watched Perry Mason, Law & Order, or some other

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Legal Field Trips: Securities Law

Many law students and applicants generally profess a desire to “be a lawyer” but have no real understanding of what practice area they want to work in. We’re going to kickoff a new series that provides a quick primer on certain fields of law. Naturally, this isn’t going to be an exhaustive study of life

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Legal Internships Without the Law Firm

In a tumultuous legal industry, it’s proven increasingly important to stay on top of new employment trends. One that’s starting to make a buzz around law schools is the increasing number of technology companies, such as Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, that have been hiring on law students as summer interns in their legal departments. One

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Should You Work at a Law Firm Before Law School?

Like many enterprising young pre-law students, in my senior year of college I made what I believed was an extremely rational and uncontroversial decision-I started working as a file clerk at a law firm. I figured that on the ladder to the SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States, second best governmental acronym after POTUS),

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The Murky World and Worries of Summer Law Jobs

So you may have heard that there are some worries about the legal job market right now. On the other hand, you may have locked yourself into your panic room at the first shudder of Bear Stearns (way back in the aughts) and are just now be stepping back out into the sun, blinking away

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