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  • Banking Law, Career Alternatives, Job Searches, Law Schools

    Things You Can Do With a Law Degree: Bank Teller

    Last week, Elie derisively noted that legal blogs were pushing a silly story in U.S. News about great careers that you can pursue with a law degree. No matter how bad legal hiring gets, law schools like pushing the “you can do anything with a law degree” angle, based on the anecdotal evidence of those who were lucky enough to parlay their J.D. degrees into something non-legal. Obviously, Elie’s got some anecdotes of his own. But here’s a job, a real live job, that’s actually being offered to law students as we speak (or type). If you really want to know “what you can do with a law degree,” take a freaking look….

    34 Comments / / Jan 30, 2012 at 3:29 PM
  • Biglaw, Job Searches, Law Schools

    At Brigham Young, OCI Is A Laughing Matter

    On-campus interview season has started at law schools all across the land, and it appears that the wild and crazy kids from BYU Law are taking the stress of OCI in stride. Given the economy, there aren’t really enough OCI slots to go around. Some BYU Law students decided to have a little fun with that fact….

    38 Comments / / Aug 23, 2011 at 11:57 AM
  • Biglaw, Job Searches, Law Schools, Summer Associates

    A Tale Of Two Law Students: One Summering At Cravath, The Other Still Searching For A Job

    Law school isn’t a bad choice or financially ruinous choice for everybody — just for many people. Law schools tend to trumpet the few stories of success while ignoring the many stories of distress. And now we can look at the thoughts of a have-not — and see just how bitter he’s become.

    301 Comments / / Jul 7, 2011 at 6:38 PM