Some people believe that attending a “top 14” law school will magically guarantee you a job. If that’s the case, why are so many “T14” law students trying to force their way into law offices? Or, to be more precise, law school offices. A few months ago, we wrote about a UVA law student who was charged with breaking and entering. The space in question: the registrar’s office. Could that have been the beginning of a trend? Over the holiday weekend, two students at another leading law school were arrested after an alleged break-in….
Way back in 2008, Elie noted with derision the University of Michigan’s “Wolverine Scholars” Program. He wasn’t the only one. The initiative allowed Michigan undergraduates with very high GPAs to get into Michigan Law without having to take the LSAT. There’s been much less fanfare about the end of the program than there was about its start, but we obtained some FOIA documents….
Most everyone knows what an elevator speech is: it’s a short, pithy, memorable description of a company’s services. Lawyers have always built their reputations on their expertise, such that the creation of an elevator pitch should be one of the easiest things for an attorney to do; however, many lawyers still stumble over the basic question: “What do you do?”