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JD Advising is a Monthly Contributor to the National Jurist

jd advising monthly contributor to national juristJD Advising is a Monthly Contributor to the National Jurist

JD Advising is thrilled to be a monthly contributor to the National Jurist magazine, an excellent online and print magazine with thousands of readers.  We have published the following articles (and more!) with the national jurist in their online magazine. We have also published articles in their print magazine which are not reproduced here. Continue reading

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Become A Table Representative, Earn A Free Essay Course!

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Become a JD Advising Table Representative to Earn a Free Essay Course!

Are you in a Michigan, Uniform Bar Exam, or Multistate Essay Exam jurisdiction? (If you are not sure, keep reading!) Interested in joining JD Advising  as a table representative? Our table representatives receive credit through tabling and flyering that is applied towards an Essay course valued at $2,200!

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JD Advising Attends AASE Diversity Conference!

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JD Advising attended the Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) conference on October 12-13, 2017 at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland. The goal of this particular AASE Klaudia Psari JD Advisingconference was to spread information about how to educate a diverse student body.

JD Advising is honored to have been a sponsor at the AASE conference.

Further, JD Advising’s Klaudia Psari, pictured to the left had a fantastic time meeting educators and academic support staff, hosting an Apple Watch giveaway, and introducing staff members to JD Advising’s services.

JD Advising was thrilled to be a part of the event. We are looking forward to attending the next AASE conference!

Looking for superior bar exam instruction and materials?

If you are looking for private tutoring, please feel free to contact us at your convenience (even if it is toward the end of your bar exam preparation!). We also offer bar exam tutoringbar exam essay feedback, and multiple-choice (MBE) assistance to students nationwide.

In addition, we offer private tutoring for several state bar exams as well as the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). Also, check out our highly regarded Uniform Bar Exam course if you are interested in a full-service approach to the uniform bar exam. We also offer many other options if you are taking the UBE (MEE one-sheets, an MEE seminar, an MEE course, and an MPT seminar, among others!).

If you are looking for a new approach, please feel free to contact us at your convenience.

Looking for (free) help? 

We have several other posts on recovering from failure and on how to conquer the next bar exam you take.  If you want to read more, please click on the links (on the bottom of the page if you are on your phone and on the side of the page if you are on a laptop) to see our other bar exam posts on specific bar exams or specific topics! If you are looking for our guidance, please feel free to contact us at your convenience.

Ashley Heidemann is the owner and founder of JD Advising. Ms. Heidemann scored over a 180 on the Michigan Bar Exam in February of 2011 after graduating as the #1 student in her law school class of over 200 students in 2011. She, as well as a team of others, offer bar exam courses, seminars, and private tutoring for bar exam students nationwide. This includes services for the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) and Michigan bar exam.  Please click here to contact her company, with any questions.

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I Have Been Professionally Disciplined And Have To Take The MPRE

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I Have Been Professionally Disciplined And Have To Take The MPRE

You may be surprised to learn that one of the phone calls we frequently receive is from attorneys who have been professionally disciplined for one reason or another. Often, they are forced to take the MPRE. The great news is that these people usually pass (even if they have never had to take the MPRE before) and if you are in this situation, you can too!

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JD Advising attends the 5th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference!

JD Advising attends the 5th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference!

JD Advising attends the 5th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference!

Last week, JD Advising’s Klaudia Psari attended the 5th Annual Association of Academic Support Educators Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.  Academic Support Educators from all over the United States attended the conference, which was hosted by Texas A&M School of Law.   AASE’s mission is to “support the professional development of academic support programs and educators, who work to ensure legal education is accessible to all students.”

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JD Advising was proud to attend and sponsor the Women’s Bar Association annual dinner

JD Advising was proud to attend the Women’s Bar Association’s Annual Dinner! JD Advising WLAM

JD Advising’s Ashley Heidemann, Meagan Jabbori and Klaudia Psari were happy to attend — and sponsor — the Women’s Bar Association – Oakland Region of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan’s annual dinner on Thursday, May 11th at 5:30 p.m. at the Birmingham Athletic Club.

The annual dinner honored award winners, the Hon. Elizabeth Pezzetti (ret.), Oakland County Probate Court (winner of the Joan Young Judicial Excellence Award),  Barbara McQuade, University of Michigan Law School, formerly U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan (winner of the Evelyn Forrest Distinguished Advocate Award) and Michelle Shember, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (winner of the Sarah Killgore Wertman Scholarship).

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Ashley Heidemann from JD Advising LLC participates in University of Detroit Mercy Law School’s Professionalism in Action

Ashley Heidemann from JD Advising LLC  (pictured first on the left in the second row, above) participates in the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Professionalism in Action program.

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law hosts
Professionalism in Action Event

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Our 7 Best Workflow Tips

7 best workflow tipsOur 7 Best Workflow tips: Nothing is more annoying than spending a day unmotivated, dragging your feet. Or realizing you have spent the past two hours on Facebook instead of getting anything done. Or, seeing half of your to-do list left for tomorrow. Here are our seven best workflow tips to combat unproductivity and inefficiency.  Whether you are a law student, a lawyer, or something else entirely, we hope our seven best workflow tips can help you! Continue reading

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JD Advising Attorneys Grateful to Attend FLAC Annual Fundraiser and Help with Silent Auction

JD Advising giftArticle by Tish Browning — The Free Legal Aid Clinic (“FLAC”) held its 51st Annual Fundraiser on Saturday, April 16, and it was a tremendous success.  FLAC is a student run, non-profit organization that provides free legal services to survivors of domestic violence and the elderly community in the metro-Detroit area, and JD Advising was grateful to be a part of the festivities!

Attorneys from JD Advising helped FLAC students organize their silent auction, and JD Advising was happy to donate two baskets to the auction and a gift certificate for a free, two-hour tutoring session!  We enjoyed creating the baskets, which were a “Coffee Lovers Basket” that included a French press, gourmet coffee, and a number of other treats; and an “Italian Dinner Basket,” which contained everything the winner needed to create a delicious Italian meal, including a variety pastas, sauces, a colander, and even an apron. Continue reading

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Kids for Cash — A Movie to Watch This Weekend

law school I know that I am probably late to the game in watching this documentary, Kids for Cash, which was released in 2014. However, it is currently available to watch on Netflix and I highly recommend it to anyone who has a remote interest in the law, the legal system, or the juvenile system.

Law students and lawyers will find it  very interesting — especially in light of the right to counsel issues and ethical issues that are raised by the conduct of the judges involved in the scandal. Continue reading

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A Tour of Our Office!

We have had this office in Birmingham, Michigan for a while and figured it was time to give our readers a virtual tour (…and partly because we got a new lens for our camera and thought we would put it to use!)

Our office suite is located at 999 Haynes, Suite 260, Birmingham, MI 48009. Parking is free and easy (there is a parking lot as well as street parking available).  We have two office rooms, a conference room, and a classroom.

Here is the entrance to our office:

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