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The Best Uniform Bar Exam Course for Attorneys

Uniform Bar Exam Course for Attorneys

The Best Uniform Bar Exam Course for Attorneys

The Best Uniform Bar Exam Course for Attorneys: It has become more popular for already licensed attorneys to take the Uniform Bar Exam. This relatively new bar exam has been spreading like wildfire and opens the door to an attorney becoming licensed in 28 jurisdictions! If you are an attorney, you probably work a lot, have enough stress in your life, and have no wish to relive the days where you attended hours of bar exam lectures while filling in lecture handouts. Yet, you also probably don’t remember a lot of the nuanced laws that you learned for the bar exam and you probably need a full-service course.

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Our Top Legal Resume Tips

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Our Top Legal Resume Tips

Whether you are an experienced attorney or still in your first year of law school, having a legal resume on hand and up-to-date at all times is a smart career move. Your resume might be the first item an employer sees. So, it is important not to appear unprofessional and immediately be out of consideration for the job.

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Five Reasons Why Our UBE Course Is Great For Full Time Workers!

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Five Reasons Why Our Uniform Bar Exam Course Is Great For Full Time Workers!

Are you a practicing attorney looking to transfer to a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) jurisdiction? Or maybe you are a full-time worker looking to study for the UBE? Either way, our UBE Course is a great solution for you.  Read below for five reasons why the UBE Course is the best solution for full-time workers taking the UBE!

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Legal Job Search Strategies: Judicial Clerkship

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Legal Job Search Strategies: Judicial Clerkship

Obtaining a judicial clerkship can be a valuable experience to include on a legal resume. Judicial clerkships typically teach research and writing skills, usually at appellate-level courts, and provide exposure to the courtroom, usually at the trial level.  There are federal clerkships  and state clerkships. Federal clerkships are considered more prestigious than state clerkships, but both provide great opportunities to develop legal research, writing, and lawyering skills.

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How to Start Your Own Law Firm

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How to Start Your Own Law Firm: Starting a law firm can be an extremely rewarding endeavor.  If you have your own firm, you can set your own hours, hire people to work for you as you please, and choose your own clientele and specialty.

It can also be exhausting to start your own law firm! In the beginning, you will have to work a lot of hours. You will also have to get used to wearing multiple hats — lawyer, marketer, secretary, accountant, janitor, etc.  As you gain success, you can start to hire help and delegate (which are two other skills that are difficult for some). Continue reading

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Do Big Law Firms Pay For Bar Prep?

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Do Big Law Firms Pay For Bar Prep?

You’ve graduated after a successful law school career, and now have the big law firm position you’ve always wanted. Now, the only thing standing in your way is to pass the bar exam!  Much like the rest of law school, bar review courses are expensive. You’ve heard firms sometimes help cover bar preparation services, but are not sure how true this is. So, generally, do big law firms pay for bar prep? And how do they do it?

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Should I Take Time Off Work to Study for the Bar Exam?

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Should I Take Time Off Work to Study for the Bar Exam?

Studying for the bar exam is one of the most important things you will ever do in your professional career.  For this reason, it is critical that you put as much effort into it as possible and that you try to do it correctly.  Taking the bar is incredibly stressful and time consuming, which is all the more reason to do everything you can so that you only have to take it once!  Many people preparing for the exam also have a job, making wondering whether you should take time off work to study for the bar exam a very common question.

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JD Advising publishes article in Michigan Bar Journal

Ashley Heidemann Michigan Bar JournalJD Advising founder, Ashley Heidemann, is proud to have an article published in the May 2017 edition of the Michigan Bar Journal.

Ashley Heidemann’s article is titled “The Business of Practicing Law: Targeting Millenials.” The article discusses how law firms and laywers can better tailor their practices in order to reach the millenial generation.  The Michigan bar journal article outlines 7 steps for lawyers and firms to take if they seek to make their businesses more “millenial friendly”.

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Should I Ask My Boss To Pay For Bar Review?

Should I Ask My Boss To Pay For Bar Review?

Should I Ask My Boss To Pay For Bar Review?: While law school itself can be incredibly expensive, unfortunately, it does not end there.  Bar review courses can cost in excess of thousands of dollars.  Now while that doesn’t sound appealing, it is a necessary evil, and something you need to commit to.  You didn’t just work your way through three years of law school to put your career as a lawyer in jeopardy by not preparing properly for the bar.  A bar review course is well worth it, especially for first-time takers.  The bar exam is not something you want to tackle on your own.

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Should I Start Studying for the Bar Exam Early?

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Should I start studying for the bar exam early?: Many students worry about when they start their bar prep. Typically, most students for the July bar will start in May, and for the February bar exam, they will start in December. For some, though, bar exam prep needs to start earlier, for a variety of reasons. In our experience, the people who need to start their bar prep early are those who:

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