The CA Bar exam has a reputation as one of the toughest exams in the U.S. for a reason. For anyone contemplating a career in the legal profession in California, it represents a significant hurdle. This article outlines how I (an Australian lawyer with no formal USA legal education) passed the July 2022 CA bar. I share my study strategy and the study tools I used, including one free online study (and ongoing legal practice tool) I developed myself.

James D. Ford

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“The professionals who develop into really great client advisors are deep generalists.
They…

General Practice Lawyer ⩴ innovative Counsel💡[iC]℠➕ Governance incl. 🌊 Blue Ocean Strategy®

⩴ innovative Counsel💡[iC]℠ is defined as ⩴ a 🧩 multi-disciplinary, 🚀proactive + 🎯value-focused lawyer & corporate governance advisor

“The professionals who develop into really great client advisors are deep generalists.
They develop a unique blend of knowledge depth and knowledge breadth.”

— Quote from Warren Bennis (in conversation with Andrew Sobel).

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