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This week we welcome back guest writer Mark Livingston to all about maintaining relationships with your professors and other faculty after school. Law school is all about connections. Connections with your classmates, faculty, and supervisors and colleagues at internships, externships, and clerkships throughout law school. The people you interact with in law school represent the foundation of your legal community. If given the right amount of care and attention, you can cultivate these relationships and feast on the fruits…
This week we welcome back guest writer and recent law school grad Mark Livingston to discuss how to learn from your mistakes and move forward. Fortunately, law school is only three years long. Unfortunately, law school is a long three years. Although you only have a finite amount of time to get things right while earning your JD, there is room during those three, long years to make mistakes; learn from those mistakes, regroup for the next exam,…
This week we welcome back Mark Livingston, current 3L, to discuss how to balance your personal life with your law school career. I knew from the start that law school was going to be a long and arduous journey. There are innumerable articles on the internet in which law school survivors detail the demise of their friendships, marriages, and romantic relationships because the weight, stress, and burden of law school place too much strain on…
This week we welcome guest writer Mark Livingston, current 3L, to talk about what it was like to find out his law school was closing. In 1879, my law school opened its doors. In 2019, or possibly 2020, it will close its doors forever. Over the last nearly 139 years, many have learned the practice of law here; many have gone on to attain significant influence and important positions within the legal community, both nationally and globally.…