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The Best Christmas Gifts For Law Students

Wondering what to get the law student in your life? We can help with that. We were both law students not so long ago, and there is one thing that any and all future lawyers need help with around the holiday season: reducing stress. Trust me. Finals just finished. Soon…

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What Does “Of Counsel” Mean?

I’m sure you aren’t the only one who has wondered “what does of counsel mean?” because I wondered that too when I was a budding lawyer. Aside from the fact that it sounds ungrammatical, there is nothing in the term “of counsel” to give you a clue as to its…

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What Does “Esquire” Mean?

The title Esquire (often abbreviated as “Esq.) is a term typically used in the United States to designate a person who may practice law. The title Esquire, which may apply to a man or a woman, goes after the name of the person. So I could say: “hello, this is…

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Why Do You Want To Be A Lawyer?

There was a time when law school was an excellent default option for very bright individuals who didn’t have any other ideas about what to do with their life. Rather than asking themselves “why do I want to be a lawyer?” they probably just thought, correctly, that they could do…