What Is An Attorney Swearing-In Ceremony?

Attorney Swearing-In Ceremony

What Is An Attorney Swearing-In Ceremony?

You’ve graduated from law school, been certified by character and fitness, and passed the bar exam – congratulations!  You are almost ready to begin practicing law!  One of the final steps is to attend an attorney swearing-in ceremony.  Each jurisdiction, and each county or district within the jurisdiction, likely has their own specific procedures, so make sure you check the rules in your jurisdiction to find out how to be formally admitted.  But this post will give a general overview of what you can expect from an attorney swearing-in ceremony!

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What if I Pass the Bar Exam? Making Your “Plan A”

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We talk about how to make a Plan B if you fail the bar exam here. However, you should also come up with a “Plan A” for if you pass the bar exam! It sounds silly, but some examinees are just as anxious about passing the bar exam as they are about failing it. Passing the bar means you are eligible to become a “real” attorney and not a student. Some examinees find themselves stressed out by this prospect — either they don’t have a job lined up or they are anxious about starting their job!

Here are a few things you can do to make your “Plan A.”  Continue reading What if I Pass the Bar Exam? Making Your “Plan A”

How To Prepare For Your Law School Summer Job

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How To Prepare For Your Law School Summer Job

How To Prepare For Your Law School Summer Job: With finals in sight, many law students are preparing for their upcoming summer experience. Wherever you are planning to spend your summer—at a firm, courthouse, or company—there are a few things you should do before stepping foot in the office.

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I am an attorney taking the UBE. How do I make sure I pass?

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We receive many emails from attorneys who decide to take the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). If you are an attorney taking the UBE, you probably want to do whatever you can to pass it the first time you take it. This may be because:

  • you don’t want to spend more time studying for a bar exam than you have to!
  • your boss or firm expects you to pass it the first time
  • you want to be licensed as soon as possible so you can be an asset to your team

Here, we give you some advice on how to maximize your chances of passing the bar exam the first time you take it.  Continue reading I am an attorney taking the UBE. How do I make sure I pass?

How to Pass the Bar Exam While Working Full Time

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A lot of examinees do not have the privilege of taking time off to study for the bar exam. This is especially true for non-traditional students and for those who find themselves retaking the bar exam.

Here, we give you some great tips on how to pass the bar exam while working full time. The key is to make the most of your time to ensure you are studying as efficiently and effectively as possible.   Continue reading How to Pass the Bar Exam While Working Full Time

Best Uniform Bar Exam Course for Attorneys

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Looking for the best Uniform Bar Exam course for attorneys? If you are an attorney looking for an excellent Uniform Bar Exam prep course that will help you get licensed in a Uniform Bar Exam jurisdiction, look no further! Our JD Advising Uniform Bar Exam course is an excellent fit for attorneys (You can read more about our Uniform Bar Exam course here or enroll now here!)

Our course helps you save time and study efficiently for the Uniform Bar Exam!

Note that this is a full-service course. Not only do we have attorneys in it, but we also have first-time takers and repeat bar exam takers in it. Our students love our efficient and effective approach to bar exam prep. In fact, several law firms (and even law schools) pay for students to attend our courses for this very reason.  Continue reading Best Uniform Bar Exam Course for Attorneys

Five Law Student LinkedIn Profile Tips

Law Student LinkedIn Profile

Five Law Student LinkedIn Profile Tips

Law students looking to land a job should make sure their LinkedIn page is ready for employers. The first thing to do is to fill out your entire LinkedIn page. Don’t leave any space blank. The more thorough your LinkedIn page is, the more likely it is to connect with a protentional employer. Read further for our law student LinkedIn profile tips!

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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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Five Things to Get Out of Your 1L Summer Experience

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Five Things to Get Out of Your 1L Summer Experience

Five Things to Get Out of Your 1L Summer Experience: Whether you are working at a firm, in-house, or courthouse this summer, all 1L students should be thinking about maximizing their potential and getting the most out of their 1L summer experience.

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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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