JULY 22, 2024

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Dean Limelight: Martin Katz, University of Denver’s Sturm LawMarty Katz

How Martin J. Katz ended up as a legal academic is an amusing story and a cautionary tale for aspiring law students. The lesson: Lots of people will tell you how to get on a certain career track. You don’t need to listen to them. Katz, dean at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, grew up thinking that he wanted to be a lawyer largely because his heroes were lawyers. Read more
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Loyola-Los Angeles Alumni Limelight: Michael Geibelson

Michael Geibelson is one of those people who inspires confidence. Whether he’s spotting another rock climber descending from a cragged granite wall or sitting in a room of exhibits sorting needles from the hay stack, Geibelson is the guy who makes sure everything is done right. So it came as no huge surprise that Robins Kaplan elevated the young star to California managing partner. Read More


From Mock Trial to Live Court, GGU Center Preps Litigators

Teaching future lawyers a strategy that they can adapt to a variety of cases is Wes Porter’s mission as director of the Golden Gate University School of Law’s litigation center. The center that Porter started six years ago brings under one umbrella a coordinated panorama of doctrinal courses, extracurricular programs and real-world training. Read More

Jana Kovich

Law Student Limelight: Jana Kovich, Duke School of Law

While learning to analyze issues like a attorney lured 3L Jana Kovich to law school, leading the Student Bar Association – the student government – at Duke University Law anchored her to the school’s community, starting in her first year. “As any law student will tell you, 1L is hard,” Kovich said. “Participating in the student bar association allowed me to meet upper-level students and contribute to the law school outside the classroom.” Read More

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The LSAT is a somewhat unique test, in that it is offered only four times each calendar year. And due to the nature of admissions, as well as college schedules (which affect the majority of test takers), each of those four administrations has certain pros and cons that need to be weighed when choosing a test date. The experts at PowerScore Test Preparation tell you what points to consider. Read More

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Video: Finding the Right Law School for You

Thinking about law school? Finding the best fit for you can be both daunting and confusing, and then there’s the application process. Get tips on navigating it as the Lawdragon Campus team joins Latino Justice in a Google Hangout. We’ll share advice from experts in the field on preparing for the LSAT, writing your admissions essay and handling the on-campus interview. Read More