•Advice on how to select a law school, along with names and addresses of American Bar Association (ABA)-approved law schools
•An explanation of the law school admissions process, and ways to improve your chances for getting in
•Practical exercises and advice that will give you a head start over other first-year law students
•Information about career opportunities as a lawyer
Written by three experienced lawyers, this book will help you understand the types of problems facing law students and lawyers on a daily basis. Not only will it prepare you for law school, but it will also become your trusted guide on the path to becoming a successful lawyer.
SubtitleThe Ultimate Guide to Getting into and Succeeding in Law School
AuthorBy Lisa Fairchild Jones, Esq., By Timothy B. Francis, Esq., By Walter C. Jones, Esq.
Published12 September 2017
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.
About the author
Lisa Fairchild Jones is an attorney, author, and technology CEO. She is a graduate of Harvard College and The Harvard Law School where she was an Articles Editor and writer for the Harvard International Law Journal. She was a clerk on the Federal District Court in New York and has taught Negotiating and Drafting Entertainment Contracts at USC Law School. Ms. Jones practiced law in New York at CBS and at the firm of Debevoise & Plimpton. Her areas of legal expertise include leveraged buyouts, real estate finance, and entertainment law. Ms. Jones currently resides in Washington, D.C.
Timothy B. Francis is a graduate of Tulane Law School, where he served as president of his class. He currently practices law in New Orleans at the Sher Garner Law Firm. His practice is focused on complex commercial litigation.
Walter C. Jones is a graduate of Harvard Law School and began his legal career at Sidley & Austin, in that firm's banking transaction group. During his time at Sidley & Austin, he worked on major leverage buyout and acquisition transactions. Walter also worked as the general counsel and chief compliance officer of an asset management firm, and has handled legal issues for businesses in both the U.S. and abroad,
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