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Teaching instead of Practice

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jun 03, 2012 3:53 pm

After years of Law School I'm burned out on the idea of practice.

I know you need practice experience to be a JD Prof, but anyone know of any other programs that will take someone with a JD as a Prof "fresh off the boat"?

(just no snot nosed kids, if they can't vote they ain't people in my mind)

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Re: Teaching instead of Practice

Postby rad lulz » Sun Jun 03, 2012 3:54 pm

So you want legal academia?

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Re: Teaching instead of Practice

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:00 pm

Or just Academia in general if I had to. I just don't want to practice.

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Re: Teaching instead of Practice

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:21 pm

Try using the search function--there's been conversations like this before. From what I remember hearing: Most universities want PhDs, but you might have options at community college and high schools.

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Re: Teaching instead of Practice

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:32 pm

Don't most Community College Prof's have just a community college AA and an online BA anyways?

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Re: Teaching instead of Practice

Postby Richie Tenenbaum » Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Don't most Community College Prof's have just a community college AA and an online BA anyways?


Many have PhDs, and I think the trend is going in that direction. What do you think happens to all the humanities PhDs out there? There isn't enough universities to take them all.

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Re: Teaching instead of Practice

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:49 pm

There are bright things in your future.

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Re: Teaching instead of Practice

Postby gokumax » Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:59 pm

Academia generally requires PhD's, not as a matter of policy, but just because (most) everyone who is in the pipeline for these jobs has or is in the process of earning a PhD. So occasionally, you will have non-PhD's in university level academia, but it's probably quite rare.

What do you want to teach?

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Re: Teaching instead of Practice

Postby IAFG » Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:03 pm

gokumax wrote:Academia generally requires PhD's, not as a matter of policy, but just because (most) everyone who is in the pipeline for these jobs has or is in the process of earning a PhD. So occasionally, you will have non-PhD's in university level academia, but it's probably quite rare.

What do you want to teach?

He doesn't want to teach. He wants to not work.

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Re: Teaching instead of Practice

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:24 pm

Actually, my school is in need of someone who has a JD to take over their Associate degree paralegal program. The previous head of the program passed away a few months ago, leaving the school with only 1 attorney to teach, they have to have 2 in order to keep their ABA approval. Ithink I heard they are offering 75k a year. I doubt you would be interested, but, thought I would let you know.




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