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University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby TLS_user » Sat Oct 08, 2005 2:58 pm

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University of Tennessee College of Law is located in Knoxville, TN. It appears on the Top Law Schools Rankings page.

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Visit 03/18/07

Postby orangeswarm » Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:54 pm

So I visited this past weekend (Sunday) and most of the students were still gone for spring break.

First off, the law school was awesome. It was very modern, lots of natural light, and looked more-than-large enough to handle the 400 or so students.

I met a 1L in the lounge area and he offered to show me around the school. Now this may not mean much to you, but he left his laptop, car keys, cell-phone and everything else sitting in the middle of the common area. When asked, he said that he never had to worry about anyone taking someone else's stuff.

He showed me all of the law school that was open, but many of the administrative offices were closed because of the weekend (no big deal, I won't spend my time there anyway). The library was really nice and there were plenty of areas set aside to study.

He told me the students were great and that the school has a pretty laid back atmosphere. In fact, the law review is mostly, if not all, write-on (which surely brings down some of the competition).

Apparently a lot of his friends had 1L summer jobs already lined up (mostly in the state), but he was planning on doing a research project for a professor. He did not seemed to be concerned at all with the career prospects coming out of UTK.

The city was pretty nice, but I didn't spend much time there. I had another visit to go to in Nashville. All-in-all, I was definitely impressed. UTK is in the state I want to practice and my wife has family there. Needless to say, the visit really moved Tenn to the top of my list.

If anyone has any specific questions, let me know and I'll see if I can answer them.

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Postby salb3039 » Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:26 pm

Find out what the deal is with law students and student tickets for Vols football :)

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Postby orangeswarm » Tue Mar 27, 2007 11:17 pm

Passing up some pretty high t1 schools to go to UT, I definitely have tried to keep from letting rankings weigh to heavily on my decision. However, since I have decided on UT, it was nice to see them move up a couple spots to #53 today.

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Postby orangeswarm » Mon Apr 16, 2007 10:48 am

For anyone interested, their is a facebook group for this years entering class. "Tennessee Law Class of 2010" http://tennessee.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2261985336

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Postby optimusbjork » Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:41 am

I'm a 1L at UTK and will be happy to answer any questions about the school over these next few weeks.

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Postby williambrianlondon » Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:48 am

How do you like Knoxville as a city?

I'm from closer to Nashville, and I love Nashville.

I've also lived in Memphis for several years, and there's a lot to do here, as well.


What do you do in your free time (if you actually have it)?

Are there cool bars? Good restaurants?

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Postby orangeswarm » Fri Dec 21, 2007 1:31 am

Knoxville isn't too bad. It certainly isn't a Nashville or Memphis, but it is a great college town.

There are plenty of cool bars and restaurants to keep you busy.

When I have free time...............I go to Nashville :wink:




If you are planning on working in TN after graduation, I would definitely say UT is extremely well respected and has a great reputation in the area.

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby Moniqueluv » Wed Jan 30, 2008 1:37 pm

Does anyone know how UT does in Atlanta as far as job prospects?

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby williambrianlondon » Wed Jan 30, 2008 2:01 pm

I would guess poorly, since T14 and Emory will compete for BigLaw jobs there, and then there are also UGA and Georgia State Grads also in the market.

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby williambrianlondon » Thu Jan 31, 2008 2:58 pm

pwned by patrick bateman

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orangeswarm
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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby orangeswarm » Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:11 pm

haha

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RudyGay
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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby RudyGay » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:01 pm

undergrad at utk right now.. where do the law sudents go out? old city?

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby orangeswarm » Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:17 pm

haha, very true

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby escobarsonlam » Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:32 pm

oh hey paul, i don't know why but i kept thinking you were at kentucky or vandy. just curious but what was the big factor that made you opt out of higher ranked T1 schools in favor of tenn, a supposed inferior school (rankings wise of course).

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby jatuab » Fri Apr 04, 2008 11:47 am

I'm going! Anyone else joining me?

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby standre2008 » Sat Apr 05, 2008 1:31 am

Im waiting on a decision from Emory(though I applied pretty late) before I make a decision, but I've heard Knoxville is a great school. Hopefully I get something before the 15th..

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby jatuab » Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:23 am

Haha, that's the position I was in a week ago. Emory fell through, so I guess I'll be a Volunteer come August!

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby atsumner » Sun Apr 13, 2008 7:54 pm

Still waiting for UNC and Wake Forest, but for now I'll be in Knoxville next year.

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby RudyGay » Sun Apr 13, 2008 8:08 pm

btw tennessee students have to pay for football tickets now

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Re: University of Tennessee College of Law

Postby standre2008 » Sun Apr 13, 2008 9:37 pm

paying for football tickets will be the least of my concerns if im at knoxville this fall...




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