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The defining feature of this site is the TLS forums which historically has been focused primarily on law school applicants with discussion forums such as the law school admissions forum, the LSAT prep forum, the personal statement forum, and the choosing a law school forum. However, over the years the forums for law school students and graduates have become quite popular as well especially the bar prep forum, the legal employment forum, and the forum for law school students. A couple of other noteworthy forums are the law school graduates only forum (verification of graduate status required) and the TLS lounge (registration required).

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Your Power Must Come from Within

Aug 2, 2021

Some time ago I went to meet a few people for lunch who I knew. These people were about 20 years or so older than I was, and we were meeting in a nice restaurant by the water in Long Beach, California. I do not remember what the meeting was about – in fact, I […]

Article of the week

How Much Does the Law School You Went to Matter When You Lateral Firms?

By Harrison Barnes, Managing Director

  • Applying as an entry-level associate, your law school will play a greater role in whether or not you are hired.
  • The notoriety of your law school only comes into play again if you choose to lateral.
  • Applicants that go to top-tier law schools are more likely to get an interview regardless of other credentials.

Summary: Considering a lateral move? Learn how much the quality of the law school you went to matters to law firms.