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    Monday, April 25, 2011


    Depository trust company

    It’s best to think ahead from as early as possible when preparing these tactics of course– it can be a real nightmare to pick apart a model and add support structures or cut it apart.

    הגנה עצמית

    Good post!!Its true that there appears to be developing chorus for law schools to provide additional training and courses directed at the "business of law," apparently driven by recent economic conditions that have left many law graduates unemployed or so underemployed that they have turned to opening their own shops.I have seen many situations like this in UK and find this blog very interesting and useful to many of us especially students...

    Ian Nelson

    Nice post and I agree with Michael. Having spent some time in the UK with a large firm, I was very impressed with their "trainee" concept - in which recent graduates must spend one year working at a firm to get practical experience before they can be qualified as lawyers.

    I am seeing many law schools and firms trying to take steps to implement better, more practical training and preparation for students and young associates but there is so much more that needs to be done.

    For example, my company is about to conduct a 3-day nuts and bolts M&A workshop for law students at a top-ranked law school. Interest was through the roof. We're teaching things like "how to do diligence" and "nuts and bolts of term sheets."

    When I graduated law school I was good at reading cases, but when a partner asked me to run a closing and do the due diligence I was totally lost.

    There is a huge opportunity for law schools, firms, clients and legal service providers to team up and offer new solutions to the current problems we in the legal industry are facing.

    Anthony is right - law school is where it all begins and schools should start incorporating more instructive, practical training into their programs.

    michael webster

    This sounds like an articling program, the kind run in Canada and the UK.

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