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April 21 – 25

This week at Mizzou Law there is programming for everyone! On Monday, April 21st from noon to 2:00 pm in room 6 the MO Bar Course on Professionalism will be offered.  This annual program is designed for 3Ls planning to become members of the Missouri Bar to assist them in obtaining two free Continuing Legal Education (CLE)  Continue Reading »

You Are Not Just a Law Student, You Are a Future Lawyer

Your image as a legal professional begins during law school.  Law school peers, your professors, school administrators, and outside attorneys with whom you come into contact will form opinions about your character and work ethic based on how you act and what you say.  Those opinions can positively or negatively affect your career in ways  Continue Reading »

Generosity and Gratitude: Two Qualities of a Great Student, Lawyer, & Human

Thank you.  Anytime you hear those two words, directed towards you, it creates a distinct feeling.  We all enjoy knowing when we have helped another individual, no matter how large or small the assistance.  Lawyers and professionals are no different.  It is vital to your career and to humanity to practice gratitude, especially through your  Continue Reading »

One Little Typo: What Employers Really Think

Writing skills are the keystone of a legal career.  How you express yourself is vitally important.  In any memo or document you write, proofreading is essential.  We have all written something, proofread it several times, just to have a second party point out an error! Perhaps you have occasionally written something that seemed very clear and succinct  Continue Reading »

Succeeding this Summer: Importance of Socialization during your Internship

Congratulations!  You heard about the importance of gaining good legal experience each summer during law school, and you worked very hard to secure a great summer internship.  To get the most “bang for your buck” this summer, don’t forget the importance of socializing! You will likely be working closely with a small group of people,  Continue Reading »