5 Things We’d Love To See Law Schools Start Teaching ASAP

Guest post by Richard James.

“Boy, they sure didn’t teach me this in law school.” How often do we hear these words from the mouths of rookie lawyers? Like so many other professions, the difference between law school and the “real world” is almost like being on two different planets. Most law schools train their focus so heavily on the academics of the law itself that they forget to teach people how to be lawyers. We could blunt the edges of the so-called “school of hard knocks” and save new lawyers quite a bit of pain simply by adding the following basic courses to our law school curricula.

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