5 Tips for Summer Success: What Every Law Student Needs To Know

5 Tips for Summer Success: What Every Law Student Needs To Know

—Julie Schrager

For some students, summer is a break from school.  But for many law students, particularly after their 2L year, summer is an important step on the path to a permanent position.  You manage multiple writing assignments (and social events too!) and adapt what you’ve learned to new types of work and interactions.  And even if you are working at a law firm or other setting that either always gives offers or never gives offers, your second summer is an opportunity to develop some of the professional skills that you will need to be successful in whatever position you obtain after you graduate.  

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6 Hacks to Crush Anxiety About Writing

6 Hacks to Crush Anxiety About Writing

This week, we're excited to share our first guest post.  Julie Schrager is an attorney and the legal writing coach at Schiff Hardin, a full-service law firm of more than 300 lawyers in seven offices.  She works closely with summer associates, associates, and partners to improve their legal writing.  Julie firmly believes that everyone can improve their written communication skills.  Below, she shares practical tips that can help anyone feeling anxious or overwhelmed about a written assignment, regardless of industry. Thank you, Julie!

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