One of my worst nightmares may be on the verge of coming true. In 2007 the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Act was passed, and boy was it mostly useless. It states that if you work in the broadly defined 'public service' field for 10 years, you can get the government to forgive the balance of … Continue reading Of All the Gin Joints…..
A lawyer is comprised of three things, an ego, a Juris Doctorate, and passage of the Bar Exam. This post is in reference to the middle one, a JD degree. Law school is comprised of 3 years of post graduate education at an accredited Law School. It is all at once magnificent, mundane, archaic, laborious, … Continue reading Peering Through the Legal Prism
I have started to branch out a little more through the use of guest posts. At first, I was guarded about my original material and hoarded it up for exclusive use on this blog. Eventually, I realized what everyone else was already saying. Getting your posts out to different, larger groups of readers is how … Continue reading Another Guest Post – This Time About Law School
I have a canned speech I give to all my younger relatives when they say that maybe they want to go to law school. My answer is not YES or NO, but somewhere in between. Here are the major points; Boot camp is a very calculated system for breaking down the individual (body and mind) … Continue reading Paths we Choose
It's not about the size of the debt, it's about debt management. I pay off my credit card balances every month, always have. My wife took a car loan one time, we hated it and paid it off in 3 months. I do not like debt, it feels like bondage to me. That being said, … Continue reading Student Loan HellMouth