I started out my adult life firmly rooted in the underbelly of society. It seemed a natural fit for me to stay on that side of the tracks even after I became an official member of society. The Cook County (ie. Chicago) Public Defenders Office is a trip. I loved it. The office has over … Continue reading Soldier in a Righteous Army
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
Law - Here at last I found the juxtaposition of my various strengths and interests. Some combination of juvenile traits, stubbornness, machismo, vanity, had a legal education as third on my list behind the military and politics. Fate is a funny thing. I have always had a head for unorthodox thinking and a deep seeded … Continue reading Why The LAW?
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