« on: March 21, 2013, 10:06:41 AM »
But, if he/she does not really want to do that, then he/she is stuck with creating his/her own brand. The online law school degree (from any online law school) is only a beginning. The school's name will not help him/her get his/her foot in the door. Getting published is one excellent way of creating your own brand.
Law is largely not an academic pursuit; you get recognized by practising law, not writing about it. Win a few cases and get the respect of your peers; that's the way to get ahead. Law Review articles by students are mainly rehashes of secondary sources. read the classics instead: Gerry Spence, Melvin Belli, F. Lee Bailey, Louis Nizer, etc.