preLaw - Spring 2017 - 36
Students at the University at Buffalo School
of Law are more than grades and test scores.
They think big, take action and drive change.
AS A UB LAW STUDENT, YOU WILL:
IS WHERE YOU JOIN THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE.
* Receive one-on-one faculty advising as you
look to your future as a legal professional
* Gain hands-on practice opportunities
through our clinical legal education
* Be eligible to receive a non-conditional
merit scholarship, awarded to 80% of
students and averaging $9,500 per year
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Connecting law school experiences
and post-graduate training can go hand in
hand, he said.
Yet, it's not just legal expertise and experience that new lawyers need. In a report
released this year, Educating Tomorrow's
Lawyers cited a disconnect between legal
education's focus on legal knowledge and
the competencies new lawyers should have.
The study found "that characteristics
(such as integrity and trustworthiness,
conscientiousness and common sense), as
well as professional competencies (such as
listening attentively, speaking and writing, and arriving on time), were far more
important in brand new lawyers than legal
Washington University's Kuehn noted
that these "soft skills" are only addressed in
clinical and first-year legal writing courses.
The daughter of small business owners,
A TOP TRIAL
Campbell Law student advocates
over the past 5 years:
national runners up
national individual best advocate awards
More than $500,000 in technology upgrades
to The Boyce Center of Advocacy this year.