The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess. You might not always agree with us, but we guarantee you won’t be bored listening! Our goal is to impart useful, actionable advice in an entertaining manner. Join us! And, if you have an opinion on the show, please drop by and offer a review. We’re here to help, and we’d love to hear from you!
Asking for Help in Law School and at Work
In this episode, we talk about how to do your research when you first encounter difficulties at school or at work, and then how to approach your professor/TA/mentor if you are still stuck. While generally no one likes to ask for help, sometimes that's the only resource that will help prevent a poor outcome.
Listen and Learn -- The Basics of Justiciability (Con Law)
Today, in an installment of our "Listen and Learn" series, we're tackling another Constitutional Law topic -- that is justiciability, or the issue of deciding whether a court can make a formal judgment on a legal matter.
Mid-Term Exam Prep Basics for Law Students
In today's episode, we share some tips that will help you be successful on your mid-term law school exams. Remember, this is a learning experience, so it's normal not to do things perfectly. But prepare for mid-terms well, and you'll be able to apply what you've learned later, when it matters more.
Business Development Potential for Law Students (w/Sadie Jones)
It's a good idea to start thinking about business development methods from the early days of law school, if you want to work in a law firm! Today we're chatting about this topic with our career expert, ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones.
Listen and Learn -- Adverse Possession
Today we're talking about adverse possession, which is a commonly-tested issue in Real Property questions on law school exams.
Tips for Reading a Case
Today's topic came from a listener question asking us to clarify how to find the black letter law in a case. Join us for this episode as we we share tips for reading cases efficiently in preparation for class and exams.