How to Get a Law Job You Love

Listener J requests an update on the previously mentioned free class with Rachel Gezerseh, author of The Law Career Playbook. The class will be held on May 21st at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET. Join us on Zoom to ask Rachel questions and learn how to find a law…

Law Schools for Big Law

LSAT Demon tutors Matt and Pushkar offer advice to two anonymous listeners who are interested in big law. Tune in to hear their thoughts on how to interpret employment and salary data when selecting a law school.…

Advice from an Actual Economist

Ben and Nathan interview economist and New York Times best-selling author Laurence Kotlikoff. Tune in to hear their advice on setting yourself up for financial success after law school. Nathan recommends checking out Prof. Kotlikoff’s book Money Magic—specifically the chapter titled “Don’t Borrow for College.”…

Necessary Conditions for Law School

Listener Alé is interested in law but is also considering the downsides of becoming an attorney. Ben offers some positive insight, and Nathan lists four key questions that an aspiring lawyer ought to answer before deciding whether to pursue a legal career.…

What is Big Law?

Listener Jimmy wants to know more about “big law.” LSAT Demon tutors Matt and Pushkar discuss big-law job qualifications, interviews, starting salaries, hours, and more.…

Lies, Damned Lies, and Salary Statistics

Listener Manny asks Ben and Nathan for their thoughts on the salary medians reported by “publiclegal.” Is there any justification here for paying sticker price at a higher-ranked school? The guys discuss these statistics, how they are misleading, and why you still shouldn’t pay for law school.…