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The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond

Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess - Law School Toolbo

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The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond
The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond

The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond

Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess - Law School Toolbo

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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!

Latest Episodes

Listen and Learn -- Supplemental Jurisdiction (Civ Pro)

Thisis the second episode in our "Listen and Learn" series, where we review legal concepts and apply them to fact patterns. Today, we're talking about civil procedure -- in particular, supplemental jurisdiction.

12 MIN18 h ago
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Listen and Learn -- Supplemental Jurisdiction (Civ Pro)

Choosing a Law School (with Dr. Shirag Shemmassian)

Today, we're talking with Dr. Shirag Shemmassian --a law school admissions expert who has been featured on The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, and NBC -- about the process of deciding which law schools to apply to, and choosing the one to attend.

50 MIN1 w ago
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Choosing a Law School (with Dr. Shirag Shemmassian)

How Do You Know When You Need Extra Help in Law School?

Today, we're discussing some warning signs suggesting you might need extra help in law school, and talk about why seeking help is a sign of strength and not a weakness.

26 MIN2 w ago
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How Do You Know When You Need Extra Help in Law School?

Listen and Learn -- The Commerce Clause

Today, we're introducing a new series of podcast episodes called "Listen and Learn," where we're going to review substantive areas of the law and apply some of that law to facts. In this episode, we're talking about the Commerce Clause.

12 MIN3 w ago
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Listen and Learn -- The Commerce Clause

Handling an Extensive Job Search Outside of OCI

Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about how to find a job if youstruck out at OCI, or never tried it to begin with.

30 MINSEP 23
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Handling an Extensive Job Search Outside of OCI

Why Practice Is So Important in Law School

Today, we're talking about the importance of doing practice questions and getting feedback on your writing in preparation for exams.

29 MINSEP 16
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Why Practice Is So Important in Law School

Bouncing Back from a Major Mistake

Today, we're talking about how to bounce back after making a significant mistake -- one of those school, career, or personal screw ups that sometimes can be a major headache -- and what steps to take to ensure it doesn't happen again.

29 MINSEP 9
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Bouncing Back from a Major Mistake

Putting Together a Capsule Wardrobe as a Law Student

Today, we're talking about the idea of a capsule wardrobe, or how to choose staple pieces that will give you the versatility to easily create different outfits.

35 MINSEP 2
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Putting Together a Capsule Wardrobe as a Law Student

Using Mindfulness Practices as a Law Student

Today, we're discussing howmindfulness practices can positively influence your brain and help you perform at your best by combating procrastination, worry, anxiety, anger, and sleep issues.

33 MINAUG 26
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Using Mindfulness Practices as a Law Student

Job Hunting in a City Where You're Not in Law School

Today, we're here with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones to discuss the ins and outs of job searches involving moving to another city from where you attend (or attended) law school.

31 MINAUG 19
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Job Hunting in a City Where You're Not in Law School

Latest Episodes

Listen and Learn -- Supplemental Jurisdiction (Civ Pro)

Thisis the second episode in our "Listen and Learn" series, where we review legal concepts and apply them to fact patterns. Today, we're talking about civil procedure -- in particular, supplemental jurisdiction.

12 MIN18 h ago
Comments
Listen and Learn -- Supplemental Jurisdiction (Civ Pro)

Choosing a Law School (with Dr. Shirag Shemmassian)

Today, we're talking with Dr. Shirag Shemmassian --a law school admissions expert who has been featured on The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, and NBC -- about the process of deciding which law schools to apply to, and choosing the one to attend.

50 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Choosing a Law School (with Dr. Shirag Shemmassian)

How Do You Know When You Need Extra Help in Law School?

Today, we're discussing some warning signs suggesting you might need extra help in law school, and talk about why seeking help is a sign of strength and not a weakness.

26 MIN2 w ago
Comments
How Do You Know When You Need Extra Help in Law School?

Listen and Learn -- The Commerce Clause

Today, we're introducing a new series of podcast episodes called "Listen and Learn," where we're going to review substantive areas of the law and apply some of that law to facts. In this episode, we're talking about the Commerce Clause.

12 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Listen and Learn -- The Commerce Clause

Handling an Extensive Job Search Outside of OCI

Today, we're talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about how to find a job if youstruck out at OCI, or never tried it to begin with.

30 MINSEP 23
Comments
Handling an Extensive Job Search Outside of OCI

Why Practice Is So Important in Law School

Today, we're talking about the importance of doing practice questions and getting feedback on your writing in preparation for exams.

29 MINSEP 16
Comments
Why Practice Is So Important in Law School

Bouncing Back from a Major Mistake

Today, we're talking about how to bounce back after making a significant mistake -- one of those school, career, or personal screw ups that sometimes can be a major headache -- and what steps to take to ensure it doesn't happen again.

29 MINSEP 9
Comments
Bouncing Back from a Major Mistake

Putting Together a Capsule Wardrobe as a Law Student

Today, we're talking about the idea of a capsule wardrobe, or how to choose staple pieces that will give you the versatility to easily create different outfits.

35 MINSEP 2
Comments
Putting Together a Capsule Wardrobe as a Law Student

Using Mindfulness Practices as a Law Student

Today, we're discussing howmindfulness practices can positively influence your brain and help you perform at your best by combating procrastination, worry, anxiety, anger, and sleep issues.

33 MINAUG 26
Comments
Using Mindfulness Practices as a Law Student

Job Hunting in a City Where You're Not in Law School

Today, we're here with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones to discuss the ins and outs of job searches involving moving to another city from where you attend (or attended) law school.

31 MINAUG 19
Comments
Job Hunting in a City Where You're Not in Law School