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Announcing: The Association of Legal Apprentices

We’ve heard – and experienced – the need for more support for active and aspiring legal apprentices. So a handful of current and recently graduated apprentices are creating the Association of Legal Apprentices, an organization to advance access to the law through education, advocacy, and community-building for legal apprentices and alumni.

We’re still in the forming stage, so stay tuned for more info and our own website in the near future. In the meanwhile, we’re seeking input and potential contributions from all you aspiring, active, and alumni legal apprentices out there!

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Here Come 43 State Campaigns for Legal Apprenticeship

Here Come 43 State Campaigns for Legal Apprenticeship

Most states still do not allow people to become lawyers via apprenticeship, and citizen advocacy can change this. A surge of interest in legal apprenticeships will likely drive this change, fueled by growing discontent with and within the legal profession and legal education. Whether you are a citizen who is concerned about access to legal… Continue Reading

Legal Service Organizations Meet the Legal Apprenticeship Movement

Legal Service Organizations Meet the Legal Apprenticeship Movement

Throughout the U.S., legal services organizations are struggling to raise funds and meet demand for client services.  Meanwhile, aspiring lawyers are discouraged — by the rising cost of law school and poor job market ­– from pursing their dreams.  Sometimes, two problems can conspire with each other to find a solution. Legal service organizations and… Continue Reading