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ABA Law Student Podcast

Presented by the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division, the ABA Law Student Podcast covers issues that affect law students, law schools, and recent grads. From finals and graduation to the bar exam and finding a job, this show is your trusted resource for the next big step.

Oct 28, 2015

ABA Board of Governors: How Law Students are Helping Themselves

ABA Law Student Podcast hosts Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke sit down with Chris Jennison, the ABA Law Student Division’s representative to the ABA Board of Governors, to discuss the governing role of the ABA Board of Governors and how its actions affect the lives of law students and recent grads. Since 2009, the Law...

Oct 8, 2015

Senator Lindsey Graham on Getting Through Law School and Being a Lawyer

On this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, Senator Lindsey Graham joins hosts Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke. Together, they discuss getting through law school, being an advocate, and public service loan forgiveness. Tune in to hear about his early career and the importance of having your character tested in law school. Senator Lindsey...

Oct 8, 2015

ABA President Brown Wants You!

“If you look around at many of the general counsels in this country, they are not from the top ten law schools. They did not graduate from the top 10% of their class. But they have the moxy. They will dig in.” – Paulette Brown Surviving law school is difficult enough, but law students also...

Oct 8, 2015

Which ABA Sections, Divisions, and Forums Should You Join?

The American Bar Association Law Student Division is free, and its members have the opportunity to join five additional ABA sections, divisions, or forums. But with 64 to choose from, which is the best entity for each law student’s career path? In this episode of The Law Student Podcast, Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke interview...

Oct 8, 2015

BARBRI’s Richard Conviser on the Bar Exam

Richard Conviser joins hosts Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke for a discussion about the history of BARBRI, why it was founded, and how it continues to help law students pass the most important exam of their career. Hear why successful test takers fail the Bar exam, the growing prominence of the Uniform Bar Exam, and...

Oct 8, 2015

What is the ABA Law Student Division?

In this extended-play first episode of ABA Law Student Podcast, we start with an interview of our two hosts (Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke) before cutting to their first episode recorded at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago. While there, they discuss the ABA Law Student Division, its free membership, and how it’s helping law...

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Ashley Baker

Ashley N. Baker is a 3L at Southern University Law Center where she holds memberships with the Journal of...

Kristoffer Butler

Kristoffer Butler is the SBA Executive President at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

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