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Courtney Rodgers of Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby. (Photo: Courtesy Photo) Courtney Rodgers of Weber Gallagher Simpson Stapleton Fires & Newby. (Photo: Courtesy Photo)

Let’s face it, very little about law school actually prepares young lawyers for how to practice the law in life after graduation. We enter the profession with a framework for analyzing the law and a baseline knowledge of its substance after enduring three years of the Socratic method and suffering through the hell that is the bar exam. But while new generations of juris doctors may be able to recite the holding in International Shoe by memory, when it comes to doing the actual legal work, no matter how stellar our academic credentials, most of us start with a blank slate. And it’s not just how to lawyer that is excluded from the law school curriculum.

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