The January/February 2012 issue of
The Pennsylvania Lawyer has an interesting debate on the pros and cons of law school for college graduates. While both sides make interesting arguments, it is my humble opinion that both sides missed a critical point. During my 35+ years in the legal profession, I have often been asked to speak with prospective law school students or newly minted lawyers about the profession. My advice almost always starts by asking the same questions: What do you expect from the law and what are you personal views and ambitions?