Abraham Lincoln University Blog

20 Jan Lawyers – Job Outlook

Abraham Lincoln University, an online distance learning law school providing a flagship Juris Doctor degree program for non-traditional, adult students, is geared towards those who are considering a career change, a transition into the legal profession. Learn more about the employment opportunities and job outlook for those in the legal field, with research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics presented below. Growth in Employment If average growth across jobs is considered to be about ten percent over...

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20 Jan Useful Legal Shorthand for Law Students

With any form of study, taking proper notes is essential, but because of the sheer amount of information and discussion going on in law school classes, it can be hard to keep up and take the notes you really need in order to succeed. The useful law school study help website LawNerds.com has plenty of resources for helping law students get through class and exams. We at Abraham Lincoln University would like to share some of...

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19 Jan New Opportunities for Lawyers – Cyberlaw

As technology changes, so the law will change as well, with new laws coming into place to deal with changes in the way people communicate and old laws needing to be interpreted in a shifting world. Because of this, there will be many opportunities for lawyers in the area of cyberlaw, the growing field dealing with laws as they relate to the Internet and other new avenues of communication. According to Webster's New World Law Dictionary, cyberlaw...

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19 Jan Explaining VA Educational Assistance Benefits

Abraham Lincoln University, one of California’s pioneering online distance learning law schools, offers diploma, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in addition to its flagship Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree program. ALU is approved by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as an institution of higher learning (IHL) to certify enrollment into education programs for veterans who are eligible for VA Educational Assistance Benefits (G.I. Bill). Student eligibility for VA educational benefits through the G.I....

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18 Jan New Opportunities for Lawyers

In 2010, more than 40,000 people graduated from law school, and without that many openings in traditional legal practices, a large amount of these recent graduates left law school without a job lined up. As with many employment sectors in today’s tough economic climate, it is tough for new attorneys to find work in the same manner as before. But the tough economy, as well as opportunities flourishing in newly developing sectors of the law, can...

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18 Jan Top 10 Highest Paid Careers in America Include Law

A career in law is a lot of work, but it is also a career that has a high reward for those who achieve their goals. According to a joint report by CNN and Money Magazine, lawyers rank as the number four career on the list of the Top 10 Highest-Paying Careers, and as number 37 out of the top 50 jobs in America. The only careers consistently more highly paid than lawyers are Chief...

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17 Jan Transition Assistance Programs for Military Personnel

Abraham Lincoln University is an online distance learning law school offering a Juris Doctor program that prepares students with a standard legal curriculum to sit for the California State Bar Exam. The University is a military-friendly school, and both active-duty Armed Forces personnel and veterans have used our online distance learning program to work toward a JD degree. As a service to our military students and prospects, we would like to remind active-duty personnel about to...

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17 Jan Lawyers – Employment Overview

For those considering a career in law, understanding the employment situation for attorneys as it currently stands in the United States is important. Abraham Lincoln University, an online distance learning law school offering a flagship J.D. program online, brings to you the Bureau of Labor Statistics employment overview for the legal profession. Employment for Lawyers The last major, comprehensive studies by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on the legal profession took into account the statistics in 2008....

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14 Jan Welcome to the Abraham Lincoln University Blog

In order to provide additional information for current and prospective students and those interested in online legal education in general, we at Abraham Lincoln University have created this weblog, which we hope will be a helpful resource The blog will contain posts in a number of areas, ranging from study tips and other resources for current students to information on legal careers and beyond, as well as the University’s take on trending topics in the law...

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