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Education Law

Mar. 25, 2024

When is the best time to apply to law school?

Top institutions have notoriously low admission rates, particularly for women and people of color, highlighting the importance of early planning for prospective applicants.

Leah Wise

Founder, Leah Wise Law Firm, PLLC

Leah Wise is the founder of Leah Wise Law Firm, PLLC, the first Latina-owned law firm in South Texas dedicated 100% to personal injury. Since then she has obtained millions of dollars in settlements for injured clients. In 2020, she was named one of the best lawyers in the nation for securing the largest settlement in the state of Texas. Less than 1% of all lawyers in the U.S. achieve this distinction.

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A law degree provides an excellent foundation for a wide variety of careers, not only in the courtroom but also in law-making, government, public policy, advocacy, and politics. For this reason, law schools continue to be inundated with applications every year.

Unfortunately, the top law schools have notoriously Subscribe

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