Mar 3, 2008

Why Did You Go to Law School?

If you're in law school or considering it, have a look at the recent Kaplan survey of 1900-plus prospective law students, asking the reason they were seeking a legal education. The answer: Money. 73% want to go to law school to make a "high income."

No wonder lawyers are miserable. Read the post and comments at the WSJ Law Blog. And read the pieces on the ABA Journal site.

HT: WSJ Law Blog


  1. Hey Mike! You mentioned this blog during your Cumberland visit, so I wanted to check it out. I'm looking forward to reading through the entries. I hope you enjoyed your time in B'ham! It was great to see you again.

  2. Hey, Lauren, it was great to see you-- I had a great time. And thanks for checking in!