Argument: Local law schools can be ideal for local practice

Issue Report: Law school


“The tough case for law school.” In the driver’s seat. May 25th, 2011: “Ranking vs. Location. Ranking matters, but sometimes it’s trumped by location. According to Peter Samuels, Senior Partner at Proskauer, if you have “geographic and monetary flexibility”, you should attend the highest rated school you can get into. O’Connor added that if you can get into a Top 14 school you should go. But after that, other things should be considered, such as geography. For example, if you plan to practice in a specific city, the contacts by attending a law school in that city can be extremely helpful.”