Eye on Education

Learning to Be A Lawyer without Law School

Law school is typically associated with both years of in-depth study and a hefty price tag. But as the New York Times reports, a small fraction of the more than 80,000 people who sat for state bar exams last year completed an apprenticeship program instead of going to a traditional law school.

When Chris Tittle meets new people and the topic turns to his work, he sometimes fishes in his pockets and produces a business card that reads “Abraham Lincoln.” Below the 16th president’s name in smaller type the card reads, “Just kidding, but I hope to follow in some of his footsteps.”

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