Laura Bergus

Laura Bergus

Laura Bergus is a lawyer in her hometown of Iowa City and a May 2011 graduate of the University of Iowa College of Law. She also podcasts at Legal Geekery.
Laura Bergus

Reevaluate Post-Law-School Expectations

Law students should take the time to think through post-law-school options before it’s too late.

Law Students Should Learn eLawyering

Learn elawyering skills by getting to know the concepts, seeking out experts, and trying out the tech.

Law School Study Tips

Law students can follow these basic study tips for first year success. Law school is daunting, but it needn't be overwhelming.

Keep Perspective When Entering Law School

Heading into law school is daunting and exhilarating. Keep perspective on what’s important to you to maximize your sanity and your academic success.

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Leverage Social Networking in Your Job Search

Are you using social media to improve your job search? The post will help law students & lawyers leverage social networks to maximize job opportunities.

Maximize Your Law School Grades (GPA)

Use these tips to maximize your law school grades (GPA). Calculate your current GPA and set targets to help you choose and power through future classes.

Law Students: Make the Most of Your Winter Break Networking

Law students can use these networking tips over winter break to successfully meet new people and build new relationships.

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Timing Final Exams: What Law Students Can Learn from Cinderella

The time limit on most law school exams can be one of the most difficult facets of taking finals. Use these tips to help make sure you've used your time wisely in the race against the clock.

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Knowledge Management for Dummies: Turn Notes into Memos

The very simple task of turning meeting or law school class notes into concise memo-style documents improves knowledge retention and access.

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Law Students: Create Your Own Niche

Creating a niche doesn't have to be hard. Law students can take work they're already doing in school and direct it along a common path.

Floor Your Audience with Prezi for Presentations

Traditional slide-based presentations can be a relic of the past with creative new tools like Prezi.

Job-Searching 3Ls: How’s Your Online Reputation?

Law students still looking for jobs should check their online reputation with a quick Google search.

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Make the Most of 3L: Practice, Practice

The last year of law school may be your last chance to practice practicing law. Make the most of practical opportunities to listen and learn.