Archive | Law school

11 July 2014 ~ 6 Comments

Prerna Lal, Esq.

Work keeps me quite busy so I’m not writing quite as often nowadays. I do have great news. After¬†various trials and tribulations, I was sworn in as an attorney last Friday. This means I can continue to help thousands of individuals in family and immigration court across the country. The whole process was smoother and […]

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28 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

How to Pass the Bar Exam

It’s ¬†crunch-time for the bar exam again, and as someone who took and passed the bar, here are some words of advice. 1. It doesn’t matter what program — KAPLAN, BARBRI, whatever else — you use as long as you actually carve out the time to study and treat it like a full-time job. If […]

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10 March 2014 ~ 3 Comments

Undocumented Law Student? Tips for Surviving Law School From An Undocumented Law School Graduate

Evaluate whether law school is really for you. I am assuming you have taken the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT), and are applying for law school. If you are still undecided on whether to take the LSAT, I’d like to note that the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) now provides fee waivers to DACA students, […]

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02 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

California Supreme Court Admits Sergio Garcia, Paving the Way for Undocumented Law Graduates in California to Become Licensed Attorneys

The New Year comes with some great news. After a five year battle, Sergio Garcia was admitted to the California State Bar today, which paves the way for any and all undocumented law graduates who pass the bar exam in California. The California Supreme Court wrote: In light of the recently enacted state legislation, we […]

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22 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Distinguished Accomplishment

This is what I call an embarrassing video, but it is brought to you by popular demand. It is a short clip of the academic awards ceremony from my law school graduation a few months ago, where I received a distinguished accomplishment award for civil rights and civil liberties, and my entire family screamed the […]

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