Thursday, August 22, 2013

Back to School: Pre-Law Publication Recognizes Appalachian School of Law

The August 2013 issue of preLaw: A National Jurist Publication features the Appalachian School of Law in its article entitled: "Small and Personable."

The article focuses on 12 law schools -- located in Virginia, West Virginia and eastern Tennessee -- that offer small class sizes and a personal touch.

The discussion of ASL notes that its founders decided to place the law school in the heart of central Appalachia so it could serve the region in many ways.
It quotes our fabulous Dean, Lucy McGough, saying:
We are committed to and take great pride in our "Cheers Effect."  Here at ASL, everybody not only knows your name, but also is invested in your success in law school, in passing the bar, and in ensuring your professional career. 
It notes ASL's focus on experiential learning leading to practice-ready skills.  It recognizes our nationally known externship program.

It also describes our upper level focus on dispute resolution, our bar exam prep course, and our award winning community service program.

For the full article, see here.

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