The Law School Experience

Excellent online learning experiences are available for students interested in government, public administration, and law. Check out the Law School Experience compiled by Winston & Strawn LLP. The experience is free, virtual, and designed to help students ensure law school success. 

Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm based in Chicago, Illinois. Specializing in every area, clients can find assistance especially in commercial litigation, restructuring, corporate lending, and private equity. With offices in key financial centers across the world, Winston & Strawn brings an understanding of the global legal issues clients face in both transactional and dispute-related matters. Winston & Strawn’s mission as a firm is to provide clients with creative solutions to their business problems—on time and on budget, serve communities and the public interest, promote diversity within the firm and throughout the legal profession, and maintain a culture of teamwork and collegiality.

The Law School Experience program helps make prospective law students familiar with what their law school experience may be. Users will identify and analyze various constitutional arguments, read, and note a legal case, write a law school outline, and receive tips on succeeding on the final law exam. The program is virtual and self-paced with an estimated completion time of 6-7 hours. Skills like attention to detail, critical thinking, briefing cases, legal analysis, and case preparation are some areas the module focuses on. Acting out the realistic law school experience gives students a preview of academic content they will experience. In addition, students can decide if law school is their right path after utilizing the academic skills frequently seen in law school and learning more about the field.

If you’re interested in other programs like this, check out all the experiences for this community here!

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By Christopher McAuliffe
Christopher McAuliffe