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Law Student Limelight: Albany Law School's Joseph Rosati

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Joseph Rosati, a 3L at Albany Law School, was both smart and lucky when it came to earning a J.D. degree. He was smart in understanding the importance of size, location, cost of attendance and availability of scholarships. He was lucky in choosing a law school whose professors are top-notch teachers and recognized authorities in their fields, and whose classes emphasize practical skills.

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Law Student Limelight: Touro Law's Alanna McGovern

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Alanna McGovern, a 3L at the Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, is among that rare breed of people who have wanted to be lawyers for as long as they can remember. So long that her family members – truck drivers, medical technologists, nurses, police officers but no lawyers – initially dismissed it as the babbling of a 4-year-old. That’s right, 4-year-old.

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Law Student Limelight: Cornell Law School's Nora Ali

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Nora Ali, a 3L at Cornell Law School, knows the value of finding the right fit in a law school. Not because Cornell helped her secure an interview with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York, the prestigious firm where she will be working after graduation. But because after a near disastrous first semester, Cornell enabled her to marshal her intelligence and abilities, and reverse the fall.

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Law Student Limelight: James Anthony Wolff, New York Law School

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James Anthony Wolff, a 3L in New York Law School’s evening division, long ago confessed to being a passionate composer and musician, a tech geek and a serial entrepreneur; a 3D and space technologies entrepreneur to be exact. All of it, he says, explains why the Center for Business and Financial Law and the “feel of the place” made NYLS the right choice for him.

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Law Student Limelight: University of Wisconsin's Lola Bovell

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Advocating for disadvantaged communities is a passion for Lola Sophia Bovell, a 3L and 2014 Ms. JD Fellow at the University of Wisconsin Law School. But why she chose UW had a lot to do with its national reputation, choice of clinics, financial aid and a relationship with the school forged at a “Law Day” forum years before the Florida native even applied.

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