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Overcoming Bad Law School Grades & Making Partner

So you want to become a partner at a law firm, but you’re anything but a straight A student. My guest Adam Gropper knows how you feel, but in this video he’s going to give you hope — Adam made it to law firm partner despite some bad grades. Adam describes his strategy for overcoming bad law school grades and getting the job you want.

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Today’s Guest

Tax Attorney Adam GropperTax Attorney Adam Gropper
Title: Legislation Counsel, Joint Committee on Taxation
City: Washington, DC
Law School: The George Washington University Law School in Washington D.C.
Grad School: Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL (MST in Taxation)
College: University of Florida in Gainesville, FL
Previous Careers: Adam practiced tax law as a law firm partner before going to Capitol Hill. He has written a book called Making Partner: The Essential Guide to Negotiating the Law School Path and Beyond, and shares career advice on his blog, legaljob.com.

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