Anyone ever publish a law review article while practicing? How long did it take, did you enjoy the process, did you talk to your firm about it and how did you approach it?

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Do associates actually do this?

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I was editor of a law journal and we got a decent amount if submissions from associate level practicioners though it was definitely much rarer than academics

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I’ve been thinking about this as a way to explore topics I like more but also lolz.

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More exposure and less investment on a law360 blurb or such. Why publish academic of not trying to be an academic?

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the limiting factor isn't time, it's interest and having a good topic. I didn't talk to my firm about it because there really wasn't anything for them to help me with it

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