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"Talk to all your professors, start networking early, and IRAC, IRAC, IRAC. IRAC is an acronym that stands for: Issue, Rule, Application, and Conclusion. It functions as a methodology for legal analysis. The IRAC format is mostly used in hypothetical questions in law school and bar exams. Learn it. Use it. Succeed."

Quick Stats

Name: Micha Mesure
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Undergrad Degree: BA in Criminology and Business Administration, 2013, University of South Florida
Dream Job: Equine Attorney

Q & A

When did you decide to pursue a law degree?

I grew up wanting to be a divorce attorney, though that quickly changed after I worked for a family law firm!

What's the main reason you chose to attend California Western School of Law?

I loved the close-knit community and how friendly and helpful all the faculty are.

How hard is law school? Is it more or less work than you thought?

I knew it would be hard, but I don't think you can really prepare for how challenging it can be.

What is some of your previous professional experience? How did that experience help you decide to go to law school?

During my master's degree I decided I wanted to continue my education and go to law school after grad school.

What academic programs have been most beneficial to you as a law student?

California Western has so many resources, the professors all want to help you—which has been instrumental to succeeding as a law student.

What student activities do you participate in at California Western?

I am involved in the trial teams, Women's Law Caucus Board, and internships.

What advice would you give to a new law student? What would you have done differently if given the chance?

Talk to all your professors, start networking early, and IRAC, IRAC, IRAC! IRAC is an acronym that stands for: Issue, Rule, Application, and Conclusion. It functions as a methodology for legal analysis. The IRAC format is mostly used in hypothetical questions in law school and bar exams. Learn it. Use it. Succeed.

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