Consider all your current priorities (especially for 3Ls gearing up to study for the bar) and what you want to be focused on, and if you still can't fight Cupid's chokehold after that, then go for it.
Your Reputation We don't want to be presumptuous and accuse you of dating one of people -- but, one's reputation in law school should just always be a general concern, regardless of how adorable you and your prospective beau are currently.
2) Don’t talk about how much money you are going to make “one day”. Even if the person you are going out with is not a law student, and has no idea what a “big” deal Big Law lawyers are.
This is the single most douchebaggy thing you can possibly do on a date. It doesn’t matter if you are out with another law student, who doesn’t want to hear it, or someone who doesn’t go to law school, who won’t get it.
UV is going to help you, yes YOU, dodge that bullet. Dating a Law Student will be the best decision you’ve made and here’s why: information? *Law students are not authorized to give out legal consultations 2. This means that by association you are thought to be intelligent. Open Bars Law students attend many events…events with open bars…events where you can be their plus one. You’ll never have to worry about your Law Student SO spewing their inner contents onto your expensive cocktail dress because they can hold their liquor. You’ll Sound Cultured With all the old Latin terminology they use, you’re bound to pick up on it.
The solution to all your problems lies somewhere between Falconer and Vic College. They’re Rich…or Will Be Soon Enough Even accounting for the massive amount of debt from law school, Law Students will be rich. Attorney-Client Privilege How does this relate to a non-legal relationship? Just mentioning your SO will give you automatic credibility. “My boyfriend, who’s in law school (at Uof T) said…” gives the impression that you’re right by virtue of the Law Student’s authority on whatever the topic is. You can then repeat it, and it just makes you look oh so very cultured and knowledgeable about worldly (albeit dead) languages. I mean, Law Students actually network, like in the real world.
And boys: I understand that, after such a display, the gentleman caller in question would have felt perfectly justified in assuming he had discharged his romantic overture duties effectively, and would probably at least get a tongue in his mouth within an hour or two. Sure, we may not quite be in the real world either, but I think we’ve progressed far enough that hanging out at the local bar from midnight to two AM and telling slurred stories of that time you tried to fit yourself into the dryer doesn’t really count as romance. Have a drink or two, but aim for a night of coherent conversation, not a near black out.Since dating is incredibly unpredictable, be wary of the many risks that you may be faced with while doing so in law school.From public break-ups to nasty rumors being churned out by other bored law students, there are many social implications that may affect your decision to date another law student.I also understand that, sometimes, you aren’t interested in anything more than trying to sneak out of someone else’s apartment before they wake up the next morning.But if you are thinking there is even a chance that this someone could be your special someone, then take that next step.