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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Sep 18, 2013

As the charter class of Belmont University’s College of Law prepares to graduate in May, its members face a tight legal job market. The Tennessean highlights Ed Leonard and his 120 fellow students as they prepare to enter a saturated legal market, and looks at Belmont's efforts to connect law students with local firms. “We have worked closely with many practitioners in Nashville and elsewhere to help identify opportunities for our students to engage in appropriate legal work as part of their education,” said Jeff Kinsler, founding dean. “We are one of a few law schools, if not the only law school, to require students to complete a practical skills course each semester.”