3 Ways Attorneys Can Shave Down Law School Debt

Law360, New York (March 29, 2016, 8:28 PM EDT) -- Young lawyers are increasingly shouldering six-figure student loan debts that ultimately impact both their financial and mental well-being. But as a recent loan discharge win in court shows, there are ways to ease the burden.

In 2006, the number of law school students expecting to owe more than $100,000 in student debt was 36 percent, but that figure hit over 50 percent last year, according to a recent survey by the Indiana University Center for Postsecondary Research. Meanwhile, over the same time period, the number of...
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