A growing number of people are working toward their law degrees over the Internet. Typical online students are older, midway through their career, work part time or full time and have family or financial commitments that prevent them from devoting three years of their life and upwards of $100,000 to attend traditional law school. And though most aren't gunning for jobs at prestigious firms or other highly competitive law positions, "You can't be a slacker and do this," says online grad Joy Nonnweiler.
Online Law Grads: Older, No Slackers
The National Law Journal
November 4, 2008