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When law school ends, the learning begins for new lawyers who want to concentrate in an area of law.
"Law school teaches you how to think like a lawyer, how to recognize a problem and figure out how you are going to resolve it and what recourse you have," says attorney Gayle Eagan, who concentrates in trust and estate law at Buffalo's Jaeckle, Fleischmann & Mugel.
What law school doesn't do is prepare students in particular legal specialties. That's up to the lawyer.
Bankruptcy attorney William Savino of the Buffalo firm Damon & Morey says he surveyed Western New York's economic climate when he graduated from University at Buffalo law school in 1975 and concluded, "It's sad, but this town is in bad shape and it can only get worse ... I want to deal with troubled businesses."
None of the attorneys at …