This summer I am working as a law clerk for Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Aziz in Houston, Texas. I am working directly under Houston Bar Association President, Benny Agosto, Jr. on a case involving a chemical plant fire in which we represent over sixty clients. With Abraham Watkins being one of the oldest … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Clerking for the Houston Bar Association President
I am currently interning as a certified legal intern (otherwise known as a "711" in Illinois) at the Public Defender's (P.D.) Office in Cook County, which is located in Chicago! I am assigned to the Juvenile Justice division, which means we represent all children eighteen years or younger who become involved with the criminal … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Chicago Public Defender’s Office Intern
This summer I am working as a judicial intern at the 17th Judicial Circuit with Judge Bernard Bober in the Criminal Division and also working as a research assistant for Florida State Law's Professor Steve Johnson. If anyone has any questions about either of these experiences, I would be happy to answer them! As a … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Criminal Law Judicial Intern & Tax Law Research Assistant
This summer I have a Criminal Litigation Externship with the Leon County Public Defender’s office. I spend my days mostly doing legal research for the attorney I was assigned to. I have been drafting motions, attending hearings, and sitting in on trials. A typical day will include going to court at least once, and then … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Externing at the Public Defender’s Office
Ever since I was little I have always known that I wanted to practice in Washington, D.C. My mom used to bring me with her when she had business trips in the area, and even as a little girl I fell in love with all the city has to offer. During my undergraduate career I … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Federal Government Internship in Washington, D.C.
This summer has been great so far. Aside from getting some much needed rest and relaxation after a trying 1L year, I have been taking a couple summer classes and interning in the Communications office of the Florida Senate Democrats (Florida Democratic Party). I am taking two classes this summer, Evidence and Criminal Procedure: Police. … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Intern for the Florida Senate Democrats
I am working at the Department of Business and Professional Regulation in the Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering. The Division regulates casinos, slot machine operations, card rooms, horse racing, and greyhound racing. We’re also important flies on the wall for the compact the State of Florida has with the Seminole Tribe of Florida. This summer, I … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Pari-mutuel Wagering Internship