Summer Spotlight: Clerking for the Houston Bar Association President

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

Summer Spotlight: Chicago Public Defender’s Office Intern

  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

Summer Spotlight: Criminal Law Judicial Intern & Tax Law Research Assistant

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

Summer Spotlight: Externing at the Public Defender’s Office

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

Summer Spotlight: Federal Government Internship in Washington, D.C.

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.

Summer Spotlight: Intern for the Florida Senate Democrats

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

Summer Spotlight: Pari-mutuel Wagering Internship

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

Summer Spotlight: Interning with the Navy JAG Corps

This summer I am interning in Pensacola, FL with the Navy JAG Corps. I have been Professionally Recommended to become a Naval Judge Advocate after completing law school, so this summer I will get to experience what my future career will be like.   A Navy JAG internship is similar to typical legal internships in that interns … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Interning with the Navy JAG Corps

Summer Spotlight: Finding My Passion Through Multiple Internships

This summer I am interning for two different firms part-time. At first I thought it would be tough to split my time. However, both firms have been really understanding and made scheduling super easy! I decided to do this because I thought I knew what kind of law I wanted to pursue but I wasn’t … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Finding My Passion Through Multiple Internships

Summer Spotlight: 1L Judicial Externship Program

This summer I have taken advantage of the 1L Judicial Externship Program organized by the Career Services & Professional Development Center. I am currently externing under the Honorable Judge Robert Bauman who is a Judge for the Juvenile Delinquency and Dependency crossover division in the 13th Judicial Circuit (Tampa, FL). Two of my fellow Florida … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: 1L Judicial Externship Program