Creating a Schedule and Sticking to It: Law School Addition

One of the hardest adjustments often experienced when transitioning into law school is figuring out how to manage the workload. It can take some trial and error before discovering what type of schedule works best for you. It's important to keep in mind when figuring out your schedule, that it's realistic and something you are … Continue reading Creating a Schedule and Sticking to It: Law School Addition

The Importance of Self-Care to Manage the Stress of Law School

Law school is undoubtedly competitive and stressful. And I’m sure in doing your research you’ve heard horror stories about student sabotage and all night study sessions. It's important when choosing a law school that you find one that encourages friendly competition and promotes your mental well being. Stress is unfortunately unavoidable, and not just in … Continue reading The Importance of Self-Care to Manage the Stress of Law School

How to Navigate the Law School Admissions Process Without a Pre-Law Advisor

Ask around. You’d be surprised how many family members and friends know a lawyer or two. Lawyers give great law school advice. If they’re willing to talk to you, meet up with them for a chat and cup of coffee. Lawyers love coffee and giving advice. Do your research. Be proactive. Make use of Google … Continue reading How to Navigate the Law School Admissions Process Without a Pre-Law Advisor

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: Interning at the Surfrider Foundation Headquarters in California

I’m a legal intern at the Surfrider Foundation Headquarters in San Clemente, California this summer. Surfrider is an ocean conservation focused non-profit that was started by a bunch of surfers who were seeing their access to and enjoyment of beaches threatened by privatization and pollution. In the legal department we do a lot of policy … Continue reading Summer Spotlight: Interning at the Surfrider Foundation Headquarters in California