Thanksgiving Traditions in Law School

It's that time of year again! And no we aren't just talking about finals. Thanksgiving break is the perfect time to gather with family and friends, get some extra study time in, and practice your own holiday traditions. Here's what some of our students will be up to during the break. "I always go home … Continue reading Thanksgiving Traditions in Law School

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