Posts by: befelix

The 3L Hourglass

I love the fall, always have. Autumn heralds my favorite things: marching band, vibrant foliage, and new school supplies. Nothing says new beginnings like a blank school planner. The possibilities are endless! For me, this fall is particularly poignant. I’m re-acclimating to Massachusetts after a positively dreamy, thoroughly west coast summer. Last year, this transition […]

Life at the Firm Part II

If you’re just tuning in, I’m now halfway through my Summer Associateship at a fantastic law firm in Seattle. My last blog talked about initial impressions and how much I’m enjoying my colleagues and projects. I did, however, promise to devote this next blog to my greatest challenge: Billing. Nothing from my prior careers in […]

Life at The Firm

After three full weeks as a Summer Associate, I feel like I’ve finally found my groove. Each morning commences with a cup of strong coffee as I take stock of the day ahead—appointments galore and ambitious productivity slots neatly stacked in 30-minute increments on my electronic calendar. The number one question my 1L friends ask […]

There’s No Place Like Home

There’s no place like home. As we dipped below the final cloud layer, the Emerald City’s vibrant hues sparkled beyond the frosty mountain passes. I exhaled a sigh of relief. Mittens’ protests emanated from the cat carrier between my feet, cutting through the whirring engines. I departed Boston just as the summer heat was starting […]

3L Rising

And like that, 2L was over. Eight months of late nights, of clinic and moot court, of inhaling legal tomes. I don’t dare count the number of espresso shots consumed. A note on exams: They were tough. Unfortunately, most law school exams are not simply a matter of mastering the material, but of regurgitating information […]