Posts by: befelix

State Courts and Fed Courts and Specialty Courts, Oh My!

Today I had the honor of being a panelist for a Public Interest Scholars clerkship event. I will be clerking with Justice Mary I. Yu on the Washington Supreme Court during the 2019-2020 term. Other panelists included several current and former BU Public Interest Scholars. My friend and fellow 3L Kenneth Meador will clerk for […]

Semester In Practice

One of the things I’ve been looking forward to most in law school is the prospect of spending an entire semester externing at a government office in Washington D.C. through BU Law’s Semester-in-Practice (SiP) program. The purpose of this blog is to explain how to go about securing an awesome SiP placement. (Caveat: I’m still […]

MPRE Madness

Make way Midnight, Truck, and Pumpkin Spice Madness! Among law students, October is also the month of MPRE Madness. I, along with 3Ls from all over the country, will be taking the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) on Saturday, November 4. The MPRE is a two-hour exam that will test our knowledge of the ethical standards that govern our […]

Beantown Beats

I’m often asked what I like to do in my free time, and the truth is that I love to consume music. From the first sour cold call of 1L through my most recent challenging week, music has kept me both mentally grounded and spiritually afloat. For my 30th birthday (which coincided with my very […]

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 […]