Posts by: Lacey Brantley

A Tale of Cold and Food Coma

Several months ago, I finalized plans for my old college roommate who now lives in Philly to come visit me in Boston over the long weekend of Valentine’s Day/President’s Day. She is notorious for having a low cold tolerance (most of our freshman year of college involved silent, passive aggressive battles over our dorm room […]

Checking off boxes

So, I’m graduating in May. (And yes, I do plan to start every blog post this semester with some variation of this sentence.)  As I mentioned in my last post, this is weird to me in many ways, not least because I feel like my life is speeding by me at a truly bizarre rate; […]

The Last Semester

I’m unsure how it happened, truly, but apparently I’m about to begin the second week of my last semester of law school. I feel… bizarre. That’s probably not the most useful word, but I don’t really know how to describe it. On the one hand, there are so many reasons I’m excited to not be […]

Pets in Law School

This is a picture of me and my cat, Gizmo.  As you can see, I love him. A LOT. I’ve had Gizmo since I was 12 years old, and it was a foregone conclusion that I would bring him to Boston with me when I moved for law school.  But I also have several friends who have […]

How To Get Away With Murder and How Not to Be a Lawyer

I’ll be the first to admit that the seeds of law school were sown in my head around the age of four, when I began to obsessively watch Matlock reruns with my Grandma. For those of you who don’t know, Matlock is a legal drama starring Andy Griffith as the titular character, a cantankerous criminal defense attorney based in Georgia. […]