Category: In the Community

It’s All in the Title

During my 1L year, my student mentor gave me the sound advice to sign up for Professor Kealy’s Legislative Drafting Clinic if I wanted to get some exposure to the “sausage-making” of legislation (Hint: it’s nothing like sausage-making). I signed up the first opportunity I could, which was this past semester. It’s a wonderful clinic. Not […]

Coolidge Corner

When I moved to Boston this year it was a big jump due to the fact that it’s my first time living in the city. I had visited Boston hundreds of times before, as I’m from a suburban town in Northern Massachusetts, and I generally knew my way around all the big areas: North End, […]

Showing Up For Public Interest

November 8th was a late night. Across the United States, all eyes were glued to the electoral map. The entire world held its breath, then the unthinkable happened—Donald Trump reached 270. Before November 9th I had never witnessed a collective stupor of this magnitude, and quietly wondered whether a zombie apocalypse would look much the […]

Friday I’m in Love (with my clinic)

Like most folks, I love Fridays. My reverence for this day, however, does not merely stem from its proximity to the weekend. Rather, I love Fridays because they entail a visit to the Massachusetts State House. Remarkably, these weekly visits actually count as schoolwork! Having come to law school with a background in community organizing, […]

Servicing Clients, an Invaluable Practice

When people think about what lawyers do on a day-to-day basis, the general public focuses on the massive amount of reading and writing that an attorney does in practice. Most people do not allude to the fact that lawyers provide a critical service for their clients. This past summer I had the opportunity to work […]