Category: In the Community

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 […]

Camaraderie of the 1L’s

In late August I walked into the law auditorium with (almost) 257 total strangers. There were a few familiar faces: someone who went to my undergraduate alma mater, someone I worked with at the statehouse, and someone I met at preview day. But beyond those few recognizable faces, everyone else was a stranger. One of the […]

Something for the Wall

“Adulting” seems to be a term of art for millennials, where twenty-somethings take credit for doing the normal activities that an adult should be expected to do. I’m not a twenty-something anymore, but I am a grad student, so I can sympathize. There seems to be something not-quite-grown-up about still doing homework, living with roommates, […]

DUKW

Since the moment I first laid eyes on a DUKW—an amphibious vehicle known as a Duck—I wanted to ride in one. Badly. Originally designed to transport military troops and supplies during WWII, these days Ducks are better known for transporting tourists around Boston’s best-known attractions. My dream finally came true thanks to an unexpected invitation […]