Category: Jobs/Internships

The End of an Era

Two days ago, I finished law school. As I’ve said before, I’ve spent my last semester of BU Law studying abroad at Oxford University. Because of the trimester term system used here, I’m actually done. When my last tutorial ended, it didn’t feel real. I had actually just finished law school. No more case briefs, cold calls, […]

Keeping Clients Safe with Restraining Orders

One of the most common client issues I have encountered, while operating under SJC Rule 3:03 certification (which allows students to work with legal aid clients under supervision, among other things), is harassment or abuse from family members, intimate partners or acquaintances. Restraining orders are available to keep people safe. In Massachusetts, the only state where I have […]

Interviews

Interviews are one of the most nerve-wracking parts of law school.  It is important to have a thick skin because, chances are, you are going to get passed up by many employers before you find the right job.  Today, I had my first interview for a post-grad job and it was probably the best interview I […]

Things I Wish I Had Known Before 1st Semester

Order your textbooks early. I ordered books from the bookstore about a week early. A week is not enough time in some cases. I would suggest ordering books at least 2 weeks ahead of time. Because many law schools are vying for the same textbooks, they occasionally are backordered. Attending the first day of class […]

The Value of Networking

Networking is a buzzword that is thrown around almost as soon as you enter law school as a 1L. From advisers to upperclassmen to professors, a great deal of emphasis is placed on networking. As for my experience with networking, I initially had my doubts. I often thought how important can it be and is […]