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Arguing Before the Appellate Tax Board of Massachusetts

Last Friday I went back to moot court for the first time since 1L year. Since I’ve been studying tax law, my law school experience has been very focused on transactional work – mostly tax planning and compliance. However, one of our two graded projects in my upper level tax class “Structuring Intellectual Property Ownership” […]

The Law as a Hobby?

When I first began law school, I knew nothing about the law. And I do mean NOTHING. I had no family members in the legal field, I had zero understanding of what lawyers actually do, and I did not know basic legal definitions,¬†like what summary judgment is or the difference between a civil and a […]

That’s Amore

Over spring break I traveled to Italy. Not only was it my first time in Europe, but it was my first time travelling outside of the United States! Needless to say, it was a trip I will never forget. I flew from Boston to Rome, where I spent most of my time over the week¬† […]

Cardozo Moot Court

Life takes you strange places. If you’d told me three years ago that I would not only stand up to present a fifteen minute oral appellate argument more than once, but would actually sign up to do so of my own volition, I might not have believed you. I did know that participation in the […]

Spring break pro bono’s so nice, I did it twice!

Last year I went to Portland, Maine, to work at Pine Tree Legal Assistance for spring break, as part of the BU Law Pro Bono Program’s spring service trips. The work was so educational, so interesting, and so fulfilling that I decided to go for a second round! I was the only student from last […]