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The 3L Hourglass

I love the fall, always have. Autumn heralds my favorite things: marching band, vibrant foliage, and new school supplies. Nothing says new beginnings like a blank school planner. The possibilities are endless! For me, this fall is particularly poignant. I’m re-acclimating to Massachusetts after a positively dreamy, thoroughly west coast summer. Last year, this transition […]

The Penultimate Summer

With every reminder I get about school, from picking classes to the weekly newsletter about campus happenings, I realize I am about to begin my last year of law school. It is still baffling to me that two years have flown by when I still vividly remember the terrifying first day of 1L. Even the […]

Life at the Firm Part II

If you’re just tuning in, I’m now halfway through my Summer Associateship at a fantastic law firm in Seattle. My last blog talked about initial impressions and how much I’m enjoying my colleagues and projects. I did, however, promise to devote this next blog to my greatest challenge: Billing. Nothing from my prior careers in […]

Take it to da In-House

I recently caught up with one of my friends from law school and they told me one of the things I love hearing most: “You were right.” In this particular instance, the friend was referring to my recommendation that he get an in-house counsel summer internship. In-house counsel refers to the group of lawyers that […]

Life at The Firm

After three full weeks as a Summer Associate, I feel like I’ve finally found my groove. Each morning commences with a cup of strong coffee as I take stock of the day ahead—appointments galore and ambitious productivity slots neatly stacked in 30-minute increments on my electronic calendar. The number one question my 1L friends ask […]