Tagged: alumni

Women’s Law Association 2017 Alumnae Panel

  One of the student groups that I’ve been involved with since the beginning of my 1L year is the Women’s Law Association. I enjoyed the group’s events and their mission so much that I ran for, and won, a spot on their e-board for this year! What I really like about WLA is that […]

Mentors as the #1 Resource

One of the most important things that I’ve come to realize as a young adult is the importance of having mentors. Whether they’re friends who are a few years older or professionals who have been in the game for longer than you’ve been in school, mentors are crucially important. They provide you with advice and […]

Friday Firsts, featuring: Get Out of the Library!

This Friday was the first of the semester and I hit the ground running with a full schedule of extra-curricular activities. Law school is much more than just classes and grades, and my experiences on Friday certainly reaffirmed that! I began the day by covering Boston University School of Law’s American Journal of Law and […]

Killer Show: BU Law Alum John Barylick on the Station Nightclub Fire

On November 30th, BU Law alum and professor John Barylick gave a presentation about the Station Nightclub fire in Rhode Island. Barylick’s firm co-lead the plaintiff team that represented all the victims in the civil litigation. The talk was fascinating and a remarkable representation of the power of well-conducted research and dedication to finding justice […]

‘Scorched Earth’ Networking

Building a professional network is roughly equal parts organization, creativity, and perseverance. Building one in a city hundreds of miles from where you currently reside is all of those things… arguably tripled. While I’m finishing up my last semester in Boston, much of my career preparations are centered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Email and phone are […]