Legal Practice

Quirky or Unprofessional: Spend Your Capital at Work Wisely

I recently read a comment online about a young woman who was new to her job and doing really well, but had been getting looks from people because she was taking notes on her arms. She realized she was using up social capital at work by doing that and decided to opt for a notebook… Continue reading Quirky or Unprofessional: Spend Your Capital at Work Wisely

Law School

Summer Series: Finding Your Calling

Our Summer Series continues! This series highlights different Latina students and law grads as they embark in their summer jobs and/or bar prep all across the country. We hope to provide a variety of work experiences, options for a healthy work-life balance, and general motivation through different guest contributors to help you to take charge of your summer… Continue reading Summer Series: Finding Your Calling

Law School

Summer Series: Pushing Yourself to Create A Career You Want

Our Summer Series continues! This series highlights different Latina students and law grads as they embark in their summer jobs and/or bar prep all across the country. We hope to provide a variety of work experiences, options for a healthy work-life balance, and general motivation through different guest contributors to help you to take charge of your summer… Continue reading Summer Series: Pushing Yourself to Create A Career You Want

Law School · Legal Practice

Law Student Transformation: Exposing Yourself to a Calling

It’s time for our Summer Series! We’re calling for Contributors for this summer and to give a preview of the really awesome voices of Latina lawyers, we wanted to share a piece by Roxanne. We last heard from her as a rising 3L and now she’s set to graduate in a month! Read about her… Continue reading Law Student Transformation: Exposing Yourself to a Calling

Legal Practice

Mistakes at Work: how to avoid them & how to fix them

While in school, I often heard that the big difference between medical school and law school was that no one’s life was at stake. Technically true. While no mistake we make as attorneys will cost someone their life (excluding criminal defense lawyers—no pressure), the fact is that big mistakes still can impact a client’s life… Continue reading Mistakes at Work: how to avoid them & how to fix them