Law School · Work Life Balance

Summer Series: The Journey to Law School

Our Summer Series for Summer 16 comes to an end! 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… Continue reading Summer Series: The Journey to Law School

Issues · Legal Practice · Uncategorized

What Will You Do To Get In? And What Will You Do Once You’re There?

I saw this image on Instagram and thought it was a good visual for how we need to be in order to create change in the legal field. We have to abide by the standards and customs to be admitted, but then once we’re in we have to do our best to become agents of… Continue reading What Will You Do To Get In? And What Will You Do Once You’re There?

Issues · Law School

Culture Conflict: Extracurricular Activities and Latinos

Last week we talked about the importance of cultivating soft factors for law school. Most of that entailed getting involved in activities outside of school. However, I’m classifying getting involved in extracurriculars as a cultural conflict because Latino involvement in these programs is the lowest compared to other ethnic groups. There are many reasons why… Continue reading Culture Conflict: Extracurricular Activities and Latinos

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Seek Our History: The Purpose of Hispanic Heritage Month

One of the reasons that I Loved college (with a capitol L) is because of the Latino student group. It was small, but mighty. I learned so much about leadership, collaboration, advocacy, friendship, etc. etc. through this group, but one of the most important lessons was how vital culture is to our identities. For many years,… Continue reading Seek Our History: The Purpose of Hispanic Heritage Month

Law School · Legal Practice · Work Life Balance

Celebrating Accomplishments: Si Se Pudo

It’s that time of year again–Bar announcements.  And I’ve seen many have already gotten really great news!  Felicidades! It’s such an exciting time! So this seemed like a great time to talk about the importance of acknowledging professional accomplishments.  A common theme we see as women is that our professional achievements aren’t celebrated as strongly… Continue reading Celebrating Accomplishments: Si Se Pudo