Legal Practice

Lowered Expectations: Managing Interns & Boring Assignments

So here’s a funny story—practicing law can be boring.  The day to day necessities can be tedious and annoying. Even when we really enjoy practicing law, there are parts of procedure and the rules that are just super boring. I mention this because many of us are about to start supervising interns and one of… Continue reading Lowered Expectations: Managing Interns & Boring Assignments

Law School

Summer Series: Finding Your Voice After 1L Year

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 Voice After 1L Year

Law School

Mistakes to Avoid as a Legal Intern

Summer internships/externships/clerkships/associate positions are starting soon (if they haven’t already started).   It goes without saying that these next few weeks are an important part of your legal career. You expand your professional network, increase your legal skillsets, and get a better idea of what kind of law you do (and don’t) want to practice. It’s… Continue reading Mistakes to Avoid as a Legal Intern