• Work Life Balance

    Gift Guide 2020!

    In what can only be described as the oddest year in most of our lives it has felt weird to try to adjust and focus on “normal” things. But in the midst of so much turbulence, doing “normal” things is helpful. With that in mind, I can’t wait to share some of my fave things from this past (weirdo) year and ways you can share them with other friends and family in your life! And the best part–the majority are Latinx owned! Let’s start with law students! While zoom school of law provides different experiences to students, the stress and anxiety of law school remains the same and that’s why…

  • Legal Practice,  Work Life Balance

    50 Lessons for Women Lawyers, a Review

    A few weeks ago I received a copy of 50 Lessons for Women Lawyers by Nora Riva Bergman. This book is a compilation of contribution from 50 successful, accomplished women lawyers in the U.S. and Canada. The attorneys are in different stages in their life, have had different careers, experiences—it is a really great group of people offering guidance. What I appreciate is that many of the contributors share vulnerable moments in their personal life and careers that are experiences many of us can relate to—the attorney who opts to take a break to take care of children, the one who experienced domestic violence as a child, and the most…

  • Work Life Balance

    Latina Lawyer Gift Guide 2016

    Gift giving is probably one of my favorite things. I just love finding something specific and unique for people in my life. We have done gift guides in the past and while the basic ideas stand (most new law grads would appreciate diploma frames and current law students need gift cards), I wanted to present a guide that was a little more creative, more community-based, and pieces that scream out our identity rather than bending into what’s expected of young professionals. Most of the businesses here are small, Latinx-owned and have beautiful and unique items that many of you will love. Of course, if you like anything listed here make sure you…

  • Law School,  Work Life Balance

    Gift Guide for Law Grads

    Graduations are coming up and I’m so excited to see my Instagram feed because it will be filled with celebrations! Whether it’s a graduation or the end of finals, I’m here for all the positivity! Because my love language is gifts, I want to share gift ideas for law grads that you can give your fave law student OR if you’re the law grad, you can casually send this to family members so that they can shower you with some presents-I’m so not above telling my loved ones exactly what I want as gifts! But seriously, getting through law school is no small feat and deserves real recognition. Further, the…