Ms. JD Weekly Roundup

Ms. JD Weekly Roundup: Week ending April 8, 2016

Claudia Gordon is the first deaf African-American female attorney in the United States. Currently, Ms. Gordon works at the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and has held a previous post as a policy adviser for the Department of Homeland Security.

The Girl's Guide to Law School discusses, "Exam Prep in a Nutshell."

When Sarah Kauss came up with the idea for a high-end water bottle company, S'well, little did she know that the company would become the fastest-growing women-owned business in the U.S., according to an annual ranking by the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO).

The Career Advice Lawyers Wish They Had Taken.

Ashley Fletcher is a Class of 2018 student at Seton Hall University School of Law. During the summer of 2015, Ms. Fletcher interned at Bristol Myers Squibb in the Research and Development legal group. As an undergraduate student at Emory University, Ms. Fletcher was an English major. Prior to attending law school she completed her Master of Arts in Health Advocacy at Sarah Lawrence College. Ms. Fletcher’s Graduate Capstone Project focused on the intersections between Public Health and the Law and how the two fields can inform one another. After completing her Master’s program, Ms. Fletcher worked in the field of aging for three years both on policy oriented issues, and directly with Medicare beneficiaries. She is a member of the National Black Law Students Association, American Bar Association, Metropolitan Black Bar Association, and the New York City Bar Association.

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