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1● 5 ● 14: Numbers for Starting Law School

I will be serving as an orientation ambassador at my law school for the second year in a row. In this volunteer role, I assist in orientation activities and serve as a mentor to incoming students who are beginning law school. I felt compelled to do this job as a way to give back for all of the great friend-mentors I was lucky enough to have during my first year of law school. Beginning the process is a jumbled mix of emotions: excitement; fear; apprehension; intimidation; and hope. That last one changes as your first semester unfolds. You hope you…

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Don’t Forget the Summer

As I typed a client letter today at work, I realized for the first time that it is the middle of June already! As I have sat at my desk for the past month, the warm haze of summer has set in, but I have only seen it out of the corner of my eye as the sun shines in to my office window. Granted, I am working full-time at an amazing legal services agency, and I have been taking classes at school part-time so that I have less of a load during my last school year, but I realized…

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My Mommy Still Wants to Be a Lawyer

A little more than a year has passed since I posted my first story with Ms. JD. (see post here: http://ms-jd.org/my-mommy-wants-be-lawyer ) Despite the time lapse, I did not forget about Ms. JD and she was never very far from my thoughts. But I felt that I had contributed all that was worthy at that time and I needed to wait to accomplish something more profound or at least survive my first year of law school before I decided to wax more poetic about law school.So what happened? Well, a lot. Some things changed, but many things stayed the same.…

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