My internship at the Newark Law Department ended in mid-August, and looking back, I realize I learned several career lessons. One of the most important: Whenever a staffer offers you a chance to work on a project, jump at it. You never know what you might learn, or where it might lead.
I confess, I have a soft spot for my home state of New Jersey. I applied to multiple organizations within the Garden State and turned down a number of offers in order to work for the City of Newark Law Department in beautiful downtown Newark, NJ. The Law Department represents the city in civil disputes [...]
This semester I decided I wouldn’t enter solitary confinement once the finals season begins. Some students may be able to motivate themselves to conquer the more inscrutable parts of class material by reading and rereading and rereading cases on their own. Not me. I needed to be in study groups
Law school taught me to be a morning person. It also taught me a couple of other life skills you need in the “real world.”