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Legal Writing Matters: Tips for Law Students During the Summer Daze

By Kathleen Elliott Vinson Professor of Legal Writing and Director of Legal Writing, Research, and Written Advocacy Ahhh . . . the lazy days of summer. Not exactly if you are a law student. Most law students are busy during the summer at jobs, internships, clerkships, and associateships. However, relaxation and renewal are important too. [...]

August 12th, 2016|Legal Writing Matters|

Legal Writing Matters: Legal Texting

By Dyane O'Leary w8ing 4 u 2 get docs asap . . . nervous re depo Messaging is changing the way we communicate. Millennial and Generation Z students use mobile messaging to make a dinner reservation, confirm an appointment, and set up a first date. But surely the lawyers of tomorrow won’t use such an [...]

August 12th, 2016|Legal Writing Matters|

Why I Love Teaching the Health Law Clinic

By Sarah Boonin In my mind, I have the world’s greatest job. Every day I participate in the intellectual and professional development of motivated, talented, and passionate law students who earn credit for representing real clients in Suffolk Law’s Health Law Clinic. Beyond that great honor, I have the privilege of serving an extremely vulnerable [...]

August 2nd, 2016|faculty voices, General|

Tips for Evening Law Students

By Brian Reid I was an evening student during my time at Suffolk Law.  While working full time and attending law school was a challenge, the support network in place at Suffolk made it possible.  I had professors hold office hours at 10 o’clock at night to meet with students.  I had friends who would [...]

June 20th, 2016|Applying to Law School, General|

Student Voices: My 1-Week Study Abroad in Cuba During Law School

By Michael Vigorito Within two hours of being in Cuba, I sat down for dinner with our group of Suffolk Law students at the local neighborhood restaurant where our host homes were located. A Cuban local raised his glass to cheer us, proclaiming “The Americans are coming!” And, that is about what it felt like [...]

June 10th, 2016|General, Student Voices|

Student Voices: Joining the Health Law Moot Court Team

By Rashi Mangalick Participating in the National Health Law Moot Court team has been one of my most rewarding experiences of law school. I tried out for the team during my second year of law school, then spent most of the year preparing for the competition in St. Louis, Missouri. For the first six weeks, our [...]

June 3rd, 2016|General, Student Voices|

My Skadden Fellowship Led to My Dream Job in Public Interest Law, and Eventually to Teaching

By Sarah Boonin My experience as a Skadden Fellow from 2005–2007 was life-changing. While clerking at the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, I got the news that I had been chosen to receive a coveted two-year post-graduate public interest Skadden Fellowship. The Skadden Fellowship Foundation provided two years of financial support as I created – from [...]

April 27th, 2016|faculty voices, General, Law School Career Services|