• 2017 Update: Life After Free Access to Premium Legal Research Tools

    A couple of years ago, I wrote a short guide to help other recent law school grads learn about free resources available to supplement costly legal research platforms we so easily took for granted during law school. Now, it’s time to expand upon the resources I previously touched on and share with you some additional tools I’ve found! […]

  • My 2017 Goals + Resources To Create Your Own

    My 2017 Goals + Resources To Create Your Own

    The Importance of Goal Setting It’s a new year and that means there are 365 days, give or take a few at this point, to work towards accomplishing anything to which you set your mind. It’s (somewhat) scientifically proven that writing down goals makes you more likely to achieve them, regardless of whether you call them […]

  • Breakfast with a Purpose: Eliminating Racial Bias from the U.S. Criminal Justice System [ABA Midyear Meeting 2017]

    This week the American Bar Association is hosting its 2017 Midyear Meeting in Miami, FL. The events start on January 1st and continue through January 7th, featuring various activities taking place across multiple hotels in the downtown Miami area. I’m honored to be attending this year’s meeting as a Young Lawyer Fellow with the Section […]

  • An Introduction to Legal Blogging [Part 1] – Choosing a Platform

    Every lawyer and law student should be blogging! Okay, maybe not everyone. However, if you are remotely interested in starting your own blog, allow me to help encourage you towards taking those first steps. In this first of a two-part series, we’ll examine the initial step you can take to starting a blog: choosing a platform. […]

  • This WEEK in LAW Discussion of eBook Article

    This WEEK in LAW Discussion of eBook Article

    A few weeks back, the This WEEK in LAW panel discussed one of my recent blog posts on an eBook deal in 2011 that violated an earlier publication deal from 1971.  Guest panelist Nancy Sims brought up an excellent comparison Supreme Court case, New York Times v. Tasini, from 2000. Sims discussed the negative outcome […]

  • #ResourceThursdays: Where to Find Music Industry News

    #ResourceThursdays: Where to Find Music Industry News

    I look to bring you informative and resourceful posts every Thursday (hey, one day out of the week is better than none!) on a variety of topics from the music industry, technology, the law and everything in between. This week the focus is on music industry news resources that are important to know about if you […]

  • How I Graduated From Law School With A Job

    How I Graduated From Law School With A Job

    The job market is horrible. You can walk around moaning and groaning about it. You can join in with the complainers out there, debating whether law school is worth the time and effort. However, that’s not going to help you get a job.

    Getting a job is difficult, stressful, time-consuming, and lots of other horrible adjectives. But, I want you to know that it can also be a life-changing experience. You have the choice to make it rough and tough; or, you can follow some simple tips and tricks to put yourself one step closer to landing a job. I’m not guaranteeing it will be your dream job right away, but it’s somewhere better than your current position, right?

    Earlier this week, I reached out to a few friends from across the country that recently graduated from law school and obtained legal jobs. I have compiled below a number of tips, tricks, and suggestions that you can implement as you embark upon your own job search.

  • I Joined the Panel on ‘This WEEK in LAW’

    I Joined the Panel on ‘This WEEK in LAW’

    This past Friday, I had the honor to fill an open spot as a panelist for This WEEK in LAW, where I am currently interning. Being on the panel provided a learning opportunity to experience talking with other attorneys about current issues at the intersection of technology and the law. Watch below and let me know […]

  • I Joined the Panel on 'This WEEK in LAW'

    I Joined the Panel on 'This WEEK in LAW'

    This past Friday, I had the honor to fill an open spot as a panelist for This WEEK in LAW, where I am currently interning. Being on the panel provided a learning opportunity to experience talking with other attorneys about current issues at the intersection of technology and the law. Watch below and let me know […]