Tips to Tackle Cold Calls.

It's always chilly in the Law School and not just because they have the AC cranked up for all the Suits.

3 Upsides to Gunners

We're a month into law school and the gunners are out in full force. After a quiet week or two, the hand raising and spewing of irrelevant quotes from the book are littered through classes like wine on a wedding dress. While gunners are inevitably frustrating there are some upsides. They bring you closer to … Continue reading 3 Upsides to Gunners

Spotlight on Kimberly Motley: a MULS Alumni Shaping Human Rights in Afghanistan.

Our Student Bar Association and Association of Women Lawyers recently invited Attorney Kimberly Motley to speak. Kimberly is a world renowned International Attorney and human rights activist that graduated from Marquette University Law School. After serving as a public defender in Milwaukee for 5 years, Motley took a chance on a lucrative position that was … Continue reading Spotlight on Kimberly Motley: a MULS Alumni Shaping Human Rights in Afghanistan.

6 Things not to do in the first week of Law School.

It's Friday and I'm about to close out my first week of law school. My nerves and worries have pretty much vanished as I've gotten comfortable with the work and classes. It's been a smooth week for me, but not all of my classmates have been so luck. Here's what you need to avoid to … Continue reading 6 Things not to do in the first week of Law School.

Personal statements that work. How to resonate with admission officers.

When I was wrapping up my application cycle last year, my goal was to have it wrapped up my mid January. I ended up falling way behind and not finishing applications until over a month later. The big holdup: My personal statement. After working on it for a (possibly excessive) month, my efforts paid off. … Continue reading Personal statements that work. How to resonate with admission officers.

Show up prepared. Tasks for the two weeks before law school.

Classes are almost here, hoards of 0Ls are scouring the internet for tips and tricks to get ahead before school even starts. I've compiled a list of things to obsess over for my like minded over-preparers. Get your schedule down. Before my career stint, I was an unapologetic night owls and occasionally missed an 8am … Continue reading Show up prepared. Tasks for the two weeks before law school.