Career Update: I’m a Noogler (Part 1)

all opinions shared are my own and do not represent Google I’ll begin by saying that this has been an exhausting emotional roller-coaster since the beginning of my 2L year. For the quick tl;dr: I am officially a full-time Policy Specialist and Product Lead for Google Trust and Safety. This is part one of a […]

How Can I Prepare for Law School?

  The short answer: you can’t. If you’re anything like me, you’re likely not satisfied with that answer. I certainly wasn’t. I get it. I’m a naturally anxious person – so every day I wasn’t doing something productive during my 0L summer, I was fretting. Sound familiar? I have some good news. There’s actually a […]

Some Words Of Encouragement

  Deep within my childhood neighborhood, there’s a famous hill we used to refer to as “Suicide hill.” In today’s more mental-health-conscious world, the title is admittedly insensitive, but kids will be kids. Suicide hill earned its name from the many broken limbs it claimed as the most famous, yet dangerous, sledding spot in the […]

The Internet is not the Greatest Invention in the World

If you’re at all familiar with Aaron Sorkin’s HBO show “Newsroom,” you’ve probably seen the famous monologue delivered by main character, Will McAvoy, a brilliant yet cold, brooding, ratings-obsessed nightly news anchor for the fictional Atlantic Cable News (ACN) Network. “It’s not the greatest country in the world,” McAvoy sharply retorts to a naive college […]

Notes from In-House Interviews

My colleagues and I compiled some of these notes last year as we were interviewing for 1L Summer internships with various in-house companies. None of these notes are specific to any one company. Best of luck, be yourself, you’ll be great! 1-24-2019 Prep Notes from Mentors Write down the top 5 things you want to […]

Summer Recap: #Tweagle #Tern

  I hope this post is helpful in a few ways: 1. in providing insight into what an in-house legal internship at a large tech company looks like; 2. in shedding some light on some alternative career paths that aren’t often higlighted in law school; and 3. in giving an update as to what I’m […]

Civ Pro the Gathering

This is probably the nerdiest post you’ll ever read on this site so strap in. (Huge thank you to Alex Handley and Jeff Cohen for collaborating w/me on this project!). It didn’t really hit me until second semester but I realized that Civil Procedure is really just akin to a trade carding game I’ve consistently […]

Dear 1L Jess

With Santa Clara Law about to kick off their orientation this week, I thought now would be a good time to finally write this post: A letter to my 1L self. Dear 1L Jess, So you decided to go to law school. Why? I don’t mean that as in “why would you do this to […]