2012 Equal Justice Works Fellow, Keegan Warren-Clem
“Got a referral for you,” the doctor sang as he passed the attorney in the hospital hall. The attorney grinned as the doctor went on, walking backward, too busy to use sentences: “Asthmatic kid. Slumlord. Moldy home.” The attorney frowned, then perked up as she accepted the challenge: legal action to fix the housing violation would assuage the asthma in a way that an inhaler only could not.
That exchange was my first glimpse of an MLP in action-- and I was sold.
Surviving law school:
Being a little bit older made me appreciate the opportunities that law school would bring more than I would have at a younger age. Most important to surviving law school is to remember that it is a job and that you must customize the experience to fit your goals and needs.
The Earth's Children Series by Jean Auel provides a lengthy and complex read that so affected me as a teenager that one of my daughters bears the same name as the heroine.
The Huffington Post is a great site for an overview of the day's hot political topics-- and a little bit of silliness, too.
Words to live by:
An opinion should be the result of thought, not a substitute for it. - Jef Mallett