Student Blog

  • February 15, 2018
    “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Maya Angelou’s words continue to reverberate in my mind. Her...
  • February 03, 2018
    The story of Thurgood Marshall is common to many and even more common to those within the legal community. Marshall is a pillar in the history of the civil right movement and within black history. Mr. Thurgood...
  • January 13, 2017
    You’ve probably heard that law school is inherently stressful. The constant go, go, go could easily result in a nervous breakdown, among other health and wellness problems. However, before you even begin your...
  • December 08, 2016
    You might be surprised when I tell you that law schools represent a diverse set of professional and academic backgrounds. Contrary to popular belief, you do not need a humanities, liberal arts or social science...
  • January 04, 2016
    Attending law school is stressful. Attending law school and heading to a new city can make things even more stressful. Most people know of Las Vegas as a place where you can go to party all night long, hitting up...
  • January 04, 2016
    The law school classroom is a zone of fear that has been immortalized in movies and books as well as conversations with former students. It is portrayed as a stressful, anxious, and intimidating environment. However,...
  • December 28, 2015
    As a 2L transfer student, I cannot speak on every detail of 1L year at UNLV, but with my wife being a Lawyering Process TA (she is in law school too, that’s a whole different blog) and watching this year’s...
  • December 28, 2015
    Imagine, after three years in law school you walk across the stage and receive your diploma. Shortly after, you pass the bar. Then, all of a sudden, it hits you – the legal community has approved of your very...
  • December 02, 2015
    “How do you do it?” I’ve been asked about a zillions times about being a full time parent and full time student in law school. My reply, “You just do it.” That may seem a bit smug,...
  • December 02, 2015
    You’ve been admitted to and have decided to attend the William S. Boyd School of Law! If you’re like me, your excitement may swiftly become tinged with a sense of, “Now what?” Your first...

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