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Author: Alessandra Fritz

Alessandra Fritz Alessandra Fritz is a 3L at UCI Law, where she is founder and chair of the Mental Health in Law Society. In 2012, Ali graduated from Willamette University with a BA in Theatre. To relax, Ali paints abstract color paintings and hangs out with her two cats, Stella and Luna.

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Fragility or courage? The state of law students today

June 04, 2019

I had a conversation earlier this month with a former director of a state bar Lawyers Assistance Program. This person shared that during regular meetings with the LAP, administrators at law schools in the state often complained, “Students today are just so fragile.” But


Who asked Ali? Unsolicited, unrefined 1L advice from your Mental Health Coordinator

August 28, 2018

This summer, I had a chance to look back on my 1L year. I thought about things I wish I had really understood as I rode the wild rollercoaster of my first year of law school. So, I’m going to share with you some of those lessons learned, despite the fact that, before and during 1L year, I read many lists like the one I am about to provide, and I did what you were just about to do and skimmed the bolded headers.