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Author: Ana Alford

Ana Alford Ana Alford is a current 2L at Mississippi College School of Law. Ana currently serves as the ABA Family Law Division Student Liaison. She has lectured at CLE’s on Public Relations for Lawyers, serves as vice president of the Family Law Society, is a student dean’s ambassador, and is a 2L editor for the school paper, The Legal Eye.

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Guardian ad Litem

The role of a guardian ad litem in a child-centered divorce

June 20, 2019

What children experience in the legal system is something law students often do not personally understand from first-hand experience. Within family law, children often become exposed to the legal system⁠—whether they like it or not. Children who are placed in foster homes, adopted, or attend youth court experience

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1L exams have you nervous? You are not alone

October 23, 2018

If you are like I was when I was a 1L, the scariest thoughts involve the first set of exams. The unknown questions, the time crunch, especially imagining the wide range of essay questions your professors could ask you and how exactly to tackle them, is enough to give you nightmares.