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Author: Dayna Maeder

Dayna Maeder Dayna Maeder is a 1L student at Florida State University College of Law. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida where she studied English and mass communications, and went on to earn her Master’s in Education. Dayna is a former journalist who edited and wrote articles for Houston Chronicle, Chicago Tribune and other major newspapers and magazines throughout the nation. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, skydiving, playing poker and reading novels.

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Sammy Chang

How the LSD Education Director makes a difference

September 01, 2018

The ABA’s Law Student Division Council is comprised of seven law students with distinct positions. The education director is a unique and one of the most critical Council roles.

Finding a mentor: You don’t have to go it alone in law school

January 01, 2018

One of the most important steps you can take during law school is developing a mentoring relationship with someone you trust. You’ve got your head down, and you’re focusing on your course work. Good plan. But it’s also smart to begin building the relationships that will help you plan and pursue your legal career goals. One way to do that is by finding a mentor who can help guide you down the smartest path.

Law Student Gift Guide

The 2017 Last-Minute BTB Law Student Gift Guide

December 20, 2017

You can also check out the 2018 and 2016 Law Student Gift Guides for the latest ideas! With less than a week to go until Christmas and with Hanukkah wrapping up its eight-day long festivities, law students are heading home for the holiday season to

Thomas Kim

Leading the effort to remove bar admission barrier for undocumented law students

October 05, 2017

Law students successfully lobbied the ABA House of Delegates in August to adopt Resolution 108, urging Congress to amend federal law to add language that bar admission shouldn’t be denied based solely on immigration status. Support for the resolution was heavily one-sided in support of passage. In fact, the

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Supreme Court opens with a ‘monumental’ caseload

October 04, 2017

Monday, Oct. 2 marked the first day of fall term for the Supreme Court of the United States, and the legal field is abuzz with the line-up of cases that will be presented. Off to an exciting start Starting off with a bang, the court has already heard two major test cases,


Law students can make a difference for hurricane victims

September 19, 2017

Amid the flood of natural disasters literally flooding parts of our nation, many law students and American Bar Association members alike are wondering how they can help those in need, whether it is with donations, supplies, manpower, or legal assistance. Before the Bar has already posted about resources