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Author: John Fortin

John Fortin John A. Fortin is a rising 2L at the University of Richmond Law School in Virginia. John is a Navy veteran who served as a cryptologist and intelligence analyst interfacing across the intelligence community for ten years prior to going to law school. He interned at the Supreme Court of Colorado for Justice Monica Márquez for his 1L summer. John is a member of the University of Richmond Law Review.

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1L-Employment

Your 1L first semester: Schoolwork and thinking about employment

September 11, 2017

If you are reading this article you either read Part One or skipped to this part because the summer is over and you are in the grind.  Regardless of how we got here, congrats on going to law school!For ease of understanding, I am going to break first semester

Studying as a 1L

Paying it forward: A guide to your 1L year (from a rising 2L)

August 07, 2017

Congratulations!  Law school is a big deal, there is a lot of doom and gloom in the media about attending law school based on the market and the employment outcomes.  I cannot speak for all my peers, but I am incredibly happy with my decision to take on the challenge