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Author: Travis Thickstun

Travis Thickstun Travis Thickstun is a 2L at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and a member of the ABA Law Student Division editorial board. He has master’s degrees in jurisprudence from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and in theological studies from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He's also a husband, a father, and a police lieutenant.

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How law students helped others during the pandemic

January 01, 2021

Law students have leveraged their legal training to pursue relief for tenants and prisoners confined during the pandemic. While some have worked though their law schools’ clinical programs or local legal aid societies, others have teamed up directly with local attorneys engaged in pro bono

Do you actually need a full-time job? Try freelance legal work

November 01, 2020

Many attorneys who want flexibility and freedom have turned to freelancing for meaningful, substantial legal work. Opportunities for freelance legal work have even increased recently as law firms suddenly needed help in both litigation and transactional work—especially as courts opened up after COVID-19-related closures.