April 23, 2019

Perspectives: New Attorney in Environmental Nonprofit Law

Shannon A. Hughes

I describe my time in law school as one bookended by significant political events. The first, the 2008 recession, which caused a great panic in those considering taking out large student loans for the legal profession that was witnessing great unemployment. The second, the 2016 presidential election of Donald Trump, which caused a great panic among environmentalists, resulting in substantial donations to nonprofit organizations and the subsequent funding of my position in an environmental nonprofit.

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