Why should you be a social justice lawyer?

Recently, at La Trobe Open Day, La Trobe Law School welcomed the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s Legal Network Coordinator Melanie Book to speak to our students about what a day in the life of a social justice lawyer at the… Continue Reading

Dr Anita Mackay joins La Trobe Law School: “It’s an exciting time to be a law student.”

Recently, Dr Anita Mackay joined La Trobe Law School as a lecturer and the school’s JD coordinator. Having spent seven years in Canberra working for the Attorney-General’s Department, Dr Mackay brings a wealth of experience to La Trobe Law School,… Continue Reading

Bouncing Back: 3 Key Tips to Understand and use Feedback to your Advantage

On 12 May 2016, La Trobe Law School ran the fourth 101 Law Skills Workshop of 2016. Organised throughout the semester, these workshops aim to sharpen your legal and professional skills and provide you with some handy tips for your… Continue Reading

Talking About Graduate Programs for Law Students

By Phoebe Johnston During the final year of my university studies I discovered that studying law leads to a number of different career opportunities. Personally, I was not sure whether I was ready to commit to a traineeship in a law firm. Hence, I decided to pursue… Continue Reading