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Sep 9, 2022

In this episode, Kathryn welcomes Imani Maatuka, a Commercial Litigation Associate at Sidley Austin LLP, to talk about Bridging the Gap Scholarship. Imani recalls how what made her decide to follow in the footsteps of her other family members and what the big difference is between what she expected and the reality now that she’s working as a litigation associate. She describes how she picked litigation as the law area to specialize in. Additionally, Imani shares more information about Bridging the Gap Scholarship: How it started, what their goals and steps to reach these goals are, and how it continues to help other students.

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    Episode Highlights
  • Why Imani Maatuka made the decision to go to law school
  • What is the difference between what she expected and the reality now of being an attorney
  • What Bridging the Gap scholarship is
  • What she really learned once she started practicing law
  • What keys made this year work
  • How she picked litigation
  • What are the goals she set for herself and what steps she’s taking to reach them
  • Where can people find more information about the Bridging the Gap scholarship?

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