Finding Purpose in Every Day: Part Three of a Student-Authored Series

By: Cassidy Webb (WFU Law ’20)

1L Cassidy Webb

When I decided to attend law school, I never expected to find purpose in every single day. I knew with confidence that there was great purpose in my long-term goal: to provide valuable legal services to those who otherwise could not have access to it. But I never anticipated loving (or at least tolerating) reading the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, feeling such pride when editing my brief for the twentieth time, or forming close relationships with classmates from incredibly different backgrounds than my own. Yet every time I learned a different duty of care in Torts or finally “perfected” my Contracts outline, I was reminded how much I love this experience. Even during the most mundane parts of law school, I have constantly been encouraged to persevere.

Three main aspects of my 1L experience have cultivated my continual feeling of purpose: the passion of my classmates, the inspiration of guest speakers, and my repeated exposure to pro bono service. Continue reading “Finding Purpose in Every Day: Part Three of a Student-Authored Series”

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