Michelle Evenson

1L Writer

I moved to Southern California two years ago from Minnesota, where I was born and raised. I have two Bachelor Degrees from St. Cloud State University, one in English Literature and Secondary Education and the other in Theatre and Mass Communications. I was a high school English, speech, and journalism teacher before deciding to attend law school.



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Open the Doors to Justice Program Draws High School Students and Law Students Together

For me, sharing my law school journey story with more than 40 high school freshmen and sophomores helped remind me of just how far I have...
By Michelle Evenson | October 25, 2013
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National Coming Out Day: A Primer for Straight Allies

It’s 2013, the Supreme Court just killed DOMA, and Prop 8.  Talking about coming out should not be that big of a deal.  But it has only...
By Michelle Evenson | October 9, 2013
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Public Interest Law Foundation to Hold Annual Silent and Live Auction

An auction.  I know what you’re thinking, “I am a poor law student.  How can I possibly afford anything at an auction?”  Here’s the good...
By Michelle Evenson | March 18, 2013

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Legal Rock Star

“It ain’t over ‘til it’s over,” United States Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said, offering the Women and Law...
By Michelle Evenson | February 20, 2013

40 Days

It all started near the end of September when I spotted a jolly, little snowman peeking out the window at the Pavillions near my house. ...
By Michelle Evenson | November 24, 2012

Tricks or Treats: A list of Something Good to do This Halloween

A chill is finally in the air, well at least for a couple of days.  With the chill of fall comes the thrill of Halloween for many.  You may...
By Michelle Evenson | October 17, 2012