LAW STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Maria Alonso December 15, 2017 Posted by: cleowww Category: LAW STUDENT SCHOLAR SPOTLIGHT, No Comments Q1. What was your course of study in college? Education at The University of Texas at Austin. Q2. How did you become interested in pursuing law? I decided to attend law school my third year in college [...]
I knew I wanted to go to law school when I got into the Law Magnet Program at Dorsey High School. I was also fueled by the fact that in my experience as a foster youth, there were few lawyers who effectively advocated on my behalf and my life was severely impacted because of it. Those experiences fueled my passion to become a lawyer that adequately represented the voice of foster youth.