What Kind of Lawyer Do I Want to be?
Sep27

What Kind of Lawyer Do I Want to be?

Kai Chun Chan, University of York Volunteering is about giving. But it is also about having a great time and experiencing more in life, a volunteer experience is one you will remember all your life. This experience means sharing time with like-minded people, sharing your expertise with the people you are helping, sharing the work and sharing the fun and excitement of being taken into another culture. I always hear people say: you only...

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Externship Testimonials

Testimonial from Russell Schmidt, 2013 externship participant: BABSEA CLE is a somewhat strange organization for a law student to intern with. You at once become both student and teacher. I decided to come to BABSEA CLE not just to volunteer within Southeast Asia but also to develop my own skills. True to the clinical legal education methodology, I would ultimately end up learning through doing. I was able to utilize what I had learnt...

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The noticeable development of myself as a professional-in-waiting
Aug20

The noticeable development of myself as a professional-in-waiting

Russell Schmidt During my undergraduate studies I was lucky enough to participate in a supervised internship through the University of Sydney’s Social Justice Clinical Course. I completed my internship at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre Ltd (PIAC) in Sydney, Australia. This was my first exposure to clinical legal education and I was taken aback by the depth with which I engaged with issues, the breadth of my work and the...

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Transitions: My Experiences With BABSEACLE
Mar26

Transitions: My Experiences With BABSEACLE

My name is Jason Lilly and I was a volunteer at BABSEACLE’s Chiang Mai office from September 2012 to February 2013. I came to BABSEACLE at a very transitional point in my life. I had just finished high school and become an adult (in the legal sense), but I still felt that I was missing a lot of the real world knowledge and maturity that it seemed like I would need to lead a successful, happy life. Instead of going straight off to...

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