Attorney Spotlight: JJ Moore
What is your current position?
Staff Attorney, Volunteer Lawyers Project, Legal Action of Wisconsin.
Where did you go to undergrad? What was your major?
Texas Christian University (TCU) with a BA in Entrepreneurial Management.
Where did you go to law school?
Marquette Law School ’18.
What do you like about your practice?
I love being able to see the relief on a client’s face when they hear that a volunteer attorney has taken their case to assist them. It’s like 10,000 pounds has just left their shoulders.
What activities were you involved in law school?
Sports Law and Pro Bono. (Let’s be honest - I lived and breathed pro bono.)
What was your favorite class in law school?
Interviewing and Counseling Workshop.
How did you start volunteering for MVLC?
My first shift was a coverage shift for the Mobile Legal Clinic on a Saturday as a law student and I kept on rolling from there.
What advice would you give to the current law school students?
If you want to make connections and improve your skills, do as much hands-on work as you can whether it’s at the MVLC, MJC, Hammerships, or other jobs. The practical skills and relationships I built in law school are what has carried me through my young career.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Preparing for my first child and watching movies. Hopefully someday getting back to traveling.
Student Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Megan Drury
If you've volunteered with the remote legal clinics this summer, Megan Drury is probably a familiar face. Megan is a rising 3L, a Student Advisory Board member, and a student employee in Marquette's Office of Public Service. She spent much of her summer facilitating remote clinics and responding to requests for service. Megan received her bachelor’s degree from Marquette University in Psychology and her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Megan’s hobbies include cooking, reading, and being active and outdoors.