Chay Rodriguez

Chay Rodriguez

Host of ABA Law Student Podcast

Chay Rodriguez is the IT Communications and Engagement Manager at a prominent entertainment company by day and a part-time law student by night. Originally from the tri-state area, Chay holds a B.S. in Marketing from Rutgers University and an M.S. in Global Fashion Enterprise from Philadelphia University. Currently Chay is participating in an independent study that centers around homeowners associations and the covert use of race in the home buying process. Outside of the classroom, Chay participated in her school’s Peer Mentor Program as a peer mentor to incoming 1L students, competed in the 2021 SRBLSA Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition, and received the honor of Outstanding Student of the Quarter award.

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Recent Episodes
February 12, 2024

The Merits Of Being A Little Reckless: How An Arts Lawyer Took On The Sackler Family

Becoming a specialist in a niche area of the law is often touted as the most effective path for attorneys, but there’s definitely much to be said for having a more dynamic...

January 8, 2024

The Art of Negotiation: Understanding the Nuance and Skill of Advocacy

Labor issues captured the headlines throughout much of 2023, with over 400 strikes involving half a million workers. From a legal perspective, there’s a lot to unpack about negotiation tactics, advances in...

December 11, 2023

Engaging with AI in Your Future Legal Career

There’s no way to take a pass on tech competence. In your future as a lawyer, you have an ethical responsibility to understand and use technology in your practice, and today’s fastest...

October 23, 2023

The Unique Experience of a Justice-Impacted Law Student

After a criminal pays their debt to society, should they continue to suffer additional consequences for their crime for the rest of their life? Ricky Panayoty developed a deep passion for the...

September 18, 2023

Don’t Let Law School Crush Your Creativity

As law students learn to be lawyers, some feel that they lose themselves—that their prior creative, dynamic individuality is slowly replaced by an unrecognizable law school robot. If you’ve experienced this disorienting...