Madison Burke

Madison Burke

Madison Burke is the 12th Circuit Governor on the ABA’s Law Student Division Board of Governors and is attending the University of Washington School of Law. Prior to her current ambitions, she received a graduate degree in International Studies from the University of Oklahoma and an undergraduate degree in International Relations and Africana Studies from Wellesley College. Madison has also worked for the Washington State Attorney General’s Office Government Operations Division, United States Senator Michael Crapo, and the Idaho House of Representatives.

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April 18, 2016

Law School and Depression

20% of lawyers suffer from depression, more than double that of the general population. Beyond that, 60,000 law students suffer from depression by the end of their second year. What resources are...

March 28, 2016

How to Land the Right Summer Associates Program

Many law students, upon graduating, find it very difficult to acquire employment in the legal profession straight out of school. Numerous law firms are unwilling to hire recent grads that have no...

March 25, 2016

ABA Law Student Division Board of Governors : Year in Review

The ABA Law Student Division serves to not only provide options for students to better engage with their peers but also to provide valuable leadership and career development opportunities. Individuals who wish...

February 19, 2016

Shaping Your Career Path with David Lat

As the law becomes ever more complex and the legal market continues to shift and grow, entering the workforce can be incredibly intimidating to a current student or recent grad. Sifting through...

January 21, 2016

Student Loans: Saving Your Future After You Leap

If you are one of the 40 million Americans who funded their education with student loan debt, you may be asking yourself now what? The bad news: you probably can’t get out...

December 22, 2015

Student Loans: Look Before You Leap

With lower starting salaries and higher tuition rates, today’s law students face tough decisions when it comes to financing their education. In addition to school rank, employment rates, and average starting salaries,...

November 23, 2015

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

If you are in or plan to go into public service, you may have heard about public service loan forgiveness (PSLF for short). This economic incentive was intended to attract and keep...

October 28, 2015

ABA Board of Governors: How Law Students are Helping Themselves

ABA Law Student Podcast hosts Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke sit down with Chris Jennison, the ABA Law Student Division’s representative to the ABA Board of Governors, to discuss the governing role...

October 8, 2015

Senator Lindsey Graham on Getting Through Law School and Being a Lawyer

On this episode of the ABA Law Student Podcast, Senator Lindsey Graham joins hosts Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke. Together, they discuss getting through law school, being an advocate, and public service...

October 8, 2015

ABA President Brown Wants You!

“If you look around at many of the general counsels in this country, they are not from the top ten law schools. They did not graduate from the top 10% of their...

October 8, 2015

Which ABA Sections, Divisions, and Forums Should You Join?

The American Bar Association Law Student Division is free, and its members have the opportunity to join five additional ABA sections, divisions, or forums. But with 64 to choose from, which is...

October 8, 2015

BARBRI’s Richard Conviser on the Bar Exam

Richard Conviser joins hosts Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke for a discussion about the history of BARBRI, why it was founded, and how it continues to help law students pass the most...

October 8, 2015

What is the ABA Law Student Division?

In this extended-play first episode of ABA Law Student Podcast, we start with an interview of our two hosts (Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke) before cutting to their first episode recorded at...