Author Archives: Jayniece Rosa Higgins

About Jayniece Rosa Higgins

I am a 3L at the University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. Born and raised in Memphis, TN and I am interested in the legal areas of Criminal Defense (adult and juvenile) and Elder Law, and in the non-legal areas of dance and video games (when time permits of course).

Perseverance

My brain really has been either asleep or nonfunctioning the past couple of months. I’m not sure if it is the excitement of graduation (94 days left), the anticipation of when my little princess gets to come home with me for the first time (111 days left), or a combination of both. Continue reading

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Be still.

Seems like the past couple of months I have been everything but still. My life has changed in ways that I never would have planned two years ago. Law school is still law school and will not change regardless of what happens to me. There are responsibilities that I have been forced to give up and many nights that I still cannot not sleep. But even with the lethargy, crying, and pain, something my late grandmother said years ago pops into my head. Be still.

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Building a Legacy

Blessed doesn’t begin to describe how I feel upon entering my last year of law school. My law school experience thus far has been challenging, as I’m sure most law students would say. Undergraduate was a breeze for me and I figured law school would be the same. I came in believing that I would go into corporate law, graduate with good grades, and have a six-figure job lined up upon graduation – until I took Contracts I.

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