You’ve written 100 practice essays and answered thousands of multiple choice questions; the elements of common law murder appear in your dreams at night; you’ve crafted numerous memos and letters to clients for MPTs. It’s the last week before the bar and you really, truly, think you have a shot at passing. The end is in sight. Why, then, can’t you relax, even just a little??? [Read more…] about 5 Ways to Combat Stress During the Last Week Before the Bar
About Joanna Sattler
Joanna is a tutor with the Law School Toolbox and Bar Exam Toolbox. Joanna grew up in southern California, where she now lives with her husband and 4 young boys. Before returning to Los Angeles, however, Joanna spent her undergraduate years in Middlebury, Vermont and then worked in outdoor education for several years in New Hampshire, Maine, Nova Scotia, and throughout the mountains and deserts of California. While at Middlebury College, Joanna served as a Peer Writing Tutor and also tutored students at the local high school in reading and writing.
Joanna graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 2005. While in law school, she served as the Executive Editor of the Writing Program for the Georgetown International Environmental Law Review. Joanna began her legal career with a one-year fellowship in the Office of the General Counsel at Johns Hopkins University, where she developed an interest in employment law. Upon completing the fellowship, she took a job with Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP in Los Angeles in their Employment Litigation group, where she worked for approximately 8 years. At Manatt, Joanna was active in the Summer Associate Program, serving as a Mentor and as an Assignment Coordinator.
Currently, Joanna works as a neutral investigator, conducting investigations of workplace complaints and helping clients resolve workplace disputes.