Legal internships are a great time to showcase your professional skills. Make the best impression possible with these six tips.

If you are a law student, landing a legal internship can be exciting. You may be looking forward to escaping the stress of classes, exams, and the search for job opportunities. But once you start your dream internship, the hard work is just beginning.

Depending on your experiences before law school, a legal internship may be your first real work experience in practicing law. …


With almost 1 million registered US charities supporting children, it can be overwhelming to decide which to support. Here’s a look at seven of the best-known and most successful organizations, from Best Buddies, which helps children with disabilities connect with their peers, to Locks of Love, which provides hairpieces for young people with medical hair loss.

1. Children’s Defense Fund

The Children’s Defense Fund ‘s mission is to ensure that each and every American child has everything they need to thrive. …


Despite the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, with play halted in many countries worldwide, the Afghan Women’s Soccer League Championship took place on October 16, 2020 in Kabul, with Herat Storm beating Kabul Fortress 3–2.

NPR described the scene that day. Because Afghanistan is a conservative country, the female players sported long sleeves, dark leggings beneath loose-fitting shorts, and black hijabs covering their hair. The audience was segregated, with men and boys on one side and women and girls on another-but both were equally enthusiastic, shouting, hollering, and banging drums as players scored.

A new frontier for women’s sports

A few decades ago, a women’s soccer championship…


A legal intern at Hach & Rose, LLP, Rachel Lader helps prepare cases for trial, summons, and complaints, as well as create informative blog articles for the law firm’s website. A juris doctor candidate at New York Law School, Rachel Lader enjoys traveling.

In addition to fun, excitement, and experience, traveling is also good for health and wellness. Several scientific research studies have discovered how traveling can be good for health.

1. Traveling reduces the risk of deaths due to cardiovascular diseases. This is what the collaborative study of the Global Commission on Aging and Transamerica Center for Retirement and…


Currently pursuing a law degree at New York Law School, Rachel Lader has completed internships with New York firms such as Mallilo & Grossman and Hach & Rose, LLP. Rachel Lader has a history of charitable contributions, including donating gifts from her bat mitzvah to organizations such as Best Buddies.

Founded on the premise that the power of friendship can be life-changing, the Best Buddies program fosters inclusivity through partnerships between students without intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) and those with IDD. …


Accomplished student Rachel Lader maintained membership in the National Honor Society throughout high school, and appeared on the dean’s list all 4 years of college. Currently a student at New York Law School, Rachel Lader balances her academic pursuits with charitable work. In the past, she has volunteered with Realizing the Dream.

A non-profit organization founded by Martin Luther King, III, the third son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Realizing the Dream aims to advance racial equality and justice through initiatives related to poverty, civic engagement, and violence.

The organization includes a domestic branch…


Accomplished student Rachel Lader maintained membership in the National Honor Society throughout high school, and appeared on the dean’s list all 4 years of college. Currently a student at New York Law School, Rachel Lader balances her academic pursuits with charitable work. In the past, she has volunteered with Realizing the Dream.

A non-profit organization founded by Martin Luther King, III, the third son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Realizing the Dream aims to advance racial equality and justice through initiatives related to poverty, civic engagement, and violence.

The organization includes a domestic branch…


For the past several years, New York resident Rachel Lader has been preparing for a career in law. Since her teen years, Rachel Lader has supported the organization Best Buddies International.

Best Buddies is a nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, son of the late Eunice Kennedy Shriver, that focuses on helping children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It carries out this mission by facilitating friendships between this population and others as well as assisting with employment opportunities and inclusive activities.

Recently, Best Buddies partnered with singer Rebecca Black to create the song “Alone Together.” Involved…


Long Island resident Rachel Lader recently earned law degrees from New York Law School and the University of London. In addition to pursuing her legal career, Rachel Lader has volunteered for notable causes, including Realizing the Dream, which has now joined the King Center.

Recently, the King Center’s website reported that the family sold their home to the National Park Service. The home’s significance is that it is not only the home where Martin Luther King Jr. raised his children, but it was also the place of his birth.

The family was conflicted about whether to sell the home. However…


From Long Island, Rachel Lader is completing her Juris Doctor at New York Law School. Before beginning college, Rachel Lader played on a nationally ranked soccer team.

Participation in a youth soccer program offers a variety of benefits for young people. Unlike sports such as baseball and softball, soccer requires players to develop their physical fitness, agility, and stamina.

Chasing the soccer ball for two 45-minute halves is equivalent to running more than five miles. This exertion increases aerobic capacity and vastly improves overall cardiovascular health. …

Rachel Lader

An Attorney in the state of New York, Rachel Lader, interned at Hach & Rose, LLP

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