Monroe   Thornton

Home State

Florida

Undergraduate Institution and Graduation Year

Savannah State, 2020

Legal Interests

Litigation and Criminal Law

Hobbies

Working out, playing Call of Duty, watching Anime

What do you think is the best thing about Cumberland School of Law?

I think the best thing about Cumberland is the friendly environment. From faculty to students, everyone is generally willing to help you.

Why did you choose Cumberland School of Law?

I chose Cumberland, because of the nationally ranked trial advocacy program. I also have a lot of family in Birmingham.

What do you most enjoy about studying law in Birmingham? What do you like to do in Birmingham?

I like the fact that there are a lot of local Cumberland alumni. I also like going to new restaurants in Birmingham.

Student Organizations/Extracurricular Activities

Black Law Students Association (BLSA) and National Trial Team

If you could give any advice to your pre-law school self, what would you say? 

Do a few practice essays during the semester to prepare for the final exams.

What do you plan to do after graduation?

I plan to become an assistant district attorney.