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Bar Association of San Francisco Member Benefits: Publications

SFAM: Law School DebtSan Francisco Attorney Magazine: Fall 2014

Cover Stories

  • Carrying a Heavy Load: The Impact of Educational Debt (301KB PDF)
    Working four days a week as a supervising attorney at the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic of the Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), Sarah Drinkwater effectively has $45 a month left over. Considering daycare costs, commuting expenses, a $25/month 401(k) contribution, and, last but not least, student loan payments, running the numbers in hehead keeps her up at night. “Clearly, I’m on my way to wealth and fortune,” quips Drinkwater, who graduated in 2009 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law with $65,000 in student loan debt.

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