Jose Amezola
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10 Questions with Jose Amezola

2L at DU Law

  1. Where do you go to law school and what year are you?
    I attend Sturm College of Law at DU and I am a 2L student in the part-time program.
  2. Why did you become a lawyer?
    I have previously worked as a paralegal in immigration law, and I found the work to be engaging and satisfying.
  3. What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
    Keep copies/scans of all your important documents.
  4. Where are your favorite places to travel?
    I love San Diego — I donated a kidney at Scripps Green hospital and San Diego. I have very fond memories of that time.
  5. How do you de-stress?
    I destress by going to the gym or taking walks. I find both to be soothing.
  6. What are your hobbies outside of the law?
    I enjoy weightlifting, watching documentaries, cooking and the occasional video game. I am also really into organizing my physical and digital spaces.
  7. What is your favorite book or movie?
    My favorite movie is Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillermo del Toro.
  8. What is your biggest pet peeve?
    People forgetting their passwords. Use a password manager!
  9. What is one item from your bucket list?
    Learn 2,000 Chinese Characters. I am well on my way.
  10. Anything else you would like to share?
    I once did a TEDx Talk: https://youtu.be/9e4dyyUxMFc