Matthew Burner was one of our TJEF fellows working as an intern at the Law office of Alexander Johnson. Over the course of the summer Matt spent time side by side with Alex learning the what it takes to be a lawyer in Silicon Valley. Law was the focus, however; Matt learned many other valuable life lessons under Alex’s mentoring.
“I really enjoyed my internship with Alex. Going into it, I was under the assumption that it would mostly deal with law and while that was certainly a major part of it, I also was able to catch a glimpse into the life of an entrepreneur. I really enjoyed being able to see and participate in the work that goes into building cases and claims, something I had very little knowledge about before the internship. One often reads of big settlements in newspapers but working at Alex’s office allowed me to understand how much time...."