The Blog Formerly Known As Practical Paralegalism
West Virginia legal assistant Laura Collins is a “Chemical Valley Roller Girl” and co-founder of the Kanahwa Valley team. The team has been practicing for the past several months on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday nights at a local skating rink.
Roller derby (like the legal field) is not for the faint of heart:
It gets physical very fast. Specifically, nobody is allowed to hit anyone. Players aren’t supposed to deliberately trip, hook or jab opposing players with their elbows or use their helmeted heads as batteringrams. Hauling off and slugging another player is strictly against the rules.