Category: Alumni

Alumnus creates fund to sustain KU Law faculty excellence

Photo courtesy of McDermott Will & Emery law firm James Riedy practices law in Washington, D.C. But as a Kansas native and 1977 graduate of KU Law, he’s committed to ensuring students from his home state have access… Read More

Recent Graduate Spotlight: Becky Howlett advocates for Navajo Nation

Earning a certificate in tribal law was pivotal in Becky Howlett’s legal education. “Ultimately, my experiences in KU Law’s Tribal Law and Government Center were part of the underlying reason I chose to dedicate my legal career to… Read More

Recent Graduate Spotlight: Madeline Heeren makes a worldwide impact

As an international trade compliance specialist for the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C., Madeline Heeren uses the knowledge she gained in Professor Raj Bhala’s international trade and finance classes every day. In fact, KU Law’s strong… Read More

Recent Graduate Spotlight: Arturo Garcia aims to help immigrants

Arturo Garcia has many reasons to be passionate about immigration law, and he plans to utilize his law degree to help immigrants. “As a dual citizen of Mexico and the United States, a border-town native and a son… Read More

Green Hall gleams after spring cleaning

Green Hall is looking sharp after a spring cleaning that restored the exterior to its original 1978 luster. Perched on rigging and lifts, crews from Mid-Continental Restoration out of Fort Scott replaced old caulking around joints and windows,… Read More

Alumna joins KU Law development team

A 2013 KU Law graduate and former trial attorney has joined the law school’s fundraising team at KU Endowment. Lauren Luhrs started in late May as the school’s new director of development. She works with Malcolm Jackson, associate… Read More

Three chief judges

Alumnae, friends rise to lead respective courts First, they were KU Law students, then they were Assistant United States Attorneys, then they were judges. Today, some 28 years after they first started working together as litigators for the… Read More

Internationally focused

As finalist in prestigious federal leadership program, KU Law grad accepts international trade appointment A recent University of Kansas School of Law graduate has been named a finalist in one of the nation’s most competitive fellowship programs. Josh… Read More

For the children

Katie Gilman being sworn in as a CASA volunteer during her 1L year at KU Law. Future prosecutor goes above and beyond for young clients Katie Gilman has a passion for helping children. Although she wasn’t sure where… Read More

High court ambitions

Benjamin Stringer, left, at Legal Career Options Day in 2015. Accomplished student advocate eyes SCOTUS appearance Benjamin Stringer’s ultimate dream is to one day argue before the U.S. Supreme Court. If his advocacy record at KU Law is… Read More