Category: Careers

Suiting up, gaining confidence

Legal Aid Clinic teaches student ‘how to be a lawyer’ My almost three years at KU Law have been less than perfect, but I would not change my experience for anything. As my time in law school slowly… Read More

Former teacher, stronger lawyer

Jake Turner, back row second from right, with his Spirit Award-winning Bluebook Relays team, Guns ‘n’ Rosenberg Law student’s first career taught importance of client relationships, being prepared for anything As a young child, I dreamed of being… Read More

Serving the American people in America’s capital

James Garfield is my favorite U.S. president. Most people have never heard of our 20th president, and if they have, all they know about is his tragic assassination roughly three months into his presidency. However, prior to his… Read More

10 reasons to attend the Southwest Kansas Bar Association annual meeting

Over my birthday weekend early this September, I gathered with attorneys and fellow students to see what the life as a Jayhawk lawyer in southwest Kansas looks like, and I have to say, it wasn’t half bad. To… Read More

An entrepreneur in the law

After a respite from the pressures of “Fun-L” year (in the form of a trip to Europe), I dove right into two jobs this summer. I had no idea what to do with my life, so I decided… Read More

Alumna selected for prestigious health policy fellowship

A 2009 KU Law alumna has been selected for the 2017-2018 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Health Policy Fellows Program, one of the nation’s most prestigious learning experiences at the nexus of health, science, and policy. Lt. Cmdr. Brutrinia… Read More

El Paso native finds her niche at KU Law

Challenging coursework, enriching leadership experiences, practical learning opportunities recipe for graduate’s success Sylvia Hernandez is the first to note that her transition to law school wasn’t an easy one. Moving from El Paso, Texas, to Lawrence required a… Read More

Business owner, student, mom

Graduate’s student experience enriched by expanding roles Some babies are rocked to sleep with lullabies. Taylor Ray’s daughter Emma was lulled into slumber with voice recordings of Professor Webb Hecker’s Mergers and Acquisitions lectures. In the midst of… Read More

Blazing trails in Barber County

Service, community draw 3L to rural practice With commencement just around the corner and a promising career on the horizon, 3L Hannah Brass is already living up to the promise of her last name. After graduation, the former… Read More

Devoted to public service

KU Law student leverages EJW Conference to launch legal career As a 1L, Emily Dutcher spent a month volunteering at Cape Town’s Project Abroad Human Rights Office, providing legal aid in vast shanty towns of over a million… Read More