Category: Careers

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

Student Spotlight: Jessie Pringle hopes to increase access to justice

Through a legal tech fellowship at Kansas Legal Services, Jessie Pringle spent the summer learning how technology can help close the justice gap. “I am empowering people to navigate the justice system when they can’t afford an attorney… 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

Recent Graduate Spotlight: Lindsay Strong embarks on new experiences

Lindsay Strong fondly remembers her final trial as a law student. During her last semester at KU Law, she spent countless hours strategizing, memorizing and executing skills with her trial advocacy partner, Ellen Rudolph. They were tested on a weekly basis leading up to the… Read More

Student Spotlight: Malika Baker excels in Jayhawk community

Deciding where to attend law school was an easy choice for Malika Baker. After earning her undergraduate degree at the University of Kansas, she decided to continue her education at KU because of the Jayhawk community. “I ran… Read More

Student Spotlight: James Hampton strives for equality

James Hampton plans to build a career out of helping others. Hampton is spending his summer as a Legal Fellow at the Human Rights Campaign, a LGBTQ civil rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization in Washington D.C…. Read More

Student Spotlight: Omar Husain cultivates legal relationships

To say that Omar Husain is “busy” is an understatement. Husain is a KU Law Student Ambassador, vice president of the Student Intellectual Property Law Association, secretary of the Environmental Law Society, a research assistant for Professor Andrew Torrance and a student representative for… 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