Category: Careers

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

Rural practice prospects? Legendary

Student finds opportunity, community and special history in Dodge City I recently spent two days in Dodge City, Kansas, attending the 2016 Southwest Kansas Bar Association Annual Meeting. (That’s me, second from left in the photo.) The trip… Read More

Learning litigation on the Arizona-Mexico border

I had always thought about going to law school as a kid but never truly had an opportunity to see what life is like as an attorney until I had my first legal internship as an undergraduate. As… Read More

Lens on the law

Bradley Thomas, L’16 Bradley Thomas brings a scientist’s reason and an artist’s creativity to the study of law. The former research scientist holds an undergraduate degree in molecular biology, but he’s as comfortable behind a camera lens as… Read More