Category: Careers

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

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

Falling into place

Unexpected 6th Semester in D.C. experience perfectly caps student’s law school journey I never meant to spend my last semester of law school living and working in Washington, D.C. — seeing Abe Lincoln whenever I wanted to and… Read More

Health is wealth

Humans are complex beings. The evolutionary marvel that is the human brain is both our species’ greatest strength and weakness. It allows us, as lawyers and future lawyers, to understand, communicate and untangle intricate legal issues. On the… Read More

From covering trials to trying cases

Reinvention the right move for journalist-turned-law student Just a couple of months away from graduation and a few weeks out from my 28th birthday, I thought recently about where my pre-law school self would have envisioned me at… Read More

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