Category: Practical Experience

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: 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

KU Law offers students hands-on experience in electronic discovery

KU Law is among only a handful of law schools offering electronic discovery as a stand-alone class. Coming from two decades of practice, Professor Amii Castle teaches students how to preserve, ask for, search and produce electronic documents… 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

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

From soda to Sunday school

Business-savvy law student learns best on the job Every major brand has a tagline. Coca-Cola urges consumers to “Taste the Feeling.” Kraft Foods Group encourages shoppers to “Make Today Delicious.” KU Law student Waynell Henson asks: “Are YOU… Read More

Burning desire

Former firefighter earns law degree to help ensure justice In his previous career as a firefighter and medic, Joe Uhlman witnessed the lasting damage that some people inflicted on others. He picked up the pieces the best he… Read More

Business suits + white coats

In MLP, student learns value of lawyers, doctors partnering for healthy communities Looking past the stereotypes, lawyers and doctors have a lot in common. Usually seen as adversaries, I know that at least medical students and law students… Read More