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

Speaking surzhik and eating borsch

Dual degree candidate studies international trade in the breadbasket of Europe As a JD/MA candidate in Russian, East European, Eurasian Studies and Law I’ve long had an interest in Eastern Europe, but it wasn’t until I studied international… Read More

An education 16 years in the making

Tom Meier, L’16 Tom Meier took more than a few twists and turns on his path to graduation, but today he will earn his law degree after a 16-year journey. Originally from Indiana, Lt. Col. Meier, who retired… 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

‘A one-woman machine’

Ashley Akers, L’16 Wyoming native Ashley Akers knew she had found her home away from home the first time she visited Green Hall. “The town was great, the school was welcoming, and the price was right,” Akers said…. Read More

A new calling

Bryce Langford, L’16 For Bryce Langford, pursuing a law degree meant giving up the family business. “I worked as a pastor for eight years,” Langford said. “My wife’s parents and my parents and grandparents were pastors. For us… Read More

Sisters in law

Jacque Patton & Grecia Perez, L’16 For many, the friendships born in Green Hall last long past graduation. But some students gain more than study partners, becoming roommates, colleagues and lifelong friends. Class of 2016 members Jacque Patton… Read More

Law student, veteran named finalist in prestigious federal leadership program

With an eye toward a career in public service, 2016 graduate Kevin Anderson weighs multiple employment opportunities A University of Kansas law student with a history of military service has been named a finalist in one of the nation’s… Read More

Graduate’s legacy of activism, service fostered in law school

Photo courtesy of University Archives Rusty Leffel arrived on the KU campus as an undergraduate in 1966 and stayed until he finished law school in 1973. In his seven years on the Hill, student life evolved from a… Read More

Top Five Law School Myths

Myth # 1: You won’t have time to have a social life in law school. While I spent more time in the law library this year than I ever thought possible, I’ve still had plenty of time for… Read More