Tag: student life

3L advocates for change through congressional bid

For the class of 2017, the final year of law school was a time of transition. The Republican party took control of both chambers of Congress and the White House, promising sweeping policy changes and a shift in… Read More

‘An 8-to-5 gig with a whole lot of overtime’

Nontraditional student balances law school, parenthood Kriston Guillot interns at the Douglas County Legal Aid Society and Legal Services for Students, is president of the 3L class, serves as a Traffic Court justice and KU Law Student Ambassador, is… Read More

Studying Biodiversity Law in the Virgin Islands

Over winter break when many of my peers were braving the cold Kansas winter, I found myself attending law school in the Caribbean. While others sat indoors recovering from their holiday feasts, I was swimming, snorkeling, boating and… 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

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

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

Former teacher found calling as pioneer woman attorney at KU Law

Judge Jean Shepherd, L’77, was one of the KU Law women pioneers of the 1970s. Like several of her women classmates, Shepherd pursued law as a second career, leaving behind the fields traditionally open to women at the… Read More

Experiencing Work and Life in India

This summer I had the opportunity to work as an intern with the firm J. Sagar and Associates in Gurgaon, India, a suburb of New Delhi. I got the job by talking to a former KU Law student,… Read More

10 Things Every Law Student Can Relate To

1) When you choose to binge watch “The Good Wife” instead of studying. 2) When you get called on in class but you’ve been on Buzzfeed for the last 15 minutes. 3) When you choose to take the… Read More

3L Joni Bodnar with baby Kendall in class

Pregnant in Law School | Part 5: Adjusting to law school life as the mother of a newborn

The first week after having baby Kendall was a blur of visitors, along with trying to recover from surgery. I was healing well enough that I could stop taking pain killers just six days after my C-section, which… Read More