College of Law


John Seegrist finds new opportunities with MLS degree

John Seegrist (’21 MLS) spent the majority of his career in healthcare administration—traveling all over, managing claim processing and customer service, and acquiring a solid background in legal compliance. He excelled at making money for big companies. But enrolling in the Master of Legal Studies program led him to a major career pivot—and he couldn’t be happier

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Making waves: Utah Law professors and alum Brian Steed partner to save the Great Salt Lake

In early 2023, a widely publicized report predicted that the Great Salt Lake would disappear within five years if its loss rate continued. To highlight legal pathways to restoring the lake, the Wallace Stegner Center launched the Great Salt Lake Project—and a brand-new class called the Environmental Policy Accelerator to give students firsthand experience working with policymakers to address environmental challenges.

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