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Trusting your instincts: Recent graduate Abby Philips discusses new role as judicial law clerk at Department of Justice

Nov 14, 2023

Abby Philips was in her second year of law school when she learned about the Department of Justice’s honors program, in which students across the country apply for a limited number of spots in each area.

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Grow as you go: Bethany Hardwig expresses gratitude for MLS program

Sep 15, 2023

Bethany Hardwig was working in the University of Utah’s University Advancement office and began looking into graduate programs. A webinar about the Master of Legal […]

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Visiting Assistant Professor Mikayla Irvin expresses excitement for new opportunity at S.J. Quinney

Sep 04, 2023

Mikayla Irvin has joined Utah Law as a Visiting Assistant Professor! She most recently worked in private practice, where she specialized in commercial litigation and […]

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Jill-of-all-trades: Anastasia Boyko returns to her Utah roots

Aug 29, 2023

Anastasia Boyko considers herself a jill-of-all-trades because she’s held many different roles, including law librarian, Supreme Court intern, tax lawyer, banker, yoga teacher, wellness entrepreneur, […]

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Understanding the why behind legal counsel: Brooke DeWyze

Jul 17, 2023

Brooke DeWyze, chief operating officer of commercial insurance company Moreton, originally graduated from the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business in 1998. After […]

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Utah Law alumna Melissa Holyoak named nominee for Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission

Jul 12, 2023

President Joe Biden has nominated Utah Law alumna Melissa Holyoak, who currently serves as Utah Solicitor General, as a nominee for Commissioner of the Federal […]

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Trailblazing Triumph: A U alum paves the way for undocumented ‘Dreamers’ to practice law in Utah

Jun 16, 2023

When Heidi Chamorro-Leon BA’11 HBA’11 JD’15 questioned whether she could be admitted to a Utah law school with an undocumented immigration status, an advisor asked her to consider: Will you be doing this for nothing?

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Laura Leon on the power of the second try

May 22, 2023

Alumna Laura Leon made it her goal to become an immigration lawyer—and from failed first-time bar exams to global pandemics, she hasn’t let anything prevent […]

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Convocation: Recognizing the Class of 2023

May 15, 2023

Congratulations to the S.J. Quinney College of Law Class of 2023, who graduated Friday, May 12! Convocation ceremonies were held at Kingsbury Hall, a historic […]

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The many roles of MLS alumna Raelene Blocker

Mar 15, 2023

By Suzi Morales Raelene Blocker (MLS Class of 2019) has worn many hats. Among them: political candidate, lobbyist, advocate, and—most recently—mediator. Blocker says the College […]

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Utah Law celebrates graduates’ performance on Utah Bar exam

Oct 27, 2022

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law is celebrating a strong performance from recent graduates on the July 2022 Utah Bar Exam. An […]

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Utah Law hosts leadership lunches for first-year students

Sep 14, 2022

The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law recently began hosting Jackson Howard Leadership Lunches again to help connect alumni and first-year law students. […]

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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law DEI Update

Aug 29, 2022

Dear SJQ Community: One of our top goals is to create an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible (IDEA) community at the S.J. Quinney College of […]

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Utah Law launches traveling interview program for students

Aug 25, 2022

The Career Development Office at the S.J. Quinney College of Law recently launched a traveling interview program to allow students to explore out-of-state opportunities. “We […]

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Alumna Abigail M. Dizon-Maughan to be honored at Living Color Gala

Aug 22, 2022

Abigail M. Dizon-Maughan (Utah Law class of 2012) will be honored at the annual Living Color Gala on September 9, 2022. The Living Color Gala […]

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Professor RonNell Andersen Jones and alumnus elected to American Law Institute

Jul 26, 2022

Professor RonNell Andersen Jones has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI). Jones was one of 6o legal scholars and practitioners from across the […]

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Alum Paul Burke Takes on LGBTQ+ Discrimination at Soccer Stadiums

Jun 03, 2022

Paul C. Burke is Exhibit A in the case that taking a chance on one opportunity often leads to another. The 1997 alumnus is now […]

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Alumna Mel Moeinvaziri (’17) opens doors as immigration attorney

May 11, 2022

Mel Moeinvaziri knew by the time she was 5 she would grow up to be a lawyer — but only because her father said a […]

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