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MLS student Evangelina Marquez feels confident at Utah Law

Mar 11, 2024

Now that she is halfway through the one-year (three semesters) MLS program, Marquez confidently says that it’s the people at Utah Law who have made it an enjoyable experience.

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A “toy story” for MLS student Chad Nelson

Feb 29, 2024

MLS student Chad Nelson’s career began in the cycling industry, working with sponsored athletes and teams in events such as the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia.

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MLS alumni spotlight: Glen Proctor

Jan 25, 2024

Glen Proctor graduated with the in-person master of legal studies (MLS) class of 2022. Get to know him better in this alumni spotlight.

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Achieving a mindset shift: Meet MLS student Raveena Ghag

Nov 02, 2023

Raveena Ghag’s bachelor’s degree in communication gave her a foundation in writing and passion for creating social media content—and the Master’s in Legal Studies degree […]

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Honoring a tradition of education: Anna-Cajsa Gipson looks forward to earning her MLS

Oct 11, 2023

Anna-Cajsa Gipson was a stay-at-home mom for nearly 23 years before reentering the workforce and pursuing an advanced degree through the Master of Legal Studies […]

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Meet students and alumni through our brand-new video spotlights

Sep 22, 2023

We’ve been spotlighting Utah Law students and alumni throughout the years and sharing their stories and passions. Now we have a new way to help […]

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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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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, career coach, leadership dean, teacher, fundraiser, and consultant. Now, as director of non-JD programs at the S.J. Quinney College of Law, Anastasia is transforming herself again.

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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 earning her certified public accountant (CPA) certification, Brooke never planned to return to school—but the one-year Master of Legal Studies (MLS) program proved essential due to her new role.

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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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