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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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Leaving a legacy: 3L Arin Perkins reflects on new program that supports minority communities

Feb 20, 2024

After studying on small farms in Uruguay and learning about sustainability and agricultural impact on the environment, Perkins became interested in pursuing a career in environmental justice. However, she is still exploring possibilities within law.

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Summer program gives undergrad students from Greater Four Corners region a firsthand look at law school

Feb 20, 2024

The University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law is offering a free four-week residential summer program called “Law as Influence, Law as Change” (LAILAC) in June 2024 for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in law.

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Arc Fellow Neida Morales hopes to advance diversity in the legal profession

Feb 07, 2024

Texas native Neida Morales recently received an Arc to Justice fellowship through the S.J. Quinney College of Law’s Arc to Justice program. Born in Mexico, Morales moved to the United States just a few months later and grew up on a cattle ranch near Alpine, Texas, in the western corner of the state.

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3L Drake Walker discusses friendship and faith at Utah Law with Humans at the U

Feb 01, 2024

“I’m from Rexburg, Idaho, originally, and I am a very stereotypical Idaho boy—I grew up working in the potato fields and quickly realized that I did not want to be a potato farmer for the rest of my life. I knew education would be an important part of achieving that.”

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Video spotlights: See why these six students love Utah Law

Jan 16, 2024

Want to hear directly from students about their passions within law school? Get to know Diana Pogosyan, Landon Evans, Brooklyn Lindsey, Michael Meszaros, Anna Hall, and Carter Moore in this new student spotlight video.

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From barre to bar: 3L Alex McFarlin prepares for new career in litigation

Jan 11, 2024

3L Alex McFarlin grew up in Tennessee and trained in a professional ballet school there. At 18, he auditioned for Ballet West in New York City and earned a spot in their secondary company in Utah, working his way up from there before retiring as a first soloist in 2021.

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Guiding changes to public health services: Meet Arc Fellow Hannah Bruce

Jan 09, 2024

Hannah Bruce, a Nova Scotia native, originally moved to Utah to play Division 1 soccer at Utah Valley University in 2016 — a move that launched several other opportunities around the globe.

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Honoring a single mother’s sacrifice: Kroesche family expands scholarship program to Utah Law

Jan 03, 2024

Navigating law school as a single parent has been challenging, but an understanding S.J. Quinney staff and faculty—and help from the Beatrice F. Kroesche Memorial Scholarship—have made the journey easier for 2L Paulina Barboza.

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Association of American Law Schools and Golden Rule Project recognize students and staff for pro bono work

Dec 19, 2023

Utah Law congratulates Professor Chris Peterson, 2L Avery Emery, and Dr. Caisa Royer, director of the Pro Bono Initiative, for being named to the Association […]

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Pursuing a career in corporate law: Meet 2L Jade Trinh

Dec 18, 2023

When 2L Jade Trinh was four years old, she and her family immigrated to the United States. She learned English by watching movies and shows […]

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A blossoming legal career: Read about the unique way 2L Ashley Koford started at SLC’s Lotus Company

Dec 12, 2023

After taking a break from the hospitality industry during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2L Ashley Koford began looking for a new job when restaurants opened again […]

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Pre-trial practice: Find out why students say this class is a “must-take”

Dec 06, 2023

Professor Randy Dryer has taught the pre-trial practice class every fall semester at the S.J. Quinney College of Law for 12 years. An alum of the law school himself, Dryer says the most rewarding part of the class is sharing his many years of experience litigating civil cases and giving students a realistic look at the world of litigation.

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Utah Law announces unprecedented scholarship-matching campaign

Nov 28, 2023

The S.J. Quinney College of Law is thrilled to announce the launch of an unprecedented scholarship campaign to celebrate our highest rankings ever and help us welcome more of the best students regardless of their financial status. The goal: Raise $7 million in scholarship support in the next five years.

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From supply chains to securities law: 3L John McIntyre prepares for role at national law firm

Nov 16, 2023

Elle Woods continues to influence law students more than 20 years after she made her (theatrical) debut at Harvard Law School: 3L John McIntyre says the film Legally Blonde first encouraged him to become a lawyer.

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Student Veteran of the Year: 3L Michael Meszaros recognized for pro bono work with veterans

Nov 08, 2023

Even though graduation is still several months away, Meszaros is already fulfilling his dreams of helping others. He recently received the University of Utah’s Student Veteran of the Year award for his pro bono work with veterans.

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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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Pro Bono Week: Celebrate Utah Law winners and support the bake sale Oct. 26

Oct 20, 2023

We’re celebrating the Pro Bono Initiative (PBI) during the American Bar Association’s Pro Bono Week Oct. 23-27. Through this program, Utah Law and Brigham Young […]

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From bike mechanic to bar exams: Meet Student Bar Association president Carter Moore

Oct 16, 2023

Law school was never in the plans for 3L and Student Bar Association (SBA) president Carter Moore. In fact, he worked as a bike mechanic, river guide, and journalist before starting at Utah Law in 2021.

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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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Utah Law welcomes Native law students for Cutting Sign event

Oct 03, 2023

S.J. Quinney welcomed more than 60 Native law students from across the country Sept. 29-30 for Cutting Sign to the Legal Profession, a free two-day […]

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