Hands-On Learning Q&A: Kristen Andrews, Field Placement Program

Externship with Kansas Athletics aligns coursework with professional interests During two semesters working as a legal intern for Kansas Athletics, third-year law student Kristen Andrews learned to think outside the box when answering legal questions. Andrews completed an externship with KU Athletics through the Field Placement Program at the University of Kansas School of Law. Students in the program work …

Hands-On Learning Q&A: Lauren Stahl, Transactional Law Competition

National transactional law competition offers exposure to deal work, drafting By participating in a national transactional law competition, third-year law student Lauren Stahl gained an understanding of deal work and improved her drafting abilities. Stahl competed in the UCLA Transactional Law Competition in February, as part of a team of four students representing the buyer side of a mock business …

Hands-On Learning Q&A: Peyton Weatherbie, Elder Law Field Placement

Working with Kansas Legal Services offers experience in a broad range of legal issues From her first day as an elder law extern with Kansas Legal Services, third-year law student Peyton Weatherbie had the chance to interact with applicants and build her legal skill set. Weatherbie participated in the externship as part of the Elder Law Field Placement Program at …

Alumni gift creates labor law fund in honor of Professor Raymond Goetz

From the late Professor Raymond Goetz, William Bevan III learned that objectivity and understanding are essential to being a good labor lawyer. “If you’re going to be really successful at it, you have to understand what’s motivating the people on the other side of the bargaining table or the other side of a labor dispute,” Bevan said. Bevan, L’70, recently …