Category: Careers

KU Law student participates in 1L LCLD Scholars Program

Natalie Nelson participated in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)’s annual Scholars Program this summer. The program is designed to expand the number of opportunities available to diverse first-year law students. Nelson was the first in her …

Protecting human health, the environment

Ava Azad ensures environmental compliance, protection through role at EPA Ava Azad’s interest in the environmental field sparked while she was in high school. After earning an undergraduate degree in environmental studies from KU, she decided to continue …

Six law students land circuit court clerkships in recent years

KU Law’s curriculum equips law students with the legal knowledge and practice-ready skills needed to succeed.   In the past five years, six KU Law students have been selected to clerk at a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. …

Navigating energy

Luis Gomar counsels clients on international energy International energy attorney Luis Gomar, L’05, is passionate about international work with Latin America because that’s where he is from originally. Gomar was born and raised in Mexico City. “When Mexico …

From small town to international trade

Devin S. Sikes excels at representing clients in complex international trade cases Devin S. Sikes, L’08, is one of the few people in the world who has clerked on both the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) and …

KU Law announces changes in leadership

The start of the 2019–20 academic year brings several administrative and staff changes at the University of Kansas School of Law. “KU Law is fortunate to have such talented and experienced leaders,” said Stephen Mazza, dean and professor …

6th Semester in D.C. program helped jump-start my legal career

I arrived at KU Law on the first day of classes with laser-like focus on being a health law attorney. I had no clue, however, that the 6th Semester in D.C. program would end up being the perfect …

Arturo Thompson wins service excellence award

In reporting law school employment outcomes, clarity is critical. Assistant Dean for Career Services Arturo Thompson, L’06, recently received a professional service award for his work on a national advisory board that helps give that clarity. The National …

From active duty to KU Law

Army veterans graduate from West Point together, end up at same law school 35 years later Eric McMillin and John Schoen were both commissioned by the United States Military Academy — also known as West Point — as …

Recruiting Jayhawk lawyers

When Ethan Brown touts the KU Law community, he speaks from experience After graduating from the University of Kansas School of Law in 2017, Ethan Brown clerked for Chief Justice Lawton Nuss of the Kansas Supreme Court. Eighteen …