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 family to go to law school. Upon graduation, Nelson looks forward to becoming a first-generation female attorney. Students from over 100 law …

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 her studies at KU Law in order to, “have the most impact within the environmental field.” “I saw that law and policy …

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. A circuit clerkship is a prestigious and challenging post-graduate opportunity for law students to develop a relationship with a circuit court judge …

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 started opening up investment to private parties in energy, it was an opportunity for me to help the country that I was …

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 of law. “I am confident these individuals will advance the goals and initiatives of the law school.” Administration Uma Outka was named …