Tag: public service

KU Law alumna dedicates career to public service, advocacy

Since graduating from KU Law in 2014, Emily Warr has dedicated her legal career to public service and advocacy. Warr has provided legal representation for low-income clients as a public defender, worked as a contract attorney on a …

Public service in changing times

I didn’t want to write this blog post about coronavirus. I had a whole spiel prepared about career paths and joy and risk and success. But as my friend Jake Schmidt laid out, everything is uncertain right now. …

I want you for public service

Recent graduate encourages law students to consider a legal career in public service We go to law school, and, when we think about jobs, we think about law firms. Most of the OCIs are law firms. The 1L mixers are …

Working for a better Kansas

This summer I had the privilege of working as a Justice Fellow for the Kansas Appleseed Center for Law and Justice in Lawrence, Kansas. I received the internship offer through an on-campus interview and immediately accepted it. Kansas …

Law student reaps personal, professional rewards as CASA volunteer

I am a CASA volunteer. CASA stands for court-appointed special advocate, and my responsibility is to advocate for a child in a child-in-need-of-care (CINC) case. This entails listening and understanding my child’s needs and wishes. I speak with …