Brooklyn Law alumnus Patrick Taurel named 2018 Young Lawyer Award by American Immigration Lawyers Association

2 July 2018

BROOKLYN LAW SCHOOL — Brooklyn Law alumnus Patrick Taurel ’10 has been named the 2018 Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer Award by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). The award recognizes Taurel’s outstanding contributions as a young lawyer in the field of immigration and nationality law.

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University of Mississippi appoints JD alumna Erica McKinley as general counsel

2 July 2018

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL OF LAW — The University of Mississippi has appointed Erica McKinley (JD 1998) as general counsel. McKinley, former chief operating officer for the National Basketball Players Association, is an attorney with nearly 20 years of global legal experience in the private and public sector.

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SMU Law pressents Kathleen LaValle with Distinguished Alumni Award for Public Service

2 July 2018

JACKSON WALKER — Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law recognized Kathleen LaValle with the Distinguished Alumni Award for Public Service. The Jackson Walker attorney dedicated herself to Dallas CASA, a nonprofit that provides advocacy for children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect.

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Former attorney uses influencer marketing to launch career in fashion

2 July 2018

FORBES — Australian native Rachel Zeilic, who received her LLB from the University of Technology, Sydney, is now VP of Influencer and Talent Relations at Clique. She is the creative mastermind of brands such as Stylestalker, The Jet Diaries, and Majorelle.

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Recent University of Mississippi Law graduate selected for Equal Justice Works fellowship

2 July 2018

UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL OF LAW — Brittany Bane ’18, a recent graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law, has been selected as a recipient of the 2018 Equal Justice Works Fellowship, one of the most prestigious and competitive post-graduate fellowships in the country

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American University Washington College of Law alumni named recipients of National Bar Association’s 2018 Best Advocates Under 40

20 June 2018

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW — Two AUWCL alumni, Judge Zuberi Williams ’03 and Alex Johnson ’05, have been named recipients of the National Bar Association’s 2018 “40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates” awards.

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Maryland Carey Law student Neda Saghafi honored for commitment to public interest

4 June 2018

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND BALTIMORE — When Neda Saghafi, JD ’18, applied for the Teach For America program, she had only one destination in mind — Baltimore. Her path to law school was a bit more circuitous.

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University of Maine Law graduates launch careers in state

4 June 2018

BANGOR DAILY NEWS — University of Maine Law graduates discuss their careers in state government.

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Law graduates from the class of 2013 share stories about the job market at the time

4 June 2018

THE INDIANA LAWYER — Nine months after graduation, just 57 percent of the Class of 2013 had full-time, long-term J.D.-required jobs, and 11.2 percent were unemployed and looking for work. The data was collected by the American Bar Association and included jobs that were funded by law schools.

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Wayne Law graduate leads marketing efforts at Dickinson Wright law firm

30 May 2018

LEGAL NEWS — Wayne State University Law alumna Christian Chen now serves as marketing director for Dickinson Wright, one of Detroit’s most prominent law firms.

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