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Law Professors Join New Effort for Marriage Opportunity

Two professors from the University of St. Thomas School of Law are among the founding members of a new initiative that seeks to “make marriage achievable for all Americans, regardless of social class or sexual orientation.”
Martha White Price, J.D. '15

Why I Fell in Love with Rural Legal Practice

I am enamored with rural practice. There is abundant opportunity. There are frequent job openings. Attorneys in rural areas get extremely diverse case loads. They often walk right onto a job and have everything from misdemeanor traffic violations to serious felonies.

Let Girls Play!

This post originally appeared on True to You: A Revolutionary Way to Transform Your Life. My path through the legal profession has been unconventional. Thinking about it in the context of UST School of Law's m...
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A Summer Associate’s View on How to Thrive

This post originally appeared on Courtroom Divas.The other evening, I met with a few friends after work. Before the food came to the table, the stories started pouring out of people: complex projects, quick...

The Unaccompanied Minor at Our Border

My grandfather was born in a small village in the west of Ireland in 1839. He was the third of four children. In 1845 and succeeding years, the Irish potato crop failed and a great famine ensued. A million peop...
Adam Brown

Bringing humanity into the practice of law

 The University of St. Thomas School of Law’s mission means something different to each person who encounters it. To me, the mission is a reminder to consider the people involved with whatever I am wor...
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“Pro-Bono” is More Than just Access

Kellen T. Fish '10The University of St. Thomas School of Law mission indicates “social justice” as a fundamental goal in educating lawyers. Throughout law school we’re told that being a lawyer is a gateway...

Tommies at Heart

Having a clear and concise mission statement is integral to any business organization and is a powerful way to convey the direction of the organization. We are taught that a mission statement should answer ques...

Self-reflection, 6 years post-law school

There’s nothing better to bring you back into self-reflective mode than going back to the University of St. Thomas School of Law and catching up with favorite professors.A few months back, I was at a St. Th...

How to Think Like a Lawyer

I never wanted to be a lawyer, I just wanted to help people.Before I went to law school I had spent a career working in faith-based nonprofits, initially working with children suffering from mental illness ...

Living the Mission as a Business Attorney

The University of St. Thomas School of Law, as a Catholic law school, is dedicated to integrating faith and reason in the search for truth through a focus on morality and social justice. These are probably not...
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Unexpected landings

I never saw myself working for the federal government, particularly in the field of immigration. I started my career as an immigration lawyer, zealously advocating for the downtrodden and weary, while represent...