School of Law

St. Thomas Law School Class of 2018 Recognized at May 12 Commencement

The University of St. Thomas School of Law conferred degrees to 131 students on May 12, 2018. Among them were 102 students earning their J.D. – five of whom earned a joint degree – 22 earning an LL.M. in U.S. law, and seven earning a master’s or LL.M. degree in organizational ethics and compliance.
Jules Porter

Humans of St. Thomas: Jules Porter

Meet Jules Porter, the joint J.D./MBA graduate student who developed the idea for video game company Seraph 7 Studios and won $16,000 in the Fowler Business Concept Challenge and $10,000 in the St. Thomas Business Plan Competition.
Dr. Peniel Joseph

Race and Justice 50 Years After MLK’s Assassination

The final installment of the 2018 “Hot Topics: Cool Talks” series from the Terrence J. Murphy Institute saw a packed atrium at the Law School on Monday for ”50 Years After the King Assassination: A Barometer Panel on Race and Justice.”

St. Thomas Law School IP Moot Court Team Heads to Nationals

Law students Jay Singh and Lee Bannin are taking the University of St. Thomas Intellectual Property Moot Court Team to nationals later this month. They earned a spot in the Washington, D.C., competition after beating out 14 Midwest law school teams in a regional competition in March.

Can 1,946 St. Thomas Lawyers Change the World?

While the majority of our School of Law alumni continue to advance the common good in Minnesota and the surrounding states, we asked 17 of our 1,946 alumni what they do each day and what impact they hope to have on the communities they serve outside the Upper Midwest.

Primed for Impact

Benjamin Hargrove '18 J.D.'s internships and externship have prepared him for his current work with the FBI's Minneapolis office.
School of Law Professor Jerry Organ poses for a portrait in front of the School of Law Building in Minneapolis on July 19, 2017.

Helping Law Students Succeed

Jerry Organ, who was named No. 19 in a list of Most Influential People in Legal Education, discusses helping law students succeed.
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Faculty Promotions and Tenure Announced

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce affirmative decisions on promotion and tenure following the conclusion of the Tenure and Promotion Committee meetings in December 2017.