Third-year law student Michelle Gonzalez has been awarded a postgraduate fellowship with Immigration Justice Corps (IJC). She is one of just 26 law students from across the country to be chosen by IJC as a Justice Fellow in 2020.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law has announced it is launching a campaign to grow its post-graduate fellowship program, providing expanded opportunities for recent graduates to serve the poor. The fellowship program, which began in 2014, will also be newly named the Archbishop Ireland Justice Fellows in honor of John Ireland, the founder of the University of St. Thomas.
Second-year law student Eduardo Salgado Diaz ‘14 said he never aspired to be a lawyer, but was motivated to attend law school while working as an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher for Minneapolis Public Schools.
The University of St. Thomas Prolife Center has filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of Concerned Women for America and the Charlotte Lozier Institute with the Supreme Court of the United States in the case of June Medical Services, LLC v. Gee.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine and EXOS have formed a collaborative relationship to support the well-being of St. Thomas law students, faculty, staff and alumni.
Roger Maldonado ‘13 is an associate at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP in Minneapolis who works with clients on a variety of business-related issues including bankruptcy cases, equipment leasing issues, receiverships, and related commercial and financial litigation.
Working as a certified student attorney and law clerk this summer for the Stearns County Public Defender’s Office in St. Cloud, Minn. has sharpened 2L Carly Foor’s legal skills and cemented her goal of one day working as a criminal defense attorney.
Just a few blocks from the University of St. Thomas School of Law at the Hennepin County Government Center, 2L Joe Tourand experienced firsthand the day-to-day activities of a county court system. This summer, Tourand was as an extern for the Honorable Mary R. Vasaly of the Fourth Judicial District.
University of St. Thomas School of Law professors Gregory Sisk, Thomas Berg, Teresa Collett and Michael Paulsen have filed amicus briefs in support of cases before the Supreme Court of the United States.