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.
For the sixth year in a row, two third-year law students and a professor from the University of St. Thomas Appellate Clinic have won an appeal they had briefed and argued before judges in the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on behalf of a pro bono client.
Allie Cole 2L has had a busy summer as an extern observing court proceedings and conducting legal research for the Honorable Susan Richard Nelson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.
Super Lawyers® magazine has recognized 111 St. Thomas alumni in eight states during the first half of 2019. Among those honored, 15 graduates have been named Super Lawyers® and 96 have been named Rising Stars®.
Seven University of St. Thomas School of Law alumni have been named 2019 Up & Coming Attorneys by Minnesota Lawyer. This honor recognizes attorneys who are in their first decade of practice and who are off to a fast start in their legal careers.
The University of St. Thomas School of Law is the top U.S. law school for new downloads per author over the past 12 months within the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) online academic database. The ranking, released in April, provides further confirmation of the School of Law’s increasing scholarly impact.
On March 15, in the case of Gaylor v. Mnuchin, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld the constitutionality of allowing clergy to exclude church-provided housing allowances from their taxable income.
A special thank you to our outgoing St. Thomas School of Law Alumni Board members for their years of dedicated service, including Pat Zomer ’11, past president, and the following directors: Gerry Fornwald ’05, Amanda Bloomgren ’06, Matt Mons ’08, Nicholas Linstroth ’10, Brittany Besler ’12, Sam Johnson ’13 and Steve Kool ’14.
The American Council on Education (ACE) announced today that Artika Tyner, director of the Center on Race, Leadership and Social Justice at the School of Law has been named an ACE Fellow for academic year 2019-20.