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.
As part of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law, Mauricio Duarte ’18 LL.M. will spend the next six-plus months in Rome helping create an international convention for the enforcement of judgments, which could stand as a standardized law nations around the globe can use.
Third-year students in the University of St. Thomas School of Law Appellate Clinic argued a prisoner medical neglect constitutional tort case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena, California, on March 4.
Three University of St. Thomas School of Law alumni have been selected by Minnesota Lawyer as 2018 Attorneys of the Year. John Darda ’07, Alyssa Troje ’10 and Jeff Storms ’06 were among this year’s honorees who were recognized at a ceremony on February 13.