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  • Attorneys Steve Shumaker and Kent Sieffert

    After 18 Years, Pioneering Patent Adjuncts Pass the Torch

    August 23, 2019

    Two adjunct professors were on the leading edge when they introduced courses in patent prosecution and patent portfolio management at Minnesota Law 18 years ago. While those courses are now much more commonplace, Minnesota Law’s innovative and robust intellectual property program enjoys a top-level national reputation for its excellence.

  • Law School seal on building

    Minnesota Law Welcomes Three to Faculty

    August 20, 2019

    Minnesota Law this fall welcomes three new members to its faculty. Alan Z.

  • Shannon Smith ’99, executive director of the ICWA Law Center

    Clinic Spotlight: The Indian Child Welfare Act Clinic

    July 31, 2019

    The Indian Child Welfare Act Clinic (ICWA Clinic) is a full academic year, four-credit program beginning in the fall semester. The casework focuses on litigation involving the ICWA and Tribal Code. The clinic is led by two adjunct faculty members from the Minneapolis-based ICWA Law Center—Executive Director Shannon Smith ’99 and Litigation Director Andrea Braun.

  • Up & Coming Attorneys

    Six Alumni Honored as Up-and-Coming Attorneys

    July 10, 2019

    Six Minnesota Law alumni were recently named “Up & Coming Attorneys” by Minnesota Lawyer.

    Up & Coming Attorneys are recognized for their professional accomplishments, leadership and service to their community and profession, and achievements in their first 10 years of being admitted to the bar.

    The alumni selected for the award are: 

  • Lauren Graff ’19

    Q&A with Lauren Graff ’19: From Paralegal to Lawyer at Chicago Office of McGuireWoods

    July 3, 2019

    Lauren Graff ’19 is taking her Minnesota Law degree to the Chicago office of McGuireWoods LLP, an Am-Law 100 law firm with offices in more than 20 locations worldwide. It’s a familiar locale to Graff, who spent two years in that same office as a paralegal. Having successfully made the leap to the lawyer side of the ledger, she is joining the firm’s Private Equity group as an associate.

  • Professor Caleb Smith, director of the Ronald L.  Mankoff Tax Clinic

    Ronald L. Mankoff Tax Clinic Scores Win for Low-Income Taxpayers in U.S. Tax Court

    July 1, 2019

    The Ronald L. Mankoff Tax Clinic scored a precedential victory in a recent U.S. Tax Court ruling that may benefit many low-income taxpayers nationwide.

  • Professor Klass at Uppsala University

    Prof. Klass Talks Energy Policy In Sweden

    June 27, 2019

    As a professor, author, and faculty chair of the environmental and energy law concentration at Minnesota Law, Alexandra Klass knows a thing or two about the topic. Then an opportunity to teach at Uppsala University in Sweden this April and May opened a door for her to learn even more about global environmental and energy policy and law while sharing her knowledge with others.

  • Rising 3L Mike Villafranca

    Q&A with Rising 3L Mike Villafranca, Transfer Student

    June 13, 2019

    Rising 3L Mike Villafranca, a Minnesota Law transfer student, recently answered a few questions about his journey to the Law School and how his experience has helped advance his academic, professional, and personal goals.

    Why did you transfer to Minnesota Law?

  • Rising 2L Navin Ramalingam

    Q&A with Rising 2L Navin Ramalingam

    June 12, 2019

    Rising 2L Navin Ramalingam was born and raised in the city of Chennai in southern India. He currently serves on the Law School’s Wellness Initiative and is a student member of the Diversity Committee. Recently featured in Minnesota Law magazine, Navin sat down for a brief Q&A on his experience at the Law School.

  • 3L Olivia Leyrer

    Q&A with Rising 3L Olivia Leyrer, Transfer Student

    June 10, 2019

    Rising 3L Olivia Leyrer, a Minnesota Law transfer student, recently answered a few questions about what drew her to the Law School and what unique experiences and opportunities she’s discovered so far.

    Why did you transfer to Minnesota Law?

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