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  • Rising 2L Michelle Rodenburg

    Michelle Rodenburg Spent Her 2L Summer Immersed in International Criminal Law Work in Cambodia

    September 3, 2019

    Michelle Rodenburg, 3L, spent the summer as an intern for the Office of the International Co-Prosecutor in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).

  • Rachna Sullivan

    Rachna Sullivan ’96 Appointed Fourth District Judge

    August 29, 2019

    Governor Tim Walz appointed Rachna Sullivan ’96 as District Court judge in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District. 

  • Dean Garry W. Jenkins

    Minnesota Law Welcomes Class of ’22

    August 28, 2019

    The 241 members of Minnesota Law’s Class of 2022 are academically strong, diverse in their backgrounds, and eclectic in their interests.

  • Rising 2L Ben Rogers

    2L Ben Rogers Got a Taste of Navy Life as a JAG Summer Intern

    August 26, 2019

    2L Ben Rogers spent the summer as an intern for the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He was detailed to Defense Service Office West at Naval Base San Diego in California — the busiest defense office in the Navy. DSO West provides legal representation to military service members at courts martial, boards of inquiry, and administrative separation boards. 

  • 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.

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