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  • 1L Carlton Hemphill

    Carlton Hemphill: Aerospace Engineer Turned 1L

    October 1, 2019

    Carlton Hemphill, 1L, was formerly an aerospace engineer in Florida and before that an intern at NASA. He has his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from Wichita State University.

  • Gabe Chan, assistant professor at the Humphrey School, and Professor Alexandra Klass

    A Cross-Field Collaboration to Tackle Thorny Environmental and Energy Issues

    September 30, 2019

    “Students who want to work in environmental and energy fields need exposure and training in all three disciplines of law, policy and business,” says Gabe Chan, an assistant professor at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs who focuses on the science, technology, and the environment.

  • N. Georgette Marling ’19

    A Global Exchange of Environmental and Energy Law Expertise

    September 27, 2019

    As a 3L, N. Georgette Marling ’19 had the opportunity to combine her interests in environmental law and international law during a semester at Uppsala University in Sweden.

  • Loida Guajardo

    1L Loida Guajardo Has a Passion for Law and Science

    September 26, 2019

    With a bachelor’s in Biology, Health and Medical Sciences from Minnesota State University Moorhead, Loida Guajardo, 1L, wants to put her STEM background to work in the dynamic field of intellectual property law. While she considers herself generally reserved, she volunteered to speak at her commencement because she felt she had an important message to deliver.

  • Prof. Monahan Inducted as Fellow of American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

    September 25, 2019

    Amy B. Monahan, Associate Dean for Research & Planning and Melvin C. Steen Professor, was recently inducted as a fellow of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel (ACEBC).

  • 1L Madeline Van Ert

    Madeline Van Ert, 1L: Miss Minnesota 2016

    September 20, 2019

    Before she was a 1L, Madeline Van Ert was a Miss Minnesota. She won the coveted title in 2016 and then went on to be named Miss Congeniality in the Miss America competition. Her diverse C.V. also includes auditioning for “American Idol.” A native of Rochester, Minnesota, Van Ert attended undergraduate school at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, graduating with a B.A.

  • Faculty Directory

    Wendy Tien ’93 Appointed to Minnesota Tax Court Bench 

    September 19, 2019

    Wendy Tien ’93, tax division manager in the office of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, was recently appointed to the Minnesota Tax Court. Her term will expire in 2025.

    Tien is a former deputy assistant director in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Oversight, where she led a federal regulatory unit that promotes consumer financial protection.

  • 1L Matt Jacobs

    1L Matt Jacobs: Escape Room Owner and Brewer Turned Law Student

    September 18, 2019

    Meet Matt Jacobs, who, in addition to being a first-year law student, is a budding entrepreneur. A graduate of the University of Oregon with bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Spanish as well as a master’s in Philosophy, he owns Mad Genius Escape Rooms in Portland, Oregon.

  • 1L Jessica Bontemps

    1L Jessica Bontemps: Coached and Mentored At-Risk Youth in NYC

    September 16, 2019

    1L Jessica Bontemps, a first-generation college student in her family, has served as tutor, coach, and mentor to at-risk youth in New York City. She has a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Hunter College and, in addition to being an aspiring lawyer, is an aspiring writer.

  • 1L Daniel Raddenbach

    1L Daniel Raddenbach: Interned in Embassy; Has a Passion for Foreign Policy

    September 13, 2019

    1L Daniel Raddenbach, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, last spring interned at the U.S. embassy in London. He plans to study international law and hopes to put his legal education to work in foreign policy.   

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