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Enriching Alumni Connections 

May 23, 2022

Alumni from around the world gathered to attend the Law School’s first in-person Reunion Weekend since 2019.

Institutional Highlights 

Leonard de Guzman ML’24 connects engineering, civil service, and law 

December 27, 2021

De Guzman is eager to use his education to enter interdisciplinary legal spaces.

 

Law School prioritizes holistic support for first-generation professional students 

December 23, 2021

Early support for the First Generation Professionals Scholarship initiative includes two endowment contributions from Frank Ghali L’00 and Rory Babich L’89.

 

Clinic students hone vital interpersonal skills during legal simulations with trained actors 

December 22, 2021

Trained actors assist law students to practice their legal representation skills before jumping into real-world work.

 

First Generation Professionals Fellow Keith Matier L’24 strives for personal success through ‘deliberate practice’ 

December 13, 2021

Matier knows that success is the product of a steady work ethic, clear concentration, and self-driven motivation.

 

Jim Sandman L’76 trains future legal leaders in innovative ‘Leadership in Law’ course 

December 8, 2021

Sandman’s illustrious legal career has been defined by leadership positions across a myriad of sectors.

 

Veronika V. Pavlus LLM’21 is expanding her business and finance knowledge alongside her law degree 

December 6, 2021

Pavlus worked as a legal intern at the United Nations Development Program before enrolling at the Law School.

 

First Generation Professionals Fellow Rae Schlueter L’24 is ready to let her legal career path unfold 

November 29, 2021

Schlueter grew up on a small, family-run dairy farm in northeastern Iowa and is considering a career in international arbitration and dispute settlement.

 

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School LLMs host annual Thanksgiving dinner 

November 24, 2021

Every year, LLM students put their casebooks aside for a day to enjoy one another’s company and share a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner.

 

First Generation Professionals Fellow Michelle Rodriguez L’24, MBE’24 dreamed of helping people heal – and now her dream is reality 

November 22, 2021

Rodriguez is also pursuing a dual degree in Bioethics with the goal of making healthcare more equitable and accessible for immigrant and refugee populations.

 

‘Community Lawyering to End Mass Incarceration’ empowers students to work toward a more just future 

November 18, 2021

The course is taught by Abolitionist Law Center leaders, Executive Director Robert Saleem Holbrook and Legal Director Bret Grote.

 

First Generation Professionals Fellow Kelsang Dolma L’24 eager to cultivate community 

November 15, 2021

Dolma L’24 is the first Tibetan on record to attend the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.