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5 Things We Love about Marisol González

Her journey to attorney began with a mother's wish. “All through elementary school and high school, I was undocumented. I didn’t think I’d ever get the chance to become a U.S. citizen and figured my options would always be limited ...

Posted Apr 30, 2018 by Tammy Kempfert

5 Things We Love about Alisha Esselstein

Her passion: how to save your rights. “In high school, I led a student walkout to protest Act 10 in Wisconsin. We all caravanned from my school in Blanchardville to Madison to take part in the rallies at the Capitol. And in sixth grade, ...

Posted Feb 21, 2018 by Law School News

5 Things We Love about Tatiana Shirasaki

1. Loyalty to friends led her back to law school. "After I left Brazil, where I had been a journalist and an attorney, I lost my identity. I couldn’t be a TV journalist anymore because of my accent, and I couldn’t ...

Posted Mar 3, 2017 by Tammy Kempfert

5 Things We Love about Cory Paquette

1. As a health care advocate, she has skin in the game. “I worked at the Center for Patient Partnerships this past summer and continued into the fall. My supervisor there is a melanoma survivor, and Kyle, one of my first clients, also ...

Posted Feb 19, 2016 by Law School News

5 Things We Love about Kathryn Allen

1. She’ll swim against the tide, especially in defense of civil rights. “When the small town where I grew up built a pool, I got really excited about swimming for the high school team, and then disappointed, of course, when I learned ...

Posted Nov 30, 2015 by Olivia Grych

Summer Job Series: Laura Bachmann '16

  Laura Bachmann Laura Bachmann ’16 Summer Associate Crag Law Center Portland, Oregon Describe your summer work experience. I spent the summer in Portland, Oregon, at a small nonprofit law firm that does environmenta ...

Posted Aug 23, 2015 by Law School News

Summer Job Series: Erin Sherman '17

  Erin Sherman Erin Sherman ’17 Student Attorney Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic University of Wisconsin Law School Describe your summer work experience. Student attorneys in the Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic w ...

Posted Aug 3, 2015 by Law School News

Summer Job Series: Katie Barglind '16

  Katie Barglind Katie Barglind ’16 Department of State Summer Intern U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt, Germany Describe your summer work experience. I spent the summer in Frankfurt, Germany, where I was an i ...

Posted Jul 30, 2015 by Law School News

Cody Splitt: In Her Own Words

Posted Jul 22, 2015 by Law School News

Five Things We Love about Shui Li

1. She has a passion for patents. “I was sitting in a lab one day in graduate school, and I had the sudden realization that I didn't want to do chemistry for the rest of my life. That's when I started looking around for a job I would b ...

Posted Jan 28, 2015 by Tammy Kempfert

Five Things We Love about Leslie Freehill

1. She’s not afraid of a little hard work. “After getting my degree in agronomy, I worked on organic farms in Iowa and then in Maine, where I lived in the foothills of the Presidential Range. It was really fun — and a l ...

Posted Nov 7, 2014 by Law School News

Five Things We Love about Aissa Olivarez

1. Watching ‘Law and Order’ inspired her to pursue ‘law in action.’ “I’ve wanted to be a lawyer since third grade, and I’m quite sure I got the idea from television. When I watched crime shows as a girl, I notice ...

Posted Jul 11, 2014 by Law School News


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