BYU Law Grad Named to “Women of Influence” List

The BYU Law alumna was recently named to Housing Wire’s “Women of Influence” list, which recognizes women whose work is moving the mortgage and housing industry forward.

Judge Ryan Nelson’s Journey from Pre-Med to the Ninth Circuit

“I wasn’t always planning to pursue law,” said Judge Ryan Nelson, “I had actually started out as Pre-Med at BYU.” It wasn’t until after serving an LDS mission in Antwerp, Belgium, that Nelson realized that his true passion and skill set lay within the law.

From BYU Law to Deputy Attorney General and Beyond, One Islander’s Inspiring Journey

“If you endanger the children of American Samoa, you endanger the welfare of American Samoa”—that was the closing argument she hoped would resonate with the jury. . ., BYU Law Partner for Student-Alumni Mentoring

“We tried mentoring programs in the past that had done some good, but they never really developed into sustainable programs, and we wanted to try a different approach that would help build longer-lasting relationships,” says Gayla Sorenson, the law school’s assistant dean of external relations. “Just because you are a law student and someone else is a lawyer, that doesn’t mean you will click.”

H. Dickson Burton: Invite Others to Serve

Burton is currently serving as the Utah State Bar President and has a powerful aphorism and motivational message – “invite others to serve.”

Help Us Help You Help Us

Often, when alumni are asked to “give back,” thoughts simply turn to money. That’s a little myopic.

BYU Law Develops Free Online Tool to Address Debt Collection

“SoloSuit provides a simple platform for debtors to respond to a lawsuit in as little as 10 minutes.”

Empowering Others Through Service

Tim Overton (Class of ‘07) equates serving others with empowering them as he draws on his unique life experiences, personal values, and the ideals instilled at BYU Law.

Light the World with Love and Service

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging people to emulate the ministry of Jesus Christ by finding ways to share their time, love, and resources with those in need. . .

BYU Legal Design Lab Hopes to Lower Evictions

“There did not use to be this huge eviction epidemic and now there is and we want to figure out why. . .”