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Class Reunion Dates Announced for 2021

The BYU Law Alumni Board and External Relations announced Class Reunion dates for September 2021. While continuing COVID-19 concerns may modify or cancel plans again this year, two reunion weekends have been tentatively selected for [...]

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Mooting has Begun! The 2021 Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition takes to the Virtual Podium

By Nicole Boyd “The real skill of appellate argument is the ability to take complicated concepts and make them seem not so complicated. That’s what I’m trying to teach these students.” – Ryan Tenney Named [...]

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Pro Bono Expungement Clinic Offers Life-Changing Help and Fresh Starts

A team of twelve volunteer attorneys worked with staff from BYU Law School and J. Reuben Clark Law Society to coordinate a pro bono expungement clinic on Friday, November 13. Together, the clinic served forty [...]

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Utah Law Schools Announce Full-tuition Achievement Fellowships

Utah law firms pledge support of this new program to broaden opportunities for underrepresented populations within the Utah legal community PROVO, Utah, Nov. 12, 2020 – Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School (BYU [...]

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From Attorney of the Year to Law Society’s International Chair: Annette Jarvis

By Cassidy Wadsworth For Annette Jarvis (BYU Law ‘79), being named the incoming International Chair-elect (2020-21), followed by a two-year term as International Chair for the Law Society, is but the latest in a long [...]

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Pro Bono Opportunities for Diploma Privilege Candidates | Timpanogos Legal Center

In partnership with the Utah State Bar and the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, we are pleased to highlight a few of the wonderful pro bono opportunities diploma privilege candidates can participate [...]

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Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Law Forum with the Honorable Craig H. Smith, Jr.
Wednesday, October 7 at 12:00 PM

Join us for our Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Law Forum with special guest Craig Smith. Wednesday, October 7, 2020 | 12:00 PM MDT The Honorable Craig H. Smith, Jr. is an Assistant Prosecutor in St. [...]

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BYU Alum Teaches Democratic Ideals to Hopeful Law Students in Ukraine – America’s Founding Fathers Inspire Fledgling Country’s Freedom

By Nicole Boyd You feel like you’re hanging out with John Adams and Alexander Hamilton. —Scott Smith BYU Law alum Scott Smith (‘85) felt like he’d slipped back through time, to the birth of America, [...]

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Virtual Future of Law Forum With Farrah Pepper
Wednesday, September 23 | 12:00 PM

Join us for our next virtual Future of Law Forum with special guest Farrah Pepper. Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 12:00 PM MDT Farrah Pepper has a long history of building and leading in-house and [...]

First Responders Honored with Pro Bono Estate Planning Provided by BYU Alumni, Faculty and Students

BYU Law alumni, faculty, and current students teamed up to assist nearly 140 local first responders to complete their basic estate planning documents, free of charge, as the Law School sponsored its second Wills for [...]

Alumni and Friends Gather for Annual BYU Law Golf Tournament

The 2020 BYU Law Alumni Golf Tournament teed off at Hobble Creek Golf Course on August 28. The Tournament featured “celebrity golfers” Chad Lewis from BYU Athletics, John Anderson from LDS Philanthropies, and Dean Gordon [...]

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Virtual Future of Law Forum With Jordan Furlong
Wednesday, September 9 | 12:00 PM

Join us for a virtual Q&A session with Dean Gordon Smith and special guest Jordan Furlong. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | 12:00 PM MDT Jordan Furlong of Ottawa, Canada, is a legal market analyst and author who delivers strategic [...]