Alumni


April 3, 2024

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8:59 AM

After nearly 40 years of public service to Provo City, Judge Vernon “Rick” Romney (‘82) retired from service in December of 2023. A Provo native and proud BYU Law alumnus, Judge Romney makes it clear that nothing is more important than recognizing and appreciating the people around him, especially in the legal sphere. Judge Romney’s…

March 21, 2024

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8:58 AM

The inaugural Faith in Practice law forum was filled with inspiring remarks from alumni Hutch Fale (‘06), Leslie Gallacher (‘00), and Athelia Graham (‘19). The panel discussed how faith in Christ influences their lives and legal practice. While sharing her personal story of faith in practice, Athelia Graham, Managing Attorney at Lutheran Family Services Rocky…

February 29, 2024

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10:08 AM

The BYU Law BIPOC Alumni (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) hosted its first event this month at the Law School. The panel included James Bennin (‘07), Diana Ebron (‘07), Martha Branigan-Sutton (‘97), and Timothy Overton (‘07), moderated by Jay  Redd (‘07), who also serves as the Alumni Board’s BIPOC Subcommittee Chair. The panel started as…

December 12, 2023

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9:09 AM

Arnold Luschin, Senior Legal Counsel at Volkswagen Group, knows what it means to hold on to hope and trust in God’s plan. While Arnold was serving a mission in France, his mission president gave a talk entitled “Roller Coasters,” comparing the ups and downs of a rollercoaster ride with the incredible highs and heart-wrenching lows…

November 16, 2023

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8:58 AM

Steven W. Bennett, BYU Law’s 2023 Honored Alum, has followed a simple scriptural maxim throughout his highly successful career: “Go and Do.” Steve’s go-getter attitude first became apparent in high school when he began exploring the world of entrepreneurship. At the age of 14 Steve started mowing lawns. However, this was not a typical 14-year-old…

October 5, 2023

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9:46 AM

The marriage of faith and law is an issue that few are brave enough to take on, but Shima Baradaran Baughman (‘04) has made it her life’s work. Since graduating from BYU Law, Shima has built a career as a staunch advocate for criminal justice reform, including shining a light on the necessity for bail…

September 18, 2023

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10:43 AM

BYU Law alumni, supporters and friends gathered at Hobble Creek Golf Course the morning of August 18 for BYU Law’s annual tournament.  From a field of 27 foursomes, the champion team from Parsons Behle & Latimer of Zack Winzeler, Brock Winzeler, Troy Iverson, and Jeff Sanchez finished the four-player scramble with a score of 20…

September 18, 2023

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10:16 AM

On August 26, 2023, members of BYU Law’s Charter Class returned to campus, almost 50 years to the day of when they began their studies and helped to found the J. Reuben Clark Law School. The group celebrated by sharing memories with friends, former faculty, and classmates. This commemorative gathering and dinner was part of…

September 18, 2023

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10:09 AM

BYU Law’s 50th Anniversary celebration kicked off with a special Founders Day banquet on August 31st. Held at the Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek, the evening was a chance to look back fondly on the Law School’s history of the Law School and to look forward with excitement towards the future. We were…

September 11, 2023

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9:59 AM

James Bennin (‘07) is the founder and owner of the Onyx IP Group, a 100% Black-owned intellectual property law firm, but his commitment to increased diversity and inclusion within the legal field began long before founding his own law firm. With the influence of good friends, James decided to attend law school and chose BYU…