October 3, 2022


11:19 AM

Three years after graduating with a JD-MBA from BYU Law, George Simons is CEO of SoloSuit, a company that assists online users in responding to debt lawsuits. The secret to his success, he believes, was the strong sense of self he developed even prior to law school. Law school proved to be a demanding and…

September 7, 2022


12:14 PM

MJ Townsend is from San Clemente, California and grew up a lover of nature and all things outdoors. Labeling herself as a tree hugger, she believes law school is truly for everyone and does not require anything fancy or special. After completing an undergrad at BYU in Environmental Science, an interest in the legal and…

August 18, 2022


1:15 PM

Wife, mother, attorney, and now a newly appointed Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Amy Smedley (Class of 2001) joined Savage Companies, a family-owned company that has grown to be a global provider of industry infrastructure and logistics services with approximately 4,000 employees in over 200 locations. With a worldwide network of customers, Savage specializes…

July 28, 2022


2:15 PM

Kyle Grant (Class of 2012) recently joined Tonkon Torp LLP – Real Estate & Land Use Practice Group. Tonkon Torp LLP is based in Portland, Oregon. His practice focuses on real estate transactions, a practice he enjoys as it allows him to assist clients in achieving goals and seeing deals through to conclusion.  Born and…

May 19, 2022


1:46 PM

Sponsored by the Council of Inspiring Leaders, the 2022 Leadership Study Tour took nine students (both 2L and 3L Leadership Fellows and Clark Scholars), two deans (Dean Gordon Smith and Dean Mike Middleton) and one director (Director Erin Fale) to New York. Originally planned for 2020 to celebrate the Centennial anniversary of the 19th amendment,…

May 19, 2022


12:50 PM

The newest members of BYU Law’s External Relations Team both have prior experience at the Law School–Denise (‘96) as a graduate of BYU Law and Danie as a student employee prior to earning her B.S. in Economics from BYU in December 2021. “This is the place it all began for me,” said Beatty, the new…

January 25, 2022


10:51 AM

On January 21, BYU Law welcomed alumni leaders to plan engagement, activities, and outreach programs for the BYU Law Alumni Chapter. The annual Alumni Leadership Council is a time of transition: some alumni board leaders roll off from their positions and others are welcomed. Together, they hit the ground running working towards new ways to…

January 19, 2022


10:27 AM

The Annual Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) Auction is coming up, and we need your help! The online auction will go live on Wednesday, February 16th, 2022 at 12:00am and end at 11:45pm on Thursday, February 17th, 2022. All proceeds go to fund student summer externships that advance public interest legal work. We invite you…

June 24, 2021


1:16 PM

By Amy Ortiz It was out of the blue, and it was just a clear thought of: “I know you’re enjoying what you’re doing, but I’d like you to go to law school, I’d like you to go to BYU, and I’d like you to go soon.” It felt like I got hit by a…

May 17, 2021


11:51 AM

President Amy Larsen Immediate Past President Tommy Christensen Executive Secretary Morgan Luedtke Committee Chairs Tamar Cerafici & Cory Thompson, Giving Gary Christensen & Jonathan Madsen, Class Presidents Anthony Loubet & Adam Balinski, Communications Tim Overton & Jorge Gavilanes, Leadership & Inclusion Kate Sookhoo & Jay Redd, Events BYU Law Administration Mike Middleton, Assistant Dean of…