Alumni


June 24, 2021

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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

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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…

April 1, 2021

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9:37 AM

Erin Kealoha Fale has been appointed as BYU Law’s new Director of External Relations. Since starting with the External Relations Team in August 2020, she has been part of the Annual Golf Tournament, Wills for Heroes and Annual Leadership Council for alumni leaders and class presidencies. Erin is currently heading up the Alumni Allies program,…

March 31, 2021

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12:45 PM

1976 – Mike Neider Favorite BYU Law Memory: Of course I have many happy and fun memories of law school. My favorite is one that illustrates the profound influence Dean Rex Lee has had on all of us. At graduation, one of the memorable points he made in his address to the graduates was that…

February 24, 2021

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12:40 PM

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 this fall: Friday and Saturday, September 10-11, 2021, including the BYU vs. Utah football game, for the following classes*: 1980,…

November 10, 2020

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2:27 PM

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 series of titles, awards, and accomplishments. She has made a formidable name for herself in  bankruptcy law while also championing…

August 28, 2020

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12:32 PM

What do a karaoke night with law professors, a first carrel choice in the library, and an evening of fine cheeses with a law dean from Wisconsin all have in common? They have all been donated in years past to raise money for the Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) at its annual auction. The well-established…

August 27, 2020

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1:06 PM

DECIDING TO COME When Craig Call was 16 years old, his father died. “He was my hero,” Call said. Before his death, Call’s father passed on an idea: “He told me that he thought I was smart enough to go to law school.” This remark caused Call to think about law school. Despite his interest…

May 26, 2020

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12:26 PM

By Ezra Vaoifi For most people, 10th grade is anything but life-changing. But for a young Gregory Moeller, this is where it all began. His unique journey to becoming the 58th Idaho Supreme Court Justice commenced with Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird. “When I was in 10th grade, I saw the movie and read…

April 15, 2020

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11:34 AM

James W. Parkinson’s doctor father wanted him to be a doctor, too, but Parkinson’s interests led him to pursue a law degree from BYU. He became interested in the J. Reuben Clark Law School when he heard Rex Lee speak at a Blue Key Honor Society event. He was impressed by Lee and thought that…