Alumni


November 13, 2018

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10:06 AM

Celebrating 40 years since the graduation of the charter class, BYU Law highlights a few the members in a series of articles and videos.  As an undergraduate student studying philosophy and English at Brigham Young University, Sheila McCleve ‘76 had no interest in attending law school. That changed, however, after she attended a campus lecture…

November 13, 2018

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10:01 AM

Celebrating 40 years since the graduation of the charter class, BYU Law highlights a few of the members in a series of articles and videos.  DECIDING TO COME Paul Warner is among many BYU Law  charter class members who had a spiritual impression to attend the new law school. Paul was in attendance when President…

November 13, 2018

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9:56 AM

DECIDING TO COME As a senior studying engineering at the University of Utah in 1972, Robert Grow ‘76 had a clear outline for his future life. He had been accepted to the University of Utah Medical School, and he looked forward to beginning classes there in the fall of 1974. On a bet with his…

November 13, 2018

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9:37 AM

Scott Cameron was teaching English at Rick’s College when he received a letter from Bruce Hafen inviting him to apply to the J. Reuben Clark Law School. “I wasn’t thinking about going to law school, but reading the letter lit something inside me, and I decided to give it a chance,” Cameron said. He drove…

November 13, 2018

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9:36 AM

DECIDING TO COME Brian Farr was not originally planning to attend law school. “I came to law school not because of a strong desire, but because I had a prompting that it was what I should do,” he said. IN LAW SCHOOL As a member of the charter class, Farr recalls the unique experience of…

November 13, 2018

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9:35 AM

Garth Chandler served in the army while attending law school. After graduating, he was posted to Germany where he tried hundreds of cases, from absence without leave to capital murder. “It was a wonderful experience for a lawyer,” he explained. “It really gave me a good foundation to practice law.” After serving in the army…

November 13, 2018

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9:33 AM

While most of the charter class only knew Rex Lee in the context of the J. Reuben Clark Law School, Linda Goold considered him a long-time friend. After graduating from law school, Lee was awarded a U.S. Supreme Court clerkship, and Goold served as was a babysitter for his children. During that time she expressed…

January 10, 2017

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In 1973, Daryl M. Williams was finishing his bachelor's degree in economics at Brigham Young University and planned to continue graduate work in economics under Milton Friedman at the University of Chicago. Law school was not part of Williams’ plans; however, at the request of his wife, he took the LSAT. “Next thing I knew…

November 29, 2016

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In 1973, Donald Harris ‘76 was planning to attend the University of California Hastings College of Law at San Francisco. However, a spiritual prompting brought him to the new J. Reuben Clark Law School. During law school, Harris volunteered as a deputy clerk at the Provo courthouse and as a prosecutor in Utah County. He…