The College of Law has a longstanding tradition of producing excellent legal writers, and Dean Kevin Washburn has made it a priority to continue to invest in and expand on programing that supports the development of this pivotal skill for our graduates.
Recent Iowa Law graduate Jake Bergman (22JD) shares his experience managing law school during a global pandemic and his gratitude for the professor and mentors who helped him along the way. Jake is currently in Minneapolis working as a SALT Consultant at Wipfli and earning an Executive LLM in Taxation at New York University.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims recently traveled to Iowa City to host live oral arguments at the University of Iowa College of Law and provide programing to students, alumni, and faculty. Their visit was an incredible opportunity for the law community to see the court in action and for students to learn more about the many and varied careers in veterans law to serve those who have served our country.
This October, the Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative at the College of Law held a series of panel discussions between policy experts, researchers, industry members, public employees, and nonprofit organization representatives focusing on solar policies and practices across the state of Iowa.
The Pro Bono Society recognized 36 law students as its Spring 2022 Members. Current students and recent graduates were named to the honors society list for dedicating their time toward serving others and developing skills and values that are important to a life of public service.
Hosted by the Equal Justice Foundation (EJF), the event raises money for summer stipends for students pursuing public interest internships—from public defender's offices to non-profit organizations and everywhere in between—which often offer little to no compensation.