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May / June 2011 Amicus Briefs
Our Mission and Purposes
BYU Law School Alumni Association

Alumni AssociationBYU Law School Alumni Association Cultural Beliefs:
Connect with Others,
Give Back
Review the Mission and Purposes of the Alumni Association here.

Connect, Serve, Give Back

Upcoming EventsConnect: Alumni Events
We are excited to announce and hope you will join us for this year’s Law School Alumni Events.
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Fellowship ProgramServe:
Fellowship Program
This year the BYU Law School Alumni Association has chosen to place a special emphasis on supporting the Public Service Fellowship Program. Read More

Alumni Board
Give Back: Who is on the Alumni Board?
Check out our new photo directory.
Find it here

Alumni in the News

Check out what our alumni are doing here.

Mike and Tom Lee
Lee BrothersBYU Magazine, in its spring 2011 issue, features Mike and Tom Lee. In the U.S. Senate and the Utah Supreme Court, they carry on the legal legacy of their father, former BYU president Rex Lee.

Keith N. Hamilton '86
Keith Hamilton
Keith Hamilton recently published his autobiography, "Last Laborer: Thoughts & Reflections of a Black Mormon." Hamilton is currently a BYU Law adjunct professor.

Andy Nicoll '04
Andrew NicollBankruptcy attorney Andy Nicoll was recently promoted to senior associate status at the Porter Wright law firm's Columbus office.

Robert A. Orozco '94
Robert A. Orozco is now an associate at Ford & Harrison in Los Angeles, California. 

Breanne D. Fors '05 and Matthew B. Tenney '05
Two new shareholdersBreanne Fors and Matthew Tenney have been named shareholders at Parr Brown Gee & Loveless.

In Memory

David Merrold Jorgensen (BYU JD 1977) Salt Lake City, UT
Dana Earl Morris (BYU JD 1990) Las Vegas, NV
Dianna Marie (DeBeau) Hegeduis (BYU JD 1995) Las Vegas, NV

Let us know what you are up to!
Send your good news to lawlerr@law.byu.edu

Class Giving Participation

The race is on!
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Reunion Happenings

Reunion ActivitiesAre you a member of the class of 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, or 2006?

Check out all your Reunion Happenings.
Fishbowl News

Advocacy AwardDean Rasband Presents the Rex Lee Advocacy Award
The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS) held its 11th Annual Rex Lee Advocacy and Shawn Bentley Public Service Awards luncheon on Monday, May 9th at the Washington Court Hotel near Capitol Hill. Read More 

Family Law SocietyFamily Law Society Looking for Volunteers and Participants
As co-sponsors of the Strengthening the Family Symposium in October, the Family Law Society is looking for volunteers and participants Read More

Governance ConferenceBYU Representatives at India Religion and Governance Conference
Cole Durham and Brett Scharffs, director and associate director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, participated in the "Religion and Governance in Secular State" conference in India. Read More

Judicial Clerkships
Many BYU Law Students Participating in Judicial Clerkships
In the upcoming 2011-2012 term for judicial clerkships, many students from the BYU Law School will have the opportunity to work as clerks for judges throughout the United States.  Read More

Alumni Calendar

Founder's Day DinnerFounders Day Dinner
August 25, 2011
Join us for our annual celebration dinner in honor of our roots!

Annual Golf Tournament2011 Alumni Golf Tournament
September 26, 2011
Riverside Country Club

Alumni Events and Tours
Alumni Events & Tours
In order to help us evaluate alumni interest in alumni travel, we put together a brief survey. At present we have received over 200 responses - thank you!

If you haven't taken the survey would you please take a few minutes. We value your thoughts and feedback. Survey

Featured Articles

Dean HernandezNew Trial Courtroom Project
Watch a short clip outlining the progress on the new Trial Courtroom by Dean Carl Hernandez. View Clip

2011 Graduation2011 Graduation Slideshow
Congratulations to our recent 2011 BYU Law graduates. View photos taken Friday, April 22.
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John WelchJohn Welch gives Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecture
John Welch, professor of law at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, presented at the 2010 Karl G. Maeser Distinguished Faculty Lecture at a Brigham Young University forum Tuesday, May 17, at 11:05 a.m. in the de Jong Concert Hall.
The title of his speech was “Thy Mind, Oh Man, Must Stretch,” a quote by Joseph Smith. Read More

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