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    From a six-student night school in rented rooms in downtown Hartford to the magnificent Gothic halls of the Elizabeth Street campus, the evolution of the UConn School of Law is an example of why “change is good.” 

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Community Engagement

  • Professor Timothy Everett with students

    Sixteen UConn Law students helped people apply for pardons at a clinic with Greater Hartford Legal Aid on Oct. 19, 2019. Professor Timothy Everett, left, is with students Alex Mercier, Sarah Wylie, Abby Booth, Natasha Esponda, Andrea Nunes and Victoria Damore.

  • Students participate in mock trial program

    In the 2019 Mock Trial Competition, Hartford Public High School students learned from UConn Law students under the direction of Professor Jennifer Mailly in a program funded by Robinson & Cole LLP.

  • Professor Jessica de Perio Wittman and students

    Students in UConn Law’s Technology and Law Practice class developed technical solutions for a legal services agency and the law school’s Animal Law Clinic.

  • Franklin René Ruano Galdamez with relatives and his legal team

    Facing threats to his life if he returned to El Salvador, Franklin René Ruano Galdamez turned to the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic at UConn School of Law.

  • a bidder in the crowd at the 2017 PILG auction

    The Public Interest Law Group raised more than $25,000 in 2017, primarily through its annual auction, to fund fellowships for UConn Law students working in the public interest. Read more »

  • Graduate Focus
    Cecil Thomas
    Staff Attorney
    Greater Hartford Legal Aid

    Cecil Thomas decided when he was 15 years old that he needed to understand the law in order to help others.

  • Graduate Focus
    MInal Patel Davis '01
    Special Advisor to the Mayor on Human Trafficking
    City of Houston

    Minal Patel Davis, who won a presidential medal for her work against human trafficking, has always had a passion for inclusion and fairness.

  • Graduate Focus
    Andrés Avila
    Saxe Doernberger & Vita P.C.,

    Before he applied to the Insurance LLM program at UConn School of Law, Andrés Avila LLM '17 earned a law degree from the Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and worked for an insurance law firm in Miami and London.

  • Graduate Focus
    Laura Linde
    Bird & Bird

    After Laura Linde LLM '17 earned an undergraduate degree at Freie University Berlin, she wanted to continue her legal education abroad. But she didn’t just want to study more law; she wanted to practice it.

  • Graduate Focus
    Ramona Mercado-Espinoza
    Staff Attorney
    Greater Hartford Legal Aid

    From childhood, Ramona Mercado-Espinoza ’86 felt drawn to a career dedicated to helping others and her community.

  • Graduate Focus
    Je'Quana Orr '18
    Robinson & Cole LLP

    Je'Quana Orr's introduction to law began in the summer of 2007, when she participated in the first Summer Mock Trial Competition at UConn School of Law.

  • Graduate Focus
    Michael Callahan '95
    Executive Director of the Rock Center for Corporate Governance and Professor of the Practice of Law
    Stanford Law School

    Michael Callahan brought his experience  as general counsel of business giants LinkedIn and Yahoo! to Stanford Law School, where he is involved in both teaching and policy work.

  • Graduate Focus
    Timothy Smyth '07
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Division of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development

    Timothy Smyth was heading for an academic career when his study of apartheid and the slave trade turned him toward law school.

  • Student Focus
    Fernando P. de Mello Barreto, SJD Candidate
    SJD Candidate

    Fernando P. de Mello Barreto, a candidate for an SJD degree from UConn School of Law, has had a distinguished diplomatic career that included assignments as Brazil's ambassador to Russia and to Australia.

  • Graduate Focus
    Jeff Bone, SJD '18
    Adjunct Professor
    University of Alberta School of Business

    The story of a farm family in Madagascar struggling to feed themselves after a mining operation restricted use of their land inspired Jeff Bone's research toward an SJD at UConn School of Law.