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Law student and veteran serves LGBTQ military community through fall externship, work on transgender ban lawsuit

Third-year JD/MBA student Andy Blevins’ first encounter with OutServe-SLDN occurred while he served in the military. From 2007-11, he was a cryptologic technician for the Navy.

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Judge Beth Allen JD’96 wins recent awards

Judge Beth Allen JD’96 now knows how well her friends can keep secrets from her. The Willamette Law alumna was surprised this fall with not one, but two awards for her work in the community and judiciary.

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Willamette Law alumna seeks to make an impact in domestic violence prosecution

Although born and raised in Newport, Oregon, Erin Greenawald JD’98 would tell you she “grew up,” professionally, in the Marion County District Attorney’s (MCDA) office.

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Sewing new and old tales into familiar fabrics

In her latest work, acclaimed Native American artist Marie Watt ’90 explores the symbiotic relationships between humans and the natural world.

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Two Willamette Law alumni appointed judges

Steven R. Powers JD’01 was named to position seven on the Oregon Court of Appeals, and Christopher A. Ramras JD’96 was named to position 15 on the Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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Naomi Haslitt JD’07 named one of “Forty Under 40” by Portland Business Journal

Haslitt was the only person on the list with a Willamette University or Willamette Law education.

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Rising 2L Jackie Sandmeyer awarded Shepherd Legal Scholarship

Jackie Sandmeyer works full-time and goes to law school, dedicating most days to the LGBTQ community and constantly striving to find ways to give back.

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Willamette Law chooses Attorney Mentor of the Year

Willamette Law named Salem attorney Jennifer Brown its Mentor of the Year at a reception April 5.

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Certificate in Dispute Resolution beneficial for all law students, alumnae say

Working as a receptionist at a veterinary hospital in Portland, Nani Apo JD’13 heard all kinds of complaints.

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Seven countries in one summer

Photos, letters from 1954 Willamette student bike trip are available in university archives.

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Willamette Law’s Chad Sleight JD’03 appointed Clark County (Washington) District Court judge

The Clark County council appointed Sleight to the position after interviewing four candidates. He begins in March.

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Willamette Law alumnus Trevor Stephens ’81, JD’85 reappointed to Superior Court in Ketchikan, Alaska

The appointment was made in late December of 2016 by Alaska Chief Justice Craig Stowers and will be for a one-year term, eligible for reappointment.

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Small-town whirlwind makes waves on Washington coast

The long and impactful career of Paul Stritmatter JD'69 proves you don't have to live in a large metropolis to make it big.

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OSB award winners include Willamette Law alumnae

The Honorable Valeri L. Love MBA'92, JD'95 and Megan I. Livermore JD'05 were honored at an awards luncheon Dec. 8.

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Willamette Law's Goldthorpe JD'09 appointed to Malheur County district attorney

Gov. Kate Brown appointed Willamette Law alumnus David M. Goldthorpe J’'09 to Malheur County district attorney Dec. 2.

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After the Break

Four alumni share how the Take a Break program expanded their worldviews and inspired careers focused on social justice.

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2016 Election results for Willamette Law graduates

College of Law alumni running in the Nov. 8 elections saw both wins and losses in the polls.

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Sharon Holbrook JD’01 appointed to Colorado district judgeship

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Willamette Law alumna Sharon Holbrook JD’01 to district judge for the Colorado District Court in the 17th Judicial District.

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Willamette Law's Danny Santos JD'86 named to Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees

The Oregon Senate confirmed Danny Santos JD’86, Willamette alumnus and former associate dean for student affairs and administration, to the Southern Oregon University Board of Trustees on September 22.

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Willamette Law's Jim Green JD'91 named executive director of Oregon School Boards Association

Dr. Doug Nelson, president of the OSBA Board of Directors, said Green is uniquely qualified for the position.

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College of Law donors invest in value of moving forward

Consistency has proven key for Jim Averill, ‘70, JD’73 and his wife, Pat. For 34 years, the Averills have given to the Willamette University Law Annual Fund, with 27 of those years being consecutive.

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Willamette Law's Steven Williams JD’96 promoted to assistant vice president and associate counsel

In his new position, Williams will lead the ISG Legal department, supporting The Standard and The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York.

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Willamette Law's John Kern JD/MM’94 goes head-to-head with International Olympic Committee

At the last minute, dual US/Kenya citizen Carvin Nkanata was denied entry into the Rio Olympic Games. Willamette alumnus John Kern took the case, jumped through legal obstacles of Olympic proportions, and finished first to save the dream of a world-class athlete.

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In nature's grip

Filmmaker John Waller ’98 journeys into uncharted territory to share stories of discovery, beauty and love.

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Lorenzo Williams JD'77 receives National Bar Association Award for Civil Rights

Law graduate recognized as pioneer who demonstrates concern for human and civil rights has history of significant litigation wins and community involvement

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Theresa Wright JD’81 receives Multnomah Bar Association Pro Bono Award

Willamette Law’s director of externships and alumna recognized for dedication and service

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Hon. Paul De Muniz JD’75 honored with Literacy Trailblazer Award

Former OSC Chief Justice and Willamette Law’s Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence and alumnus has history of giving back to community

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Ricardo Larios MAT '07 wins state teaching award

Larios wins the Milken Award and a $25,000 prize.

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Cuno ’73 addresses ISIS campaign

Cultural destruction threatens world heritage.

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Willamette alumnus named leader of independent colleges alliance

Ron Saxton '76 will lead the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities.

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