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January Recruitment - Student Information

Join Career Services as they host potential employers for you to connect with the week of January 25 - 29!

2021 Grads: 93.71% Employed or Pursuing Graduate Degree

Lewis & Clark Law School presented its 2021 employment statistics showing 93.71% of 2021 graduates as currently employed or pursuing further graduate education.

Lezak Fellowship Changes Name to Reflect Social Justice Commitment

The change better emphasizes Fellowship goals and Fellows’ focus.

Alum Works to Pass First Emergency COVID Workplace Standards in Virginia

Jason Yarashes ’12, lead attorney and program coordinator of the Virginia Justice Project for Farm and Immigrant Workers at the Legal Aid Justice Center, led the charge to get Virginia to pass the first COVID-19 enforceable emergency workplace standard in the United States. Other states, including Oregon, are using this development to try and push their respective states and localities to do the same.

Lewis & Clark Law School Ranked #2 in Public Interest Jobs for 2019

Lewis & Clark Law School ranks #2 in the nation for full-time, long-term (FTLT), public interest job placement, based on Class of 2019 employment data and ABA Disclosures from all law schools.

24th Annual Mentor & Mentee Award Winners

The 24th annual Lewis & Clark Law School 1L Mentor Program honored mentors Elizabeth Savage ’14 and Ryan Kunkel ’15 with the Andrea Swanner Redding Award. Mentees Chloe Williams ’22 and Jenna Richards ’22 both received the Outstanding Mentee of the Year Award. This year, the in-person ceremony was canceled due to COVID-19.

The Region’s Largest IPO Ever - The Inside Story from ‘14 Alumnus

James Henry ’14, Corporate Counsel for ZoomInfo, took a few moments to answer some questions about what it’s like working for a company during the IPO process.

Law School Deans, Faculty Ask for “Diploma Privilege”

The deans of Oregon’s three law schools wrote to the Oregon Supreme Court today with a petition to institute a one-time emergency “diploma privilege.” The petition is signed by faculty from all the law schools.

Students Volunteer Over 16,000 Hours This Year

In a remarkable demonstration of passion and commitment to the community, Lewis & Clark Law students volunteered a record 16,000 hours this year to over 105 organizations from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020.