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Career Services Team

From day one to graduation and beyond, students receive support to succeed
December 18, 2017
As students navigate their way through law school, the Office of Student & Career Services is with them every step of the way.

Professor Maryam Ahranjani

“Immigration status should not be a barrier to higher education”
December 14, 2017
Professor Maryam Ahranjani outlines her views on the rights of undocumented students and the value of diversity in education in an article published in the CLEO EDGE, “the magazine for tomorrow’s law students.”

Prof. Barbara Creel

NM IJP in court on Monday: New DNA evidence proves innocence of client
December 14, 2017
For nearly 30 years, Jacob Duran has maintained his innocence since his arrest and 1987 conviction.

Prof. Barbara Creel

Prof. Creel elected to Defender Staff/Practitioner for National Legal Aid & Defender Association
December 12, 2017
Professor Barbara Creel has recently been elected to Defender Council of the Board of Directors of the National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA). She will be serving in a Defender Staff / Practitioner Position for a three-year term.

Prof. Romero

Professor Leo Romero to serve on Honorary Committee for CLEO’s 50th Anniversary
December 8, 2017
Former Dean and Professor Emeritus Leo M. Romero is serving on the Honorary Committee for the 50th anniversary celebration of the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) Inc., a national organization dedicated to increasing the number of minority students.

Adoption Day

National Adoption Day a huge success, thanks in part to ten UNM Law School student volunteers
December 6, 2017
Ten UNM Law School students volunteered to provide assistance to the Second Judicial District Children's Court on National Adoption Day, a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 110,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families.

Faith Roessel

Commencement speaker known for her voice that promotes understanding
December 5, 2017
On Dec. 15, hundreds of Lobos will become new alumni as they cross their tassels on their mortarboards. Fall Graduation is a day for celebration and reflection, and it is fitting that this year’s Commencement speaker, Faith Roessel, will be asking students to reflect as she shares her experience using her voice to advocate on behalf of those who may feel they do not have a voice or feel misunderstood.

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