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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Febrauary 7, 2014

University of New Mexico School of Law Alumni Association Elects New Members to Board of Directors

Alumni Association

The Board of Directors of the University of New Mexico School of Law Alumni Association unanimously elected three new members: Matthew Beck, Danny Jarrett, and Meredith Johnstone.

Matthew BeckMatthew Beck, a 2012 graduate of the UNM Law School, is an associate at the Rodey law firm. Previously, Beck served as law clerk to the Honorable James O. Browning, United States District Court for the District of New Mexico. While in law school, Beck competed in the National Trial Competition and served as editor of the Natural Resources Journal.

Danny JarrettDanny Jarrett, a 1996 graduate of the UNM Law School, is the Office Managing Shareholder and Litigation Manager of the Albuquerque, New Mexico office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Jarrett was named as a Southwest Super Lawyer for 2009, 2010 and 2011. While in law school, Jarrett served as staff editor of The New Mexico Law Review.

Meredith JohnstoneMeredith Johnstone, a 2009 graduate of the UNM Law School, is an associate at Walther Family Law. Prior to joining the Walther firm, Johnstone worked with her late father, Peter Johnstone, a 1974 Law School graduate. While in law school, Johnstone also received her MBA.

About the University of New Mexico School of Law

Small class size, renowned faculty, collegial environment, and reasonable tuition rates make the UNM School of Law one of the best educational values in the country. The Law School offers the Juris Doctor (JD) program and certificates in Indian Law and in Natural Resources and Environmental Law. New Mexico’s only law school offers a 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio and is known nationwide for its pioneering, required Clinical Law Program. Frequently rated as one of the most popular and most diverse law schools in the country, the UNM Law School is a member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) and is approved by the American Bar Association (ABA).

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