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Alumni Stories

A Warrior for Conservation "Who gives up a prosperous career to fight environmental degradation? Ralph Bloemers did, and he never looked back."

04-26-2013

Getting in the Game “I want to live an inspired life, and that means inspiring others with what you do.”

10-23-2012

A Musical Life "The dark-haired figure coaxing the sweet notes out of her violin has become as much a part of law school commencement as the pageant of colorful robes, the clicking of pocket cameras and the dean’s speech."

05-18-2012

From Transactional Law To Enforcing the Law “Steven Kuhn JD’98 is not at liberty to say exactly what he does for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. In fact, if a stranger at a cocktail party inquires about his career, Kuhn says he’s an attorney.”

05-18-2012

Life and Law in Balance “Few legal jobs are more stressful than investigating teachers accused of shattering their students’ trust...”

03-01-2012

“Angel of Adoption” Retires “His snowy beard, hearty frame and twinkling smile make King County Court Commissioner Eric Watness JD’77 look more than a little like Santa Claus...”

03-01-2012

An Eventful Career Think your job is complicated? Try this one: Six months after your first day at work, the gubernatorial election you oversee becomes one of the closest in U.S. history.

06-24-2011

A Perfect Fit If anyone seems born to enter the Foreign Service, it’s Natella Svistunova BA’96, JD’00

06-24-2011

Inner-City Coach Seeks Moral Victories “Boys, you can only stand in the key for three seconds.” “What’s the key?” “Boys, you can’t get five fouls in a game.” “What’s a foul?”

11-19-2010

A Dedicated Leader Attorney Liani Reeves ’98, JD’01 makes community involvement a top priority

11-19-2010

Giving Back “I believe I’ve been really fortunate in life, and have an obligation to give back,” Evans said. “If one of the ways I can do that is volunteering, I think that makes sense.”

04-23-2010

An Eminently Willamette Firm On the surface, a condemnation case might not seem very exciting, lacking the drama of a criminal trial or custody battle. But lawyers who specialize in this area of real estate law tackle a highly emotional issue — the government’s right to appropriate a private individual’s land for public use.

04-23-2010

Seeing the Forest The value of a family tree takes on a new dimension when you are the third-generation CEO of a timber and paper business.

11-05-2009

Leveraging a Law Degree “The economic crisis is affecting all levels of private equity transactions,” said Brian C. Erb JD'89.

07-28-2009

His Passion for Hunting Has Never Waned Sean M. Powell JD’06 is clear about the next step in his recovery.

07-28-2009


Legal Biz Whiz

07-30-2008










Road Warrior

01-01-2007



Grounded in Tax

01-01-2007




Mr. DuPont

01-01-2007