Two WU Students Appointed by ABA

Two Willamette law students, Jared Edgar JD'04 and Lincoln Scoffield JD'04, were recently appointed Lieutenant Governors of the 12th Circuit of the Law Student Division by the American Bar Association at the annual meeting in San Francisco, CA. The 12th circuit includes Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.

Jared Edgar was appointed as Lieutenant Governor of the Student Bar Associations. His responsibilities include serving as liaison between student bar association presidents from each law school in the 12th Circuit and the ABA Law Student Division 12th Circuit. As liaison, Jared will disseminate ABA information to ABA members at those schools and notify the Circuit Governor of any concerns school might have. Additionally, Jared will be responsible for notifying the Lt. Governor of Student Lawyer Communications of campus events or issues impacting the ABA. The information will subsequently be forwarded to the Student Lawyer magazine editor in Chicago for possible publication.

Lincoln Scoffield was appointed as the Lieutenant Governor of Professional Development/Advocacy. His responsibilities include creating and assisting law schools in the circuit with development programs for student professional development and increasing interaction between law student members and practicing ABA members. Additionally, Lincoln will provide information to the Law Student Division from the Young Lawyers Division, the ABA Commission on Professionalism and the Commission on Non-Lawyer Practice.