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Graduates from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law class of 2021 have set the highest employment rates in school history.
Her time in the Health Law Certificate program opened her mind to new opportunities to make an impact within healthcare. With newly acquired legal skills, Jackson is ready to move beyond her successful nursing career and work with her healthcare company’s legal department helping both patients and providers navigate the complex system of regulations that make up U.S. healthcare.
The initiative will fund the renovation of student courtrooms and support student experiential learning.
“I just love to think about a career that would enable me to tell the Court what they want.”
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Provost Award recipient Karen Jacquez is graduating summa cum laude with a BA in Law degree. Following graduation, she will attend the University of Arizona Law, with plans to practice family law.
“I will miss the people. Arizona Law as I have come to know it, is a big, united family where everyone is looking out for one another,” says Wisdom Nash Kwame Adjei. “I am proud of being part of a system like that and very grateful.”
“I encountered some of the most compassionate and dedicated professors and mentors,” says Leonard Mukosi, IPLP SJD candidate. “In a world where individualism seems to be the dominant practice, people do not help each other, they do not mentor each other, but being here changed my life."
“I realized that I did not need to go to law school to do legal work. There are other things that you can do within the field that aren’t being a lawyer,” says Encinas Garcia. “There are many things that you can do that are just as helpful, just as valid, just as rewarding.”
Catch up on recent University of Arizona Law faculty accomplishments.
Daniel Bowman knew he wanted to stay in Arizona and was drawn to University of Arizona Law after learning about the law school’s strong commitment to public interest, the opportunities available for immigration law students, and its small class sizes.
University of Arizona Law Professor Tara Sklar is working to bridge the gap between healthcare and law.