Alumni E-News
May 2011

NY Times Article About Law School Scholarship Renewal Policies Highlights Distinctive Policy at UST School of Law

The Business section of the New York Times published an article on May 1, 2011 about the impact of law school scholarship renewal policies that featured University of St. Thomas School of Law Professor Jerry Organ.  More...


Let Us Know What is "News" with You

We know that our graduates have life updates and we want to know about it! If you would like to update your employment or contact information, you can complete an update form online.


If you have any fun news to share with the alumni and law community, i.e., a recent promotion, a fun case you are working on, a new job, a recent marriage, a new addition to the family, etc., please send a note to your Class Notes editor or to  We'd love to share your news in the Class Notes section of St. Thomas Lawyer magazine.


Brekke, Clyborne & Ribich, L.L.C., Receive the Alumni Living the Mission Award

The Shakopee law firm of Brekke, Clyborne & Ribich, L.L.C. received the Alumni Living the Mission Award at the University of St. Thomas School of Law’s annual Mission Awards luncheon held on Thursday, April 7th, 2011. More...


ABA Journal - Lawyers Giving Back Section - Submit Your Photos

We know that UST Law Alums are giving back to the community by doing service projects and pro bono work.  We’d love to see our UST School of Law alumni featured in the ABA Journal section entitled Lawyers Giving Back that has pictures of lawyers across the country doing service/pro bono projects.  You can see examples of the kinds of pictures that are submitted by clicking here.   So many of you do wonderful work on behalf of those in need as part of and outside your jobs, so submit your photos to Julie Brown in ABA Communications at  The photos must be jpeg files at least 3 megabytes in size, and at least 4x6" at 300dpi.


2011 UST-MJF Public Interest Fellowship Recipients Announced

Two students are recipients of 2010 UST-MJF Public Interest Law Fellowships, which were made possible by the 3L Class Gift, alumni gifts, and the fundraising efforts of the UST-MJF Student Chapter.  More...

Upcoming Low/No Cost CLE Opportunities and Other Events

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August 16

  • CLE: New Federal Legislation Related to Managing Student Loan Debt (more information soon)

 August 18

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November 10 

For more information on upcoming events, visit the Law School Events page.


A Message from CPD, including Alumni Job Opportunities

Click here for a message from the Office of Career and Professional Development, including job postings.


Would you like to have business referred to you? Or, would you like to refer business to a fellow UST Law grad? Visit Lawyer Search

In 2009 the Office of Alumni Relations launched School of Law Lawyer Search, a business development tool for UST Law graduates. Lawyer Search is free and a great way for alumni and friends of the law school to seek out and hire our wonderful alumni. Alumni currently registered on Lawyer Search tell us that they are receiving business and referrals as a result. Register your profile here, today! Or, visit Lawyer Search to find a fellow UST Law graduate working in a specific state or business/practice area.


Nicole Fredricks Jackson, Director of Law Alumni Relations
UST School of Law, Alumni Relations Office

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