St. Thomas Lawyer Magazine

St. Thomas Lawyer is the flagship publication of the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Published twice a year, it is available in print at the School of Law. Individual stories also are published online in the St. Thomas Newsroom.

St. Thomas Lawyer

Jordan Osterman '11   author
For more than a century, Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services has provided free civil legal aid to low-income families and individuals. CEO and School of Law Board of Governors member Jessie Nicholson is a huge part of it.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
For University of St. Thomas School of Law alumni who volunteer with the Vetlaw program, clinics are an important way of serving those who served.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
The Criminal and Juvenile Defense Clinic, started just two years ago at the School of Law, has represented more than 50 clients in 10 counties. The clinic provides free legal representation to those who can’t afford it – to “fill gaps in Minnesota’s legal system,” according to its founder Assistant Professor Rachel Moran. The clinic […]
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
Hiring a lawyer is out of reach for more than 60 million Americans. Measured against any disease, environmental crisis or national emergency, the justice gap is an epidemic, according to Lisa Montpetit Brabbit, associate dean for external relations and programs at the University of St. Thomas School of Law. That’s why the School of Law is working hard to find ways to close the gap.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
The School of Law’s Community Justice Project (CJP) offers opportunities for students to integrate the school’s mission into their clinic experience as they work for justice and reconciliation.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
As a Catholic law school, what is our responsibility? Pope Francis has urged all of us to recognize our “duty to hear the voice of the poor.” As lawyers, we not only have the duty to hear the poor, we have the power to lift the voices of the poor, to ensure that they are heard by the legal system’s decision-makers.
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Patty Petersen   author
The School of Law's Trademark Clinic, established less than a year ago, has had an impact on the business community and on its student participants.
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Jordan Osterman '11   author
One of the pre-eminent voices on blockchain in the legal field, Professor Wulf Kaal, is writing a book on the subject.
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Cassie Froese   author
St. Thomas lawyers embrace artificial intelligence’s growing role within the law.
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Amy Carlson Gustafson   author
Minnesota native Eileen Lach, a member of the School of Law's board of governors, is a thought leader in ethics and artificial intelligence.
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