Student Spotlight

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Alex Rigby ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Alex Rigby! Q: What university did you attend as an undergraduate and how did your studies help prepare you for law school? I went to the University of Virginia where I studied Government and Economics and minored in English. The degrees were great in […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Mary Grace McFarland ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 2L Mary Grace McFarland! Q: What did you do before law school? I went to UT Austin for undergrad and studied Political Communication. After that, I taught fourth- and sixth-grade English and earned my master’s degree in Education before pursuing law school.   Q: What […]

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Connor Madden
🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Connor Madden ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Connor Madden! Q: Tell us about how you’re involved with the Texas Space Law & Policy Society and how you think it might help your career? The Texas Space Law & Policy Society (TXSLAPS) is a perfect example of how Texas Law empowers its […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Monica Dike ’25

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Monica Dike! Q: As an undergraduate student at Sam Houston State University, you were involved in leadership roles in student organizations. Can you share more about how that experience prepared you for law school? A: Leadership played an integral role during my undergraduate experience. […]

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Taylor Luke
🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Taylor Luke ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Taylor Luke! Q: Congratulations on winning a Beck Writing Award. Can you share more about that honor and how do you think your strong writing skills will help you in a legal career? The Beck Award is given to students who had especially strong […]

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Lea Kokenes
🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Lea Kokenes ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Lea Kokenes! Q: What did you gain from your summer experience in a public interest fellowship? I spent this past summer as a G. Rollie White Trust Public Interest Summer Fellow at the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, in New York City, as an […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: “HR” Huber-Rodriguez ‘24

We are pleased to bring back our Student Spotlight series for the 2022-23 school year! For this edition, we invite you to meet 2L Benjamin “HR” Huber-Rodriguez. In addition to working toward his Juris Doctorate, HR is seeking a dual degree with the LBJ School of Public Affairs where he serves as a research assistant. […]

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🤘 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Luke Dombroski ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Luke Dombroski! Q: How have you found life in Austin? Does it suit you? I have definitely enjoyed my time in Austin! It is such a vibrant city, and with the incredible growth that the city is experiencing, there is no better place to […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Jacqueline Morales ’22

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Jacqueline Morales! Q: We heard that you participate in ballet folklorico, can you mention more about that? Growing up in Brownsville, Texas, I always admired the women who danced Mexican ballet folklorico during Charro Days, a local holiday. I’m fulfilling an artistic dream of mine, […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Julia Di Fiore ’22

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Julia Di Fiore, a member of Texas Law Review, a Texas Quizmaster, and a Teacher’s Assistant! Q: What sort of things are you engaged in at law school? My extracurriculars include being a member of Texas Law Review, a TQ for Professor Schiess, and […]

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