Student Spotlight

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🤘 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Sarah Gaucher ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Sarah Gaucher! Q: What was the main inspiration for you to become the Founder of Aggie Minority Women in Law? Being a first generation American and also being the first person in my family to pursue law school, I was inspired to start Aggie […]

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🤘 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Blake Cleary ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet the class of 2024’s Blake Cleary! Q: What inspired you to pursue a legal education? Weirdly, I was teaching English in Turkey and was going through conversation practice with one of my students who told me about the day to day life her father had […]

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🤘 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Natalia Arizmendi ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Natalia Arizmendi! Q: What has been the best surprise about your law school experience? The people have been the best surprise in law school. Law school is challenging and requires constant adjustments and exposure to experiences that are at times uncomfortable, but UT has […]

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🤘 STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Wes Dodson ’24

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet Wes Dodson, Texas Law 1L and former Chief Justice of the UT Austin Student Government Supreme Court! Q: What has been the best surprise about your law school experience? The best surprise of UT Law so far is the learning community. I assumed that I […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Daniel Edwards ’24

We are so pleased to bring back our Student Spotlight series for the 2021-22 school year! For this edition, we invite you to meet 1L Daniel Edwards. Q: What sorts of things are you engaged in at Texas Law? My transition to Austin life and life at Texas Law has definitely been much smoother thanks […]

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Meet the Class of 2024

Texas Law welcomes the Class of 2024 as its newest cohort of future leaders in law, business, and public service! This group of resilient students, bringing together a wide range of ages, backgrounds, and interests, is ready to make their mark on the world. For the first time in Texas Law history, there are more […]

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Justice Center Welcomes Incoming Public Interest Scholars, Members of the Class of 2024

The William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law is proud to welcome first year students Araceli Garcia and Courtney Weber – recipients of full tuition scholarships awarded to incoming students who have a demonstrated commitment to social justice. The scholars are selected through a competitive process, including an interview with a faculty selection committee. […]

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Mimi Nguyen ’22 Sworn in as UT System Student Regent

On June 26, Thuy Dan “Mimi” Nguyen ’22 was sworn in as UT System Student Regent by Judge Cynthia Lafuente-Gaona BA ’93. An intimate audience of family and close friends gathered in the Law School’s wood-paneled Eidman Courtroom to witness and applaud this remarkable beginning to Nguyen’s final and seventh year as a UT System […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Emily Bamesberger ’21

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 3L Emily Bamesberger! Q: What has been your inspiration to come to law school? After being a stay-at-home parent, I wanted an intellectually engaging career. I have several lawyers in my life who have shown me the creativity required in many types of legal work, […]

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🤘STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Bola Ibidapo ’23

For this edition of Texas Law’s Student Spotlight series, meet 1L Bola Ibidapo, Student Bar Representative and member of the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society! Q: What sort of things are you engaged in at law school? I am currently involved in the Texas Student Bar Association as an elected 1L Representative. I am also a […]

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