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Washburn Lawyer, Fall 2017


  • Law School Announcement: Thomas Romig to step down as Dean of the Law School in June (596 KB PDF)
    Romig will stay at Washburn Law as a member of the faculty following this year.
  • Special Announcement: Washburn Trustee Issues $1 million Challenge (326 KB PDF)
    Cynthia Heath, BA ’71, issues matching challenge to build a premiere law school building at Washburn University.
  • Honorary Degree Recipient: Rural Connection Runs Deep (1.6 MB PDF)
    Relationships with the community key to a successful rural practice, as Kerry McQueen, ’65, knows firsthand, and his career is testament to that.
  • Alumni Spotlight: Lessons in Dedication (1.0 MB PDF)
    Linda Elrod, ’72, has devoted her career to giving children a voice in the legal system and passing that passion on to her students and colleagues.
  • Alumni Spotlight: Setting the Bar (443 KB PDF)
    From practicing law to competing in the National Senior Games, Fred Thompson, ’66 has done it all.
  • Alumni Event: Supreme Court Swearing-In (3.3 MB PDF)
    Twenty-five alumni sworn in to the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Faculty Spotlight: Taking Care of Business (1.3 MB PDF)
    Washburn Law’s predominantly female faculty in Business and Transactional Law breaks the stereotype in this male-dominated field.
  • Alumni Spotlight: Driven to Serve, Cecilia (Brown) Nuby, ’15 (429 KB PDF)
    Life-threatening moment shaped Nuby's career, passion for service.
  • Donor Spotlight: Investing in Her Roots (255 KB PDF)
    Jenifer L. Lucas, ’75 makes scholarship gift to impact lives of future students.
  • Donor Spotlight : Embracing Technology (406 KB PDF)
    Dynamic experiences lead Troy Stremming, BBA ’91 and JD ’94 to believe in importance of new building.
  • Course Spotlight: Polsinelli Conducts Renewable Energy Course (428 KB PDF)
    Washburn Law students benefit from the experts’ on-the-job experience.
  • Alumni Awards (276 KB PDF)
    Six distinguished alumni and friends were honored at the Alumni Awards during Alumni Weekend.

In Every Issue

  • Letter from the Dean (250 KB PDF)
  • Letter from the Alumni Association President (281 KB PDF)
  • News Briefs (1.3 MB PDF)
    Public Interest: First Scholarship Awarded to Edna Reyes; Government Legal Careers: Opportunities Abound; Expert Testimony: 2L Student Testifies before U.S. Senate Subcommittee; Foulston Siefkin Lecture: Legal Expert Harold Hongju Koh Featured; Making a Difference: Law Students Lead the Way; New faculty; Hansen Foundation provides grants for rural internships.
  • Alumni Events (9.5 MB PDF)
    Government Legal Careers Forum; Arizona Alumni Events; Eastern Kansas Trip; Texas Alumni Events; Spring Commencement; Topeka Alumni Event; Los Angeles Alumni Event; Denver Alumni Event; Wyandotte County Alumni Event; Dean’s Circle; Alumni Weekend.
  • Faculty Updates (100 KB PDF)
    Publications; Conferences & Presentations; Awards & Honors; Service.