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Tag: pro bono

UT Law grad named TBA Volunteer of the Year

Posted December 22, 2016

Recent graduate Kirsten Jacobson was recently recognized by the Tennessee Bar Association as this year’s Law Student Volunteer of the Year, after logging more than 900 hours of pro bono work during her time at UT Law. Read more

Connecting the Dots

Posted March 21, 2016

Every law student—past and present—can talk about those times when they feel stressed, overwhelmed, and overworked. But underneath the thousands of pages of reading and dozens of assignments on their plates lies the real reason why most students enter law school in the first place: to help people. Read more

UT Law students support homeless veterans through Operation Stand Down

Posted November 11, 2015

Earlier this semester, a group of UT Law students and faculty volunteered their legal services for homeless veterans as part of Operation Stand Down, an event sponsored by the grassroots, non-profit organization Knoxville Area Veterans Stand Down. The event was held September 26 at the National Guard Armory. In addition to legal service providers, the […] Read more

For love of the law

Posted June 10, 2015

As a teenager, Juan Quevedo led his family in pursuing citizenship. Now, this UT Law student is ready to help others achieve the same dream. Read more

UT Pro Bono recognized during Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week

Posted April 22, 2015

UT Pro Bono and a select group of graduating 3Ls were recognized by the University of Tennessee for the exceptional service they render to the community at a recent event for Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week. Student leaders Jennifer Dobbins, Hoai Robinette, and CJ Lewis attended the April 6 event and accepted the award on behalf of UT Pro […] Read more