Michael Dueñas, a third-year law student, grew up outside of Los Angeles. He was drawn to UMass Law for its affordability and commitment to public interest law, but as a son of Mexican immigrants, he wondered how he would fit in. What he found was a welcoming, diverse community. And he has been able to help the region's immigrant community through his work in the Immigration Law Clinic.
Michael Dueñas was drawn to UMass Law for its affordability and commitment to public interest law.
I had never been to the East Coast except for two days in Washington D.C., training for the Peace Corps. It was a big leap to come here, but it was the right choice.
Stephanie Rodriguez-Ruiz: Rappaport Scholar
Stephanie Rodriguez-Ruiz, JD candidate '19 interned with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a Rappaport Scholar.
UMass Law bar pass rate rises to fifth among eight Massachusetts law schools
At Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce meeting, Dean Eric Mitnick cites exam scores, expanded partnerships with Massachusetts colleges, 100,000 hours of service to the community
UMass Law increases Commonwealth Fellows Scholarship
The scholarship provides additional financial support to Massachusetts students.
Eric Mitnick named Dean of UMass Law
UMass Dartmouth-based school of law earned national accreditation and multiple recognitions for excellence and service since 2016