Feature Stories UMass Law

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UMass Law clinic boosts local communities by assisting nonprofits and small businesses

Students in the Community Development Clinic gain practical experience through their client interactions with “innovators and changemakers”

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Raven Francomano, JD ’22 honored by MA Supreme Judicial Court for pro bono legal services to the arts

She is one of only two MA law students to receive the Adams Pro Bono Publico Award during the National Celebration of Pro Bono

UMass Law Assistant Professor Roni Amit (left) and Professor Hillary Farber and law students Isabel Gonzalez and Carolina Eschavarria visited Joint Base Cape Cod to assist migrants.
UMass Law faculty and students head to Joint Base Cape Cod to assist migrants

UMass Law joined local and state agencies in a quick, coordinated response to help those in need

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Internships provide real-world experiences in public interest law for UMass Law students

Interns work on MA housing crisis, legislation and public policy, and access to higher education for those with intellectual disabilities

UMass Law welcomes incoming Class of 2025 and records sixth consecutive year of enrollment growth

Class is the strongest in the school’s history based on GPAs and LSAT scores

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New faculty and staff join UMass Law with strong teaching, research, and career experience

Erica Sylvia '15, JD ‘17 returns to UMass Law as assistant director of bar success

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The Human Rights at Home Clinic addresses critical legal issues through a human rights lens

UMass law students work with underrepresented groups while gaining practical experience

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Katelyn Fisher, JD '22: At the intersection of law and science

Lead Editor for UMass Law Review and intern at the MA Supreme Judicial Court plans a career in health law

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UMass Law 3L Norbert Mongeon transitions from 35-year arts management career to immigration law

Former administrator at the Providence Performing Arts Center hopes to help immigrants live the American Dream

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For the fourth consecutive year, UMass Law wins award for civil legal aid advocacy in Talk to the Hill

Equal Justice Coalition recognizes the exceptional participation of the law school as UMass Law participates for the seventh year