Category: BU Law

Introducing the Corporate Counsel and Small/Mid-Size Law Firm Externship Programs

As part of our continuing efforts to expand experiential learning opportunities for students, we introduced two new externship programs during the 2017-2018 academic year. Each semester, the Corporate Counsel Externship Program, led by Cecily Banks, places second- and third-year students in the corporate counsel offices of for-profit and nonprofit corporations in Greater Boston. In these […]

Alumni Share Their Knowledge and Experience with Students at 1L Career Conference

We welcomed a large contingent of alumni back to BU Law last month to share their experiences and career advice with our first-year law students as part of our 1L Career Conference. We are grateful to all of the alumni and other attorneys who joined in the panel discussions and met with students throughout the […]

Responding to the Tragedies in Las Vegas and Puerto Rico

We extend our deepest sympathies and expression of support to our students from Las Vegas and all BU Law alumni who live and work there. The mass shooting that killed more than 50 people attending an outdoor concert on Sunday evening has shocked and saddened the entire BU Law community. Our Student Affairs Office is […]

Honoring ‘Singing Professor’ Mark Pettit

Professor Mark Pettit, known to many generations of BU Law students as the “Singing Professor,” is taking a leave of absence this semester while he is being treated for cancer. As a tribute to him, we are asking alumni to email lawalum@bu.edu to submit their recollections of his song lyrics and other memories for a […]

Advancing Justice Since Day One

Since our law school was founded in 1872, many of our graduates have distinguished themselves as public servants working tirelessly to advance justice and as legal pioneers fighting for the rights of the disenfranchised. In honor of a select group of these alumni, we have installed an 11’ x 25’ mural on the second floor […]