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May 16, 2019 – Patty Rivera looked at the Charleston School of Law’s 30-hour pro bono graduation requirement as an opportunity to gain valuable legal experience and pursue her passion to help others. Rivera, who graduated on May 12, never set out to break a school record. In the process...

May 12, 2019 – The annual May commencement ceremony for the Charleston School of Law took place today at the McAlister Field House, on The Citadel campus. Some 157 students graduated today, joining past graduates to bring the total number of students who have earned a law degree from the school...

Victoria Jaworowski, Class of 2020 President, Intellectual Property Law Society Undergraduate School: University of South Carolina - Columbia Hometown: Summerville, S.C. 1) Why did you choose Charleston Law? Since I'm from Charleston, attending the Charleston School of Law is the perfect opportunity to study law in the place I call home. 2) If your overall law...

Michael D. Clemons, Class of 2019 Attorney General for the Southern Region of the National Black Law Student Association Undergraduate School: Valdosta State University Hometown: Valdosta, Ga. 1) Why did you choose Charleston Law? Before my final decision to attend Charleston Law, Dean Jacqueline Bell allowed me to observe Professor Geiza Vargas-Vargas’ Corporate Law class....

Victoria Hurse, Class of 2019 Undergraduate School: Columbus State University Hometown: Atlanta, Ga. 1) Why did you choose Charleston Law? I wanted to complete my law school journey in the jewel of the South Carolina coast while fulfilling my commitment to public service in a broad range of contexts. 2) What do you most want...

John "JD" McKee, 3L and Claudia Piechota, 3L Undergraduate School: Texas Christian University '15 (JD) and Rollins College '15 (Claudia) Hometown: Hutchinson, Kansas (JD) and South Salem, N.Y. (Claudia) 1) How did you meet? We met at the Charleston RiverDogs baseball game during 1L Orientation. Claudia was at the concession stand, and I saw...

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