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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

McKen Carrington
Roben West Professor of Law

Professor McKen Carrington, a former dean of the law school and an expert on wills, trusts, guardianship, and probate administration law, has published numerous articles and book reviews over the years. Most recently, his research and insights on estate planning appeared in the Estate Planning and Community Law Journal in the articled titled Fame, Family Feuds, Lack of Estate Planning, and Ethical Misconduct in the Administration of the Billion-Dollar Legacy of Bob Marley.
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Kierra Powell '2017

Monica LopezMy story is rather unique and entails some adversities that have taught me the importance of perseverance.  During my senior year of undergraduate school, I gave birth to my daughter, Mari Davis.  Although I was on a full academic scholarship, I withdrew from Prairie View A & M University in order to raise my daughter.  I began working at various call centers earning minimum wage.  After several months passed, I realized that my lifestyle was not how I envisioned my life for my daughter and me.
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Judge Valencia Nash'99

Judge Valencia NashOn April 11, 2006, Judge Nash was elected as the first African American female Justice of the Peace in Dallas County.  She was sworn into office January 1, 2007 and re-elected to serve a second term, January 1, 2011.  Judge Nash serves Precinct 1, which is a large area in the southern part of Dallas including the South Dallas area, Oak Cliff, Lancaster, Wilmer, Hutchins, Ferris, Balch Springs and the “Woods”.
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