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Emeka Duruigbo

Tom KlevenProfessor of Law, is a nationally and internationally recognized scholar and asdvocate, with a focus on Energy Law, Business Law, and International Economic Law, and his scholarship has been cited by state and federal courts and in a number od amici briefs at the United States Supreme Courts.


Kierra Powell '2017

Kierra PowellMy 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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Monica Alyssa Lopez ‘16

Kierra PowellMonica Alyssa Lopez is a second year associate at Jackson Walker, LLP, in the Corporate and Securities practice group, where she mainly focuses on corporate governance matters.  Monica received her law degree from Thurgood Marshall School of Law and graduated as Valedictorian of her class in May 2016.   She received a Bachelor of Arts in Government with a minor in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.
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