Elizabeth Gracie ’83 dreamed of attending law school, all the while growing up in Wisconsin. Fast forward to 2023: Gracie has a prominent practice representing real estate developers, corporations and not-for-profit organizations in complex property tax matters in Chicago.
The Last Word
Last Word: Then & Now
These Cane Toss photos underscore the difference a year can make, from Spring 2021 to Fall 2021.
The Last Word: Governor Tommy Thompson ’66
UW Law sat down with Thompson to discuss his University of Wisconsin Law School experience, career, farm life, and more.
The Last Word: Shabnam Lotfi ’11
Shabnam Lotfi, the founder of Lotfi Legal, specializes in immigration law.
The Last Word: Abigail Churchill ’15
“It’s ironic. As a teen growing up in a family full of lawyers, I wanted to do something different. It wasn’t until later I realized I was thinking about law all wrong.”
The Last Word: The 150th Class
150 years after its humble origins, the University of Wisconsin Law School boasts over 15,000 living graduates around the world. Here’s a look at the May 2019 celebration of our most recent graduating class.
The Last Word: The Honorable Samuel R. C. Crowfoot ’12
Samuel Crowfoot, who grew up in the Siksika Blackfoot reservation in Alberta, Canada, knew from a young age that he wanted to be a lawyer and improve life for Native tribes. Just six years out …
The Last Word: Carl Williams ’06
A champion for freedom and liberation, Carl Williams serves as a staff attorney for the ACLU in Boston where he made history for his successful efforts leading to the largest dismissal of criminal cases at …
Last Word: John Hawley ’79
A Conversation with John Hawley ’79 Describe your current job. I work in a three-lawyer general practice firm with offices located in Random Lake and Sheboygan, Wisconsin. I enjoy the variety of a general practice. …
The Last Word: Marsha Mansfield ’84
DIRECTOR OF THE ECONOMIC JUSTICE INSTITUTE, UW LAW SCHOOL Describe your current job. I am a clinical professor at UW Law School and the director of the Economic Justice Institute (EJI), home to the school’s …