Meet Our Students

A few of our current students share their perspectives on the College of Law at Illinois.

Abena Buansi portraitAbena Buansi, LLMI had heard a lot about the school and I liked what I read. Read more.

Brittany Wiegand portraitBrittany Wiegand, JDIn addition to being a smart financial decision, the community at Illinois is unparalleled. Read more. 

Douglas Malcolm portraitDouglas Malcolm, JDIllinois Law sets you up for success. Read more.

Gabrielle LevyGabrielle Levy, JDI would tell prospective students to apply to Illinois Law if they are looking for a law school that feels like family. Read more. 

Jalan Jaskot portraitJalan Jaskot, JDCriminal Law Society has helped me network with students and lawyers in my area of interest, and it has helped me acquire an internship at Champaign County State’s Attorney’s Office. Read more. 

Katie Bethke portraitKatie Bethke, JDWhile I made sure to put enough time and energy into my academics, getting to know my classmates and future legal colleagues was an important part of my 1L year. Read more. 

Kenny Wang portraitKenny Wang, JDIn general, student groups are great ways to meet people with similar interests to you. Read more. 

Luis Duarte portraitLuis Sanchez Tapia Perez Duarte, LLMI chose the LLM Program at the University of Illinois because it offered the courses that I was looking for. Read more. 

Sana Rizvi portraitSana Rizvi, JDI really appreciate the atmosphere at Illinois Law. Read more. 

Max Bungert portraitMax Bungert, JDThrough the tryout process, I was selected to participate in the College’s Federal Civil Rights Clinic. Read more. 

Felicia Shaw portraitFelicia Shaw, JDI knew that I wanted to practice law in my hometown, Chicago. Read more. 

Maira Perez Velazquez portraitMaira Perez Velazquez, JDI had been living in California for about four years and I knew I wanted a change, as well as a challenge. Read more.