Student Spotlight

  • Molly Higgins
    October 13, 2017 - Molly Higgins loves to fly fish. True statement?    Yes! Although that’s not to say that I’m very good at it. I grew up spending my summers in Idaho but it wasn’t until college, with help from a few fly-fisherman friends, that I came to understand and cherish how beautiful and therapeutic a few days on the river... read more
  • William Nobriga
    October 05, 2017 - You're a literature guy. What is your "desert island" book? I tend to enjoy classics in literature, which includes authors like Twain, Dostoevsky, Nietzsche, and Hemingway. That being said, I would likely choose the book Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain. Twain was way ahead of his time in writing this book, which... read more
  • Ben Shuman
    September 28, 2017 - How tough was it to grow up in Reno, attend the University of Nevada, Reno, then come to southern Nevada and archrival UNLV for law school? Growing up in Reno for most of my life, I have bled silver and blue. Unfortunately, I had to make a choice that doesn’t look good to my fellow Wolf Pack alumni. It is tough... read more
  • Shannon Borden
    September 21, 2017 - Tell us about your career as a professional Muay Thai fighter.
  • Jocelyn Murphy
    September 14, 2017 - You discovered your affinity for the law accidentally, right? Yes, I originally wanted to be a news reporter. I attended a magnet high school that specialized in broadcast journalism and even entered college as a journalism major. However, I signed up for an internship program one summer and was unexpectedly... read more
  • Cammy Ha
    September 07, 2017 - What are your memories of your childhood in Hong Kong? When I was little, my parents would take me to go see lights and decorations that were put on the harbor-facing buildings in Hong Kong during every Christmas.  The lights were so bright and attractive that you could even see them from the other side of the... read more
  • Ryan Saldanha
    May 18, 2017 - You did your undergraduate work at the University of Toronto, and you played four years of varsity football there.  Tell us about that experience. 
  • Monica Martinez
    May 11, 2017 - You are the president of La Voz (Boyd's Latino law student group), which was recently voted the law school's Student Organization of the Year.  Tell us why this year has been such a success for La Voz.
  • Adam Ellis
    May 05, 2017 - You've had a goal of running a marathon.  How are you doing with that? I’m not as far along as I had hoped, but I’m slowly getting back to training. Before law school, I ran a half-marathon, and my right knee decided not to cooperate a few miles in. I basically ran a majority of the race sideways to avoid bending... read more
  • Adrian Viesca
    April 27, 2017 - Tell us about your work with the Nevada State Legislature prior to law school.
  • Marckia Hayes
    April 21, 2017 - You were an extern for United States District Court Judge Richard Boulware.  What was your takeaway from that experience? My experience externing for Judge Richard Boulware was probably one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences during my law school career. Judge Boulware provides an externship... read more