D’Ahna Scott

3L/’24 J.D. Candidate

Like most sports fans who grew up in Las Vegas, D’Ahna Scott has had February 11, 2024, circled on her calendar for quite some time. The reason: It’s the day that Las Vegas will host the Super Bowl for the first time.

TJ Milk

3L/’24 J.D. Candidate

Like the vast majority of college football players, TJ Milk had to hang up his cleats following his four-year run with the University of Jamestown football team in North Dakota.

Amy Zhao

2L/’25 J.D. Candidate

It’s not uncommon for law students to hold off on choosing a definitive career path until after completing their juris doctor. Amy Zhao certainly is someone who falls into that wait-and-see category.

Kiana Parkes

3L/’24 J.D. Candidate

Kiana Parkes was forthright when she walked into her internship interview with the Las Vegas Raiders earlier this year: She wasn’t exactly interested in a career in sports law.

Melding Journalism and Law

Boyd Law degree helps legal correspondent share important stories with viewers

Maria Thompson decided to pursue a law degree to better understand the judicial system and become a better journalist.

Training for the Future

The Boyd School of Law’s new Arbitration Practicum provides students like Jamie Clark with real-life legal experience—and some class credit

Much like her fellow students, Jamie Clark was itching to get some real-world, I’m-almost-a-lawyer experience during her second year at the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV. Just one problem: Not enough hours in her day.


As someone with a full-time, 9-to-5 job who is enrolled in Boyd Law’s part-time evening program, Clark simply didn’t have the time to take advantage of the various hands-on experiences available to traditional students. What she needed was something that she could squeeze into her packed schedule.


Enter the UNLV Parking Arbitration Program, which gives student

Travis Studdard

Boyd student Travis Studdard tells us how he gets through his demanding schedule and the makings of the perfect breakfast. 

Joseph Waldman

Joseph Waldman shares how he'll spend the upcoming summer and how the military and his service have shaped him into the person he is today.