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DePaul Law Alumni Charlie Bachtell (JD '03)

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Charlie Bachtell (JD '03) is the founder and CEO of Cresco Labs.

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Law Students Volunteer to Assist Asylum Seekers over Spring Break

Law Students Volunteer to Assist Asylum Seekers over Spring Break

Michael Santomauro  /  04/02/2019  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul Law students assisted asylum seekers detained in the southern United States at the Port Isabel Detention Center over spring break.... read more

Third Year in Practice Grad Plans Career In the Military

Third Year in Practice Grad Plans Career In the Military

Carol Hughes  /  05/11/2018  /  Posted in: Student News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

It was in third or fourth grade when LaSheda Brooks remembers first declaring her intention to become a lawyer. "I used to talk a... read more

DePaul's inaugural Third Year in Practice class ready for real-world experience

DePaul's inaugural Third Year in Practice class ready for real-world experience

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/03/2016  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Student News, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Members of the first class of students in DePaul’s innovative Third Year in Practice (3YP) program will begin their intensive legal field... read more

DePaul joins 1871, nation’s largest entrepreneurial technology incubator; College of Law part of collaboration

DePaul joins 1871, nation’s largest entrepreneurial technology incubator; College of Law part of collaboration

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/20/2016  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Faculty News, Alumni News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

With a commitment to innovation, quality education and providing real-world experiences to students, DePaul University is opening a... read more

DePaul takes second at Maryland health law compliance competition

DePaul takes second at Maryland health law compliance competition

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/15/2016  /  Posted in: Health Law, Student News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law's Mary and Michael Jaharis Health Law Institute (JHLI) moot court team placed second... read more

34 law students study in Cuba with DePaul Law

34 law students study in Cuba with DePaul Law

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/05/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professors Alberto Coll and Cary Martin Shelby accompanied 34 law students on a nine-day study abroad trip to Cuba in March. The program... read more

Cultivating Confidence: LARC teaches students skills for success

Cultivating Confidence: LARC teaches students skills for success

Dialogue Magazine  /  02/01/2016  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Faculty News, Alumni News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​​​​What are the benefits of developing writing skills? Professor Susan Thrower has the short answer: Getting a job and keeping a... read more

Students explore courtroom firsthand with Shadow-a-Judge series

Students explore courtroom firsthand with Shadow-a-Judge series

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/25/2016  /  Posted in: Student News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As part of the College of Law’s Institute for Advocacy & Dispute Resolution and As​ylum & Immigration Law Clinic, students... read more

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs No. 1 in Chicago

National Law Journal readers rank DePaul law programs No. 1 in Chicago

DePaul University College of Law  /  08/26/2015  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning, Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University College of Law received first place in three program categories—clinical programs, joint JD/MBA and Master of Laws... read more

Alumna teaches public interest legal skills series on working with migrant children

Alumna teaches public interest legal skills series on working with migrant children

Center for Public Interest Law  /  11/21/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning, Public Interest Law, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Rocio Alcantar (JD ’10), supervising attorney for the National Immigrant Justice Center’s Access to Counsel Project, a new initiative of the... read more

3YP: Strengthening DePaul's commitment to experiential learning

3YP: Strengthening DePaul's commitment to experiential learning

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/22/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The College of Law is enriching its JD curriculum with the Third Year in Practice Program. Known as 3YP, the program gives students... read more

Q&A: Introducing a three-track JD model at DePaul

Q&A: Introducing a three-track JD model at DePaul

DePaul University College of Law  /  07/14/2014  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Earlier this year, the College of Law announced the creation of a Third Year in Practice Program (3YP) and a three-year JD/LLM degree.... read more

DePaul moot court team earns top honors in Chinese intellectual property competition

DePaul moot court team earns top honors in Chinese intellectual property competition

DePaul University College of Law  /  06/04/2014  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Faculty News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A DePaul College of Law moot court team comprised of four first-year students placed third in the 2014 Beijing Foreign Studies... read more

Uncle and niece unexpectedly become classmates, finish law school together

Uncle and niece unexpectedly become classmates, finish law school together

Rae Kirby  /  05/12/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni News, Experiential Learning, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Armando Rios and his niece Kimberly Rios had no idea they shared a passion for law. But on the afternoon of law school orientation,... read more

Third Year in Practice (3YP) program featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Third Year in Practice (3YP) program featured in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

DePaul University College of Law  /  02/17/2014  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Faculty News, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin featured DePaul's new Third Year in Practice program (3YP) in an article titled "No more... read more

DePaul University College of Law offers students 3rd Year in Practice option

DePaul University College of Law offers students 3rd Year in Practice option

DePaul University College of Law  /  01/29/2014  /  Posted in: Experiential Learning, Student News  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Program creates links from legal education to legal professionDePaul University College of Law has created a Third Year in... read more

Jaharis Scholar Jeffrey Boucher appreciates DePaul's global perspective, local impact

Jaharis Scholar Jeffrey Boucher appreciates DePaul's global perspective, local impact

DePaul University College of Law  /  04/17/2013  /  Posted in: Student News, Experiential Learning  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Jaharis Scholar Jeffrey Boucher recalls a moment when the importance of carefully applying the law really hit home. Fresh from law... read more