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Former Hale Law Intern Graduates Tulane Law School

Hale Law is happy to announce that its former Legal Intern, Kristen Shaw, graduated magna cum laude from Tulane Law School this May. While attending Tulane, Kristen served as Managing Editor of Tulane Law Review. She also received multiple awards for Trial Advocacy courses and served as a Peer Fellow and Legal Research and Writing Fellow. She was involved with numerous student organizations and interned with the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Jacksonville. She also completed a year-long judicial externship with the Honorable James L. Dennis of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

“Knowing Kristen from our shared experience in Florida State University undergraduate mock trial, I was ecstatic when she accepted a position working with us at Hale Law,” said Patrick Iyampillai, Hale Law Partner. “Kristen learned very quickly and contributed significantly to our clients, and we are very grateful for her time with us. I am excited to see where her legal journey takes her.”

In graduating with the Tulane Law School Class of 2022, Kristen received the Dean’s Medal, which is given by the Dean of the School to the graduating student who attains the highest grade point average during the third year. She was also inducted into the Tulane chapter of the Order of the Coif, which is an honor society for United States law school graduates. Kristen will be studying for the July administration of the New York State Bar Examination and moving to New York City, where she will be an incoming associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP.