The Law School | September 23, 2015
Washington Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu, ‘93, will meet with students on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, to discuss her career path and clerkship opportunities. Justice Yu is on campus at the request of the Asian Law Students Association and University of Notre Dame Law School.
Justice Yu’s appointment to the bench made history in 2014. As a first-generation American she is the first Asian, Latina and openly gay woman to serve on Washington’s highest court. Raised on the south side of Chicago, Justice Yu became the first person in her family to graduate from college after earning a B.A. in theology from Dominican University. After graduation she was hired by Rev. Francis J. Kane to work for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. Yu went on to earn a graduate degree in theology from Mundelein of Loyola University and her law degree from NDLS.
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