Sam Crowley - Dean's Fellows

Sam Crowley

3L, Hays, Kansas | University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Sam is a 3L from Hays, Kansas. He began law school in May 2021 as a summer starter. He is an articles editor for the Journal of Law and Public Policy, a Dean’s Fellow, and the President of the KU Law Military and Veterans’ Law Society. He has also been involved in the Project for Innocence, the Federalist Society, and the KU Court of Parking Appeals. He works as a certified intern prosecutor for the Johnson County District Attorney's Office, and maintains a caseload of domestic violence, low-level felony, and traffic offenses.

Ensign Crowley recently commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps, and he will serve on active duty after graduating and passing the bar exam. His previous internship experience includes the U.S. Navy JAG Corps, General Litigation Division (Code 14) in Washington, D.C.

Prior to law school, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) with high distinction and minored in National Security Studies and Criminal Justice as a member of the University Honors Program. In his free time, he reads nonfiction books, and works out avidly.

His best advice to a 1L is that many opportunities and experiences occur over the lunch hour, so attend as many lunch hour events as possible, and participate early and often in Traffic Court.

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