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Welcome from the Director

Since its inception in 2004, the J.L. Weigand, Jr. Notre Dame Legal Education Trust has provided support in a variety of ways to the best Kansas law students.  Today, we’re fortunate to have a rich treasure chest of alumni leading the way in developing a family-like network of excellence and opportunities.

Each year, we strive to add value to what our organization offers, for the betterment of our scholars and, ultimately, the citizens of Kansas.  After reviewing this site, I think you’ll agree that it’s exciting to see what happens when you bring the best legal minds in Kansas together! 

Claudette Glenn

Current Students

Kyle Calvin 3L, Washburn University

"Becoming a Weigand has, and forever will, represent me honorably. In the future, it is my goal to reciprocate by representing the Weigand Trust as honorably as it has represented me. . . . .

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Erica McCabe 3L, University of Kansas

"I am humbled by the generosity of Mr. Weigand, and I am honored to join the ranks of such a talented group of students and practitioners.   . . . 

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Robert Liam Reilly 3L, Notre Dame

"The opportunities afforded by the J.L. Weigand Trust are unrivaled and extremely generous.  The network of established Weigand alumni is an invaluable resource during and after law school. . . . .

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Featured Alumni

News Center

2017-2018 Weigand Scholars Announced!

  Hannah Sanchez, Michael Hayes, Molly Campbell, and Jennifer Salva have been awarded Weigand Scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year. Click here for more information about each scholar.    

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Luningham named Alumni of the Year

  Katie Jo Luningham, Notre Dame graduate, 2015, was awarded Alumni of the Year by the Weigand Trust.   "This award recognizes more than a single act or service.  It recognizes an attitude.  Katie Jo has repeatedly gone the extra step in not only helpin…

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Belsan promoted at OIL

Congratulations to Tim Belsan, Washburn '09 who has recently been promoted to Deputy Chief for the National Security & Affirmative Litigation Unit within the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Immigration Litigation.

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Raybould is new AUSA in Nashville Office

Congratulations to Ryan Raybould, Notre Dame '12. He has accepted a position as Assistant United States Attorney in Nashville, TN. Ryan has served the last three years with the Department Of Justice in Washington, DC and will be moving with his fa…

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