College of Law

Student Success

We're highlighting the amazing work being done by our Toledo Law students. The stories are based on what students were doing at the time they were featured. Explore the student success stories below to learn more.


Aya Beydoun

Aya Beydoun

Public Service Externship
Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan-Family Division
Summer 2022

Law students will find that their externship experiences enable them to enliven their formal education and to learn valuable legal skills. Aya Beydoun was grateful to have this type of opportunity with the Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan-Family Division. Read Aya's Story


Taylor Carroll

Taylor Carroll

Public Service Externship
U.S. Army JAG Corps
Summer 2022

Externships are more than just practicing legal skills learned from the classroom. Taylor Carroll was immersed in the full Army experience with the U.S. Army JAG Corps. From taking a tandem jump with the Black Daggers to participating in physical training with other soldiers, she was inspired to grow in leadership skills and a career in international affairs. Read Taylor's Story


Noor Kareem

Noor Kareem

Corporate Counsel Externship
Strava
Summer 2021

Noor Kareem worked for Strava. The San Francisco-based company builds a mobile app and website that connects a global community of athletes. During her externship, she collaborated with software engineers and others to perfect policies and contracts. Read Noor's Story


Tyler Lantzsch

Tyler Lantzsch

Civil Advocacy Clinic
Spring 2022

Tyler Lantzsch started law school a year earlier because of the 3+3 program. On top of the head start academically, he was able to gain real-world experience with the Civil Advocacy Clinic.Read Tyler's Story


Abagale McCurdy

Abagale McCurdy

Civil Advocacy Clinic
Fall 2021

In today's competitive market, real-world experience is critical. Abagale McCurdy gained experience through Toledo Law's Civil Advocacy Clinic, which enables students to hone their skills while providing high-quality legal services to our community. Read Abagale's Story


Hannah Novak

Hannah Novak

Public Service Externship
Lucas County Children Services
Spring 2022

Law students find that their externship experiences enable them to enliven their formal education and to learn beneficial legal skills. Hannah Novak's externship with Lucas County Children Services has helped her gain valuable experience in juvenile law. Read Hannah's Story


Marcus Reed

Marcus Reed

Public Service Externship
AFSCME Ohio Council 8
Spring 2022

At Toledo Law, students learn from faculty that are experts in their fields and passionate about helping students succeed. Marcus Reed dreamed of practicing labor law and knew he made the right choice by choosing Toledo Law with Professor Joe Slater as his mentor. Read Marcus's Story


Benjamin Reeve

Benjamin Reeve

Public Service Externship
Lucas County Land Bank
Summer 2022

Public Service Externship allows you to explore many areas of interest, from government to environmental to non-profit. Benjamin Reeve's externship with the Lucas County Land Bank led him to appreciate the value of non-profits and working together to achieve a greater purpose. Read Benjamins's Story


Gabriela Santos Toscano

Gabriela Santos Toscano

Public Service Externship
Toledo Municipal Court, Housing Division
Summer 2021

Externships enhance your ability to learn from your experience and give greater insight into the workings of the legal system. Gabriela Santos Toscano credits her experience at the Toledo Housing Court with being able to contribute to future legal opportunities. Read Gabriela's Story


Lauren Schaffer

Lauren Schaffer

Corporate Counsel Externship
ProMedica
Fall 2021

Toledo and the surrounding regions are home to many innovative and influential companies. Lauren Schaffer had the opportunity to experience the role of in-house counsel at ProMedica's headquarters in downtown Toledo. Read Lauren's Story


Bethany Stalter

Bethany Stalter

Tax Controversy Clinic
Fall 2021

The Tax Controversy Clinic not only gives students significant attorney and client experience, but also provides taxpayers in the community with free and competent legal representation. Bethany Stalter found this experience to be a natural fit. Read Bethany's Story


Janet Zureki

Janet Zureki

Public Service Fellowship

Toledo Law's Professional Development Program (PDP) enables students to build foundations in professional identity and professional development while advancing their career goals and service to the community. Janet describes the benefits of the experiences gained with PDP activities. Read Janet's Story


Maha Zeidan

Maha Zeidan

Public Service Fellowship
Michigan Advocacy Program

Maha Zeidan was the first recipient of the Sara E. Rios Memorial Fellowship for Social and Racial Justice, which provides students the opportunity to pursue public interest and nonprofit work. Maha’s experience with the Michigan Advocacy Program helped her learn to be more prepared when representing clients. Read Maha's Story


Last Updated: 12/12/22