Lauren Mahaney


WVU Law Student Ambassador Lauren Mahaney '20

Hometown
Huntington, West Virginia.

Undergraduate Institution
I got my bachelor’s degree in Politics with a minor in History from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas.

Law interest
Defense litigation.

Student organizations at WVU Law
PIA, Community Service Council, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, Lugar Trial Association, Moot Court, Family Law Quarterly.

Why did you choose WVU Law?
I went out of state for college, but I realized that I wanted to come back to West Virginia for law school to participate in the state’s rehabilitation and growth.

What are your hobbies outside of law school?
I like to play tennis, game, study Broadway musicals and binge “Murder, She Wrote.”

Austin Rogers


WVU Law Student Ambassador Austin Rogers '20

Hometown
Newport News, Virginia.

Undergraduate Institution
I went to Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, and obtained bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Criminal Justice.

Law area of interest
Business litigation.

Student organizations at WVU Law
West Virginia Law Review, Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, Community Service Council, Public Interest Advocates, and Tax Law Society.

Why did you choose WVU Law?
I chose WVU Law because it just felt different from the rest of the law schools I toured. The staff was inviting and the students were helpful.

What are your hobbies outside of law school?
I spend my free time reading and playing with my dog, Atticus Finch.


Contact info for Lauren and Austin

(304) 293-1626
lawambassador@mail.wvu.edu