Posted: Friday, June 01, 2001

Law degree to Wilson

Matthew R. Wilson received his doctor of jurisprudence degree from the University of Oregon Law School in a ceremony last month. During summers as a law student, Wilson served as a legal intern in the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, in Washington, D.C., and completed a course in Comparative Civil Liberties at Oxford University. In his last year of law school, he was selected for the editorial board of the Oregon Review of International Law.

Wilson is a 1993 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School. He attended the University of Alaska-Southeast and earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Northern Arizona University. Before entering law school, he worked in the office of Gov. Tony Knowles.

Wilson is the son of L.A. and JoAnn Wilson, formerly of Juneau.

Carrier granted juris doctor

Laurel Anne Carrier received her juris doctor degree from the University of New Mexico School of Law in Albuquerque, N.M., on May 12. She is the daughter of Bob and Holly Carrier of Juneau.

Laurel Carrier is a 1990 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School. Before entering law school she received a bachelor's degree in criminology in 1994 and a master's degree in public administration in 1998, both from UNM.

Carrier was an honors student throughout law school. She was selected as a member of the New Mexico Law Review in 2000 and served as its managing editor in 2001. She is a member of Phi Delta Phi, an international honorary legal fraternity.

Carrier lives with her husband in Los Lunas, N.M.

Alter is New York graduate

Karthryn Alter of Juneau received a bachelor's degree from Purchase College State University of New York during commencement ceremonies on May 12.

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