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Jordan McMinn

Jordan in her graduation gown holing her cap which says "You can never be overdressed or overeducated".

Degree: B.S. Agribusiness Management, Equine Studies minor with an emphasis in equine management, May 2018

Career:  Jordan graduated from the West Virginia University College of Law as a member of the class of 2021. She served as Senior Managing Editor of the West Virginia Law Review, competed on the Moot Court Team and was honored with the Culture of Excellence Award. Jordan's outstanding written and oral communication skills earned her a Law Clerk position with The Honorable Frank W Volk, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of WV. She monitored and maintained the Court’s docket and assisted in adjudicating motions, preparing for trials and managed personnel as the summer intern liaison. Jordan currently works as a Commercial Litigation Associate with Dinsmore & Shohl, PLLC in Charleston, WV. She represents client interests through all stages of litigation, drafts and revises court filings, maintains communication with clients and opposing counsel.

Internships/Undergraduate Research: During undergrad Jordan took advantage of connections she made while growing up involved in the American Saddlebred community. She spent two summers working as an intern with James Lawrence, a Saddlebred trainer and farrier located in Charleston, WV, where she was given the opportunity to work hands on in the industry.

WVU Student Organizations: During her time at WVU Jordan was involved in several on campus organizations. She was a member of the professional agricultural sorority, Sigma Alpha, competed with the WVU equestrian team, and served a term as the treasurer for WVU Collegiate Horsemen’s Association. She is thankful for all the opportunities that the Davis College and equine studies minor offer their students to get involved and develop lifelong long skills.

About Attending WVU: “Completing the equine studies minor opened me up to a whole new world of possibilities. It was the equine studies program that broadened my definition of the horse industry and showed me that there were options out there that would allow me to be a part of the industry I love.”