Crane, Eileen Doyle
Title:
Counselor--Prelaw
Office:
LC 403
Phone:
801.863.6779
Fax:
801.863.8176
Mail Code:
101
Last Updated: 4/25/13 -

EILEEN DOYLE CRANE, J.D.

EDUCATION

J.D., J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, 2007

B.A., Political Science, Brigham Young University, 1993

APPOINTMENTS

2010-Present              Coordinator, Prestigious Scholarships Program, UVU

2005- Present             Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Legal Studies, Utah Valley University

2007- Present             University Prelaw Advisor, Utah Valley University

2009-2012                  Project Director, Title III Grant, Student Success & Retention

1990-2004                  Prelaw Advisor and Senior Lecturer, Brigham Young University

UVU PRELAW WEBPAGE

www.uvu.edu/prelaw/

UVU PRESTIGIOUS SCHOLARSHIPS WEBPAGE

www.uvu.edu/scholarships/prestigious/

UVU COURSES

LEGL 2000, 2005-Present 

Culture of Law: A course designed to introduce students to law and the culture of the legal profession.  Two credits. Taught each fall semester.

LEGL 3160, 2007-Present                

Health Care Law: A course designed to introduce students, especially paralegal, prelaw, pre-health students, including Community Health and Hospital Administration majors, to the legal aspects of health care administration. Three credits. Taught each spring semester.

BYU COURSES

ST DEV 198R, 1998-2004             

Culture of Law: A course designed to introduce students to law and the culture of the legal profession. One credit. Taught each fall and winter semesters.

ST DEV 198R, 1990-2004            

Prelaw Seminar: A six-semester rotating topic course designed to introduce students to Constitutional, Environmental, Criminal,International, and Family Law as well as the US Supreme Court.  One credit. Taught each fall and winter semesters.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

LSAT test preparation student study patterns and performance outcomes; law school admissions processes; career and financial planning for graduate students; health care law, medical error, communication between medical professionals and patients and families

PUBLICATIONS

The Summons, 2007-Present, Publisher, UVU Prelaw Newsletter, timely articles and advising to prelaw students and UVU community

Utah Bar Journal, March 2007, When Lawyers Become Prelaw Advisors

BYU Prelaw Review, 1991-2004, Founding Publisher; only undergraduate prelaw journal in the US, distributed to all ABA-approved US law schools annually

PLANC Points, NAPLA Notes, WAPLA Newsletter, 1993-2006, Many professional newsletter articles on topics pertinent to prelaw advising

CLEO Magazine, 2003-2006, topics relating to admissions and  prelaw student preparation for law school and financial aid

PRESENTATIONS

Numerous prelaw advising-related presentations to prelaw advisors in professional conferences throughout the US

Financial aid training of prelaw advisors in professional conferences and students in workshops and conferences

Career services presentations on how to incorporate employment advising into prelaw advising

Utah Valley University Summer Conference, 2006

Women in the Professions, Annual WIL Conference, 2005-Present

SERVICE

Alumni Board Member, J. Reuben Clark Law School, 2013

Coordinator, STEM Special Interest Group, Utah Women in Higher Education, 2011-Present

Committee Member, Engaged Learning in the Liberal Arts, ELLA, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, UVU, 2010-Present

Student Chapters Committee, Board Member, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, 1998-2011

Women in Law Committee, Board Member, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, 2010-Present

Women in Leadership, Board Member; Community organization of professional women; annual conference for high school junior and senior young women, 2006-Present

Student Bar Association, BYU Law School, Career Services Representative, 2006-2007

Public Interest Law Forum, PILF, 2004-2006

Chair-Elect and Chair, PLANC, Prelaw Advisors National Council, 1998-2004

President, Western Association of Prelaw Advisors, 1993-1998

PTA, President, 1993-1996 PTA Board member: three schools in Texas and Utah

American Cancer Society, County Fundraising Chair, UT, 1984

American Cancer Society, Newsletter Editor in Texas and Utah, 1981-1983, 1983-1985

MEMBERSHIPS

Western Association of Prelaw Advisors (WAPLA)

Northeast Association of Prelaw Advisors (NAPLA)

J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS)

Women in Leadership, Utah County, Utah (WIL)