Bryston Gallegos


2018-19 Senior Editor, 2017-18 Staff Editor, 2016-17 Contributor

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Bryston is a third-year law student at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. He graduated magna cum laude from Oklahoma Christian University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in History and a minor in Political Science. During his undergraduate studies, he was a member of Phi Alpha Theta and was published in the Oklahoma Christian University Journal of Historical Studies.

In addition to serving as a Senior Editor on The Race to the Bottom, Bryston is an Articles Editor of the Denver Law Review. Bryston recently published an article on shareholder proposals and proxy access. Further, he is authoring two articles—regarding medical malpractice reform and Armed Career Criminal Act sentencing—that he intends to publish in 2019. Bryston also serves as a research and teaching assistant for multiple professors.

Bryston gained a breadth of legal experience during his first two years of law school. He spent the summer of 2017 as a summer associate in the Denver office of a large international firm where he worked on a variety of litigation and corporate matters. During his second year of law school, Bryston interned at the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and worked as a law clerk for a boutique medical malpractice firm where he gained extensive experience in motion practice, trial, and appellate work. He spent his second summer working in the litigation group of a super-regional law firm with a national practice. As a summer associate, Bryston researched complex legal issues in a number of substantive areas, and he drafted motions and briefs in support of litigation matters.

Bryston’s specific areas of interest include intellectual property and commercial litigation, securities, and appellate advocacy. Outside of law school, he enjoys competing in obstacle races, weightlifting, and playing basketball. Bryston also serves as a mentor on Judge Arguello's Law School Sí Se Puede Dream Team.

After graduation, Bryston will serve a two-year clerkship as a judicial law clerk for a judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

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