Alumni Q&A: Jack Easterly ’14, Attorney at Rose Law Firm

Jack Easterly ’14 ΔΤΔ recently passed the Arkansas Bar Examination with the highest score in the state. Read on to learn what Jack is up to now and how his Westminster education shaped his career and influenced his life.

Hometown

Little Rock, Arkansas

Major

Classical and Religious Studies

Campus affiliations and activities while you were at Westminster?

Grand Marshall, Skulls of Seven; President, SGA; Student Member of the Board of Trustees; Student Ambassador; Delta Tau Delta; Student Foundation; Blue Blazers

What other degrees do you hold?

I hold a J.D. from the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law

What is your current career position?

Attorney at Rose Law Firm in Little Rock, Arkansas. I focus my practice in the areas of labor and employment law.

What role did Westminster play in leading you to your current position?

Westminster, as it has for most of its graduates, is playing a huge role in the early development of my career. Obviously, the education is great, and skills I obtained there, like writing, I use every day as a lawyer.

That said, the professional and interpersonal skills I learned there benefit me the most. I got those from regular interaction with Westminster’s faculty, its President, its Board of Trustees, its staff, and its students.

Which of your achievements are you most proud of?

Getting the top score on the bar exam recently was very exciting, but honestly, the achievement I am most proud of was being elected SGA President at Westminster. Knowing that my peers had confidence in me, and that I had their respect, was very humbling.

Do you recommend Westminster to prospective college students?

Absolutely. I recommend Westminster because it has something for everyone. If you are a people person and an extrovert, it’s certainly the place for you. If you are an introvert, it is a great place to dive into the books. If you are somewhere in between, looking to get an education and meet your future best friends, Westminster’s the place for that.

Favorite Westminster faculty member?

Dr. Robert Seelinger and Dr. Victor Leuci, my classics professors

Favorite spot on campus?

The Bio Block at the Delt House

Last book you read?

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John Le Carrè

Favorite movie or TV show?

Notting Hill

Favorite way to spend a Sunday?

Walking my favorite trail