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Lakyn Deshea Cecil Completes Law Degree at West Virginia University

By Staff | May 27, 2020

Lakyn Cecil and family following Lakyn’s graduation from WVU College of Law.

Lakyn graduated from West Virginia University College of Law with a Juris Doctorate Degree and a concentration in Labor & Employment Law. She was in the top 50 percent of her class, graduating with Pro Bono Distinction & Community Service Honors.

During her three years of Law School, Lakyn was the President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society,

Vice President of Health Law, and also the Vice President of the West Virginia Employment Lawyers Association Student Chapter.

Throughout this time, she completed internships at Gold Khourey & Turak, the United States Attorneys Office Northern District of WV, Mon General Hospital, and West Virginia University Hospitals. She also maintained a part-time job at Wendy’s.

Upon the passing of the Bar Exam she hopes to forward her employment in the Columbus, Cincinnati, or Cleveland, Ohio areas but is willing to go where a job is. Lakyn’s Dream is to one day be a General Counsel for a Hospital.

Lakyn graduated from the Wetzel County School system in 2013 at Magnolia High School.