Elizabeth Ensign, Gonzaga Law class of 2007, has primary duties include protecting children and working to strengthen families while working in the Social and Health Services Division of the Attorney General’s Office. Ensign, who graduated from Washington State University, also holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from Eastern Washington University.
She was originally drawn to the practice of law while working as a social worker. “I have always been inspired to work in social services. Taking the step toward public interest law was natural for me.”
The Gonzaga Loan Repayment Assistance Program, which was created in 2007, awards five outstanding alumni each year with loan repayment assistance. The 2012 recipients are all pursuing careers in public service and reflect Gonzaga’s humanistic, Jesuit, and Catholic mission.