Douglas Shumway

Lima, Peru

Born and raised on the North Shore of Oahu, Doug Shumway has lived most of his life in Polynesia.  After serving a two-year mission for the LDS Church in Lima, Peru, Doug returned to Hawaii where he graduated summa cum laude in International Cultural Studies, with a minor in Spanish Language from Brigham Young University-Hawaii. Before law school, Doug worked professionally in education and in the manufacturing industry for four years. His legal interests include Religious Freedom, International Arbitration, Negotiation, and establishing the rule of law among developing nations and cultures. Doug’s 2009 summer internship took him to the LDS Church’s legal office in Lima, Peru, where he worked on such issues as religious employment and the legalities of effective management of religious corporations. Doug and his wife, Jennifer, and their two children enjoy swimming, playing in the park, gardening, and making homemade ice cream.