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Jamie Myers, ’15

As I started the task of revamping my resume last year, I realized that practical legal experience was something that I was lacking. It was this realization that I needed more practical experience that prompted me to consider the various clinics and practicums that MU Law offers. After considering what skills I hoped to develop  Continue Reading »

Michelle McAtee, ’15

Cassandra Robinson ’15

             I had the privilege of working at the Missouri Gaming Commission during my fall semester as part of Mizzou’s externship program.  During my semester there, I met almost every staff member and learned about what role he or she plays at the Commission. I got a full picture of what the Commission does behind  Continue Reading »

Alesha D. Williams ’15

This past summer, I had the opportunity to serve as a law intern to the Honorable Paul C. Wilson of the Missouri Supreme Court. My experience there was one of the most dynamic learning experiences that I have ever encountered. Judge Wilson was just appointed to the Missouri Supreme Court in December of 2012. He  Continue Reading »

National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference

by Whitney Fay Last weekend, I was able to attend the 15th Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference in Baltimore, MD. Organized by the Peggy Browning Fund, the Conference focuses on current issues in the field of Labor Law and seeks to give participants insight into becoming advocates for workers and their families via  Continue Reading »

Taking the ABA by Storm: Mizzou Law Style!

by Darrion Walker The American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) is focused on serving those in tort and insurance law by bringing together lawyers from diverse backgrounds and practices, providing leadership opportunities, and by inspiring professional excellence to improve the civil justice system. One way TIPS fulfills its mission – particularly  Continue Reading »

Janette Dansby ’14

I had the opportunity to serve as a legal extern with the US Department of Veterans Affairs in their Atlanta, Georgia Regional Counsel office. I encountered many areas of law ranging from employment law, regulatory and tort actions including medical malpractice and premises liability.  I researched many federal and state regulations including FOIA, EEO, FTCA,  Continue Reading »