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Featured Alumnae: Tamar Hodges

Although a St. Louis native, Tamar Hodges was living in Atlanta and working as a registered nurse at a Level 1 trauma center when she decided to pursue a JD. Hodges wanted to work in healthcare in a new way – by guiding medical professionals and organizations through complex healthcare regulatory issues. However, as Hodges began looking at law schools,…

Student Spotlight: Alex Guglielmo

When 1L Alex Guglielmo was an undergraduate at Truman State University studying criminal justice, german and military science, he took a leap that would shape his path for the future. He joined the Missouri Army National Guard in November 2013, and since then has worked his way up to becoming an engineer officer. Guglielmo aspires to continue his military career…

Featured Alumnae: Paulette Mueller

Paulette Mueller graduated from MU Law in 1980 and has practiced family, probate and guardianship law in Texas since 1981. Mueller was born in Jackson, Mo. in 1953 to MU Law Class of 1950 graduates Paul and Marybelle Mueller. She has had a fruitful career as an attorney and now practices at Underwood Perkins, PC in Dallas, Texas, serving as…

Law Staff Honored for Excellence

Alisha Rychnovsky was recently named the recipient of the 2019 Patty H. Epps Award, which is presented to a staff member who honors the memory of Patty H. Epps with exceptional public service, cheerfulness and indomitable spirit and dedication to the School of Law. Rychnovsky is the Manager of Business Administration. Darrell Jaeger was recently named the recipient of the…

New partnership will improve mental health services for veterans and their families

The Mizzou Veterans Wellness Center, a collaboration between the MU School of Law Veterans Clinic and Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital, will be located in the heart of campus   COLUMBIA, Mo. – Kevin Owens knows the pain of being a student veteran struggling with mental health issues. After Owens completed six years with the U.S. Air Force, he…

Professor Amy J. Schmitz presented on “Empowerment through E-Courts & Public Online Dispute Resolution (ODR)

As part of the Global Legal Forum August 14 to 16 at the Hague, Netherlands.  This was part of one of the largest international law gatherings exploring intersections of technology and law.  For her part, Professor Schmitz was asked to present as one of the leading scholars regarding Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) in the world.  This comes on the heels…

1Ls Give Back

The incoming class of 1L students has spent the past few days getting acclimated with one another and with life in Hulston Hall. On Thursday morning, the new students and some faculty and staff headed over to the Food Bank to volunteer together. 1L Haley Benson shared her experience with us: “I genuinely enjoyed volunteering at The Food Bank! I…

Donald Seitz to direct the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic at Mizzou Law

Mizzou Law welcomes Donald Seitz as the new Director of the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic (ELC), part of the Center for Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship (CIPE). The ELC provides free transactional legal assistance to creators, entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors. As the director, Seitz will directly supervise students participating in the transactional legal clinic, build partnerships with legal and related services firms…

Professor Diamond Presents Electronic Discovery CLE

Professor Randy Diamond presented an overview of electronic discovery on July 10 for the Boone County Bar Association.  His talk focused on recent changes that bring Missouri discovery rules into closer alignment with longstanding federal rules on electronically stored information. The Missouri changes effective July 1, 2019 are here.  Additional changes effective August 28, 2019, if Governor Mike Parson signs Senate…