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Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition

On Tuesday, November 17, Mizzou Law held the Tenth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition, this year in an online format. Fifteen students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments in a mock-version of a pending infringement lawsuit involving patented printing and computer storage technology. (One of the patented products was on Martha Stewart. Overall winner of the…

Chalana Scales-Ferguson receives Carey Mae Carroll Award from MU Women’s Law Association

Chalana Scales-Ferguson, Director of Academic Success, has been selected by the MU Women’s Law Association as this year’s recipient of the Carey Mae Carroll Award. Each year, this honor is awarded to a faculty or staff member who has demonstrated outstanding achievement in the advancement of women. The MU WLA has selected Professor Ferguson for her commitment to students and…

Featured Alumnus: Alvin Rohrs

Alvin Rohrs is a Class of ’82 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Law and a leading expert on entrepreneurship, social impact, free enterprise and acceleration leadership. He spearheaded the national and global growth of the Springfield-based educational nonprofit, Enactus, where more than 800,000 student leaders at more than 1700 universities in 36 countries made a sustainable entrepreneurial…

Mizzou Law Class of 2020 Virtual Celebration May 15-16

Class of 2020 Virtual Celebration May 15-16 Show your support for our graduates during our 24-hour social media blitz of congratulations, messages, video greetings and well-wishes. Commencement has been postponed, but nothing will stop us from celebrating our very special Class of 2020! The celebration kicks off at 2 p.m. Friday, May 15, on @Mizzou social media accounts and commencement.missouri.edu. Mizzou…

Riedy Clark elected as NALP Midwest School Regional Representative

Jennifer Riedy Clark was elected by her peers as the NALP Midwest School Regional Representative for 2020-2022. She is the director of public interest programs in Mizzou Law’s Office of Career Development and Student Services. NALP (formerly known as The National Association for Law Placement) is the national organization for law schools and legal employers “dedicated to facilitating legal career…

Mizzou Law ACS selected as chapter of the week

Mizzou Law’s American Constitution Society has been selected as Chapter of the Week by the ACS national organization. The Mizzou Law chapter was featured on ACS’ newsletter and social media, highlighting the group’s leadership on campus. Read the full story from ACS…

Featured Alumnus: Don M. Downing

After graduating from the University of Missouri in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Don M. Downing decided to continue his education, entering Mizzou’s School of Law. He knew that he would want to practice in Missouri and decided Mizzou would be the best place to make long-lasting connections. While at Mizzou Law, Downing was on the Missouri Law…

Welcoming Thomas B. Bennett to the Mizzou Law Faculty

We at Mizzou Law are excited to welcome Thomas B. Bennett who will be joining our faculty in fall 2020 to teach civil procedure and constitutional law! Professor Bennett is currently a Furman Academic Fellow at NYU Law, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2012. He has also served as a law clerk in both the U.S. Court of…

Jack Gilkey Honored With Judge L.F. Cottey Advocacy Award

Jack Gilkey shared his thoughts on recently receiving the Judge L.F. Cottey Advocacy Award with Mizzou Law. I am deeply honored to be the recipient of the Judge L.F. Cottey Advocacy Award. Judge Cottey had a broad range of knowledge and skill in many areas of law, but he is especially remembered for his aptitude and passion for written and…

Phi Alpha Delta announces 2020-2021 Executive Board

PAD would like to introduce you to our new executive board for the 2020-2021 academic year! Justice: Gabby Deimeke (pictured center) Vice Justice: Haley Benson (second from right) Treasurer: Brennan Canuteson (left) Clerk: Emma Denman (second from left) Marshal: Scott Lunte (right)     The new exec board will transition throughout the Spring 2020 semester and will take the reins completely…