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Mizzou Law July 2019 Examination Results

The Supreme Court of Missouri just released the results of the July 2019 Missouri bar exam. University of Missouri School of Law’s 93.3 percent passage rate for our first-time bar takers is above the overall state passage rate of 85.3 percent and is the second-highest out of seven regional law schools. The passage rate for the Mizzou Law graduating class…

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…

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…

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…

Meet Visiting Assistant Professor of Law Mekonnen Ayano

Mizzou Law Visiting Assistant Professor of Law Mekonnen Ayano took time to answer a few questions before the semester begins. What does this position mean for you? This position means many things for me. First, it is a path to broaden my research and scholarship. I have done some work in the fields of property, natural resource, development and law and social…

MU law students join the battle back home

When veterans come back home, two distinguished students in the University of Missouri School of Law help them adjust to life away from the battlefield Service means a lot to Allyson Brown and Alec Guy, two students in the University of Missouri School of Law. They use their legal expertise to give back to those who have given everything to…

Featured Alumnus: Charles R. Wall

Charles R. Wall graduated from the University of Missouri Law School in 1970. During his third year, lawyers from Shook, Hardy & Bacon interviewed on campus and he accepted an associate position in the Kansas City office. In 1990, Wall moved to New York to work at Altria Group and lived outside of Missouri for the first time since his…

Mizzou Law celebrates record-breaking year in giving

On Wednesday morning, the University of Missouri officials announced that the $200 million gifted the University in the past fiscal year set an all-time high record in donations. One of the donors who has made this important milestone possible is Charles R. Wall, a Mizzou Law Alumnus from the Class of 1970 who announced that the Wall Family Foundation will…