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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…

Scales-Ferguson named New Director of Academic Success Program

Mizzou Law Dean Lyrissa Lidsky announces Chalana M. Scales-Ferguson as the new Director of Academic Success Program. The Academic Success Program at Mizzou Law will teach foundational academic skills, counsel students regarding academic performance, provide writing support to students and administer a bar exam success program. Ultimately, this program is an opportunity for students to access resources to enhance their overall…

Mizzou Law Students Attended MO Solo Conference

Rising 2L, Joe Langworthy, and recent Mizzou Law graduates Allyson Brown, Jesse Craig, Shawna Quast, Yve Solbrekken, and Aaron Wynhausen attended the Missouri Bar Solo and Small Firm Conference from June 6 through June 8 with Jennifer McGarr from the Career Development Office. The students were able to attend through generous alumni sponsorships from Chris Dandurand (’11), Ellen Morgan (’84),…

2018 and 2019 MU Law Order of the Barristers

Please join the MU School of Law and the Board of Advocates Committee in congratulating the 2018 and 2019 inductees into The Order of Barristers. This award is one of the School of Law’s highest honors, celebrating students who excel in their oral advocacy and brief writing skills. 2019 Order of the Barristers Heather Booth Ashlyn Calhoun Callie Haslag Khristopher Johnson-DeLoatch…

Hulston Hall 2019 Summer Reading Club

A summer reading club isn’t just for kids. Hulston Hall staff, faculty and students are all welcome to join a grown-up version this summer. We will only be reading fiction, so you can rest your law brain for the summer! Meetings will be at locations within walking distance.  The upcoming dates and books are: Thursday, June 27 at 5:30 p.m. Book: The…

Featured Alumnus: Mark Shank

Mark Shank graduated from Mizzou Law School in 1979 and immediately started practice in Osage Beach, Mo., a very small town, and where he grew up. From a small town practice to big cities of Texas, Shank has become well-known and respected by the broad legal community While at Mizzou, Shank met and eventually married his wife. They have been…

Trachtenberg Appointed Director of Undergraduate Studies

The University of Missouri School of Law is pleased to announce Ben Trachtenberg’s appointment as the Director of Undergraduate Studies. “This new role allows me to help Mizzou build a new program in undergraduate legal education,” Trachtenberg said. “The law faculty has tremendous expertise, much of which would be of great interest to college students if offered in an appropriate format.” This…

Mizzou Law Students Discussed Consumer Law during Community Event

How do I improve my credit? Am I protected as a tenant? Can I file for bankruptcy? These were just a few of the questions students addressed during the Spring 2019 Consumer Empowerment Event sponsored through the School of Law in partnership with Columbia Love, Inc. at the Community United Methodist church. The event provided an overview and framework for understanding…

From Plant and Soil Science in Oklahoma to Law School Recruitment in Missouri

Andrea Sanders has a diverse background and varied interests which will assist the Office of Admissions at the University of Missouri School of Law in using creative recruitment tactics to attract a diverse and talented group of future lawyers. Sanders holds a Bachelor of Science in Plant and Soil Science from Oklahoma State University with a biotechnology focus and a…