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Mizzou Law Board of Advocates Chairman Election

The University of Missouri School of Law Board of Advocates has elected Don Quinn as the 2019-2020 Chairman. Former Chairman, Khris Johnson-Deloatch, ’19, handed over the gavel to Quinn on May 17. Quinn comes to Mizzou Law with leadership experience, having served in the U.S. Army during Operation Iraqi Freedom and owning a small business. As chairman, Don Quinn will lead a team of 12 directors and 13 associates in creating and implementing advocacy programs…

2019 University of Missouri School of Law Pay-It-Forward Summer Stipend Announced

The selection committee for the University of Missouri School of Law Pay-It-Forward stipend has announced the 2019 recipients. Awards will be made to Rebecca Charles and Marissa Price. These women have demonstrated their substantial commitment to public service law. The committee chose Charles and Price for their interest and dedication to pursuing opportunities in the public sector. Charles will be…

Larissa Tiller, ’19, Publishes in ABA Health eSource Newsletter

Larissa Tiller, ’19, had her article published in the May 2019 issue of the American Bar Association Health Law Section’s monthly electronic newsletter, ABA Health eSource. “Out of the Blue: the Procopio Decision and its Impact on Vietnam Navy Veterans” was written as part of her work for the MU Law Veterans Clinic in Spring 2019. The article is about Navy…

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…

2019 Hooding Ceremony

One of the wonderful graduation traditions at the University of Missouri School of Law is the inclusion of family in the hooding ceremony. Graduating students can be “hooded” by a close family member if they have a relative who is a graduate of Mizzou Law school or a law professor, current or retired at Mizzou Law. This year family members…

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…

Mizzou Law Students Have Help Dressing for Success

By, Michelle Cecil Law school is expensive. Tuition, fees, books, bar review courses and exam fees quickly add up. Additionally, students are expected to dress professionally in a variety of settings, including legal interviews, client meetings, summer internships and oral advocacy competitions. The financial burden on students can be overwhelming. Mizzou Law is working to find ways to alleviate as much…

Kimberly Norwood Leads Honorees for 2019 Women’s Justice Awards

The 2019 Women’s Justice Awards selection committee has chosen Kimberly J. Norwood, ’85, the Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law at Washington University, as Missouri Lawyers Media’s Woman of the Year. Norwood, who joined the university in 1990, writes extensively and lectures on colorism, social justice, civil rights and implicit and explicit bias issues. Her work ranges from the academic…

Estates and Trusts Students Conduct Mock Symposium

Students in Professor S.I. Strong’s Estates & Trusts class recently conducted a mock professional symposium that was open to the entire the law school community.  Presentation titles included Race, Gender and LGBTQ+ Issues in Estates & Trusts Law (2L Helena Guye, 3L Janie Rose and 2L Laura Weiss); Ethics and Estates & Trusts Law (2Ls Josh Hinkle, Eric Kinnaw and Jim Sanders); and Alternative Dispute…

Anthony Ealy Awarded Prestigious Peggy Browning Fund Summer Fellowship

Anthony Ealy, 2L, will spend a 10-week summer fellowship working at the International Union of Painters & Allied Trades (IUPAT) in Hanover, Md. Ealy was chosen as a Peggy Browning Fellow, who are distinguished students who have not only excelled in law school but who have also demonstrated their commitment to workers’ rights through their previous educational, work, volunteer and personal…