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Chihera Selected for Internship in New York City

Brian Chihera, LLM ’19, accepted a summer internship at the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) in New York City.  Chihera was one of two LLM in Dispute Resolution students studying with Mizzou Law in 2018-2019 from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. His selection adds to a growing list of MU LLM students who…

O’Donnell Selected for 2019 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship

Lauren O’Donnell, 2L, has been selected for the Equal Justice Works 2019 Rural Summer Legal Corps. Each summer, Equal Justice Works partners with Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to support 30 dedicated law students who want to serve rural and isolated communities across the United States and its territories. Student Fellows spend eight to ten weeks during the summer conducting outreach,…

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…