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3L Kelsey Forqueran Named to Mizzou 18

Kelsey Forqueran, 3L, was named to this year’s class of the Mizzou 18. Started in 2018, the Mizzou Alumni Association Student Board presents the Mizzou 18 Award to honor 18 University of Missouri graduate and professional students. Forqueran is a School of Law Admissions Ambassador and is serving as the liaison this year to the University of Missouri School of Law…

Mizzou Law Hosting Trademark and Copyright Law CLE

The Center for Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship and the Association of Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law are hosting a free continuing legal education (CLE) session on February 27: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Trademark & Copyright Law. Annette Heller, a trademark/copyright attorney with Heller & Associates in Chesterfield, Mo., will lead this program. The event is open to the public…

Pro Bono Estate Planning Program for Boone County Residents

The University of Missouri School of Law will partner with the MU Family Impact Center to provide free estate planning services to residents from Boone County and surrounding areas this winter through the Mizzou Law Pro Bono Estate Planning Program. Ten current Mizzou Law students, under the supervision of Adjunct Associate Professor Cynthia Barchet, a local practitioner, will meet with…

Mizzou Law 2018 Patent Law Moot Court Winners Announced

The law school hosted the Eighth Annual University of Missouri Patent Law Moot Court Competition on November 15. Seventeen students wrote briefs and presented oral arguments in a mock-version of a pending infringement lawsuit involving a patented device for detecting atrial fibrillation. Overall winners of the competition (brief + arguments) are 3L Lauren Vincent and 2L Sydney Johnson, who will share the $1,000 prize sponsored by McKool Smith.  Finalists included 2L Marie Dutton and 3L Sarah Rowan.…

Students Conduct Mock Symposium on Dispute System Designs

Students in Professor S.I. Strong’s Dispute System Design class recently completed a mock professional symposium that was open to all in the law school community. Several law faculty and non-DSD students attended the event. Presenters considered a wide variety of disputes. Topics included improving Major League Baseball arbitration (3L Nick Beulick and LLM Terry Poole), creating a disputes protocol for…

Mock Trial Team Wins Attorney General’s Cup

Congratulations to the Mizzou Law Mock Trial Team for winning the Attorney General’s Cup this past weekend. With this win, Mizzou Law has now brought back the cup four times in the past five years. Congratulations to everyone who competed! We appreciate all your hard work and dedication. You have done Mizzou Law proud! Thank you to the coaches – Emily…

Labor & Employment Law Teams Compete in Student Trial Advocacy Competition

Congratulations to the teams that competed in American Bar Association Section of Labor & Employment Law’s 15th Annual Law Student Trial Advocacy Competition. One team advanced to the championship round at the regional competition in Chicago and placed second overall. Thank you to the coaches — Professor Chuck Henson, Emily Allison and Ryan Redmond — for sharing their time and…

Congratulations to the 2018 Transactional Law Competition Winners!

On October 26th and 29th, the MU Tax and Transactional Law Society hosted the Sixth Annual Transactional Law Competition, generously sponsored by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. This year’s winners are 1Ls Samantha Sweet, Samuel Hoskins, and Kelli Reichert (pictured left to right). This year’s competition problem required students to research state and local tax issues relating to one company’s potential acquisition…

2018 Client Counseling Competition Winners

Congratulations to 1Ls Brionna Pratt and Trevor Woodland – champions of the 2018 Client Counseling Competition! The members of the second place team are 2Ls Marissa Price and Sergio…

Board of Advocates Announces 2018 Negotiation Competition Champions

The School of Law’s Board of Advocates recently concluded its annual negotiation competition held at the law school. Congratulations to the winning team: 1L Emily Love and 3L Aaron Wynhausen. These students will represent the law school at the regional competition in November. In the competition, teams are given general information about a dispute and confidential facts about their client’s interests. During…