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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…

Mizzou Law Co-sponsoring Consumer Empowerment Event

Mizzou Law students will discuss their research on local laws at a Consumer Empowerment Event co-sponsored by the law school, MU School of Social Work and Love INC, a Columbia-area nonprofit organization. The goal of the event is to help the public understand their legal rights in financial matters such as debt, credit and bankruptcy. Three sessions will be held on…

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…