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Women’s Law Association Auction Raises More than $15,000 for Charity

The annual Mizzou Law Women’s Law Association Charity Auction recently raised $15,736 for three local charities: Legal Services of Missouri; the law school’s Family Violence Clinic; and the MU Children’s Hospital’s Happiness for Health program, which was created by Professor Doug Abrams. This year’s auction chairs were 2Ls Sarah Sticklen, auction logistics, and Abigail Williams, auction donations. The event was…

“Missouri Takes a Strong Stance on Arbitration:” Mizzou Law Student Contributes to My Consumer Tips Blog

Third-year law student Cailynn Hayter recently published an article, “Missouri Takes a Strong Stance on Arbitration,” as a guest blogger on Professor Amy Schmitz’s website, My Consumer Tips. In her post, Hayter analyzes the consumer friendly implications of Tamko Building Products, Inc. v. Hobbs, a Missouri case which held that an arbitration clause attached to the outside of a product’s…

Mizzou Law Student Chosen for National Fellowship, Scholarship

Second-year Mizzou Law student Samantha Groark was recently chosen as a 2017 Fellow through the Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship Program. This summer she will spend 10 weeks working as a law clerk at Hammond & Shinners, P.C., a St. Louis firm specializing in labor and employee benefits law. As a fellow, she will be working to advance the cause of…

Mizzou Law Student Wins National Dispute Resolution Writing Competition

Third-year Mizzou Law student Theresa Mullineaux recently won the Joseph T. McLaughlin Original Student Article Award in a national student writing competition sponsored by the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR). This award is endowed in honor of Joseph T. McLaughlin, a former CPR board member, long-time CPR supporter and prolific advocate for effective conflict resolution practices, and…

Mizzou Law Students Advance to ABA Client Counseling National Competition

Two Mizzou Law students – 2Ls John Brooks and Emma Tracy — won their American Bar Association Client Counseling Regional Competition and will advance to the national competition at the University of Oklahoma College of Law in March. The law school participated in Region 10, which includes 7 states, at the regional competition, hosted by the University of Missouri-Kansas City…

School of Law to Co-Host Inaugural Southeastern Regional Tax Challenge

The School of Law will join with the MU School of Accountancy to host the Inaugural Southeastern Regional Tax Challenge at Hulston Hall on February 10 and 11. Fourteen teams of law and accounting students from throughout the Southeastern Conference (SEC) will travel to Columbia to present their solutions to a complicated tax transaction in front of a panel of…