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Professor English elected Chair of 23,000 member ABA Section

On August 4, Professor David English was elected  chair of the 23,000 member ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law. He will hold the position until the 2019 ABA Annual Meeting next August. Professor English has been active in the section since 1987. He has held numerous positions over the years including chair-elect, vice-chair in charge of the…

Professor Dessem Submits Comment Letter to ABA Section on Legal Education

Professor Larry Dessem submitted a comment letter to the American Bar Association Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar. In his written comment and oral testimony, Dessem opposes the elimination of the ABA requirement that law schools require students to take a valid and reliable test showing they are capable of success in law school. Read the full…

Professor Lande Presented Chair’s Award at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conference

The ABA Section of Dispute Resolution presented a Section’s Chair Award to Professor John Lande at the Section’s annual conference in Washington, DC, on April 5. In this 25th anniversary year and as part of the 20th anniversary Spring Conference, the Chair’s award for the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution was given to three individuals including Lande, Alyson Carrel, ’04,…

Mediation Competition Teams Headed to Regionals

Congratulations to the winners of the Board of Advocates’ intra-school mediation competition – third-year students Max Mauldin and Jessica Peterman. The runners-up were first-year students Anna Wilmesher and Rhett Buchmiller! Max and Jessica will join another team of third-year students, Melissa Knerr and John McCaskill, to compete at the 19th Annual Representation in Mediation Regional Competition, March 3-4 in Denver. The American Bar Association Section…

Professors Whitman and Freyermuth Write about “The New Model Negotiated Alternative to Foreclosure Act”

The January/February 2018 issue of Probate and Property includes the article “The New Model Negotiated Alternative to Foreclosure Act” written by Professors Dale A. Whitman and R. Wilson Freyermuth. The article encourages state legislatures to enact the new Model Negotiated Alternative to Foreclosure Act, which the Uniform Law Commission promulgated in 2017. If adopted by a state, the Model Act…

Client Counseling Team Advances to Nationals

Congratulations to both of Mizzou Law’s Client Counseling teams that competed in the American Bar Association Client Counseling Competition in Fayetteville, Ark. Third-year students Emma Masse and John Brooks won first place (for the second year in a row) and advanced to the national competition in March in North Carolina. Second-year students Aaron Wynhausen and Michael Glass advanced to the…

Arbitration Team Travels to Chicago for National Competition

Mizzou Law’s Arbitration Team recently competed in Chicago at the American Bar Association National Arbitration Competition. The students qualified after taking first place at the ABA Regional Arbitration Competition in Pittsburgh. Team members are 3L Mary Grace Bruntrager (captain), 1L Rhett Buchmiller, 3L Travis Pringle, and 1L Anna Wilmesher. Professor Brad Desnoyer, ’09, coaches the team. Congratulations to the students…