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Professor Reuben: Study Should Start a Bigger Conversation About Mindfulness in Legal Education

In a recent Law.com article, Ahead of the Curve: Measuring Mindfulness in Law School, Professor Richard Reuben talked about the empirical study that he and Mizzou psychology professor Kennon Sheldon conducted in 2013 about mindfulness in the law school context. The study, titled, “Can Mindfulness Help Law Students With Stress, Focus, and Well-Being? An Empirical Study of 1Ls at a Midwestern…

MU law students join the battle back home

When veterans come back home, two distinguished students in the University of Missouri School of Law help them adjust to life away from the battlefield Service means a lot to Allyson Brown and Alec Guy, two students in the University of Missouri School of Law. They use their legal expertise to give back to those who have given everything to…

2018 and 2019 MU Law Order of the Barristers

Please join the MU School of Law and the Board of Advocates Committee in congratulating the 2018 and 2019 inductees into The Order of Barristers. This award is one of the School of Law’s highest honors, celebrating students who excel in their oral advocacy and brief writing skills. 2019 Order of the Barristers Heather Booth Ashlyn Calhoun Callie Haslag Khristopher Johnson-DeLoatch…

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…

JR Swanegan named new Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

Mizzou Law Dean Lyrissa Lidsky announces JR Swanegan as the new Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid. Swanegan comes to Mizzou Law after six years as Associate Dean of International and Graduate Programs at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla. During that time, he built partnerships with international law schools, recruited students from around the world, taught…

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…

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…