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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…

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…

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…

Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic to Present Workshop on Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks

Jim Niemann, director of the Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic, and two ELC students, Alex Weidner and Alec Larsen, will lead a workshop on “Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks” on October 3 in the MU Student Center. The workshop is part of the University of Missouri Graduate Studies professional development series, gradESSENTIALS. Participants will include masters and doctoral students from all…

MU Law Student Named to Leadership Position in ABA

Annie Ebert, 3L, has been named the liaison from the ABA Law Student Division to the Trust and Estate Division of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law.  She will hold this position until the 2019 ABA Annual Meeting. This photo is of Ebert and Professor David English at the Annual ABA Meeting where Professor English was…

Student’s Paper to Publish in Italian Academic Journal

George Khoukaz, ’18, will have his paper, “Corporate Shareholders’ Limited Liability: Useful or Abusive?,” published in the Bocconi Legal Papers – the official academic journal of Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. The paper provides an insight into the relationship between limited liability and moral hazard, which was brought to the attention of the public by the financial crisis of 2008. In…