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Mizzou Law Student Brings Greater Awareness to Mental Health, Substance Recovery

Mizzou Law 3L Jessica Chinnadurai serves as the first law student liaison to the Missouri Lawyers’ Assistance Program (MOLAP), a free and confidential counseling program available 24/7 for members of The Missouri Bar, immediate family members who reside with them, and law students. The ABA for Law Students blog, Before the Bar, recently posted an article about Chinnadurai and MOLAP…

Ten Members of the Missouri Law Community to Receive Women’s Justice Awards

At the 20th Annual Women’s Justice Awards event on May 3 in St. Louis, 10 women from Mizzou Law are among the 51 women who will be honored. The Leaders of Tomorrow are recognized for leadership, professionalism and passion for making a difference in the justice system or legal profession. 3L Abigail Williams (pictured) is among this year’s honorees. The Public…

Student Symposium on Estates and Trusts

Members of Professor S.I. Strong’s Estates and Trusts class recently conducted a student symposium on recent developments and hot topics in probate law.  Topics included LGBT/race issues in estates and trusts (2L Cameron Brown and 3L Valencia Clemons-Bush), helping clients prepare for physical and mental decline (2Ls Emily Crane and Ashley Harbison), ethical issues in estates and trusts (3L Brian Moody and…

Mizzou Law Student and Alumnus Win National Writing Competition

MU 3L George Khoukaz recently received the Joseph T. McLaughlin Original Student Article Award from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) at a gala dinner at the Whitley Hotel in Atlanta, Ga.  The winning essay, “ADR That is Out of This World: A Regime for the Resolution of Outer- Space Disputes,” addresses various issues regarding space arbitration and was published in 2018 Journal…

Student Paper on Specific Consents to Adoption Accepted by Law Journal

The Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Journal of Practical & Clinical Law accepted 2L Abby Coursen’s paper, “Allowing for Specific Consents to Adoption – A Proposed Amendment to Missouri’s Section 211.444.” Over the last few years, the opioid epidemic has caused an increase in the number of children entering the foster care system. Under Missouri’s 211.444, as it is currently written, and/or at…

3L Danielle Linneman Blogs About Missouri’s Lemon Law

Third-year law student Danielle Linneman was featured as a guest blogger on Myconsumertips.info, a nonprofit outreach website created by Professor Amy Schmitz. The website provides readers with legal updates and tips related to consumer law. Linneman wrote a post explaining Missouri’s Lemon Law and the protection it provides to owners of new vehicles when their car is defective and under…

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…

Mizzou Law Student Contributes Blog Post on “Zombie Debt”

Second-year Mizzou Law student Bob Bennett published a blog post on Professor Amy Schmitz’s blog, MyConsumerTips.info, on the dangers of “Zombie Debt.” “This is not the name of a horror movie you may watch around this time of the year, this is debt that you have no legal obligation to pay,” Professor Schmitz says. Debt collectors may still call, however,…