Briefing Room
Lynda Seelie

College mourns loss of clinic staff member

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law community will gather on Thursday, May 18, to remember Lynda Seelie—office manager of clinical programs at Moritz—who passed away on Tuesday, May 2. She was 55.

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Events

2017 Hooding Ceremony

Moritz College of Law Class of 2017

Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Hooding is Friday, May 12. Please click for more information, including how to watch the live-stream. #MoritzGrads17

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Diversity Week 2017 kicks off Jan. 30 with series of inspiring events, speakers

Diversity Week 2017, presented by the Student Bar Association (SBA), kicks off on Monday, Jan. 30, with a variety of engaging events, panels, and speakers.

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Students

3L pursues law degree to help artists in the music industry

Christopher Hawthorne

For 3L Christopher Hawthorne, law is a family affair. His father, uncle, aunt, and grandfather are all attorneys. They were instrumental in encouraging him to earn a J.D. so that he could pursue his dreams of managing and representing artists in the music industry.

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Transfer student takes full advantage of opportunities

Jedidiah Bressman '17

Growing up, it was clear to 3L Jedidiah Bressman that he wanted a career in law. After attending the University of Toledo his 1L year, Bressman decided to transfer to Ohio State, following in his father’s footsteps and fulfilling his dream to be a Buckeye.

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Faculty

Beazley wins national award for legal writing

Mary Beth Beazley

Professor Mary Beth Beazley, a pioneer in the field of legal writing, is a recent recipient of the prestigious Marjorie Rombauer Award. The honor is granted on behalf of the Association of Legal Writing Directors.

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Spindelman testifies before Ohio House

Professor Marc Spindelman appeared before the Ohio House of Representatives Community and Family Advancement Committee to give interested party testimony on the constitutionality of House Bill 36—referred to by some as the “Pastor Protection Act.”

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Alumni

Alumna uses legal skills to guide foundation that helps find loving homes for foster children

Melinda Haggerty

As senior vice president and general counsel of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Melinda Haggerty ’10 plays a vital role in helping the organization achieve its mission of finding adoptive homes for children in foster care.

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Alumna leads northeast Ohio city as law director

Amber Zibritosky

When Amber Zibritosky ’10 first pictured what a career in public service would look like, running for an elected position in a town of 35,000 people wasn’t quite what she had imagined. Now as law director of the city of Stow, she said the experience has been a rewarding one.

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