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Two alumni to be honored for public service contributions at annual PILF auction

Sally Bloomfield ’69 and Eugene King ’83 will be honored for their contributions to public service at the Public Interest Law Foundation’s Annual Auction on March 5.

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Former Columbus mayor and alumnus dies

Former Columbus Mayor Dana G. “Buck” Rinehart ’73 passed away on Feb. 18 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 68. Rinehart held office from 1984 to 1991, a time of dramatic growth for the city of Columbus.

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Recent grad argues appeals case

After a mere two months of practicing law professionally, recent graduate Jonathan Olivito ’14 was given the kind of opportunity even the most seasoned professionals pine for – the chance to argue an appeal in front the Ohio 10th District Court of Appeals last month.

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Moritz grad scores job as MLB analyst

When Derek Smith ‘09 was applying to law school, his personal statement made his career aspirations unwaveringly clear. He wanted to work in professional baseball. Five years after graduation, Smith has seen those ambitions come to fruition through his role [...]

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After 40 years in practice, Woods starts new job as judge

After 40 years spent as a trial lawyer and advocate, the Honorable William H. Woods ’73 began his first term in judicial office last month, taking the bench on the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.

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1 degree, 10 careers: San Francisco alumni share their stories

San Francisco is home to the Golden Gate bridge, iconic Victorian homes, amazing cuisine, and Buckeye lawyers proudly sporting their Scarlet and Gray on bike paths and beaches throughout the valley. Moritz headed 2,446 miles due west of Columbus to catch up with 10 alumni making a name for themselves in the land of start-ups and venture capital.

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Cicero not surprised by immigration crisis

The immigrant crisis at country’s southern border didn’t simply appear overnight. It’s something those who have been carefully following the U.S.’s immigration problems have seen coming for years, says Chicago attorney Salvador Cicero ’98.

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Nevada State Senator Chosen as New Senate Minority Leader

Alumnus and Nev. State Senator Aaron Ford ’01 was recently elected senate minority leader of the Nevada Senate for the 2015 legislative session.

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Election Day Brings Victories for Many Moritz Alumni

Alumni from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law hit the campaign trial this fall for a number of elected positions ranging from governor of Nevada to Ohio Supreme Court justice.

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Where are they now? A Sampling of Recent LL.M. Graduates Working in the U.S.

Students from all over the world attend the Moritz Master of Laws (LL.M.) program to deepen their knowledge of U.S. Law and legal systems. While many return home upon graduation, some decide to stay in the U.S. to gain work experience.

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Alumnus named winner of U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association’s writing competition

Matthew Borden ’14 has been named the winner of the 2013-2014 U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association’s Board of Governors’ annual Law Student Writing Competition.

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Alumnus hits high notes with entertainment, IP practice

Leon Bass ’98 was hopeful he was headed for a career as a musician while playing in a band in college, but when things didn’t go as planned, he decided to find a new way to appreciate his passion for music.

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