Two moot court teams from the Moritz College of Law brought home national championships last weekend from the Child Welfare and Adoption Law and Ruby R. Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Competitions.
Working as an IT consultant, 2L Natalie Salazar enjoyed the fast-paced nature of her job, but felt like something was missing. So, five years after graduating from Ohio State with a degree in accounting, she decided to go back to school to pursue her J.D. and M.B.A.
From the time he was in elementary school, 2L Matt Diaz knew one day he wanted to work in Washington, D.C. This past summer he had the opportunity to venture to the nation’s capital for an externship at the Federal Communications Commission.
2Ls Shalini Goyal and Kyla Snow took second place in the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition Central Regional competition on October 3. The duo won the Best Brief Award in the competition and Goyal was named Best Oralist. The team will advance to the national competition in New Orleans on November 8-9.
Avery Schumacher splits her time between Moritz and the School of Public Health as she works toward two degrees.
After discovering a passion for both history and the criminal justice system during her undergraduate studies, 2L Sarah Paxton opted to gain a greater understanding of both by pursuing a J.D. and Ph.D. in history.
Coming into law school with an undergraduate or advanced degree in the sciences may not be the norm, but several graduates and current students said it’s a helpful background to have as they pursue positions in a variety of fields, from health to corporate law.
NPR interviewed rising 3L Ashley Braxton about her participation in the first Movement of Black Lives Convening conference, in Cleveland.
Ohio State’s Dispute System Design Workshop gives students the opportunity to interact with real clients and develop solutions to problems using dispute resolution methods.
At Moritz, there are more than 25 active, reserve, or retired military members among the student body. All Rise detailed their transition from soldiers to law students in its Spring 2015 edition.
From the Federal Communications Commission the White House and beyond, 17 Moritz College of Law students are participating in a variety of prestigious externships in the nation’s capital this summer as part of the Washington D.C., Summer Program.
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law graduating class of 2015 completed nearly 11,000 hours of pro bono work for local, state, and federal agencies over the last three years.