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Eight More Years: Alumna makes career of advising Ohio’s leaders


Issue: Summer 2013
Looking out of her corner office window from the 17th floor of the Rhodes Tower in downtown Columbus, Mary Mertz ’02 can see her resume on Capitol Square. She spent eight years in the Rife Building, working for former Lieutenant Gov. Mike DeWine an...

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The Problem-Solver: After selling company to Google, Raj Malik ’98 focuses on next venture


Issue: Summer 2013
Rebecca Malik had a problem. The online merchant with discerning taste in interior design and home furnishings had products customers wanted to buy on her website, 17thandRiggs.com. She saw the traffic from where they pored over pages of elegant lamp...

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With Eyes on the Horizon: Alumnus leads Sierra Club’s efforts to combat climate change


Issue: Summer 2013
David Scott ’87 gazed out on a wind-whipped sea of 50,000 people at the National Mall on Feb. 17. As a member of the Sierra Club’s national board, he was pleased to see the large turnout for the group’s event on such cold day in Washington, D.C...

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Exit Interviews: 6 members of the Class of 2013 discuss future plans


Issue: Summer 2013
From trying cases in clinics or externships to tearing up the moot court circuit and finding their legal calling, six members of the Class of 2013 reflect on their time at Moritz and share their future plans.   JANAY STEVENS When Janay Stevens ...

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From Immigrant to International Bridge Builder: Juan Lozada-Leoni ’04 came from Venezuela with a desire to practice law and serve his new country


Issue: Summer 2013
Three years after graduating from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Juan Lozada-Leoni ’04 was exactly who and precisely where he wanted to be. He was a U.S. citizen, specifically an Army JAG Corps officer, traveling over Kuwait in a ...

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Drawing on clinic experience in his career


Issue: Summer 2013
Every time he “walks the triangle” in the courtroom, Avonte Campinha- Bacote ’08 has his Civil Clinic experience from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in his back pocket. That’s where Campinha-Bacote learned to perform one of t...

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Tales from the Clinics: Great lessons learned in courtrooms, with clients


Issue: Summer 2013
By participating in the Civil Clinic, Matt Grimsley ’13 gained more experience than many young attorneys who have been practicing for years. “During the clinic I had the opportunity to litigate on behalf of a client in a three-day civil jury tria...

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1 Degree, 10 Careers


Issue: Summer 2013
They are journalists with J.D. degrees. Our graduates put their legal education to use in a variety of careers, and in this issue of All Rise, we talk with 10 alumni who have combined their law degree with the power of the press.   Clarence M. D...

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Access Crisis: Ohio and other states struggle to provide liberty and justice for all


Issue: Summer 2013
In a courtroom right now, a young father is fighting for visitation rights for his child. He is unrepresented and, when called to order, merely stands before the court and says, “I want to be able to visit with my child.” He doesn’t know court ...

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