The Law School Magazine  ·  Winter 2014

Alan Michaels

 

Signs of Gratitude


Firsts. Law school is full of first-time experiences. Perhaps you held your first significant leadership experience in a student organization. You probably represented clients for the first time in one of our law clinics or mooted your first big argu...

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Student, donor, inspiration: Jenna Grassbaugh’s on a mission to help fellow veterans


Thousands of Ohio veterans and military service members need legal services each year. They return home from tours of duty only to face seemingly insurmountable challenges – foreclosures, mushrooming problems with debt, issues with litigious landlo...

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Rallying around a program


This story originally accompanied the feature “Reinventing the clerkship: Model expanding the traditional judicial clerkship could be next trend.“  Erin Moriarty ’77 was inspired by a story. She was reading SideBar, the monthly e-newsl...

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Reinventing the clerkship: Model expanding the traditional judicial clerkship could be next trend


Responding to a fundamental shift in the legal job market for new lawyers, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law has developed various public interest and private sector fellowships to provide high-caliber graduates with a unique opportunit...

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‘A giant among us:’ Remembering the Honorable Robert Duncan ’52 1927-2012


Even though he graduated as the president of his class at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Robert Morton Duncan ’52 once told a reporter, “I wasn’t on fire about the law as a law student. … I didn’t see myself as having a pl...

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Bringing the law to life


Around 6 p.m. on a Monday night, two students sat at a table in the front of a lecture hall large enough for more than 70 students. Yet, they faced fewer than 10 sets of eyes staring back at them. The pair staring most intently belonged to James Davi...

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Commitment to diversity leads to gift


The game at Ohio Stadium only held the interest of Tom Kahle ’75 for so long. While the Buckeyes put points on the board against Indiana University on Nov. 5, Kahle was in deep conversation with his companions, Dean Alan Michaels and Professor Shar...

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Baker Hostetler gives $500K for mentoring program


Students enter the dining room at the Barrister Club, scanning the room for familiar faces. Their smiles break wide open as they extend a hand to the lawyers seated at their table. The dining room gets louder with the chatter and chuckles that result...

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Diversity in the law


There are many marks of a great learning community, including outstanding teaching, creative faculty scholarship, and support for talented students. Diversity is also an essential part of a great educational institution. In an academic year with many...

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From the Dean’s Desk


As you will see detailed in the pages of this issue of All Rise, this is a time of new beginnings at Moritz. The Moritz alumni at Dinsmore & Shohl stepped forward to give a new design and look to what is surely the area most in need in our buildi...

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