PLL events provide opportunities like none other at Moritz. Whether it’s hearing from a CEO, sitting down with a distinguished alumni, or participating in a Dean’s roundtable, events are where our students make connections and become leaders. For a full list of PLL events and photo galleries, visit our event timelines by year.

Recent Events

Speaker Series: The Speaker of The Ohio House of Representatives, William Batchelder ’67

April 15, 2014

The Program on Law and Leadership is excited to welcome Speaker Batchelder for our annual Speaker Series address.  Speaker Batchelder is a 1967 graduate of The Ohio State College of Law, and the second longest serving member of the Ohio House.  We look forward to hearing his thoughts on leadership. This event will take place at the Barrister Club, registration is required. Click here to register:


April 7, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 12:10 pm Join Dean Michaels and alumna Linda Fisher to discuss leadership. INVITE ONLY

Judges as Leaders: Stories from Behind the Bench, A Panel Event

April 2, 2014

The Program on Law and Leadership is excited to be hosting an event featuring 3 distinguished federal judges on Wednesday, April 2 from 12:10-1:15 p.m. in Saxbe Auditorium.  The panel event, entitled, “Judges as Leaders: Tales from Behind the Bench” will be comprised of Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, of the Ninth Circuit Court, Judge R. Guy Cole Jr., and Judge Jeffrey Sutton, both of the Sixth Circuit.  Professor Nancy Rogers will moderate this prestigious panel.  The Judges will be discussing their collective leadership lessons, as well as sharing stories from their distinguished careers.  Lunch will be served, and the attire is casual.


Registration is required, please visit this link to reserve your seat at this exciting event:


See you on April 2!

March 4, 2014 | 12:10 pm - 12:10 pm Justice Judith L. French became  the 155th justice of the Ohio Supreme Court on January 1, 2013. She was  appointed by Gov. John R. Kasich on December 20, 2012. Prior to her appointment, Justice  French served at the Tenth District Court of Appeals, which hears appeals from  Franklin County courts and state administrative agencies. She […]

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February 4, 2014 | 12:10 pm Before Griesmer became chief operating officer of Pelotonia, she was a partner at Jones Day, representing clients in complex commercial litigation. She handled Chapter 11 adversary proceedings, took on class action claims, defended breach  of contract actions, and successfully argued before the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, securing a multimillion-dollar judgment on behalf of one […]