2012-2013 Events

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August 28, 2012 The Program on Law and Leadership kicked off its 2012-13 year with a welcome reception in the Barrister Club. Returning students explained the program’s function to incoming students and networked with program directors, Garry Jenkins and Donald Tobin.

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September 14, 2012 This seminar on business development featured Mark Beese, President of Leadership for Lawyers, LLC. He taught students to understand a framework for consultative selling, succinctly deliver a verbal business card, build a positive first impression using neuro-linguistic programming techniques, network with a purpose, leverage social media to build a professional network, and understand the components […]

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September 17, 2012  Mimi Dane is the CEO of Flying Horse Farms. Flying Horse Farms provides magical, transforming experiences for children with serious illnesses. Located on 200 acres in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, the camp serves hundreds of children and families each year – free of charge.

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October 5, 2012 William M. Isaac is a senior managing director of FTI Consulting and serves as Global Head of FTI’s Financial Institutions group. Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Isaac found. Prior to forming Secura, Mr. Isaac headed the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation during the banking crisis of the 1980s, serving under Presidents Carter and Reagan from […]

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October 23, 2012 Attorney James M. Tuschman is a former chair of the Ohio Board of Regents and is currently Of Counsel for Barkan and Robon Ltd. Mr. Tuschman has been a trial lawyer for the past 45 years. During most of his professional career, he was involved in the defense of doctors and hospitals in medical malpractice […]

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February 5, 2013 Bruce A. Soll, Senior Vice President and Counsel of Company Affairs of Limited Brands Inc., spoke with Moritz students in February of 2013. Before joining Limited Brands, Mr. Soll served as the Counselor to the Secretary of Commerce in the Bush Administration, where he served as a senior policy official, focusing on international trade, telecommunications […]

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February 27, 2013 Pat Hatler is Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Governance Officer for Nationwide. She previously served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia.

Dean’s Roundtable with Yvette McGee Brown

March 26, 2013

Dean Alan Michaels chats leadership lessons with former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Yvette McGee Brown.  Ms. McGee Brown is currently a partner at Jones Day, and a proud graduate of OSU Law School.


Leadership Skills Workshop: Public Speaking

March 29, 2013

During this hands-on workshop, students will have the opportunity to learn advanced public speaking skills from Mark Weaver, a national expert in the field who also is an Adjunct Faculty member at Moritz.  Mark is the former spokesperson for the US Department of Justice and the former Deputy Attorney General of Ohio.  This intense training workshop will be useful to you not just in law school, but will prepare you for a future as a leader in the law profession or your community.


Conversation Series with Ken Kies

April 8, 2013

Ken Kies ’77, Kies is the managing director of the Federal Policy Group, LLC, which provides sophisticated strategic and technical tax advice on policy matters before Congress, the U.S. Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service, and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Kies also served as the chief of staff for the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, as well as a stint as the chief Republican tax counsel to the Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. In that position, he directed the Ways and Means Committee’s Republican tax staff and was the chief tax lawyer responsible for developing and analyzing all tax-related legislation for Republican members of the Committee and the House of Representatives.  A link to his full bio can be found here.


The NEW Leadership Institute

May 13, 2013

Gallery_12_NEWLeadership3The Program on Law and Leadership has partnered with the John Glenn School of Public Affairs since 2011 to send female law students to a program empowering women to be public leaders. The NEW Leadership Program is a week-long residential program held each summer, and participants receive lessons from the history of women in public life to training in public speaking. Women who experience the program are encouraged to embrace leadership opportunities at Moritz and consider running for public office later.