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SPOTLIGHT

Angela Sullivan ’02

On Angela Sullivan ’02’s first day of law school orientation, a faculty member imparted words of wisdom that she still honors today. "They said, ‘Look around you. Some of these people will be judges who you appear before. Some of them will be opposing counsel. Some of them, you will work with, or for. And your reputation starts today.’"Read more

Alejandro Cortes ’05

Public service isn’t just a job to Alejandro Cortes ’05: it’s a career he’s been preparing for since law school. Just six years after graduation, he took on one of the biggest challenges a young lawyer can face, representing the City of Cleveland in matters involving police, fire, E.M.S, and homeland security forces as an assistant director of law.Read more

Tera Doak ’94

Looking back, the path that led Tera Doak ’94 to her current position as associate general counsel for Habitat for Humanity International is clear. While she may not have realized it at first, her passion for helping others and strong background in transactional practice prepared her to step into her role with Habitat for Humanity which partners with people all over the world to help them build or improve a place they can call home.Read more

ALUMNI NEWS

  • Judge James Ronk ’72 receives Knox County Democratic Party Legacy Award

    Judge James Ronk '72, who recently retired from the bench after 24 years of service as juvenile/probate judge in Knox County, Ohio, received the Knox County Democratic Party Legacy Award at the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner on October 6. Read the full Mount Vernon News article.
  • Amy Steinkamp Miskimen ’01 appointed Warrick County magistrate

    Warrick County (Indiana) deputy prosecutor Amy Steinkamp Miskimen '01 was appointed as a magistrate for the county last month, and she assumed her new duties on October 5. Read more
  • Lawyers of Ohio State

    In our last issue of All Rise, our alumni magazine, we debuted a new feature entitled "Lawyers of Ohio State," in which we ask Moritz alumni probing questions about the impact of their degree on their lives and career. Read more
  • Chris Habel ’95 named member-in-charge of Frost Brown Todd’s Cincinnati office

    Frost Brown Todd has named Chris Habel '95 as its new member-in-charge of the Cincinnati office. Habel practices in Frost Brown Todd's environmental practice group. He is also the board chair of the UC Economics Center and Valley View Foundation. Read more
  • Reunion Weekend – this weekend!

    Join The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law Oct. 9-10 for a weekend of catching up with former classmates and cheering on the Buckeyes as the classes of 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, and 2010 celebrate their respective reunions over the course of this two-day event.Read more
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LAW SCHOOL NEWS

  • Drones as Disruption Symposium

    Drones, or Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), have arrived. Ranging in size from under a pound to tons, drones carry a host of technologies that can enable important work in fields ranging from environmental monitoring to newsgathering, from smart agriculture to law enforcement.Read more
  • Michelle Alexander joins Dream Defenders Advisory Board

    The Florida-based social justice group Dream Defenders has named Michelle Alexander, associate professor of law, to its advisory board. Dream Defenders is one of the most prominent organizations in the Black Lives Matter movement. Read more

  • Merritt urges bar exam changes in New York Times op-ed

    Professor Deborah Jones Merritt, the John Deaver Drinko-Baker & Hostetler Chair in Law, wrote an opinion editorial in The New York Times urging the National Conference Bar Examiners (NCBE) to make changes to the bar exam.  Read more
  • Discussion with Wil Haygood

    On October 22, from 12-1:30 p.m., Wil Haygood will discuss his new release: Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination that Changed America, a sweeping epic about the tumultuous, real-life events surrounding the heated appointment of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice, in 1967. He will be interviewed by Sharon Davies, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and Gregory H. Williams Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Campaign Finance: Balancing Political Inequality with Free Speech, with Rick Hasen

    Saxbe Auditorium, Oct. 8 Click here to register
  • In-House Essential Conference

    Barrister Club, Oct. 15 Click here to register
  • A Discussion with Wil Haygood

    Saxbe Auditorium, Oct. 22 Click here to register
  • Drones as Disruption: Who Regulates What?

    Saxbe Auditorium, Nov. 6 Click here to register
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