June 2010


Wagoner Credits Moritz for Success as Legislator

Although it has been only five years since he first entered the Ohio political arena as a state representative, Senator Mark Wagoner 97 has already garnered an accomplished political resume. He has received numerous accolades recognizing his commitment to public service and he has successfully passed significant state legislation. His wide range of leadership positions in the Ohio General Assembly include his selection as majority whip and vice-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee just one year after his election to the senate. ››Read more

Karim Ali '03

Hear what route Karim Ali '03 has taken since graduating from Moritz and how he keeps busy outside of his Porter Wright office. ››Watch video

Law School News

Moritz Alumni, Professor Honored by CBA

Moritz alumni and a Moritz professor did quite well at the 2010 Columbus Bar Association Awards of Excellence banquet last month. Five Moritz alumni were honored for their work throughout the Columbus community. ››Read more

Carol Seubert Marx '79 Elected OSBA President-Elect

Carol Seubert Marx '79 was elected as president-elect of the Ohio State Bar Association in May. ››Read more

Hon. Jeffery P. Hopkins '85 Presented with William K. Thomas Distinguished Jurist Award

The College recently awarded Judge Hopkins the William K. Thomas Distinguished Jurist Award at the 2010 Spring Hooding Ceremony. ››Read more

Career Services Announces New Program to Benefit Employers, Students

Career Services has launched a new initiative, Moritz Short-term Assistance Registry (STAR). STAR is designed to provide private sector employers a pool of qualified and pre-approved second and third year students and graduates from the class of 2010 to hire for assistance with short-term projects.The intent of the program is to provide you with short term assistance with no obligation to hire on a continued basis and to give students interested in firm or corporate counsel work an opportunity to get some experience in the practice. ››Read more

See Pictures from the 2010 Hooding Ceremony

More than 200 Moritz graduates crossed the stage May 14. Check out photos and an archived webcast of the event! ››Check out pictures and video
Week in Pictures

Week in Pictures

View photos taken recently from around the Moritz College of Law ››View Photos

Moritz 'On the Record'

Ever pick up the Sunday paper and read a quote by one of your former professors? Check out where Moritz professors were mentioned in the last month. For the most recent appearances, visit the Faculty in the News page.

Cleveland Alumni Reception at Progressive Field

June 9, 2010 5:30 p.m. Progressive Field, Champions Suite ››Read more
Alumni News

Lieutenant Colonel Monica Gfoeller ’87 concluded her tour of duty as the Garrison Command Judge Advocate of Victory Base Complex Garrison in Baghdad, Iraq. Gfoeller is assigned to the 561st Regional Support Group from Omaha, Neb., as the unit's senior legal counsel. The unit was mobilized for active duty in July 2009 to manage the base, which is one of the largest in Iraq.

Tiffany T. Smith ’09 was the filing attorney for a pro bono lawsuit on behalf of constitutional law professor Abukar Hassan Ahmed, who was reportedly imprisoned and tortured in Somalia during the brutal regime of Siad Barre. Smith’s firm, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, joined with the Center for Justice and Accountability to file the suit. Smith was also elected on behalf o the firm’s first-year associates to serve as one of two representatives on the firm’s Associate Committee.

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