A passion for social justice drives much of what 3L Marla Trinidad does on a day to day basis – from volunteering with local groups to interning with the Legal Aid Society of NYC to serving as the new executive director for the Moritz’s Pro Bono Research Group.
1L Charles V. Thomas, Jr. is a man on a mission. Every morning, he tells himself that he is going to do something that day to make someone smile because he genuinely believes the world would be a much better place if people focused more on helping the people around them.
Law school was always in the plans for 3L Madison Mackay. An opportunity to study abroad during her undergraduate studies, however, provided the catalyst to helping her find an area of the law she’s most passionate about – immigration law.
Law school has done more for 2L Lauren Sabo than simply open to the door to a career in law. It has afforded her the opportunity to study on several different continents, making connections and gaining greater insight into the multitude of ways law is practiced around the globe.
The Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic at Moritz gives students the opportunity to hone their skills building attorney-client relationships, learning the ins and outs of different business models, spotting areas of potential liability, managing transactions, and more.
Two moot court teams from the Moritz College of Law brought home national championships last weekend from the Child Welfare and Adoption Law and Ruby R. Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Competitions.
Working as an IT consultant, 2L Natalie Salazar enjoyed the fast-paced nature of her job, but felt like something was missing. So, five years after graduating from Ohio State with a degree in accounting, she decided to go back to school to pursue her J.D. and M.B.A.
From the time he was in elementary school, 2L Matt Diaz knew one day he wanted to work in Washington, D.C. This past summer he had the opportunity to venture to the nation’s capital for an externship at the Federal Communications Commission.
2Ls Shalini Goyal and Kyla Snow took second place in the Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition Central Regional competition on October 3. The duo won the Best Brief Award in the competition and Goyal was named Best Oralist. The team will advance to the national competition in New Orleans on November 8-9.
Avery Schumacher splits her time between Moritz and the School of Public Health as she works toward two degrees.
After discovering a passion for both history and the criminal justice system during her undergraduate studies, 2L Sarah Paxton opted to gain a greater understanding of both by pursuing a J.D. and Ph.D. in history.
Coming into law school with an undergraduate or advanced degree in the sciences may not be the norm, but several graduates and current students said it’s a helpful background to have as they pursue positions in a variety of fields, from health to corporate law.