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Updates @ UC Law - March 2010

Rhonda Moore '87 Leads Non-Profit Pro Seniors

Rhonda Moore '87 is an alumnae who can speak about effectively navigating the dual legal worlds of the public and private sector. As a partner in a local law firm to her current role as executive director of a non-profit organization, Moore's professional experiences have run the gamut. (Read more)

 

3L Peter Link's Appeal Accepted by the Supreme Court of Ohio

Peter Link '10, a participant in the law school's Indigent Defense Clinic in partnership with the Ohio Justice and Policy Center, has accomplished a task that few lawyers, let alone law students, ever achieve. His appeal in State v. Kenneth Hodge was accepted by the Supreme Court of Ohio, giving him the opportunity to argue an important constitutional issue before the Court. (Read more)

 

UC Law Community Raises Almost $9000 for Haiti Relief

Responding to the devastation in Haiti, members of the UC Law School Community came together over the past six weeks to raise almost $9000 for charity.  Led by the Student Bar Association, students planned several major events to help raise funds for Partners in Health, a renowned humanitarian organization that has been on the ground since the earthquake. (Read more)

 

Mock Trial Team Advances to Elite Eight

A University of Cincinnati College of Law Trial Practice Competition Team advanced to the "Elite Eight" in the Regional National Trial Competition, held February 12-14. Team members Luke Anderson, Emily Vance and Emily Barth, all second-year students, finished with a perfect 3-0 record to become the third seed in the elimination rounds.  They become the first team in the College of Law’s history to go undefeated in this prestigious competition and the first team to advance to elimination rounds. (Read more)

 

Meet New Law Library Associate Director Susan Boland

Earlier this year, the College of Law welcomed Susan Boland to the ranks of its library staff.  Boland is the new Associate Director for Public and Research Services for the Robert S. Marx Law Library. (Read more)

 

Jim Chaney '11 Brings Construction Management Skills to Legal Career

Construction contractor and second year law student Jim Chaney is no stranger to hard labor—be it on a construction site or in a law school classroom. In fact, he seems to thrive on it. (Read more)

 

Adrianne Caldwell '10 Is Fascinated With Public Interest Work

Law student Adrianne Caldwell '10 came to UC Law to try something new. After living in North Carolina her entire life, she decided she needed a different experience. What better place than Cincinnati? (Read more)

 

UC Law Graduate Mike Becher '07 Is 2010 Equal Justice Works Fellow

I came to UC Law with a very precise idea of what I wanted to do with my degree, but a great deal of uncertainty as to whether I would ever get there. I spent the two years between undergrad and law school working with non-profit community groups in West Virginia. (Read more)

 

CPD's Brooke Hiltz Preps Students for Legal Career

Any law student who has attended a networking workshop with Brooke Hiltz, program coordinator and counselor at the law school's Center for Professional Development, knows she refers to herself a "recovering attorney." Formerly a prosecutor, Hiltz now assists students with their job search, career preparation, and many other aspects of their law school career. (Read more)

 

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