Updates @ UC Law - November 2009
College of Law Bar Exams Results Are Strong
The results for the University of Cincinnati College of Law students who took the July 2009 Ohio Bar Exam are in and the College of Law led the state for overall test takers. (Read more)
Call for Nominations for the 2010 A.B. (Dolly) Cohen Teaching Awards and George B. Barbour Award
The nomination process has begun for the 2010 A.B. [Dolly] Cohen award for excellence in teaching and the George B. Barbour award for furthering good student-faculty relations. Nominations for these awards must originate with students and/or alumni.
New UC President Visits College of Law
On November 4, 2009, the University of Cincinnati's 27th President, Gregory H. Williams, received a warm welcome from law school students, faculty, and staff when he visited the law school during his first official week at the University. (Read more)
OIP and Indigent Defense Clinics Solidified 3L Amanda Smith's Goals
Amanda Smith '10 grew up in East Lake, Ohio, a town where going to college after high school graduation was the exception, not the rule. From a young age, however, Smith’s mother assured her that she would go to college, and after graduating as valedictorian of her high school class in 2003, her mother’s prediction came true.. (Read more)
Clinic Experience Helped Carrie Hagan-Gray ’05 Find Her Niche
Carrie Hagan-Gray ’05 has lived, studied, and worked across the country. Born in Kansas but raised in Oregon, Hagan-Gray decided to return to her home state for college. She settled upon the University of Kansas, majoring in women’s studies and sociology. (Read more)
Pro Bono Week Gives Students Inside Scoop on Clinics
UC Law’s Public Interest Law Group (PILG) celebrated National Pro Bono Week, October 26-31, 2009, giving students a “behind-the-scenes” look at three of the law school’s clinical pro bono opportunities. (Read more)
Called to Serve: Angelina Jackson ’04 Becomes Voice for the Less Fortunate
Dayton, Ohio native Angelina (McDonald) Jackson ’04 is the oldest of four siblings. After 18 years of navigating the cold, snowy weather of the Midwest, she decided it was time to ditch the Ohio Valley and move to sunny Florida. (Read more)
Corporate Law Center Hosts November Conference on Counsel's Role During Economic Crisis
The Corporate Law Center, along with the Association of Corporate Counsel-Southwest Ohio Chapter, presents “The Role of Corporate Counsel During a Time of Economic Crisis” on November 19, 2009. This event includes a presentation on the proactive measures corporate counsel can take in a distressed debtor/bankruptcy situation, as well as a panel discussion with lawyers from area corporations and law firms.
Love of Public Interest Law Drives Professor David Singleton
Adjunct Professor David Singleton always planned on practicing public interest law. After graduating from Duke University with a double major in public policy and economics, he went straight to Harvard Law School, from which he graduated in 1991. (Read more)
College of Business Tax Conference Offers CLEs for Lawyers
Participate in the 42nd Annual Tax Conference for tax practitioners, attorneys, paralegals and more. Presented by the UC College of Business, this event will include an update on the latest tax laws as well as tax preparation guidance. Lawyers can receive 13 CLE credits. Held December 15-16, 2009, conference speakers include industry leader Dr. Dale Kiefer, Professor Emeritus at the COB.
Faculty Law Links
- Featured Faculty Research:
Thomas D. Eisele, Bitter Knowledge: Learning Socratic Lessons of Disillusion and Renewal(University of Notre Dame Press, 2009).