As classes end, exams begin, and the hooding ceremony is almost upon us, I’ve been reflecting on how quickly my first year has gone by. In reviewing the calendar I have been at over 100 events and have had the privilege of meeting so many wonderful people, ranging from newborn babies—Dan and Brittany Brown’s (Class of 2010) baby Maxwell to Martha A. Stimson, Class of ’43…
For Amanda Bleiler’15, her first glimpse into the world of public defense came while working with the Indigent Defense Clinic. She remembers doing arraignments in Room A for the first time as an “intimidating” experience.
President Barack Obama’s recent commutation of 61 federal prisoners has a Cincinnati Law connection: second-year student Ariel Guggisberg helped draft the clemency petition for one of the prisoners whose sentence was commuted. “It feels like we really changed a person’s life,” she said.
Cincinnati Law will celebrate the accomplishments of its graduates at the 183rd Hooding ceremony on May 14, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Duke Energy Convention Center. Keynote speaker will be alumnus John D. Holschuh, Jr., president of the Ohio State Bar Association and partner at Santen & Hughes.