Volume 6, Issue 5
December 2013

Ingot Practice Ready: Newly Sworn in Attorney Argues Before the Supreme Court of Ohio

Jennifer ChaconIn an interesting twist and an example of the importance of being prepared, Greg Kendall '13 appeared before the Supreme Court of Ohio, arguing part of a case the day after he was sworn in! Kendall passed the bar and was sworn in on November 4, 2013.  On November 5, 2013, barely 24 hours old as an attorney, he argued part of the case of State ex.rel. The Cincinnati Enquirer v. Honorable Robert H. Lyons. The Enquirer had brought an original action in mandamus seeking relief under the Public Records Act to unseal the records in a Miami University rape flier case. (Read more)

IngotThe Domestic Violence Clinic Exposes Students to Real Life Workings of Court While Helping Those in Need

ProBono"I did not have much say in what practice groups I would be in at Legal Aid," explained Kenyatta Mickles, Assistant Professor of Clinical Law and Director of the Domestic Violence and Civil Protection Order Clinic.  "However, after my exposure to the individuals that were indigent and experiencing domestic violence, I knew that I wanted that to be my focus. Having the exposure of supervising the clinic is what led me to want to be a professor at the College of Law." (Read more)

Upcoming Events

Downtown Faculty Teach-In
March 7, 2014

Judge in Residence with Hon. Christine Durham
March 26-28, 2014

Corporate Law Symposium
March 28, 2014

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IngotSarah Sanderson Shares the Challenges—and Benefits—of a Family Law Practice

Marion Haynes "The best part of my job is guiding a client through the legal landscape of his or her changing family while addressing the emotional issues that are inevitably involved," said Sarah Sanderson '11, associate attorney at Barbara J. Howard Co., L.P.A. "It is extremely rewarding to help a client through a difficult time so that person comes out on the other side of the process confident in their legal situation." (Read more)

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IngotWork at Crisis Centers and Women's Shelter Opens Door to Family Law Focus for Three Students

Abby VolunteerFrom experiences working at a domestic violence shelter in Indiana, to shadowing judges in the domestic relations and juvenile courts of Toledo, to working at a crisis center in Akron, three students saw, first-hand, how family law impacts the day-to-day lives of society. Importantly, these experiences solidified their ambitions to work in the field of family law. (Read More)

 

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Ingot Dean Emeritus Joseph Tomain's New Book Take a Critical Look at the Impact of Free Markets and Small Government on Democracy

Tomain BookDemocracy is the ability to participate freely and equally in the political and economic affairs of the country. Americans have relied on philosophical pragmatism and on the impulse of political progressivism to express those democratic values. Achieving Democracy argues that, in the last 30 years, however, by focusing on free markets and small government, America has since lost its grasp on these crucial democratic values. (Read more)

Ingot UC Law Downtown Teach-In for Student Scholarships

The UC Law Downtown Teach-In for Student Scholarships will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Frost Brown Todd and Vorys, Sater Seymour and Pease law offices in downtown Cincinnati. Twelve UC Law faculty members will present on a variety of topics. Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to six (6) CLE credits. All proceeds will directly support student scholarships. Mark your calendars now. Additional information coming in January, 2014. (Read more)

Ingot Professor Aaron Launches Client Science Course Website; Brings Opportunity to Share Knowledge About Counseling

Tomain BookTeaching negotiation and dispute resolution, as well as practicing mediation, arbitration, and litigation during her legal career taught Professor Majorie Aaron that client counseling is—in a nutshell—very challenging! Now after nearly a decade of focus on this topic at UC Law and coaching more than 800 students, she has pulled together course materials—syllabi, simulations, vignettes, and other information—in a new website called www.clientsciencecourse.com to share her knowledge with lawyers, legal educators, law students, and others interested in learning the art and science of client counseling. (Read more)

Ingot End of the Year Gift

As you are considering your end of the year gifts, please keep the College of Law in mind. Your gift will help fund scholarships, externships, internships, programming and research. (Read more)

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