UC College of Law
Volume 4, Issue 3
December 2011

Ingot College of Law Bar Exam Results First in Ohio

graduationThe bar results for University of Cincinnati College of Law students who took the July 2011 Ohio Bar Exam are in and the College of Law, once again, made a strong showing. UC Law ranked first in the state for overall test takers with a passage rate of 92 percent. This can be compared to an overall passage rate for all takers of 81.6 percent. (Read More)

IngotUC Among Top Schools for Externships

A recent ranking of top schools for legal externships puts UC Law in the top 20 in the nation. The ranking by preLaw magazine looks at the ratio of field placements to the size of each law school’s enrollment. UC Law offers both legal and judicial externships, in addition to experience through several other programs including the Ohio Innocence Project, the Domestic Violence Clinic and the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic. Over 100 students in 2011 also took part in the law school’s Summer Public Interest Fellowship program which enables them to receive funding for otherwise unpaid summer positions. (Read More)

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IngotMeet Missionary Turned Attorney: Scott Lewis '14

Scott LewisLike many of his peers, who similarly did not attend law school straight from undergrad, Scott Lewis has had a number of unique experiences and stories to tell. The 28-year-old, and eldest of five siblings, grew up in California and enrolled at Brigham Young University in 2002. He took off two years to be a missionary for his church and, along the way, became fluent in a Filipino language called Tagalog. (Read More)

IngotInterested in Visiting?

For high school students, an important component of selecting the right fit in a college is to visit and see that school first hand. But this conventional wisdom also holds true for anyone considering law school as well. Meeting current law students and faculty, leaning more about the clinics and programs offered, and getting “the feel” are critical for making a good decision. At UC, our doors are open for anyone who wishes to set up a personalized visit. To learn more and schedule a time click here.

IngotProfessor Chris Bryant's Sabbatical Brought Opportunity for In-depth Research, Writing and Professional Development

Chris BryantDo you recall that famous elementary school question, "What did you do last summer"? For law school professors, however, the question becomes "What did you do on sabbatical?"  For Professor Christopher Bryant,  a year-long sabbatical meant opportunity for significant research, reflection, and writing. (Read More)

IngotPatent Law Interest Leads Jared Brandyberry '11 to Geneva, Switzerland

Jared BrandyberryJared Brandyberry decided to attend law school during his senior year at UC, when he became interested in intellectual property. "Patent law interested me because it mixed my technical background with the law and allowed me to work with entrepreneurs and innovators developing new inventions," the 2011 College of Law graduate said. (Read More)

IngotDate Announced for Corporate Law Center’s Annual Symposium

The 2012 Corporate Law Symposium will be held March 30 at the College of Law. The Symposium, titled “Implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act”, will look at policy and practical implications of implementing the most comprehensive financial reform legislation passed since the 1930’s. (Read More)

IngotAngelina Jackson '04 Shares Her Passion for the Law

Angie JacksonAfter graduating from the College of Law in 2004, Angelina Jackson has returned as the College's Director of Externships and Public Service. Jackson, who joined the staff in August, has a number of responsibilities, including overseeing and administering the legal externship program, teaching the externship course, establishing new placements, overseeing and administering certain post-graduate fellowships, and working with the College's summer public interest program. (Read More)

 

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