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Law Alumna Katie Tinucci (’09) Named Press Secretary for Gov. Mark Dayton
Tinucci was one of several senior administrative positions announced last week, all of whom are women. Additional senior staff will be announced later this week. Governor-elect Dayton and his administration will officially begin their roles on January 3rd, 2011. More…
2011 Law Alumni Board Announced
The Law Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2011 Law Alumni Advisory Board.
Class of 2006 Five Year Reunion Committee
The Class of 2006 will celebrate its Five Year Reunion on May 7, 2011. Members of the event planning committee include:
Stay tuned for more details! If you would like to be involved, please contact the Director of Alumni Relations, Nicole Fredricks Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2011 Alumni Association Committee Leadership Announced
The Law Alumni Association is pleased to announce the 2011 Alumni Association Committee leaders for the following committees:
If you would like more information about any of the committees, or if you would like to join, please contact Nicole Fredricks Jackson, Director of Alumni Relations, at email@example.com.
2010 Bar Passage Rates Place School of Law Test Takers Second
The Minnesota Bar Board of Examiners announced the results for the July 2010 Bar. This year, University of St. Thomas School of Law test takers were second in the first-time test taker category behind the University of Minnesota and ahead of Hamline in third and William Mitchell in fourth.
The University of St. Thomas School of law posted an overall bar passage rate of 90.32 percent and a first-time bar passage rate of 93.91 percent. The overall bar passage rate was 90.86 percent for all takers.
The first time bar passage rate increased over last year, along with the overall bar passage rate. The overall passage rate for all July 2010 exam takers also increased over 2009’s passage rate.
Congratulations to ABA Regional Negotiation Champions
The team of Jihone Du ('11) and Tim Flynn ('11) out-negotiated teams from throughout the Upper Midwest and won the American Bar Association Law Student Division Regional Negotiation Competition this fall. As regional champions, Du and Flynn will now move on to Atlanta, GA, and the national championship which will be held on February 11-12 in conjunction with the ABA’s mid-winter convention.
January 14-16 - Vocation and the Study & Practice of Law: A Retreat Experience
Join Professors Jerry Organ, Susan Stabile and Jennifer Wright in a retreat experience designed to help you reflect on how God might be calling you to use your gifts and talents to serve others in the practice of law. More...
January 22-23- Hatting Mock Trial Invitational
Competitors from eighteen colleges will gather at UST School of Law to compete in the Hatting Mock Trial Invitational. Help us showcase the School of Law and its graduates by volunteering to judge at this event. To volunteer contact Prof. Jerry Organ at firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 11 – JLPP Spring Symposium: Occupational Licensing: Protecting the Public or Protectionism?
Save-the-date for the Journal of Law and Public Policy Spring Symposium. More details coming soon.
February 17 – 35W Bridge Collapse: The Results
Join Chris Messerly and Philip Sieff from Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi as they discuss the strategies and emotions in the case resulting from the greatest man-made catastrophe in Minnesota history. More...
February 21 – The State of Capital Punishment in U.S. Courts
The Terrance J. Murphy Institute will host The State of Capital Punishment in U.S. Courts featuring The Honorable Charles Wilson, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. More...
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