Learn from Leaders
Blankley Elected to NMA Leadership
Assistant Professor Kristen M. Blankley was recently elected the Vice President of the Nebraska Mediation Association, the largest statewide association of mediators in the state of Nebraska. NMA policy states that following a one-year term as Vice President, the Vice President will assume the role of President. NMA is involved in mediation training and outreach throughout the state of Nebraska.
Organization Founded by Morfeld, '12, Achieves Legislative Milestone
Nebraskans for Civic Reform (NCR), a nonprofit organization founded and led by Adam Morfeld, '12, achieved a milestone accomplishment with the signing of LB 299 into law by Gov. Dave Heinemann. The new law requires the Secretary of State to issue uniform election standards and guidelines for poll works across the state. NCR worked with state legislators for five years to achieve this result.
Ramo Addresses Class of 2013 at Commencement Ceremony
Roberta Cooper Ramo, current president of the American Law Institute, addressed Class of 2013 graduates and their friends and family at the spring commencement ceremonies held at the Lied Center for Performing Arts on Saturday, May 3. Also addressing the graduates, class president Kate Fitzgerald, Chief Justice Michael Heavican, '75, and Marsha Fangmeyer, '79, president of the Nebraska State Bar Association.
Class of 2013 celebrated at Baccalaureate Lunch
Members of the Class of 2013 gathered prior to graduation on Saturday, May 3 for a Baccalaureate Lunch held in their honor. Approximately 80 were in attendance at this inaugural event. "It was wonderful to have such a nice turnout at this event," said Molly Brummond, Director of Communications & Alumni Relations. "We wanted this event to provide graduates with the opportunity to introduce their family members to faculty and friends, and show them around the College."
Civil Clinic Hiring Adjunct Instructor
The Civil Clinic at the College of Law is currently hiring a new adjunct instructor to teach in the clinic during the 2013-2014 academic year, with the possibility of further appointment for future academic years and summers. This is a full-time teaching position. Qualifications include current admission to the Nebraska Bar Association; relevant experience, particularly in civil litigation; the ability to supervise students effectively; and, a strong academic background. The job description can be found by logging into ROSCOE. If you need assistance in accessing the ROSCOE system, contact
Career Services. Review of applications will begin on June 17, 2013.
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Fall 2013 Application Deadline
The University of Nebraska College of Law is still accepting applications for the Fall 2013 entering class. June LSAT scores will be accepted. If you have any questions, please contact the
Admissions Office. Class of 2012 has 87% Employment
According to Nebraska Law's ABA Employment Summary for 2012 Graduates, 87% of the class of 2012 obtained JD-required or JD-preferred jobs within 9 months of graduation. This reflects a 9% increase from the previous year's statistics. "This increase clearly indicates that the economy is recovering, but it is also a reflection of the value of a degree from the University of Nebraska College of Law," said Tasha Everman, Assistant Dean and Director for Career Services. Law School Debt & Your Career
In this video, Associate Dean & Professor Richard Moberly discusses law school debt and the impact it can have on career choices and opportunities.
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