Spotlight: Summer Jobs

Nicole Finco We profile Nicole Finco, who spent her summer as a legal extern with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Washington, D.C.

Activities and Scholarship

Gretchen Viney's article, "An Intro to Minor Guardianship Actions," appears in the September 2014 issue of Wisconsin Lawyer. Viney also acted as co-facilitator for the issue, a special 'Children and the Law' edition of the magazine.

Steve Barkan was appointed to the National Council of Bar Examiners' Editorial Advisory Committee.

Gretchen Viney presented testimony to the Legislative Council Study Committee on Transfer of Structured Settlement Payments in September. Her testimony focused on guardian ad litem work and on structured settlements created for children.

In August, Elizabeth Mertz co-hosted the New Legal Realism 10th Anniversary Conference at University of California-Irvine School of Law. Besides Mertz, moderators and panelists from UW Law School included Alexandra Huneeus, Heinz Klug, Stewart Macaulay, Marsha Mansfield, Thomas Mitchell, and Brad Snyder.