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The Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law 2013 Law Student Writing Contest

The Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law is now accepting entries for the 2013 Law Student Writing Contest. The contest is designed to encourage and reward law student writing on real property, trust and estate law subjects of general ...

Posted Mar 29, 2013 by Mike Hall

2013 Bradley Freedom Prize Essay Competition

The Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy is pleased to announce the 2013 Bradley Freedom Prize Essay Competition. Students are required to write an essay answering the following question: “Do the wealthiest Americans pay their fair sha ...

Posted Mar 11, 2013 by Mike Hall

Best Brief Competition Semi-Finalists

The Legal Research & Writing Program is pleased to announce the semi-finalists for Fall 2012 whose appellate briefs qualified them for the 2012-13 Best Brief Competition. The Fall 2012 semi-finalists are: Kelliann Blazek, Anita Boor, Stephen ...

Posted Mar 4, 2013 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

Warren E. Burger Writing Competition

Students are invited to participate in the 2013 American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger writing competition. To apply, please submit an original, unpublished, essay of 10,000-25,000 words on a topic of your choice addressing the issues of excell ...

Posted Feb 12, 2013 by Mike Hall

Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties

I'm writing from the Nation Institute in New York to let you know that the Robert Masur Fellowship in Civil Liberties is now accepting applications for 2013. The fellowship competition is open to first-year law students who intend to carry out ...

Posted Jan 28, 2013 by Mike Hall

Pro Bono Pizza Panel

Join the Pro Bono Program for an informational panel to learn more about pro bono opportunities during spring semester. Panelists include student and attorney representatives from Legal Assistance for Disaster Relief, the Veterans Law Center, Co ...

Posted Jan 23, 2013 by Mike Hall

Public Defense Career Workshop

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Posted Jan 21, 2013 by Mike Hall

Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

National Association of Women Lawyers®2012-13Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing CompetitionThe National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) is a national voluntary legal professional organization whose mission is the advancement of women in ...

Posted Jan 15, 2013 by Mike Hall

Writing Competitions (With Cash Prizes)

   A list of writing contests for law students is available on the Legal Research & Writing website page:  http://www.law.wisc.edu/lrw/competitions.html .  The current competitions are arranged by deadline for e ...

Posted Jan 9, 2013 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

Polishing Your Writing Sample

Get tips and caveats from a legal writing professor on preparing a writing sample for job and fellowship applications:  Thursday, January 17, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. (r.s.v.p. required to polewski@wisc.edu) or Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at 12: ...

Posted Jan 9, 2013 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

Chief Justice John B. Doolin Student Writing Competition

The Supreme Court of Oklahoma and the Sovereignty Symposium Inc. are sponsoring the Chief Justice John B. Doolin Writing Competition. The subject matter of the paper may be on any area of the law relating to Native Americans or other indigenous ...

Posted Jan 3, 2013 by Mike Hall

Paid Prosecution Project Openings-Summer 2013

   PROSECUTION PROJECT – Opportunities for 2Ls for the Summer of 2013Openings remain for paid ten week externships in the Prosecution Project for the summer of 2013 in District Attorney offices in the following Wisconsin communities ...

Posted Dec 10, 2012 by Mike Hall

Robert C. Watson Intellectual Property Writing Competition

   Robert C. Watson Intellectual Property Writing CompetitionAmerican Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)has sponsored Robert C. Watson Competition for many years to encourage interest in intellectual property issues. Studen ...

Posted Nov 27, 2012 by Mike Hall

Summer Ethics Fellowship

   FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics) is now accepting applications for a fellowship that uses the conduct of lawyers and judges in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week early s ...

Posted Nov 14, 2012 by Mike Hall

Information Session for theThe Center for Patient PartnershipsClinical Program:A comprehensive interdisciplinary opportunity for 2nd and 3rd year Law studentsWHEN: Wednesday, November 14th from 12:30-1:00pmWHERE: Room 3261WHO: Students & ...


Center for Patient Partnerships Info Session-11/14 12:30

Posted Nov 6, 2012 by Mike Hall

Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic Summer 2013 Opportunities

The University of Wisconsin Law School Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic (L&EClinic) is recruiting students for the summer 2013 program, with an optionto participate during the 2013-2014 academic year. Applicants should apply athttps://www.s ...

Posted Nov 6, 2012 by Mike Hall

Lawyering Skills Course Information Session

Worried about being “practice ready”? The Lawyering Skills Course will get you there! Join us for an information session: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 8:45-9:30 A.M. Room 2211 Snacks while they last! The Lawyering Skills Course focuses on prep ...

Posted Oct 17, 2012 by Mike Hall

8th Annual Constitutional Environmental Law Student Writing Competition

EIGHTH ANNUAL CONSTITUTIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAWSTUDENT WRITING COMPETITION (2012-13)Competition Organizers:• The Environmental Law Institute• The American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources• The National Associati ...

Posted Oct 3, 2012 by Mike Hall

On Friday, October 12th, Marquette University Law School will host "Get your Gavel: Your Blueprint for Breaking the Judicial Glass Ceiling." The conference organizers say it "is aimed at women who are considering a career as a judge."Informatio ...

Posted Sep 26, 2012 by Mike Hall

Boren International Fellowhsip

Sarah Gleisner, the Program Manager of the Boren Fellowships program administered through the Institute of International Education (IIE) will be on campus to discuss the Boren Fellowships for Graduate Students program.Monday, September 24254 Van ...

Posted Sep 23, 2012 by Mike Hall

Legal Research Computer Database Training

1L Westlaw/Lexis/Bloomberg Law Training - On Thursday, Sept. 13 or Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, all 1L students enrolled in Legal Research & Writing I must attend three half-hour training classes on the legal research databases that they will be ...

Posted Sep 13, 2012 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic Opportunities - Fall 2012

The University of Wisconsin Law School Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic (L&E Clinic) is recruiting students for the fall 2012, with an option to participate in the spring 2013. The L&E Clinic operates as a law firm using a paper-less do ...

Posted Jul 30, 2012 by Mike Hall

Wisconsin Law Review Welcomes New Members

The Wisconsin Law Review is honored to welcome its new members: Robert Warren Beck Kelsey Berns Kelliann Blazek John Blimling Cary Bloodworth Anita Boor Trevor Brown Kelley Burd-Huss Margaret Carnahan Stephen Cirillo Ben ...

Posted Jul 23, 2012 by Law School News

Easter Seals Wisconsin Pro Bono Volunteer Opportunity

Develop client counseling and document drafting skills as a pro bono volunteer at Easter Seals Wisconsin, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of lives of children and adults with disabilities. Under attorney supervision, law stud ...

Posted Jun 25, 2012 by Mike Hall

UW Law Alumni Magazine 'Gargoyle' Now Available

The UW Law School is pleased to announce the publication of its summer 2012 alumni magazine, Gargoyle. The summer issue profiles new programs and reports on alumni accomplishments. Additionally, the issue includes the following feat ...

Posted Jun 19, 2012 by Law School News

Patrick O'Neill Named Spring 2012 Volunteer of the Semester

Patrick O’Neill (1L) has been selected as the Pro Bono Program’s Volunteer of the Semester for Spring 2012 . Patrick contributed over 120 hours of pro bono service during a pro bono internship at ABC for Health, a public interest law firm de ...

Posted Jun 11, 2012 by Mike Hall

2011 Best Brief Award

Brian McCall has won the 2011 Best Brief Award for the best appellate brief written in the fall 2011 Legal Research & Writing classes. The competition involved three separate evaluation stages. First, the Legal Research & Writing faculty ...

Posted May 22, 2012 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

SBA Election and Graduation Speaker Results Announced

Congratulations to the following individuals who were elected today to the 2012-2013 Student Bar Council: President Brittany NanzigVice President of Academic Affairs Sean McNultyVice President of Public Service Henry WeinerVice President of Com ...

Posted Apr 10, 2012 by Law School News

Students Excel in Moot Court Competitions Across the Country

Congratulations to the following Moot Court teams for earning honors at competitions across the country: Ryan Reszel (3L) and Chelsey Dahm (2L), coached by Jane Howard (3L), finished second overall at the BMI/Cardozo Entertainment and Com ...

Posted Apr 4, 2012 by Law School News

Five UW Law Students Selected to be Presidential Management Fellows

Five UW Law students have been selected to be Presidential Management Fellows. Presidential Management Fellows work throughout the executive branch, in departments as diverse as Veterans Affairs and Health & Human Services. This year the ...

Posted Mar 28, 2012 by Law School News

Moot Court Teams Successful on the Road

   Recently, Ryan Reszel and Chelsey Dahm took 2nd place out of 32 teams at the BMI/Cardozo Moot Court Competition in NYC. They also wrote the 5th best brief in the competition. Ryan and Chesley were coached by Jane Howard. Brian Spa ...

Posted Mar 23, 2012 by Mike Hall

New Moot Court Board Members for 2012-2013

The Moot Court Board would like to thank everyone who participated in a very competitive 1L Tryout this year. The Board proudly welcomes the following new members:Peter Andrews Alex Barnett-Howell Sam Bennett John Blimling Cary Bloodworth Anita ...

Posted Mar 15, 2012 by Mike Hall

Thomas Mitchell Discusses The Practice of Real Estate Law


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Posted Mar 14, 2012 by Law School News

Wisconsin Law Review Elects Senior Board for 2012-13

The Wisconsin Law Review has elected next year’s Senior Board: Editor-in-Chief: Brian J. BohlSenior Note & Comment Editor: Monica MarkSenior Articles Editor: Alisha McKaySenior Managing Editors: Alex Brousseau, Kelley Daugherty, & Sp ...

Posted Mar 13, 2012 by Law School News

Curriculum Information Sessions

In an effort to help students, particularly first year students, decide on the appropriate courses to register for in the next academic year, the Law School schedules programs in which faculty who teach in a particular ...

Posted Mar 9, 2012 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Bloomberg Law Training Sessions

A representative from Bloomberg Law, which has expanded its business research service to include legal research, will present an introductory session for 2Ls and 3Ls at three different times next week: Wednesday, March 7th at 1:20 p.m. in r ...

Posted Mar 2, 2012 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

Nafziger Lecture - "Top Secret America: The Story Behind the Rise of a Post 9/11 Security State

On Tuesday, Feb 28, Washington Post reporter Dana Priest will deliver the annual Journalism School Nafziger Lecture. Her lecture title is: "TOP SECRET AMERICA: The Story Behind the Rise of a Post 9/11 Security State"6:30 p.m. Tues., February 28, ...

Posted Feb 21, 2012 by Mike Hall

Gordon Baldwin Scholarship for Criminal Law

Every spring at the Honors and Awards Ceremony, the Joel Hirschhorn Foundation selects and awards the Gordon D. Baldwin Scholarship to a rising 2L or 3L. The Baldwin Scholarship is a $1,000 award, and it recognizes excellence in the study of Cr ...

Posted Feb 17, 2012 by Mike Hall

Workers Compensation Scholarships for 2Ls

The Wisconsin Association for Workers Compensation Attorneys is offering two $1,250 scholarship to second year students who meet the scholarship criteria below. You may nominate your fellow students or self-nominate. The deadline to apply is M ...

Posted Feb 17, 2012 by Mike Hall

Dane County Law Day-Mock Trial Volunteers Needed

The Dane County Bar Association is having its Law Day on May 1st. On the afternoon of the 1st they will have a mock trial with local judges and attorneys. They are looking for 12 current students to participate in the mock trial. It will las ...

Posted Feb 16, 2012 by Mike Hall

Three Writing Competitions with June 1st Deadlines

1. Thirteenth Annual LexisNexis James William Moore Federal Practice Award• “Entrants papers must have been either submitted for publication in a student publication or prepared as course work in connection with a course at law school.”• ...

Posted Feb 14, 2012 by Mike Hall

2011 Best Brief Semi-Finalists

The Legal Research & Writing Program is pleased to announce that the following students' appellate briefs were chosen as semi-finalists for the 2011 Best Brief Competition: Brandon Bergmann, Melissa Burchell, Amy Collins, Bryce Cummings, Abu ...

Posted Feb 10, 2012 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

Voter Registration Drive-1/26 from 9-3 in the Atrium

SBA will have a non-partisan voter registration drive in the Atrium on Thursday, Jan. 26. Please bring your state issued ID to register to vote. Special Voter Registration Deputies will be registering voters from 9-3. For information on how t ...

Posted Jan 19, 2012 by Mike Hall

2012 Mike Eidson Scholarship

Applications for the American Association for Justice’s Women for Justice Education Fund's 2012 Mike Eidson Scholarship are now available.The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus in 2008, in honor ...

Posted Jan 13, 2012 by Mike Hall

Volunteers Needed for High School Mock Trial Competitions

Marsha L. Varvil-Weld, the Public Education Coordinator for the State Bar of Wisconsin, is looking for law students to participate in scoring high school mock trial competitions. The competitions help high school students develop research and or ...

Posted Jan 6, 2012 by Mike Hall

Pre-Summer Ethics Fellowship in NYC, Germany, and Poland

FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics), in collaboration with The Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, is now accepting applications for a fellowship designed to challenge law students to ...

Posted Dec 13, 2011 by Mike Hall

Jason Sanders 1L Receives 2011 Fellowship in Law from Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.


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Posted Dec 8, 2011 by UW Law News

Nov. 30 - Dec. 15: SBA Toy Drive

The Student Bar Association (SBA) is collecting toy donations to give to children at Madison’s Early Childhood Learning Center. To participate, email Paul Blalock, pblalock@wisc.edu , or Ray Luk, rluk@wisc.edu and they will provide partic ...

Posted Dec 5, 2011 by Law School News

Moot Court Appellate Advocacy Course-Spring 2012

Attention all 2Ls:There are still seats available in the 2 credit Heffernan Moot Court Appellate Advocacy Course. The class will teach brief writing and oral argument. At the end of the semester, the students will try out for spots on the Moot ...

Posted Dec 1, 2011 by Mike Hall

Robert C. Watson Intellectual Property Writing Competition

   I’m posting this writing competition announcement on behalf of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) has sponsored this competition for many years to encoura ...

Posted Nov 25, 2011 by Mike Hall


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