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November 2010 Dayton Docket

One of the Region's Best

Dean Lisa Kloppenberg was named one of the Miami Valley's Top Ten Women by the Dayton Daily News for making a significant impact on life in the Miami Valley. Award winners will be honored at a luncheon December 1. More »


Grad Stephanie Kimbro is an 'Evangelist for Virtual Law Practice'

Stephanie Kimbro '03 says that the legal profession has a tremendous opportunity to meet the public's desire to receive more legal services online. And Kimbro should know. She launched her virtual law practice in 2006 and has been so successful, she's now often described as an evangelist for virtual law practice. More »


Dayton Law Enters into Pipeline Pact with Central State

The School of Law has entered into an agreement with Central State University, a historically black college in nearby Wilberforce, Ohio, to help prepare students for law school and recruit them to attend UDSL. More »


Legal Writing Teaching Workshop Slated for December

The School of Law and its Legal Profession Program will host a Training Workshop for Legal Writing Faculty on December 3. The workshop is designed for new legal writing faculty and law librarians, and persons interested in entering the field of legal writing and research. More »


Workshop Helps Prep New Public Defenders

New public defenders from around Ohio received practical lessons designed to help them improve their "nuts and bolts" lawyering skills during a special workshop held in Keller Hall. The workshop was coordinated by Adjunct Professor Ira Mickenberg and his nonprofit organization, the National Defender Training Project. More »


Record Number Play in Kessler Golf Tournament

Alumni, friends, students and faculty gathered on the golf course and on softball diamonds to play in the 21st annual Honorable Carl D. Kessler Scholarship Golf Tournament and the 32nd annual Dean's Classic Softball Tournament in September. More »


Judge Dennis Greaney '78 dies

Judge Dennis Greaney, a member of the Dayton Municipal Court, died Tuesday, September 28, following a brave battle with cancer. A 1978 Dayton Law graduate, Judge Greaney, Judge Greaney was 64. More »


PILT Symposium Examines Changes to Trademark Law

During a talk at UDSL, Louisville Law Professor John Cross argued that the United States needs to make major changes to its predominant trademark law, the Lanham Act. Speaking as part of the Scholarly Symposia Series on Current Issues in Intellectual Property Law, Crossed suggested that the nearly seven-decade old Lanham Act either be entirely replaced or extensively overhauled. More »


Alumni Briefs

Updates from Mary Donovan '77, Kevin D. Walsh '78, Ronald Brown '78, Daniel J. Herling '79, Renee (Ranere) Binns '91, John W. Gilbert '92, Valoria Hoover '92, John H. Snyder '98, Ryan Willis '01, Andrew M. Jamieson '06, Sean Young '06 and Sha Hinds-Glick '06. More »


Faculty Briefs

Updates from Dean Lisa Kloppenberg, Dean of Students Lori Shaw, Professors Eric Chaffee, Dennis Greene, Denise Platfoot Lacey, Thaddeus Hoffmeister, Blake Watson, Richard Saphire, Vernellia Randall, Julie Zink, Susan Brenner and Jeff Morris, and Ken Germain, the distinguished professorial practitioner in residence. More »


Events

Cincinnati Alumni Luncheon | Thursday, November 18, noon
Join Cincinnati-area alumni at this annual luncheon.

Introducing Dayton Law | Saturday, November 20, 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m. 
Learn more about the School of Law and our admissions process, and tour Keller Hall.

Legal Writing Workshop | Friday, December 3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dayton Law and its Legal Profession Program will hold a workshop for new legal writing faculty and law librarians, and persons interested in entering the field of legal writing and research.

Annual Free Alumni CLE | December 20, 8 a.m.-noon
The Alumni Association will hold its annual Free CLE for UDSL alumni on Monday, December 20. Three hours of general credit have been applied for.


In Memoriam

Emory Scott Searcy, the son of Professor Dale Searcy and his wife, Pat, died October 22, 2010. He was 41. He graduated from Oakwood High School and the University of Dayton with a degree in mechanical engineering. His interests in motorcycles, classic cars, guitar, fishing, and camping were only eclipsed by his family's love for him.