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September 2011 Dayton Docket

Elizabeth McClanahan ’84 Joins Virginia Supreme Court

Elizabeth A. McClanahan ’84 was elected this summer to the Supreme Court of Virginia. Selected by the Virginia General Assembly, McClanahan received a 12-year term. Read More »

UDSL Joins Legal Education Reform Group

The University of Dayton School of Law is one of 15 law schools participating in a new consortium aimed at changing the way lawyers are educated in the United States. The initiative, Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers, creates a platform for law schools to develop and share innovative approaches to education focused on producing practice-ready lawyers. Read More »

Students Say Summer is Great Time to Start Legal Education

Students who began their legal education this summer at the University of Dayton School of Law quickly discovered the benefits of our summer-start option. Read More »

Changing of the Guard

As Lisa Kloppenberg's decade as dean ends, the University of Dayton School of Law has made a name for itself as a pacesetter in legal education. A look at UDSL during the decade while Kloppenberg was dean shows the school building on a solid foundation to achieve a national reputation as a leader in changing how law students learn to become lawyers. Read More »

A Global Connection

Michael G. Pedley '98, director of corporate and foundation relations for the University of Dayton, has been promoted to assistant vice president for alumni outreach. He will be responsible for designing and implementing programs that engage alumni and inspire them to support their alma mater as volunteers and donors. Read More »

Symposium to Examine Design Patent System's Origins

The next program in the Scholarly Symposia Series on Current Issues in Intellectual Property Law will feature an address, "Designing the Design Patent System," by Indiana Law Professor Mark D. Janis on Thursday, September 15, 6–8:30 p.m. The program also includes remarks by IP experts Tara M. Rosnell and Christopher V. Carani. Read More »

Alumni Briefs

Updates from D. Jeffrey Ireland ’80, Mark B. Koogler ’80, James D. Piergies ’80, Robert O'Dell ’83, Jackie Butler ’87, Carrie E. Cope ’90, Joseph F. Dinolfo ’93, Patrick Merkel ’96, Jason Miller ’98, John A. “Tripp” Fitzner ’00, Chad A. Sharkey ’00, John W. Gragg ’02, Cheryl Lynn Keggan ’04, Anneka (Bettker) Collins ’05, Chris Seelbach ’05, Sasha VanDeGrift ’06, Sheila Hughes ’07, Michele Thomas ’07, Molly Bolek ’08, William Brendan Neal ’09, Rebecca Greendyke ’10, Stephen E. Schilling ’10 and José Rocha ’11. Read More »

Faculty Briefs

Recent news from Dean Paul McGreal and faculty members Thaddeus Hoffmeister, Susan Brenner, Eric Chaffee, Denise Platfoot-Lacey, Vernellia Randall, Julie Zink, Jeff Morris, Jeannette Cox, James Durham, Harry Gerla, Lisa Kloppenberg and Maria Crist. Read More »

In Memoriam

Robert “Tim” Hatton ’84, Eric Peterson ’99 and Alfonso Robinson III ’94. Read More »

Events

CLE Program on Government Contracting | September 14, 12:30 p.m.

UDSL will host a CLE program, “Government Contracting: The Ins and Outs of Small Business Programs, Contract Compliance and Government Investigations,” on Wednesday, September 14. Read More »

Next PILT Symposium to Focus Design Patent System's Origins | September 15, 6 p.m.

The next program in the Scholarly Symposia Series on Current Issues in Intellectual Property Law will feature an address, "Designing the Design Patent System," by Indiana Law Professor Mark D. Janis on Thursday, September 15. Read More »

Kessler Scholarship Golf Tournament | September 30, noon

The 22nd annual Honorable Carl D. Kessler Scholarship Golf Tournament will be held Friday, September 30. Read More »

Dean's Classic Softball Tournament | October 1 and 2

The School of Law will hold the 33rd annual Dean's Classic Softball Tournament Saturday, October 1, and Sunday, October 2. Read More »

Red Mass in Washington, D.C. | October 2, 10 a.m.

UDSL alumni are invited to join Dean Paul E. McGreal at the annual Red Mass in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, October 2. Read More »

Inaugural Dean Conte 5K Classic Run/Walk | October 9