March 2012 Dayton Docket

Network Supports Attorneys in Small, Solo Practices

The University of Dayton School of Law has launched the Small Practice Network, an online forum for alumni and students working in or interested in small or solo practices. Read More »

Prof. Eric Chaffee Named Director of Faculty Research

As the School of Law's first director of faculty research, Chaffee will assist and support the faculty in producing high quality scholarship and in promoting that scholarship. Read More »

Visits Could Mean Free Books for Entering Students

By visiting Keller Hall, first-year students at the University of Dayton School of Law can receive their first-year textbooks for free. Read More »

Becoming a Change Agent

Peter Mwangi, a Kenyan political activist who sought asylum in the United States, is one of the first students to receive the School of Law’s M.S.L. degree in intellectual property. Read More »

PILT Symposium to Examine Functionality Doctrine

Notre Dame law professor Mark P. McKenna will examine the functionality doctrine in trademark law during the Scholarly Symposia Series on Current Issues in Intellectual Property Law on April 4. Read More »

Make Plans to Attend Alumni Weekend

It’s not too early to begin making plans to get together with classmates during this year’s Alumni Weekend, slated for Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19. Alumni Weekend will include a CLE program, community service opportunities, the alumni reception and dinner and a new event on Friday night. Read More »

In Memoriam

Gail Littlejohn ’82 died December 1, 2011, in Houston. She was 63. Most recently, she was COO and senior vice president for the Center for the Reform of School Systems in Houston. Previously, she held various positions at LexisNexis, including senior vice president of corporate and governmental relations and vice president of data development. She also served as president of the Dayton City School Board from to 2002 to 2007. In 2002, she received the Joseph Cinque Award from the University of Dayton School of Law Black Law Student Association for her outstanding service to the community.

Mary E. Welsh ’95 died on January 31, 2012, in Dayton. She was 59. Born and raised in Dayton, Mary also received her bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton. She worked for more than 20 years as a legal secretary and a paralegal and 15 years in the city of Dayton law department as an assistant city prosecutor and a prosecuting attorney.

Alumni Briefs

Updates from Frank Geraci Jr. ’77, Jim Meaney ’77, Richard J. Kubilus ’78, Robert “Chip” Mues ’78, Michael Coleman ’80, Christopher T. McGrath ’83, Deborah Lieberman ’86, Gary Plunkett ’90, Michael Halfacre ’91, Mike Lucas ’97, Todd Duwel ’98, Robert Hojnoski ’98, Chris Epley ’99, Rachel Minetree ’01, Hannah Barnhorn ’05, Sarah B. Carter ’05, Alex Paterra ’05, Stephen E. Schilling ’10, Rebecca Greendyke ’10, Jennifer Maynard ’11 and Charles Rittenhouse ’11. Read More »

Faculty Briefs

Recent news from Professors Jeannette Cox, Rich Saphire, Dennis Greene, James Durham, Pamela Laufer-Ukeles, Eric Chaffee, Thaddeus Hoffmeister, Monique Lampke, Julie Zink and Lisa Kloppenberg; Jeffrey Morris, the Samuel A. McCray Chair in Law; Susan Brenner, the NCR Distinguished Professor of Law and Technology; and Kelly Henrici, executive director of the Program in Law and Technology. Read More »

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