Grant Calhoun, 3L
Grant Calhoun was one of six finalists in the 2011-2012 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law. The annual law student writing competition is administered by the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent’s Institute for Law and the Workplace.
Cassandra Kirsch, 2L
Cassandra Kirsch was this year’s winner of the annual Leonard v.B. Sutton International Law Writing Competition. In July, Cassandra will participate in the Hague Academy of International Law Summer Program.
Jamie Siebrase, 3L
Jamie Siebrase placed second in the 2011-2012 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law. The annual law student writing competition is administered by the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent’s Institute for Law and the Workplace.
Student Volunteers for Lower North Fork Fire Project
Eighteen student volunteers from Professor Tom Russell’s classes will assist members of the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) who are helping victims of the Lower North Fork Fire Project. CTLA lawyers are offering free legal aid to those who lost their homes or suffered physical injuries as a result of the fire near Conifer in Jefferson County.
International Commercial Arbitration Team Wins Vis Competition
Maureen Weiland, 3L, and Kaitlin Fox, 3L, attended the Moot Shanghai, Vis Competition, from March 13 – 16, 2012 competing against four preliminary round teams from Waseda University (Tokyo, Japan), City University of Hong Kong, Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary) and the Moot Shanghai host school, the East China University of Political Science and Law (Shanghai, China). The team competed against Wuhan University (Wuhan, China) in the quarterfinals, Catholic University of America (Washington, DC) in the semifinals, and the University of St. Gallen (St. Gallen, Switzerland) in the final round. The DU Team won the Moot Shanghai at the Espace Rhône-Alpes Pavilion, a Shanghai World Expo pavilion site. Additionally, Maureen Weiland won an Honorable Mention Award for Best Oralist.