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Celebrating Champions

May 19, 2014

OLSPIF announces 2014 stipend recipients

Thanks to the generous support from Oregon Law alumni, friends, faculty, staff, students, and fundraising, the Oregon Law Students Public Interest Fund (OLSPIF) was able to award 12 stipends of $4,000 each to qualified students who accepted public interest positions that otherwise would be unpaid. Stipend recipients agree to work 400 hours in legal positions…

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May 13, 2014

2L Tyler Neish awarded Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship

University of Oregon School of Law second-year student Tyler Neish has received a Bergstrom Child Welfare Law Fellowship. The Bergstrom Fellowship is committed to inspiring law students to pursue careers in child welfare law — a field Neish has already shown great dedication to throughout his legal education. He currently is an Oregon Child Advocacy…

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May 9, 2014

Law and urban planning student KC McFerson is working to increase open space in the city of Medford

Law and urban planning student KC McFerson is working to increase open space in the city of Medford

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April 16, 2014

Precision, Accuracy and Balance

For the first time in history the University of Oregon will be fielding a complete men’s and women’s team in the National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship taking place April 16th-19th at the Hippodrome Disc Golf Complex in North Augusta, SC. Playing in the championship are four Oregon Law 2L students, Cory Higdon, Sarah Henderson, Scott Morrow, and Paul Fraser.…

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April 16, 2014

Duck takes aim at Corvallis City Council

Between attending class, hours of intensive reading and studying — not to mention juggling the demands of a job and externships — University of Oregon School of Law students are busy people. Zach Baker (3L) is no exception.  But despite his already daunting set of responsibilities as a law student, Baker, 31, has announced he…

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April 3, 2014

3L Zach Baker is running for the Corvallis City Council

3L Zach Baker is running for the Corvallis City Council

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April 2, 2014

Second-year student externing with Legacy Health

Karen Anderson, second-year law student at Oregon Law, is currently carrying out an externship with Legacy Health. Anderson's current responsibilities at Legacy Health include a combination of researching questions, providing background information on changes in relevant laws, and revising and redrafting contracts such as leases and purchase agreements. As her externship continues, she continues to…

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March 18, 2014

Oregon Law’s growing footprint in Alaska

Beginning in the fall, six Oregon Law graduates will move to varying locations in Alaska to continue their professional development in the legal field. Five students will work as trial court clerks and one will work as a Court of Appeals clerk. Alaska’s law community is currently flourishing, and the state draws its lawyers from…

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March 7, 2014

Students, alumni aid veterans in navigating the law

This January marked a year of success of Access The Law’s Veterans Clinic that offers free legal advice and assistance to veterans in a range of circumstances. The clinic is among the first of its kind in the country, operated by a small non-profit. Clients come from all across the Southern Willamette Valley for legal…

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March 4, 2014

Mock Trial team excels at regional competition in San Jose

The University of Oregon School of Law Mock Trial Team competed in the regional mock trial competition in Santa Clara, California, from Feb. 21-22. The team was comprised of law students Eric Pickard, Kelsey Fleharty, Tyler Call, Benjamin Harris, and James Bunts. “It was a perfect primer in trial advocacy and dovetailed very nicely with…

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