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August 15, 2014

OREGON LAW SUMMER SPORTS INSTITUTE SCORES IN FIRST YEAR

The University of Oregon School of Law's Summer Sports Institute just crossed home plate to wrap its inaugural year, and by all accounts smacked a home run. [Watch a story on the program's breakout year, from Eugene's KEZI-TV:   "I think it's phenomenal, because there aren't a lot of law schools that offer curriculum in…

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July 2, 2014

Kristie Gibson ’98 named director of expanded LL.M. Program

The University of Oregon School of Law welcomes alumna Kristie Gibson as the school's new LL.M. (master of laws) program director starting July 1. Gibson is a “Double Duck” having earned her undergraduate ('94 ) and J.D. ('98) degrees  from the University of Oregon. She also holds a LL.M. in Transnational Law from Willamette University…

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June 26, 2014

Portland gets Plugged-in at White Stag

On June 20, 2014, approximately 100 legal and business professionals convened at the White Stag Block for “Plugged-In Portland.” Hosted by the University of Oregon School of Law, “Plugged-In Portland” featured a full day of forums, practical skills labs, continuing legal education (CLE) programs, and a software showcase. This was the first of an ongoing…

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June 18, 2014

Student Bar Association announces 2014-15 officers

The University of Oregon School of Law Student Bar Association (SBA) recently elected their 2014-2015 academic year officers. The SBA serves as a liaison between the law school and the undergraduate university, and as a collective voice of law students to communicate with the faculty, administration, community members, and alumni associated with the law school.…

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June 17, 2014

Professor Susan Gary receives Wayne Westling Award for University Leadership and Service

University of Oregon School of Law Professor Susan Gary is the recipient of the University of Oregon 2014 Wayne Westling Award for University Leadership and Service. The University of Oregon Senate bestows the annual award.  The Westling Award is given to a faculty or staff member for his or her outstanding and long-term leadership and…

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June 17, 2014

Helen Hempel ’91 publishes book about aging

Oregon Law alumna Helen Hempel ’91 recently co-authored a book, "Life: The Next Phase," published by Authority Publishing. The book provides information and advice about issues related to aging parents or loved ones.  “Life: The Next Phase” covers four common concerns including needing part-time assistance, needing full-time assistance, handling a crisis, and preparing for events…

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June 17, 2014

Oregon Law receives Oregon Sea Grant

The University of Oregon School of Law’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Center (ENR) and Ocean and Coastal Law Center received an $88,000 award from the Oregon Sea Grant’s 2014-2016 Social Science and Human-Dimension Research Special Call. The award was received on behalf of Oregon Law Professor Dr. Richard Hildreth’s proposal “Implementing Ecosystem Based Management:…

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June 16, 2014

Assistant Professor Michael Fahkri named 2014 Oregon Law Galen Scholar in Legal Writing

Assistant Professor Michael Fahkri has been named the 2014 Oregon Law Galen Scholar in Legal Writing. The Galen Scholar is a University of Oregon School of Law faculty member committed to promoting excellence in student writing, who will work through the year to enhance writing opportunities for Oregon students. In his role as the Galen…

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June 13, 2014

Oregon Law announces 2014 Order of the Coif

The University of Oregon School of Law is pleased to congratulate the 19 members of the Class of 2014 who have been elected to Order of the Coif. Carrie Murray ranked first in the class. Considered one of the highest honors a law student can receive, the Order of the Coif is a national honor…

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June 11, 2014

Three to receive inaugural Outstanding Young Alumnus Award

Oregon lawyers Jeff Eager, Alexander Frix and Adele Ridenour are the inaugural recipients of the University of Oregon School of Law's newest award recognizing graduates early in their careers. The Oregon Law Outstanding Young Alumnus Award was created to recognize graduates who have made significant career, leadership and/or service contributions to his or her community,…

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