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Summer 2013

Jane Gordon ENR KaLynn Alley and Lara Smith

Celebrating a Leader and a Trailblazer

After dedicating 24 years to Oregon students and dispute resolution education, Jane Gordon ’80 is leaving Oregon Law to pursue new ventures.
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$1 Million Gift Supports ENR Center

The gift will enhance the pioneering work already being conducted and provide funds to initiatives in direct support of law students and the communities impacted by their work.
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Students win ABA Negotiation National Championship

In early February, Oregon Law’s KaLynn Alley and Lara Smith competed in the national finals of the ABA’s Law Student Division Negotiation Competition.
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Features

Message from the Dean

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Peter Richter ’71 is inducted into International Academy of Trial Lawyers

After practicing law for more than forty years, Peter Richter has accepted an invitation to become a fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Read more »

Barbara Aldave: A Legal Legacy

On Monday, April 29, Professor Barbara Bader Aldave taught her last class at Oregon Law, the school at which she launched her illustrious teaching career in 1970 as a half-time professor. Read more »

Court hears high profile death penalty case at Oregon Law, alumni argue on both sides

The Knight Law Center and Oregon Law alumni have played important roles in a high profile death penalty case that has garnered national and international attention. Read more »

VIDEOS: “I Chose Oregon Law Because…” Alumni Style

Recently, seven Oregon Law alumni told us, in their own words, why they chose Oregon Law. Why did you choose Oregon Law? Read more »


In the News

Beervana in Thailand

Last June, Oregon Law graduate Aaron Grieser ’07 partnered with another beer enthusiast to cofound Beervana, a start-up headquartered in Bang Na, Thailand. Read more »

Oregon Law Student Witnesses Historic Elections in Pakistan

Will Johnson recently returned to Oregon Law from Pakistan where he was a Lecture and Research Fellow with the American Institute of Pakistan Studies. Read more »

Student Colleen O’Malley wins first trial as an intern

Darrell Rico Doss ’95 Conquers Capitol Hill

Oregon Law announces 2013 Order of the Coif

Lauren Charles ’11 named assistant director of admissions

Michelle McKinley named Bernard B. Kliks Professor of Law

Mary Thompson ’02 releases second young adult science fiction novel

Where in the world is … Starla Hargita ’11?

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Around Oregon Law

News from Centers and Programs

From the Northwest to the Middle East (ADR Center and CRES)

Outstanding Students in Law and Entrepreneurship announced

ENR Center Creates Food Resiliency Project

Oregon Child Advocacy Project 2013-14 fellows announced

Professor Emerita Mary Lawrence Honored with Prestigious Burton Award (LRW)

Recent LL.M. alumni advocate for human rights and the environment

OLSPIF Announces 2013 Summer Stipend Recipients

Wayne Morse Center Announces 2013-14 Law Fellows

Clinics and Externships Program Continues to Expand


On the Docket

Homecoming 2013

September 26-28, 2013

Online registration for the 2013 Oregon Law Homecoming celebration is now open. Sign up today to take part in one or all of the scheduled events during the September 26-28 weekend. Activities include a tailgate party and Oregon Ducks football game against California Golden Bears; Friday reception and Homecoming Dinner; presenting The Hon. Alfred “Ted” Goodwin ’51 with the John E. Jaqua Distinguished Alumnus Award; Lane County Bar Association CLE and Networking Reception at the law school; bestowing of the Order of the Emerald Award to the class of 1963; special events celebrating the classes of 2003 and 1988; rafting, open classes, golf tournament, tours of the law school, and more!

Frohnmayer Award for Public Service

November 8, 2013

Join us in celebrating the work of Oregon Supreme Court Justice Martha Walters and longtime Legal Aid Attorney John VanLandingham as they are honored with the 2013 Frohnmayer Award for Public Service. The Frohnmayer Award for Public Service recognizes a graduate, faculty member, or friend of Oregon Law whose public service brings honor to the school. The event takes place on Friday, November 8, at the Portland Downtown Embassy Suites. Read more about each of our recipients here.

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The Power of Giving

Oregon Law is transforming legal education and providing students with the skills and knowledge necessary to operate in today’s changing world. Each year, gifts to the Oregon Law Fund from alumni and friends like you provide invaluable support to the law school. These funds help to sustain Oregon Law’s commitment to supporting students, practical skills and clinical education, pioneering faculty teaching and research, and ongoing educational and operational programs. There are many ways in which to support Oregon Law. View Oregon Law Investment Opportunities.


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