Events and Announcements

Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

Empowering Women in Law Scholarship

The Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is pleased to offer The Pearce Law Firm Empowering Women In Law Scholarship. This scholarship opportunity is open to women nationwide who are currently attending a law school in the United States. This scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law. This award will be presented to a current female law student for the following academic year in the amount of $2,000.00 and will be paid at the beginning of the fall semester (2016). See more at: http://thepearcelawfirm.com/empowering-scholarship-2015#sthash.Mgjfcm2s.dpuf

Sponsored by The Pearce Law Firm
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at cjburns@wulaw.wustl.edu or (314) 93-54605


Student Updates

Tryouts-ABA Representation in Mediation Team

Coaches Colleen Jones and Michael Geigerman will be holding interviews and tryouts for WULAW's team to represent the law school at the ABA Representation in Mediation Regional Competition on March 5-6, 2016. Competition practice will begin second semester. WULAW's team has had outstanding success, winning Regional Competitions 8 times since 2005 (including the 2015 competition) and placing 2nd at Nationals in 2009, 3rd in 2006 and 2011, and 5th in 2005. Tryouts will be held Thursday August 27, Sunday August 30 and Monday August 31. To sign up and for more information, contact Dorothy Campbell at djcampbell@wustl.edu.

Sponsored by Trial and Advocacy Program
For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell at djcampbell@wustl.edu or (314) 935-7964


Project XOXO 2015 Courthouse Run: Raising the Bar Against Homelessness

Project XOXO is a charitable organization established to raise money to help local charities that provide services to the St. Louis homeless community. The Simon Law Firm underwrites the cost of the event so that 100% of all registration fees and donations go directly to the selected charities. Project XOXO's signature 5k race is August 23rd. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. and race starts at 7:30 a.m. Go to www.projectxoxo.org for registration form and more information.

Sponsored by Project XOXO
For more information, contact Christie Rainey at crainey@simonlawpc.com or (314) 241-2929


Trial Team 2015-16

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to participate on the 2015-16 Trial Team. Returners: Julieta Kosiba 3L, Luke O'Brien, 3L, Courtney Harrison, 3L, Katherine Asfour, 3L, Ana Nettles, 3L and Mary Hershewe, 3L. New Members: Brittany Sanders, 2L, Patrick Connor, 2L, David Weber, 2L, Sapna Khatri 2L, Christopher Miller, 2L, Michael Lee, 2L, Sarah Parks, 2L.

Sponsored by Trial and Advocacy Program
For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell at djcampbell@wustl.edu or (314) 935-7964


Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition Board - Seeking Applications

Professor Richard Finneran is soliciting applications from students interested in joining next year's Wiley Rutledge Moot Court Competition Board. Members of the board are responsible for helping to draft and revise the moot court problem, recruit judges, and organize and score the competition, among other competition-related tasks. Board members each receive one (1) academic credit for their work leading up to and during the competition. Participants in the Wiley Rutledge Competition are not eligible to serve on the board. Interested students are invited to send a resume and unofficial grade report to refinneran@wulaw.wustl.edu by 5:00pm on Friday, August 17, 2015. For information about Wiley Rutledge [W75 604S], see the course description in https://acadinfo.wustl.edu/CourseListings/Semester/Listing.aspx.

Sponsored by Wiley Rutledge
For more information, contact refinneran@wulaw.wustl.edu at refinneran@wulaw.wustl.edu or (