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Search for Endowed Professor at University of Missouri

The University of Missouri School of Law is conducting a national search for an endowed professorship, as noted below.   Please feel free to forward this information to any colleagues whom you believe might be interested. The University of Missouri School of Law invites applications and nominations for an endowed professorship: the Elwood L. Thomas Missouri … Continue reading Search for Endowed Professor at University of Missouri

Tips for Lawyers Who Want to Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money

Recently, I was asked to write a post for a state bar association blog with highlights from my article, My Last Lecture:  More Unsolicited Advice for Future and Current Lawyers.  Then I thought, heck, I should post it here too. Understand Your Clients’ Interests.  Lawyers often assume that they know what their clients want–to get … Continue reading Tips for Lawyers Who Want to Get Good Results for Clients and Make Money

ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition

From Kristen Blankley (Nebraska) via the list serv: Registration is now open for the ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition.  This competition promotes greater knowledge in arbitration by simulating a realistic arbitration hearing. Participants prepare and present an arbitration case, including opening statements, witness examinations, exhibit introductions, evidentiary presentations, and summations. Experience what it is … Continue reading ABA Law Student Division Arbitration Competition

Request for Comments on My Last Lecture

Several weeks ago, I posted an item about an article with advice for law students (and, to some extent, lawyers):  My Last Lecture: More Unsolicited Advice for Future and Current Lawyers. I would love to get any comments or suggestions about the things that students do to drive you crazy (crazier?) and what they might … Continue reading Request for Comments on My Last Lecture

Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 6

This conversation started with my post about planned early dispute resolution (PEDR).  My friend, Peter Benner, and I exchanged comments in that post.  Here are links to Part 2-ish, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5 in this conversation.   I had some questions about Peter’s last post.  Here I pose the questions and Peter responded. … Continue reading Conversation with Peter Benner about PEDR, Part 6