Hot Talks hosted by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association featuring Dean Peters

Hot Talks are hosted monthly by the CMBA and are free, interactive discussions featuring a variety of speakers who offer expertise on particular topics, as well as a broad spectrum of viewpoints. For the September 12th Hot Talk titled “Making the Deans’ List: Law School Leaders on the Value of a Legal Education Today”, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association will be hosting Dean CJ Peters alongside two other local law school deans.

The event will take place at noon at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and you are encouraged to bring a lunch or register for an $8 pre-boxed lunch.

For more information, including lunch options, please visit:
the Facebook Event for this Hot Talk:
the Hot Talks general page:

Milwaukee, WI Attorney Hosting a Holiday Reception

Michael Best is pleased to invite all 1L students who will be in Wisconsin’s greater Milwaukee area to attend our annual Home for the Holidays reception for those interested in working in one of our Wisconsin Offices or our Chicago Office. Please RSVP to:

Ginette A. Mueller
Recruiting Coordinator
T  414.225.4921  F  414.277.0656
                  Michael Best & Friedrich LLP


Akron Law and Leadership Students win LLI Mock Trial Competition

Akron LLI students traveled to Columbus on March 21, 2015 to compete in the annual statewide LLI mock trial competition. Akron students, Bree Chambers, Deborah Eshun, Khamiyia Fields, Jaden Hescht, Sean Jefferys, Marissa Mariner, Marnetta Singleton and Marion Wilson took home the first place trophy. Akron also won two best attorney awards, Deborah Eshun and Sean Jefferys, and a best witness award, Bree Chambers. The team is coached by attorneys William Dowling, Mark Hilkert and Orville Reed. Photos and more information about the event are available on the Law and Leadership website,

Financial Forensics Symposium – December 15, 2014

You are invited to join The University of Akron School of Law and the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy at The University of Akron for the Financial Forensics Symposium on December 15, 2014. We have planned an exciting event that is both educational and informative. Attend and learn about our new and exciting joint degree program: the JD/MSA in Financial Forensics.

Date: December 15, 2014
Location: The University of Akron, Student Union Ballroom
Time: 3:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Dress: Business casual

To register, complete the registration form at

Please register by noon on December 8th. Registration, which includes dinner, is free for current UA students, as well as School of Law faculty.

Visit for the agenda and further details.