Author Archive for Melissa L. Greipp

Attorney Priya Barnes Highlighted for Pro Bono Work

Monday, January 19th, 2015
Category: Marquette Law School, Pro Bono, Public | No Comments »

This month the State Bar of Wisconsin highlighted Attorney Priya Barnes, a 2013 Marquette Law School graduate, for her pro bono work. The State Bar’s Inside Track interviewed Barnes.  Barnes ... Read more »

Pet DNA Used to Help Solve Crimes

Saturday, January 17th, 2015
Category: Criminal Law & Process, Legal Practice, Public | No Comments »

As this public radio show discusses, DNA from pets is increasingly being used to help solve crimes.  Investigators can take DNA samples found at a crime scene, such as hair, ... Read more »

Congratulations to the 2015 Jenkins Honors Moot Court Competitors

Thursday, January 1st, 2015
Category: Legal Writing, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

The Jenkins Honors Moot Court Competition is an appellate moot court competition for Marquette law students and the capstone event of the intramural moot court program. Students are invited to ... Read more »

Want to Have a Strong Legal Career? Find a Good Mentor.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
Category: Legal Practice, Legal Profession, Public | No Comments »

This article in the ABA Student Lawyer Magazine discusses the benefits of having a mentor. A mentor can help you acclimate to your new role as a lawyer.  A good mentor ... Read more »

Congratulations to the 2014 Chicago Bar Association Moot Court Teams

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Category: Legal Writing, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

Congratulations to 3Ls Stephanie Chiarelli and Adam Dejulio for reaching the octofinals of the Chicago Bar Association Competition this past weekend.  Attys. Kaitlyn Reise and Mindy Nolan coached the team and traveled to the competition.  3Ls ... Read more »

Congratulations to the 2014 Marquette National Moot Court Teams

Monday, November 10th, 2014
Category: Legal Education, Legal Practice, Legal Writing, Marquette Law School, Public | 1 Comment »

I had the privilege of working with two outstanding National Moot Court Competition (NMCC) teams again this year. Marquette hosted the Region VIII round of the 65th Annual NMCC this ... Read more »

Marquette Team Wins Best Petitioner Brief at National Criminal Procedure Tournament

Monday, November 10th, 2014
Category: Legal Education, Legal Writing, Marquette Law School, Public | 1 Comment »

Congratulations to 3Ls Katie Seelow and Derek Waterstreet for being awarded the best Petitioner's brief in the National Criminal Procedure Tournament this past week in San Diego.  The team's advisor is Professor Thomas ... Read more »

An Interview with Professor Linda Edwards

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
Category: Legal Education, Legal Writing, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

This fall, Professor Linda Edwards joins Marquette Law School as the Robert F. Boden Visiting Professor of Law.  She is the E.L. Cord Foundation Professor of Law at UNLV. You have written ... Read more »

Justice Ginsburg on Empowering Oral Argument

Saturday, October 18th, 2014
Category: Judges & Judicial Process, Legal History, Legal Practice, Public, U.S. Supreme Court | 1 Comment »

An interview with Justice Ginsburg appears in the October issue of Elle magazine.  In the article, Justice Ginsburg describes her first oral argument before the United States Supreme Court.  Any ... Read more »

Judge Catches BP Counsel Sneaking Extra Pages into Its Brief

Friday, September 26th, 2014
Category: Environmental Law, Legal Ethics, Legal Practice, Legal Writing, Public | No Comments »

In a new twist on the BP litigation, BP filed a brief in a Louisiana federal court that seemed to comply with the already-enlarged 35-page limit. But the judge in ... Read more »

Professor Edwards Speaks to the Marquette Legal Writing Society

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
Category: Legal Practice, Legal Writing, Marquette Law School, Public | No Comments »

Yesterday, Professor Linda Edwards, the Robert F. Boden Visiting Professor of Law, spoke to the Marquette Legal Writing Society about her work and interest in legal writing. This semester Professor Edwards ... Read more »

Chasing Happiness

Friday, September 12th, 2014
Category: Education & Law, Legal Practice, Legal Profession, Public | 4 Comments »

A July 2014 article in the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine describes a nationwide study about the happiness of lawyers.  This study shows factors that correlate with lawyer happiness, as well as ... Read more »