What's New and Notable
Exam Treats Courtesy of the Law Alumni Association
The Law Alumni Association has provided some grab-and-go treats and wishes our students the best of luck during final exams! You can find the treat table on the third floor outside of the Reading Room on December 5, 8, 12, and 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Contact: Jourdain LaFrombois
Pro Bono Opportunities
November Pro Bono Student of the Month
Congratulations to the November pro bono student of the month: Lisa Andrewski! Lisa commutes many miles to attend law school at Marquette. Despite her long travel time, Lisa fits in pro bono shifts at the House of Peace.
We are grateful for Lisa's positive energy, professionalism, and kindness to our clients at each shift. Congrats, Lisa!Contact: Katie Mertz
Pro Bono Opportunities
MVLC Volunteer CLE - Defending Debt Collection Cases: Chain of Title, Standing, and Other StrategiesWednesday, December 14, 2022 - 12:00pm • Zoom
Register to attend here.
Defending Debt Collection Cases: Chain of Title, Standing, and Other Strategies
Presented by Nathan DeLadurantey and Matthew Lein
Nathan DeLadurantey practices exclusively in the area of consumer law and consumer rights. This includes vehicle repossessions, consumer lending issues, credit reporting errors, auto fraud, and all manner of issues involving the Wisconsin Consumer Act. Nathan regularly lectures on consumer law topics and has received awards from the Eastern District Bar Association for his pro bono contributions to the legal community, and the Wisconsin Law Journal for his work on consumer credit cases. When not working on consumer law cases, Nathan enjoys boating with his family or reading a good book.
Matthew Lein has spent nearly his entire legal career helping consumers, workers subjected to unfair and deceptive business practices, the injured in non-work injury settings, those applying for Social Security, and injured workers. He is experienced in a variety of areas including, but not limited to, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Truth-in-Lending Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, Wisconsin Consumer Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Ch. 102: Workers Compensation. He is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including trials and appeals. Matthew has appeared in almost every venue in Wisconsin: state, bankruptcy, district, and tribal courts. In addition, Matthew regularly appears in front of administrative law judges. Matthew has also litigated in state and bankruptcy courts in Minnesota. Matthew handles both individual and class action cases. Matthew currently serves on the board of Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys (WAWCA). He is a current member of Wisconsin Association for Justice (WAJ) and National Association Consumer Attorneys (NACA). Matthew is a past-President of the Tri-County Bar Association (Sawyer, Washburn and Rusk).
Students can earn one hour of pro bono time by attending the MVLC Volunteer CLE Series. This free CLE series provides volunteers with in-depth information on some of the most commonly seen issues at the Clinics. These sessions are a great way to enhance your knowledge of the legal issues faced by clients of the MVLC while earning additional pro bono hours.Contact: Katie Mertz
Fitness Center Final Exam Hours
During final exams, the fitness center will have adjusted hours. Please plan accordingly. Thank you and best of luck on finals!
- Monday, December 5: CLOSED 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Tuesday, December 6: CLOSED 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Wednesday, December 7: CLOSED 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Thursday, December 8: CLOSED 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Friday, December 9: CLOSED 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Saturday, December 10: Open all day
- Sunday, December 11: Open all day
- Monday, December 12: CLOSED 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Tuesday, December 13: CLOSED 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Wednesday, December 14: CLOSED 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Thursday, December 15: CLOSED 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lost and Found Items
Have you lost a water bottle, travel mug, jewelry, sunglasses, etc.? We would like to reunite you with your items. Between December 5 and December 15, lost items will be placed on a table in the Student Organization Suite (342) for you to pick up. Anything that has not been claimed by December 16 will be donated or discarded.
If you are missing an item of value (keys, electronics, phone, computer, headphones, jewelry, etc.), please stop by the Student Affairs office, suite 238, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
If you have any questions, please contact Jenny Chick, manager of building operations.Contact: Jenny Chick