DDR Lawyers Legal Scholarship -- $1,500

The DDR Lawyers Legal Scholarship by Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum, LLP is a recurring scholarship worth $1,500 designed to help one law student with their tuition costs. We welcome all eligible students to apply and look forward to reviewing your application.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: JAN 31, 2020
The winner will be announced on or before Mar 31, 2020

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Admitted to an accredited law school in the U.S.
  • 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA
  • APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Completed Application. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • Upload a 500-600 word original essay on what you hope to achieve in your legal career if awarded this scholarship.
  • Upload School Transcript
  • Upload Resume

For additional information and to submit your application materials, please visit: https://www.ddrlawyers.com/scholarship/

Contact: DDR Lawyers

New and Notable

Student Organizations

Winner of the Business Law Society Candy Jar Fundraiser

Congratulations to the winners of the Business Law Society Candy Jar Fundraiser, and thank you to everyone who participated! The correct number of Skittles in the jar was 1691.

First Place - Jordyn Janikowski, 1700

Second Place - Brett Erdmann, 1703

Tie for Third Place - Dean Schultz, Joe Destache & Zach Lowe, 1650

Contact: Brayton Deprey
Student Organizations

HLSA Guest Speaker Criminal Defense Atty. Craig Mastantuono

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:10pm Room 155

Please join HLSA as we host guest speaker Attorney Craig Mastantuono on February 21 at 12:10 p.m. in Room 155. Attorney Mastantuono is a highly respected criminal defense lawyer in Milwaukee and an adjunct professor at Marquette. He’ll be speaking about his experiences as a practicing attorney in this area of the law and as a Latino lawyer in the Milwaukee area generally.

As always, lunch will be served!

Contact: Julie Leary
Student Organizations

CBLS First Meeting of Spring 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:10pm Room 357

CBLS will be hosting its first meeting of the semester on February 20 at 12:10 p.m. in Room 357. Our guest speaker, via video conference, will be Attorney John Rafferty. Attorney Rafferty is an expert on all things blockchain and cryptocurrency. He often teaches other attorneys on the subject, and we are excited to have him. If you are interested in how these technologies are impacting (and will continue to impact) the role of attorneys and the legal field in general, this would be a highly informative meeting to attend. Lunch from Chick-fil-A will be served. Please RSVP if you are attending.

Contact: Jose Lazaro
Student Organizations

ALSA Coffee and Doughnuts

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 8:00am Zilber Forum

Do you need some caffeine and a sugar fix before your morning class?

ALSA will be providing coffee and doughnuts on Tuesday, February 19, from 8-10 a.m. in Zilber Forum. Hope to see you then!

Contact: Rae-Anna Sollestre
Speakers/Events

2019 HALLOWS LECTURE: Ambition, Aspiration, and the Art of Judging

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:30pm Lubar Center

Please join us.

2019 HALLOWS LECTURE: Ambition, Aspiration, and the Art of Judging
by Hon. Lee H. Rosenthal, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Lubar Center
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. - Lecture
5:30 p.m. - Public Reception
The event is complimentary; however, registration is required.

Contact: Christine Wilczynski-Vogel, Associate Dean for External Relations, Events, and Facilities
Speakers/Events

Sports Law Speaker Series: Working in Professional Sports

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 12:00pm Lubar Center

On Tuesday, March 5, at 12 p.m. in the Lubar Center (Room 144), all students are invited to a Sports Law Speaker Series event discussing Working in Professional Sports. Led by Sports Law Society Vice President and second year Sports Law Program student Mitch Kiffmeyer, the panel will feature attorneys from the Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Milwaukee Brewers who will discuss their current positions and career paths from law school to the sports industry. Panel participants include: Mark Lesorgen, Associate Counsel, Milwaukee Bucks; Marissa Meli, Corporate Transactions Counsel, Green Bay Packers; and Dave Tamburrino (L'15), Director - Partnership Sales, Milwaukee Brewers. Lunch will be provided to all attendees.  Register on the event webpage or by clicking here.

Contact: Paul Anderson
Speakers/Events

Discovering Practice Areas with the WI State Bar

In partnership with the Wisconsin State Bar, the Law School is pleased to welcome students to our first Discovering Practice Areas event on Monday, February 25, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 433. All Marquette law students are welcome to attend to explore different areas of law and meet attorneys practicing in those areas. Attorneys from the following five sections from the State Bar will be present at this event: Business Law; Construction Law; International Practice; Real Property, Probate & Trust; and Taxation Law.

Every Discovering Practice Areas event will begin with a brief overview of the represented practice groups to be followed by an opportunity for law students to network with attorneys from those practice areas and make meaningful connections.

Appetizers, beverages, and nametags will be provided. 

Please RSVP here by noon on Monday, February 18 in order to attend. We hope to see you there!

Contact: Sarah DiStefano
Speakers/Events

Marquette Law School Alumni Awards Reception & Conferral

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 5:00pm Zilber Forum

Please join us.

Marquette Law School Alumni Awards Reception & Conferral
Marquette Law School, Eckstein Hall, Zilber Forum
April 3, 2019
5:00 to 6:00 p.m., reception (Kosher appetizers will be available)
6:00 to 6:50 p.m., conferral

Complimentary event; however, registration is required.

Join us in celebrating the accomplishments of:

  • Alumnus of the Year: Justice Annette Ziegler, L’89
  • Lifetime Achievement: Aaron Twerski, L’65
  • Howard B. Eisenberg Service Award: Lisette Khalil, L’07 
  • Charles W. Mentkowski Sports Law Alumnus of the Year: Aaron Hernandez, L’13
Contact: Christine Wilczynski-Vogel, Associate Dean for External Relations, Events, and Facilities