Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship -- $2,000

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 12:00pm • n/a

As part of our commitment to diversity, Michigan Auto Law is pleased to sponsor an annual Diversity Scholarship Program to provide financial support to students who contribute to the diversity of the law school student body as they pursue their legal career.

Our annual scholarship is $2,000.

Application Requirements – Application Deadline: June 1, 2019

The Michigan Auto Law Scholarship Program is a competitive process. Applicants must submit the following items:

  • A completed application (see below)
  • An unofficial copy of an academic transcript with your student name and college name
  • If entering law school in the fall of 2019, an unofficial transcript from your undergrad college and a copy of your acceptance letter to law school
  • A typed essay no more than three pages long describing your efforts to encourage greater racial or ethnic diversity within the student body of your law school and/or undergraduate program

For additional details, please visit: https://www.michiganautolaw.com/scholarships/diversity/

Contact: Elizabeth Warner

New and Notable

Student Organizations

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2019 Intramural Sports Law Negotiation Competition

Congratulations to second-year students Marnae Mawdsley and Ashley Graves -- the winners of the 2019 Intramural Sports Law Negotiation Competition. The final round on February 13th saw Marnae and Ashley face off against Maggie Frawley and Austin Malinowski, before judges MLB Commissioner Emeritus Bud Selig, Distinguished Lecturer in Sports Law and Policy at the Law School; Meg Pirics, class of 2016, and legal associate with the Milwaukee Brewers; and Sarah Padove, class of 2012, Senior Coordinator, Baseball and Softball, Office of the Commissioner, MLB. Congratulations to all of the competitors in the competition this year, and thank you to all of our judges and 1L volunteers.

Contact: Paul Anderson
Student Organizations

Health Law Society - First General Meeting of the Spring Semester

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:50pm Room 257

Come join us for this semester's first general meeting of the Health Law Society. We will be discussing upcoming events and our general agenda for the semester. Lunch will be served.

Contact: Josh Bernstein
Student Organizations

Ice Skating at the Pettit Center

Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 5:30pm Pettit Center

Want to practice your ice-skating skills? Come join the Organization for Student Wellbeing at the Pettit Center this Saturday, Februrary 23, at 5:30 p.m. for some ice-skating fun! If you are interested in going, please email Yamilett.Lopez@marquette.edu to RSVP to reserve your spot.

Contact: Yamilett Lopez
Student Organizations

2L Informational Moot Court Meeting

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:25pm Room 263

All second-year law students who completed Appellate Writing & Advocacy and plan on competing in moot court next year, please attend this informational meeting about the interview process. It will be a short meeting that outlines the expectations and requirements of the interview.

You are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting, but if you cannot make it, please contact simone.haugen@marquette.edu or william.ruffing@marquette.edu.

Contact: Simone Haugen
Student Organizations

BLSA General Body Meeting

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 1:00pm 155

The Black Law Students Association will be having our first General Body meeting on Thursday, February 28. We will be discussing what we have planned for the semester. Additionally, we will host Attorneys Derek Hawkins, Corporate Counsel at Harley Davidson, and Ashley Smith, Corporate Practice Associate at Godfrey & Kahn, to discuss how young associates of color can have an impact on the legal community. Lunch will be served!

Contact: Andre Johnson

MUPD Presents: Personal-Safety Training for Law Students

The Law School's Office of Student Affairs, in partnership with the Marquette University Police Department (MUPD), is pleased to present a personal-safety and imminent-threat training session for law students. 

On Thursday, Februrary 28, at noon in room 357, Lieutenant Jill Weisensel of the MUPD will lead a training to equip students with the skills and knowledge to stay safe and deal effectively with unforeseeable circumstances. A Q&A session will follow the training to provide students with the opportunity to have their questions and concerns addressed.

Chipotle will be served. To attend, please complete the RSVP form here.

Contact: Sarah DiStefano

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

Ash Wednesday - St. Edmund Campion Chapel

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:15pm St. Edmund Campion Chapel, 4th Floor

We hope you will join us for Ash Wednesday (Ecumenical Liturgy of the Word, Distribution of Ashes)

Father Thomas Anderson, S.J., our Law School Chaplain, will preside. Members of the Law School, Alumni, and Marquette community are welcome to attend.
Spring Mass Schedule
Each Mass begins at 12:15 p.m.
March 6 (Ash Wednesday. Ecumenical Liturgy of the Word, Distribution of Ashes.)
March 19
April 9
April 23
April 30

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