Speakers/Events

Today's SSP for ALL: Perfectionism & Law Students

All law students of all class years are invited to attend today's "SSP for All" presentation on law students and perfectionism. The presentation will begin at noon in room 263. Lunch will be provided. If you did not RSVP, you are still welcome to attend.

Law students are no stranger to perfectionism, but is it helping us achieve our goals? At this session, Lee Neagle, Executive Director of Aloria Health Institute of Education and Research, will explain the physical and emotional consequences of perfectionism. Mr. Neagle will then discuss concrete steps that we can take to be more compassionate to ourselves while staying goal oriented.

SSP for All sessions focus on the mental health and wellness aspects of student success. We look forward to seeing you this afternoon!

 

 

 

Contact: Dean Fodor

SSP for All: Perfectionism & Law Students

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 12:00pm TBD

As Dean Kearney mentioned in his welcome-back letter, we are pleased to invite all law students, of all class years, to attend our first "SSP for All" session, on Monday, February 18, at noon in the Lubar Center. SSP for All sessions focus on the mental health and wellness aspects of student success. At this session, Lee Neagle, Executive Director of Aloria Health Institute of Education and Research, will explain the physical and emotional consequences of perfectionism. Mr. Neagle will then discuss ways in which we can be more compassionate to ourselves while staying goal oriented.

To attend, please RSVP by clicking here

Lunch will be provided.

Contact: Dean Fodor

Mass - St. Edmund Campion Chapel

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:15pm St. Edmund Campion Chapel, 4th Floor

We hope you will join us for Mass.

Father Thomas Anderson, S.J., our Law School Chaplain, will celebrate Mass in the St. Edmund Campion Chapel (4th floor). Members of the Law School, Alumni, and Marquette community are welcome to attend.
 
Winter/Spring Mass Schedule
Each Mass begins at 12:15 p.m.
 
February 19
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

Conversation with Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame Member Janis Doleschal

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:00pm TBD

As part of its Conversation Series, the National Sports Law Institute invites all students to a conversation with Janis Doleschal, former Commissioner for Sports for the Milwaukee Public Schools, high school sport expert and consultant with the Law Offices of Martin J. Greenberg, member of the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame and Wisconsin Athletic Directors Hall of Fame, and is currently a sports law risk consultant working with high schools through her organization Start Playing Safe (recommended reading Managing Risk in Interscholastic Athletic Programs: 14 Legal Duties of Care, 17 Marq. Sports L. Rev. 295 (2006)​. Ms. Doleschal is also a long-time member of the National Sports Law Institute's Board of Advisors, and sponsors the Janis Doleschal “Risk Management in Sport Writing Competition and Award” for Marquette University Law School students. Ms. Doleschal will talk to students about her long career in athletics as an athlete, coach and administrator, and her commitment to students within the Sports Law Program through visits to our classrooms and support of her writing competition and award. Lunch will be provided to all attendees. Register on the event webpage or by clicking here.

Contact: Paul Anderson

Spring 2019 Loan Repayment Information Program

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 12:15pm Room 257

Michael Tindall, with Marquette Student Loan Accounts, will present information to help students who will be graduating in the next 18 months understand the implications and repayment options associated with federal student loans and private loans. Mr. Tindall will also focus on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program and proposed changes to it. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP for the event.

Questions? Contact Dean Bonnie Thomson or Stephanie Danz.

Contact: Stephanie Danz

MUPD Presents: Personal Safety Training

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 12:00pm 357

The Law School's Office of Student Affairs, in partnership with the Marquette University Police Department (MUPD), is pleased to present the 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

Sports Law Speaker Series: Cody Hallowell, Founder, 24/8 Sports Consulting

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 12:00pm TBD

On Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 12 p.m. in room TBD, all students are invited to a Sports Law Speaker Series event featuring recent graduate Cody Hallowell (L'18). Cody is the Sports Marketing Manager for the Al Hurivs/ADAMM Education Foundation Inc., and put together the 43rd Milwaukee Tennis Classic providing opportunities for several Sports Law Program studentst to help run the event. Cody is also the founder of 24/8 Sports Consulting Inc., a new basketball sports agency, and created a new internship for Sports Law Certificate Program students with his agency. Cody will discuss his decision to come to Marquette from the East Coast, the opportunities he took advantage of within the Sports Law Program, and the ways he has given back to the Program already, from supervising student volunteers and interns, to serving as the Alumni Coach of the Sports Law Program's Tulane Basketball Negotiation Competition team. Lunch will be provided to all attendees. Register on the event webpage or by clicking here.

Contact: Paul Anderson

State Bar of Wisconsin Equal Justice Conference at Marquette Law School

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:00am Lubar Center

The Wisconsin Equal Justice Conference brings together members from the private bar, public interest law, law schools, and others to share information on topics related to access to justice for low income Wisconsin residents. This year's conference will feature an experiential learning activity called "Lost in the Law," a number of innovative legal aid projects in Wisconsin, and a session on addressing implicit bias as public interest advocates. Our special guest speaker will be April Faith-Slaker from Harvard Law School's Access to Justice Lab. Lawyers register for $25 here. Law students attend for FREE and register here

Contact: Angela F Schultz

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

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

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