Student Organizations

Spring Semester Guided Meditation

Please join the Organization for Student Wellbeing and Professor Madry for Guided Meditation.

Meditation will be offered on Tuesdays at 12:15 PM, and Thursdays at 3:45 PM, in Room 155 for the spring semester. Our first meditation meeting with be Tuesday, January 30, and continuing each Tuesday and Thursday throughout the semester.

We hope to see you there!

Contact: Courtney Roelandts

Student Org. Leaders: Important Note About Scheduling Events in April

If you plan to hold any events or meetings in April, please carefully read the following:

  • If you intend to host a meeting or event the week of April 2, please submit paperwork no later than 4:00 PM on Thursday, March 22.
  • If you intend to host a meeting or event the week of April 9, please submit paperwork no later than 2:00 PM on Wednesday, March 28.

Please note, due to staff absences, we may not be able to accommodate any last-minute requests for new events or last-minute changes to scheduled events for April.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation!

Contact: Prof. Anna Fodor

Want to Run for an SBA Position?

Do you want to be a leader at the Law School? Do you want to make a difference? There are six SBA positions available during the 2018-19 school year: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Public Relations, and ABA Representative. Those running for SBA executive board positions must ). In order to be on the ballot, you MUST:

  1. Be a first- or second-year Marquette law student in good academic standing (i.e., GPA of 2.0 or above).
  2. Gather 25 signatures in support of your candidacy for an SBA position.
  3. Write a short (1-2 paragraph) personal statement for each position for which you are running. You may run for up to two positions.
  4. Place BOTH the signature sheet and a hard copy of your personal statement in Corey Westfall’s student mail folder located on the second floor by Wednesday, March 28, at 12:01 p.m.
  5. Email Corey Westfall ( an electronic copy of your personal statement by Wednesday, March 28, at 12:01 p.m.

Voting will take place on Monday, April 2, and Tuesday, April 3. Winners will be announced at the Law School's Follies event on Thursday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m., at the Wisconsin Club.


Contact: Corey Westfall

2018 Intramural Sports Law Negotiation Competition Results

The final round of the 2018 Intramural Sports Law Negotiation Competition took place on Wednesday, February 28, pitting Jordan Lysiak and Zachary Buchta against Taylor Chase and Dominic Rosso. The teams appeared before a panel including Rachel Lindsay (class of 2011), Senior Attorney with Cooper & Scully, P.C., Dallas, and The Bachelorette (season 13), Mike Sneathern (class of 2002), Vice President - Legal, Milwaukee Bucks (Rachel and Mike are Sports Law Certificate recipients and members of the Sports Law Alumni Association), Professor Andrea Schneider, and Distinguished Lecturer in Sports Law and Policy and Major League Baseball Commissioner Emeritus Allan  "Bud" Selig. 

Congratulations to Taylor Chase and Dominic Rosso, the winners of the 2018 competition!

Contact: Prof. Paul Anderson

Congratulations to the Competitors in the 2018 Fordham National Basketball Negotiation Competition

3L Sports Law Program students Sara Dilanjian, Cody Hallowell, Keegan Girodo, and Ryan Jordan recently competed in the 2018 Fordham National Basketball Negotiation Competition. Congratulations to Sara Dilanjian and Ryan Jordan who finished second in the competition.

Contact: Prof. Paul Anderson

Congratulations to the Marquette Law Review Editorial Board for Volume 102

Congratulations to all of the Marquette Law Review Editorial Board Members:

Editor in Chief: Brady Brown

Managing Editor: Adam Barraza

Senior Articles Editor: Alex Slivinski

Senior Comment Editor: Khatija Choudhry

Business Editor: Brett Erdmann

Technology Editor: Brenna Wildt

Web Editor: Taylor Chase

Articles Editors: Joseph Destache, Alyssa George, Kelly Owens, Mark Ropella, and David Wenthold  

Comment Editors: Margarita Castaneda, Brayton Deprey, Michael Kennedy, Yamilett Lopez, and Zachary Pasker

Contact: Brady Brown

Looking for 1L Bailiffs for Jenkins Honors Moot Court Competition

If you're a 1L interested in litigation and Marquette Law School's Moot Court Program, then there is an opportunity for you to see first hand what it is all about. The Jenkins Honors Moot Court Compeittion is about to begin, and we are looking for 1Ls to act as bailiffs for the preliminary, quarterfinal, and semifinal rounds. As a bailiff, you will have an opportunity to view the top 2L students from the Appellate Writing and Advocacy classes compete against one another as they are peppered with questions from attorneys and judges from the Milwaukee legal community.

We will provide all the necessary bailiff training as well as a free t-shirt to all who participate. All bailiffing involves is keeping track of the time alloted for each participant's argument. If you want to see what all the excitement is about first hand, then this is a great opportunity to do so!

We are looking for bailiffs for the following times:

  • Saturday, March 24th: 9:30-11:30 & 12:30-2:30
  • Sunday, March 25th: 10:00-Noon & 1:00-3:00
  • Saturday, April 14th: 1:00-3:00
  • Sunday, April 15th: 1:00-3:00

If you have any questions, please contact Nate Oesch at

Contact: Nate Oesch

Environmental Law Society Welcomes the Tall Pines Nature Conservancy

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 12:10pm Room 357

Join the Environmental Law Society on Wednesday, March 28, at 12:10 p.m. in Room 357 for an engaging presentation on Wisconsin land conservation.  We are pleased to welcome Susan Buchana, the Executive Director of Tall Pines Land Conservancy.

Susan has over 20 years of experience working specifically in the areas of land-use planning, marketing, real estate, historic preservation, architecture, and construction. She holds a Master’s degree in Land Use Planning from UW-Milwaukee’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning. She is a licensed real estate broker, and a former member of the Shorewood Plan Commission.  She is currently serving on the board of directors for the Clean Water Association. In 2014, she joined the board of directors for Gathering Waters, Wisconsin’s Association of Land Trusts, and also serves as co-chair of its Land Trust Council. She is also active with the “Friends of Farmland Protection” actively advocating for farmland preservation initiatives in the State.

Susan will touch on topics such as Wis. Stat. §700.40, the Wisconsin Uniform Conservation Easement Act, current environmental stressors in South Eastern Wisconsin, and the diverse and varied employment opportunities available in the field of land conservation. We will be serving a delicious lunch of BBQ from the Smoke Shack!   

Contact: Austin Simarski

Children and Family Law Society Panel: Family Law Practitioners

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 12:10pm Room 433B

On Thursday, March 29, the Children and Family Law Society will be hosting a panel consisting of various attorneys who specialize in practicing family law. Please come and join us for lunch if you have an interest in family law.  Listen and participate in a discussion about the attorneys' individual journeys and personal experiences in practicing family law. Also, feel free to come if you would like to meet some of the family law practitioners, just want to hear about what it is like to practice family law, or would simply like a study break with lunch provided. You are also welcome to ask any questions!

The guest speakers who will be in attendance are: 

  • Paul W. Stenzel, (Family Court Commissioner in Racine and Of Counsel, Hansen & Hildebrand, S.C.)
  • Kathleen Reiley (Law office of Kathleen Reiley, Milwaukee)
  • Karen Zimmermann (Zimmermann Law Offices, Milwaukee)
  • Tara Kleinhans (Kleinhans Law Offices, Monroe)
  • Sue Scott (Ivanovic Law Offices, Milwaukee)
  • Ksenija Kokanovic (Ivanovic Law Offices, Milwaukee)

The event is Thursday, March 29, 12:10 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Room 433B

If you would like to come, or have any questions about the event, you can contact Kimberly Sweatt by email. RSVP is not required for attendance, but will assist in helping us to plan for enough food for the event. We look forward to having you join us!

Contact: Kimberly Sweatt

Marquette Law Review Information Session

Monday, April 9, 2018 - 12:10pm Room 367

The Marquette Law Review will be hosting an information session for all 1Ls interested in joining the Marquette Law Review for Volume 102. At the meeting, members of Volume 102's editorial board will explain the grade-on and write-on processes. Also, students will have an opportunity to ask any questions they have about law review. The meeting is on Monday, April 9 at 12:10 p.m. in Room 367. 

Contact: Brady Brown