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Kentucky Women's Book Festival features Brandeis alum and legal thriller author

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:44
pThe Kentucky Women’s Book Festival is set for March 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ekstrom Library. The event, hosted by the Women’s Center and University Libraries, will include a keynote address from Julie Kibler, author of the bestselling novel, “Calling Me Home.” /ppThe novel has been published in 15 languages, named a finalist for the 2014 Kentucky Literary Award, and selected as a book club pick for Ladies' Home Journal. /ppThe opening speaker at 10 a.m. will be Kelly Cogswell, journalist, blogger and author of the memoir “Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger.”/ppOther speakers include:/pulliTytianna N. M. Wells Smith, author/illustrator, “Sweet Pea and Sugar Tea’s Country Family Adventures: A Collection of African-American Poems”/liliAaisha Hamid, author, “Faceless: Two Worlds Collide”/liliMaryjean Wall, author, “Madam Belle: Sex, Money and Influence in a Southern Brothel”/liliLinda Y. Atkins, attorney and author of the Hilary Adams Mystery Series/liliMitzi Sinnott, actress and arts educator/liliMary Hamilton, storyteller and author, “Kentucky Folktales: Revealing Stories, Truths, and Outright Liesquot;/liliMary Popham, editor and author, “Back Home in Landing Run”/li/ulpCo-chairing this event is Brandeis’ Public Services Librarian and Professor of Legal Bibliography, Robin Harris. Virginia Mattingly, Brandeis’ Cybrarian and Associate Professor of Legal Bibliography, is also on the planning committee./ppThe Brandeis connection also leads to Speaker Linda Atkins, who is a 1982 graduate of the law school. Her Hilary Adams Mystery Series is based on her experiences as a Louisville attorney. At the event, she will speak on “What Inspired Me to Write Legal Thrillers,” and all four of her books will be on sale./p

The Diversity Committee Presents: Our Country, Appalachia, and The Never-Ending Path To Poverty

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:21
p class=MsoNormalOn Tuesday, March 3, the Diversity Committee will host a discussion on the current state of poverty in America and the role of law in promoting or hindering economic equality. Although the program will discuss the intersection of poverty and the law from a national perspective, the emphasis will be on the Kentucky region (Louisville and Appalachian) in hopes that it will allow students to truly understand the realities of poverty within our own communities. The program will include a diverse group of panelist from the fields of law, economics, and public interest work. Students with a desire to work with indigent clients through practice public interest law or that will be applying for one of the summer public interests fellowships are strongly encouraged to attend. Lunch will be provided! /pp class=MsoNormalnbsp;/pp class=MsoNormal style=text-align: centerbTuesday, March 3, 2015/b/pp class=MsoNormal style=text-align: centerbCox Lounge/b/pp class=MsoNormal style=text-align: centerb12-2 PM/b/pp class=MsoNormalnbsp;/pp class=MsoNormaluSuggested Readings:/u/pp class=MsoNormal span style=font-size: 10.5pt“New IRS Data Gives Fresh Look at Income Inequality,” available at /spana href=http://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-irs-data-give-fresh-look-at-income-inequality-2015-01-29/print style=font-size: 10.5pthttp://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-irs-data-give-fresh-look-at-income-inequality-2015-01-29/print/a/p p class=MsoNormalspan style=font-size: 10.5pt /span/p p class=MsoNormalspan style=font-size: 10.5pt“Robert Reich:  10 ways to close the inequality gap,” available at  a href=http://www.salon.com/2014/05/13/robert_reich_10_ways_to_close_the_inequality_gap_partnerhttp://www.salon.com/2014/05/13/robert_reich_10_ways_to_close_the_inequality_gap_partner/a/o:p/o:p/span/p p class=MsoNormalspan style=font-size: 10.5pt /span/p p class=MsoNormalspan style=font-size: 10.5pt“A New Majority Research Bulletin:  Low Income Students Now a Majority in the Nation’s Public Schools,” available at:o:p/o:p/span/p p class=MsoNormalspan style=font-size: 10.5pta href=http://www.southerneducation.org/Our-Strategies/Research-and-Publications/New-Majority-Diverse-Majority-Report-Series/A-New-Majority-2015-Update-Low-Income-Students-Nowhttp://www.southerneducation.org/Our-Strategies/Research-and-Publications/New-Majority-Diverse-Majority-Report-Series/A-New-Majority-2015-Update-Low-Income-Students-Now/ao:p/o:p/span/p u5:p/u5:p

Louisville Bar Association to recognize local civil rights advocates

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 09:24
pThe Louisville Bar Association's Diversity Committee will host a reception at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 26 to honor two civil rights advocates for their promotion of racial diversity and justice within the legal community./ppThe honorees include: /pullibRaoul Cunningham:  /bCunningham is the president of the Louisville branch of the NAACP and has been working for civil rights in several capacities since he was 14. He has been involved in government and politics for many years and managed a successful campaign to elect Georgia Davis Powers to the Kentucky Senate./li/ulullibGeorgia Davis Powers: /bPowers is the vice president of the Louisville branch of the NAACP and has been a pioneer for both civil rights and gender issues. In 1968, she became the first African-American and first woman elected to the Kentucky Senate, a position she held for 21 years. In 1995, New Horizon Press published her memoir, quot;I Shared the Dream: The Pride, Passion, and Politics of the First Black Woman Senator from Kentucky,quot; in which she details her personal relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr./li/ulpAlso during the program, the Central High School Law amp; Government essay contest winners and the recipient of this year's Legal Opportunity Scholarship will be recognized./ppThe program is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Louisville Bar Center, 600 W. Main St., Ste. 110. Reservations are encourged by emailing Marisa Motley at mmotley@loubar.org.  /p

Brandeis alum named DelCotto Law Group member

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 13:30
pJamie L. Harris has been named a member of the DelCotto Law Group in Lexington. She will focus her practice on individual and business Chapter 11 bankruptcies and workouts./ppFor the past 8 years, Harris has represented clients in numerous industries including healthcare, nonprofit, trucking, construction, commercial real estate and telecommunications. She is a frequent author and presenter on business insolvency issues. br /  br /Harris is a leader in DLG's bankruptcy, business restructuring and debt workout practice areas. She helps companies and individuals expand, reorganize, buy, sell and liquidate. Her practice is focused on clients in transition who need assistance in acquisitions, debt restructuring, refinancing, workouts and turnarounds. br /  br /Harris received her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Centre College and her JD from the Brandeis School of Law. /p

Incoming Editorial Board selected for the University of Louisville Law Review

Wed, 02/11/2015 - 08:54
pThe Editorial Board of the University of Louisville Law Review is pleased to announce their successors for Volume 54:/pp   Editor in Chief: Daniel Reed/pp   Senior Articles Editor: Emily Meyer/pp   Senior Notes Editor: Emily Irwin/pp   Articles Editors: Vlad Bursuc, Megan Diffenderfer, Tyler Larson/pp   Notes Editors: Lindsey Boyd, Kari DiCecco, Katherine Vail/pp   Articles Selection Editor: Carolyn Purcell/pp   Online Content Editor: Andrew Weeks/pp   Executive Editor: Dallas Selvy/pp   Managing Editor: Ben Jakubowicz/ppThe University of Louisville Law Review is the principal law review publication of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. Managed exclusively by students, the Law Review is a scholarly publication devoted to developing the law, evaluating legal institutions and analyzing issues of law and public policy. The Law Review features student notes and articles written by nationally and globally recognized experts. The Editorial Board and Staff of the Law Review publish three issues per year and have editorial control over its content. /ppCongratulations to the newly minted Editorial Board for Volume 54! /p

Law School Diversity Reception

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 15:27
Join us Wednesday, February 11, as we celebrate Black History Month with fellow alumni at Champion Sports Bar (located in the Downtown Marriott). This pre-game party starts at 5:30.  Come join the fun!

Bellarmine National Trial Competition

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 08:35
Bellarmine University will be hosting a National trial competition the weekend of March 13 to 15, with one round Friday evening from 6:00 pm  to 9:30 pm, second round Saturday morning 9:00 am  to 12:30 pm, the third round Saturday afternoon , 2:00 pm  to 5:30 pm and the final round 9:00 am  to 12:30 pm.  They want to recruit 24 law students who have taken Evidence to be presiding judges  to rule on objections and keep the trials moving forward. Law students will not be scoring judges only presiding judges. Law students will have the opportunity to meet over  a 100 local attorneys during the competition while attending the pretrial judges’ instructions and during the trials. Interested law students need to attend a two-hour judge’s boot camp prior to the tournament conducted by Chris Schaefer and Jim Wagoner.  Interested students should contact:  Jim Wagoner at (502) 582-1381 orbr /a href=mailto:jwagoner@fkplaw.comjwagoner@fkplaw.com/a.  This is a GREAT way to network with practicing attorneys so please consider volunteering.

Brandeis alum named Women of Influence Award winner by Nashville publication

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 15:45
pJennifer Kovalcik, an attorney at Stites amp; Harbison PLLC, has been named a winner of the 2015 Women of Influence Awards in the category of “Inspiration/Mentor.” /ppThe award is presented by the Nashville Business Journal./ppKovalcik is a member at the firm's Nashville office. She graduated summa cum laude from the Brandeis School of Law in 2002 and was the class valedictorian.br /br /Kovalcik also earned her bachelor’s degree from UofL, graduating with highest honors in Music in Vocal Performance in 1999.br /br /According to the iNashville Business Journal/i, the Women of Influence Awards honor women who are making a positive impact in Middle Tennessee. Nominations are received from the public and an independent panel of judges consisting of previous Women of Influence award winners select the finalists in 10 categories.br /br /Kovalcik is a trademark and technology attorney. Her practice concentrates on designing and implementing plans for a variety of industries that implicate intellectual property assets, including trademarks, domains, trade secrets, copyrights and software. She also drafts and negotiates software development and licensing agreements among other technology contracts. She is recognized as a “Rising Star” in Mid-South Super Lawyers.br /br /Kovalcik is a board member and Soprano with the Concert Chorale of Nashville. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Trustees for St. Mary Villa Child Development Center volunteers at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University.  She currently serves as Chair of the AIPLA Trademark Law Committee and is the outgoing Program Chair of the Trademark Boot Camp comprehensive training program. br /br /Kovalcik is a former Chair of both the Nashville Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Committee and the Louisville Bar Association Intellectual Property Section and is a Fellow with the Nashville Bar Foundation.  /p

Ronald Simpson, ’57 grad, passes away in Florida

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 13:37
pRonald Vincent Simpson, of Sarasota, Florida, died on Jan. 4 at his home and surrounded by his family. He was born on Aug. 11, 1930 in Boston./ppSimpson earned his law degree from the University of Louisville in 1957. He was a partner of Goldberg amp; Simpson until his retirement in 1987./ppSimpson received his undergraduate degree from Duke University, where he played on the tennis team. He also served in the United States Army in Japan during the Korean conflict. /p

Merrill Schell, ’76 grad, passes away

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 13:35
pMerrill Stephen Schell, 64, of Louisville, passed away on Jan. 13. He received his JD from the University of Louisville’s Law School in 1976, graduating magna cum laude, and was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society./ppUpon graduation, Schell joined the firm of Wyatt Tarrant amp; Combs where he had clerked while in law school. According to his obituary, much of his 36-year legal career was devoted to the practice of corporate law with a specialty in antitrust. /ppSchell retired from Wyatt in January 2012. He was nominated by his peers in the legal community as one of Louisville’s Top Lawyers in the area of antitrust law./ppSchell was a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Louisville Bar Association./p

Today: From Brown to the Present: The Road Beyond Michael Brown’s Ferguson and Eric Garner’s Staten Island

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:39
p Please join us for the first Diversity Program of the Spring 2015 semester, bFrom Brown to the Present: The Road Beyond Michael Brown’s Ferguson and Eric Garner’s Staten Island: A Conversation about ‘What it Means to be ColorBrave,”/b Tuesday, January 27. /p p a href=/node/16196Click here for complete information and details./a /p

Administrative Law Judge and UofL alum Charles Boyer passes away

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 16:10
Judge Charles quot;Chuckquot; Robert Boyer died at his home in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Jan. 20. pJudge Boyer was born in Vincennes, Indiana, on Aug. 23, 1940, to the late Robert and Ruth Boyer. He earned his undergraduate degree as well as his J.D. from the University of Louisville in 1962 and 1966, respectively. /ppAfter a period of private practice (1966-1974) and serving as Louisville's Assistant City Attorney (1967-1970), Judge Boyer began his career as an Administrative Law Judge with the Social Security Administration. He was eventually appointed as Chief ALJ of the National Office of the Social Security Administration from 1995-2001. /ppJudge Boyer finished his career as an ALJ in Charlottesville and retired in 2012. /ppHe is survived by his wife, Anne Finch Boyer, four children, Amy Boyer Cox-Klapperich (Kerry) of Charlotttesville, Virginia, Elizabeth Boyer Hightower (Roger) of Seminole, Florida, Christopher Boyer of Louisville, Kentucky, and Scott Boyer (Amy) also of Louisville, Kentucky; and nine grandchildren. /ppIn lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Charlottesville, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 306, Charlottesville, VA 22901./ppnbsp;/ppnbsp;/ppnbsp;/p

Sayed Kashua Lecture and Discussion

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 13:10
The University of Louisville Jewish Studies Program warmly invites you to hear novelist, journalist, and screenwriter Sayed Kashua on quot;The Foreign Mother Tongue: Living and Writing as a Palestinian in Israelquot; at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 12, 2015, in the Chao Auditorium of Ekstrom Library.  For reservations: a href=https://sayed-kashua.eventbrite.comhttps://sayed-kashua.eventbrite.com/a. 

Brandeis alum Howard Fineman named Global Editorial Director of Huffington Post

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 12:00
pHuffington Post has appointed Brandeis Alum Howard Fineman to its newly-created Global Editorial Director position. Fineman will be in charge of supervising the company's domestic news coverage, as well as international editions./ppIn a statement released to the media, Founder/Editor-in-Chief and President Arianna Huffington said: /ppiquot;The Huffington Post has named Howard Fineman Global Editorial Director, effective immediately. We now have 13 international editions, with more rolling out this year, and Howard will extend his reach from the U.S. to our growing global audience. He will continue to keep tabs on U.S. news coverage, especially politics, as he works to integrate and grow all of our news coverage around the world.quot;/i/ppThe new position was created to keep up with Huffington Post's expanded international presence. Last year, for example, the company added editions for Greece, India and Morocco./ppFineman is also an NBC/MSNBC news analyst. Prior to his new position, he served as Editorial Director of the AOL Huffington Post Media Group. He also spent many years as a reporter, columnist, editor and Deputy Washington Bureau Chief at Newsweek Magazine./ppFineman has interviewed every major presidential candidate since 1985 as well as business and entertainment leaders. His book, iThe Thirteen American Arguments/i, was published by Random House in 2008 and was a national best seller./ppA Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colgate, Fineman earned an MS from Columbia and a JD law degree from the University of Louisville in 1980 while working as a reporter for The Courier-Journal. In May 2011 he was awarded an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters by Colgate University, his college alma mater./ppFineman was the Brandeis School of Law's graduation speaker in 2013 and was named Alumni Fellow in 2011./p

Kennedy-appointed US District Attorney and UL Law grad dies

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 11:19
pRichard P. quot;Dickquot; Stein, from Carmel, Indiana, passed away on Dec. 28. He was born Sept. 2, 1925 in New Albany, Indiana, to William P. Stein and Lillian Russell Stein./ppIn June 1950, Stein graduated from the University of Louisville and Louisville Law School. He was then admitted to the Indiana Bar, but was recalled to active duty shortly thereafter. During the Korean War, he served as a Lieutenant at a Naval Station in Newport, Rhode Island, before returning home to New Albany to practice law in 1952./ppIn 1954 and 1958, Stein was elected Prosecuting Attorney for Floyd County. At age 35, he was appointed to US Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana by President John F. Kennedy. Under Kennedy, he received the honor of being allowed to practice in front of the US Supreme Court./ppIn 1965, Stein was reappointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson. He resigned in 1966 and was appointed Chairman of the Indiana Public Service Commission./ppIn 1971, he became Legal Counsel for Eli Lilly and Co. for three years, and then spent 15 years as senior vice president of Public Affairs at the Public Service Company of Indiana (now Duke Energy). /ppStein was named a Sagamore of the Wabash five times by five different governors. He was also a member of the Service Club of Indianapolis and former member of the American Legion, the Knights of Columbus, the Columbia Club, the Athletic Club and the Highland Club./ppnbsp;/p

UL Law grad and District Counsel, US Army Engineer District, passes away

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 16:23
pFred Rager, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, died on Dec. 25. He was born on Oct. 17, 1922 in Jeffersonville to Augustus Marion Rager and Mary Ellen Rager./ppPrior to graduating from the UL Brandeis School of Law, Rager served in the Army Air Corps, Pacific Theater, in World War II. Upon graduation and through his retirement, Rager served as District Counsel, US Army Engineer District, in Louisville. /ppHe was preceded in death by his wife of more than 50 years, Frances, and is survived by his children, Laura McKinstry (Richard), Kirtley Cooke (Cheri), of Jeffersonville, and Shellie Fielden (John) of Honolulu; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. /ppnbsp;/ppnbsp;/p

Former salutatorian promoted to membership at Louisville firm

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:27
pUniversity of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law alum, Michael Kleinert, has been promoted to membership in Stites amp; Harbison, PLLC, as part of the Business Litigation Service Group/ppHe earned his JD, magna cum laude, in 2006. He also was the salutatorian (Edwin O. Davis Award). He is part of a group of 16 attorneys that have been promoted within the Louisville-based firm. /ppnbsp;/ppnbsp;/p

Brandeis alum named Principal of Atlanta firm

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 13:07
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His elected role became effective Jan. 1. /ppCornett recently joined Meunier Carlin amp; Curfman from General Electric Company. He focuses his practice on patent preparation and prosecution, opinion drafting and IP counseling on a variety of matters, and has a particular interest in the software, automation and energy industries./ppquot;David is an exceptional patent attorney,quot; said Managing Partner, Drew Meunier, in a press release. quot;Throughout his career, he has exhibited immeasurable talent and zeal, producing impressive results for clients in the electrical space. David will undoubtedly marshal Meunier Carlin amp; Curfman to further success in the years to come.quot;/ppAfter spending over three years as in-house counsel first performing patent and procurement for GE Energy and more recently as IP Counsel for GE Intelligent Platforms, Cornett joined the firm in May. 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Black Freedom, White Allies Red Scare: Louisville, 1954

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 16:33
pThe Law Library is proud to be hosting the exhibit, “Black Freedom, White Allies amp; Red Scare: Louisville, 1954,” thanks to the generosity of the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research. This fascinating and moving chronicle of events leading up to and including Carl and Anne Braden’s sedition trial will be open to everyone through January 23, 2015. br /br /If you did not see the exhibit when it was housed at the Louisville Free Public Library during the fall of 2014, you have another chance! Please stop by the Reading Room during any of the library’s operating hours.  And if you want to know more about the Braden’s story, the NPR showa href=http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2014/12/01/louisville-civil-rights “Here and Now”/a recently ran a detailed story on the 60th anniversary of the case.  /ppRead more in a href=/node/16008 quot;Law Library spotlights Louisville's role in civil rights trialquot;/a./pbr /pnbsp;/p

Endowed Chair in Business Law to be Established

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:00
pUofL alumnus Lowry Watkins funded the position to honor legacy of William Marshall Bullitt./ppbr /The Louis D. Brandeis School of Law has received funding from Lowry Watkins to create the William Marshall Bullitt Endowed Chair in Business Law. Watkins is a graduate of UofL’s College of Business (1968) and Bullitt’s grandson. He has been a longtime supporter of the law school. /ppbr /Law Dean Susan Duncan expressed appreciation for the gift stating, “Thanks to Lowry, one of our most generous donors, we can forever honor the legacy of one of our most famous graduates, William Marshall Bullitt, and provide student scholarships, moot court experiences, access to important library materials and exposure to top notch faculty.”/ppbr /Bullitt was a law school alumnus of national prominence who often used his aptitude for math to win cases. Bullitt (1873-1957) served as President Taft’s solicitor general, representing the government in arguments before the U. S. Supreme Court and making headlines for his role in the prosecution of a notorious Soviet spy./ppbr /On October 3, 2014 Lowry Watkins joined Duncan at a reception to celebrate the funding of the William Marshall Bullitt Endowed Chair in Business Law. The teaching and research emphasis of the chair will be on finance and business law. The date of the gathering had particular significance for Watkins since it marked the 57th anniversary of Bullitt’s death. /ppbr /At the event—attended by more than 50 people including undergraduate and law students, local lawyers and faculty and staff—Watkins shared memories of his grandfather./ppbr /The law school hopes to fill this position by the fall 2017./p