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Third-year NIU Law students Samantha Brown and Daniel Kalina are pictured with their coach Professor Yolanda King. Brown and Kalina placed third in the American Bar Association's Regional Client Counseling Competition.
The Northern Illinois University College of Law team of Samantha Brown and Daniel Kalina placed third in the American Bar Association’s Regional Client Counseling Competition. The competition took place Feb. 15 at the University of Illinois College of Law. Brown and Kalina, both third-year students, advanced to the final round out of 12 teams from various...
Top: Timothy Hagen and Lichuan Liu. Bottom: Federico Sciammarella and Tao Xu
NIU’s second annual Venture Grant competition will provide four faculty members with the opportunity to vie for $20,000 in cash to help move their ideas from concept to finished product. NIU students, faculty, staff and friends of the university can get involved by lending their talents to help develop and market the competing projects. The...
NIU’s David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library has released a schedule of hours for the spring semester. From Monday, Jan. 13, through Monday, April 28, the library is open: from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and from noon...
Kaitlin Barclay
NIU’s College of Law has received a matching gift challenge from an anonymous donor to match up to $25,000 in new and increased gifts made by Tuesday, Dec. 31, Dean Jennifer Rosato has announced. Donations raised in this campaign will be used for key efforts to increase student success. “Student success continues to be a...
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NIU’s David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library will extend its hours for reading period and final exams, beginning Monday, Dec. 2, and ending Tuesday, Dec. 17. The library will open from 7:30 a.m. to 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday, from 7:30 a.m. to midnight Friday, from 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday and from 10 a.m....
Mike Denning
Mike Denning, a 2002 alum of the NIU College of Law, has been named to the Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s list of the 40 Illinois Attorneys Under Forty who are “up and comers” in Illinois. Denning is a partner in Heyl Royster’s Rockford office. “Those who have witnessed Denning in action,” the Law Bulletin profile...
Larry Schlam
The Northern Illinois University College of Law will be hosting an exciting program about the importance of “giving back” (volunteer pro bono service). A panel discussion will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in the Riley Courtroom at the NIU College of Law. Keynote speaker Jonathan K. Baum, a prominent attorney...
Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker and Irakere Picon, an NIU law student, joined Rockford-area leaders in a discussion about immigration reform at Belvidere’s Community Building Wednesday morning. The event, entitled “Moving Us Forward: Illinois Voices for Immigration Reform,” was organized by the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition and state Rep. Joe Sosnowski (R-Rockford) and centered on...
Jennifer L. Rosato
What do NIU College of Law Dean Jennifer L. Rosato and pop star Selena Gomez have in common? Both are on the 2013 HispanicBusiness 50 Influentials list. which showcases the diversity that characterizes the American socioeconomic landscape. Hispanics now make up 17 percent of the U.S. population, or 53 million in all, according to the...
Illinois Business Immigration Coalition logo
NIU President Doug Baker and College of Law student Irakere Picon are among the speakers Wednesday, Oct. 16, during a panel discussion in support of common sense immigration reform. Hosted by the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition, NIU alum and Illinois State Rep. Joe Sosnowski and NIU, the forum is designed to foster a solutions-oriented conversation...
Cover of the National Jurist
The NIU College of Law was ranked among the top public law schools in the nation based on value by the National Jurist magazine. As part of the 2013 Best Value Law Schools study, NIU Law was named among the top 45 public schools featured on the list, receiving a B+ as the overall rating...
NIU College of Law NLLSA Moot Court team members (from left to right): Manar Zayed (3L), Kathryn Guensberg (3L), coach Professor Robert Jones, Irakere Picón (2L), and George Gomez (3L).
The NIU College of Law team of Manar Zayed and Kathryn Guensburg placed second at the national moot court competition, held Sept. 26 and 27 as part of the 17th annual National Latina/o Law Student Association (NLLSA) conference in New Mexico. Zayed and Guensburg also were awarded Best Respondent’s Brief; Guensburg was honored as the...
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