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  • University of Wisconsin Law School | Law In Action
    2014 Meg Gaines discusses health care costs outside patients control CBS This Morning News Tuesday Nov 11 2014 Video Sen Elizabeth Warren pays tribute to Professor Bill Whitford In the Media Monday Nov 10 2014 Dean Raymond on the challenges and rewards of running a law school LawDragon more news Spotlight Leslie Freehill Through UW Law s dual degree program Leslie Freehill is earning her J D and a master s in science all at once Featured Events Tue Nov 18 Revision of China s Administrative Litigation Law Opportunity Seized or Lost Tue Nov 18 Law Entrepreneurship Clinic Brown Bag Wed Nov 19 De Stress Activities for Students Wisconsin Wednesday Free Coffee Thu Nov 20 Prof Pilar Ossorio What Does a Career in Science Policy Actually Look Like events calendar Activities and Scholarship In November Tonya Brito presented I Do for My Kids Negotiating Race Class and Gender in Child Support Enforcement Proceedings at the Fordham Law Review Symposium CRT Empirical Methods Conference held in New York City Gretchen Viney was the featured speaker on guardian ad litem issues at the Divorce Cooperation Institute Annual Seminar in November A conference Meg Gaines co chaired in April has published its proceedings

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  • ABA Required Disclosures | University of Wisconsin Law School
    3 0 0 31 Pub Int 16 3 0 1 20 Clerkships Federal 2 0 0 0 2 State Local 12 0 0 0 12 Other 0 0 0 0 0 Education 4 1 2 0 7 Employer Type Unknown 1 1 0 0 2 Total 193 20 4 1 218 EMPLOYMENT LOCATION STATE NUMBER State largest employment Wisconsin 137 State 2nd largest employment Illinois 18 State 3rd largest employment New York 9 employed in foreign countries 2 Employment Summary For 2012 Graduates EMPLOYMENT STATUS FULL TIME LONG TERM FULL TIME SHORT TERM PART TIME LONG TERM PART TIME SHORT TERM NUMBER Employed Bar Passage Required 174 4 4 4 186 Employed JD Advantage 32 2 0 2 36 Employed Professional Position 22 0 1 4 27 Employed Non Professional Position 0 1 3 3 7 Employed Undeterminable 0 0 0 0 0 Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time 6 Unemployed Start Date Deferred 2 Unemployed Not Seeking 2 Unemployed Seeking 17 Employment Status Unknown 1 Total graduates 284 A graduate in an undeterminable category may or may not have a term defined LAW SCHOOL UNIVERSITY FUNDED POSITIONS FULL TIME LONG TERM FULL TIME SHORT TERM PART TIME LONG TERM PART TIME SHORT TERM NUMBER Employed Bar Passage Required 2 0 0 1 3 Employed J D Advantage 3 0 0 0 3 Employed Professional Position 0 0 0 2 2 Employed Non Professional Position 0 0 0 0 0 Total Employed by Law School University 5 0 0 3 8 EMPLOYMENT TYPE FULL TIME LONG TERM FULL TIME SHORT TERM PART TIME LONG TERM PART TIME SHORT TERM NUMBER Law Firms Solo 6 0 1 1 8 2 10 51 1 1 1 54 11 25 10 0 0 0 10 26 50 7 0 0 0 7 51 100 5 0 0 0 5 101 250 14 0 0 0 14 251 500 4 0 0 0 4 501 10 1 0 0 11 Unknown 1 2 1 0 4 Business Industry 44 2 3 3 52 Government 31 1 0 2 34 Pub Int incl Pub Def 23 0 1 1 25 Clerkships Federal 3 0 0 0 3 State Local 10 0 0 0 10 Other 1 0 0 0 1 Academia 8 0 1 5 14 Employer Type Unknown 0 0 0 0 0 Total 228 7 8 13 256 EMPLOYMENT LOCATION STATE NUMBER State largest employment Wisconsin 167 State 2nd largest employment District of Columbia 18 State 3rd largest employment Illinois 17 employed in foreign countries 5 Employment Summary For 2011 Graduates EMPLOYMENT STATUS FULL TIME LONG TERM FULL TIME SHORT TERM PART TIME LONG TERM PART TIME SHORT TERM NUMBER Employed Bar Passage Required 159 7 4 7 177 Employed JD Advantage 19 4 0 1 24 Employed Professional Position 16 0 1 0 17 Employed Non Professional Position 4 0 2 0 6 Employed Undeterminable 2 0 0 0 2 Pursuing Graduate Degree Full Time 3 Unemployed Start Date Deferred 0 Unemployed Not

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  • About | University of Wisconsin Law School
    renowned faculty an extensive curriculum and a dynamic student body As part of a world class university located in the state s capital the Law School also offers an unparalleled wealth of experiences beyond its walls An extensive curriculum places emphasis on the dynamics of the law how the law relates to social change and to society as a whole while at the same time stressing skill development In addition to nationally recognized programs in several substantive areas the Law School also has one of the largest clinical programs in the country UW Law School offers many dual degree programs concentrations and certificate programs With a focus on skills based learning our students graduate practice ready and prepared for success Most UW Law School students are pursuing a J D Juris Doctor degree while many others are earning an LL M Master of Laws or the S J D Doctor of Juridical Science The UW Law School s nationally recognized faculty and staff work together to provide an outstanding learning environment for our students Our faculty and staff come from a wide range of backgrounds and bring varying experiences views and approaches to the Law School They are inspired by

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  • Dean's Welcome | University of Wisconsin Law School
    of 2013 includes 29 students of color 41 women and 42 students from outside Wisconsin with students coming from four countries 25 states and 95 undergraduate institutions Students hail from every university in the Big Ten as well as a range of private and public institutions from across Wisconsin and the nation UW Law School s nationally recognized faculty also come from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences They have been public defenders and prosecutors corporate lawyers and litigators and have worked for large law firms government agencies and nonprofit institutions Our faculty is strongly committed to excellence in teaching combining sophisticated theoretical and analytical perspectives with intense practical training All first year students have one substantive course taught in a small group which enables them to develop close and enduring relationships with that instructor as well as with fellow law students Legal writing is also taught in a small class giving students the chance to develop a supportive community of peers from day one The Law School is known for its strong experiential learning opportunities and skills training Extensive clinical programs give students the opportunity to develop their lawyering skills while helping clients under the supervision of our remarkable clinical faculty We offer opportunities in a wide variety of contexts and practice areas including criminal law health care advocacy and business law and entrepreneurship Last year 84 of our students took a clinic or externship course and many took more than one Through their clinical work students transform lives and in the process they are transformed as well We also offer a range of simulation courses which develop legal skills and judgment and prepare our graduates to be practice ready when they complete their law school training Throughout their time at the Law School students are provided the

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  • Law School Contact Information | University of Wisconsin Law School
    List Center for Patient Partnerships CPP 608 265 6267 cpp law wisc edu 975 Bascom Mall Rm 4311 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Continuing Legal Education and Outreach CLEW 608 262 3833 clew law wisc edu 975 Bascom Mall Rm 2348 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Copy Shop Duplication 608 262 0668 975 Bascom Mall Rm 2246 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Dean s Office 608 262 0618 deansoffice law wisc edu 975 Bascom Mall Madison WI 53706 Staff List Deans Directors 608 262 0618 Staff List EALSC 608 262 9120 ealsc law wisc edu 975 Bascom Mall Rm 6216 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Economic Justice Institute EJI 975 Bascom Mall Rm 1348 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Emeritus Faculty Staff List External Affairs Staff List Faculty Staff List Fellows and Visiting Scholars 608 262 8500 975 Bascom Mall Rm 6210 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Financial Aid 608 262 5914 admissions law wisc edu 4314A Staff List Frank J Remington Center 608 262 1002 975 Bascom Mall Rm 4318 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Global Legal Studies Center GLS 608 890 1395 975 Bascom Mall Rm 6218 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Graduate Programs 608 262 9120 gradprog law wisc edu 975 Bascom Mall Rm 4312 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Great Lakes Indian Law Center GLILC 608 263 7409 glilc law wisc edu 975 Bascom Mall Rm 6112 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Information 608 262 2240 info law wisc edu 975 Bascom Mall Rm 5110 Staff List Institute for Legal Studies ILS 608 263 2545 pshollen wisc edu 975 Bascom Mall Rm 6210 Madison WI 53706 Staff List Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic Wisconsin Institute for Discovery Staff List Law Library 608 262 1128 975 Bascom Mall Madison WI 53706 Staff List Lawyering Skills Program 608 262

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  • Our Law-in-Action Tradition | University of Wisconsin Law School
    in their appellate decisions Knowing the rules is like learning to play scales when you study a musical instrument Playing scales is essential but it isn t music And knowing the rules is essential but it isn t being a lawyer In just a few short years you may well be sitting in an office when a client comes in with a problem Your client wants you to solve the problem Knowing the rules won t always do this Sometimes your client needs to maintain cordial relations because next year there will be another deal to be made Sometimes your client is worried that exercising legal rights will incur informal penalties such as being denied promotions in the future or getting a bad reputation in the field Solving a problem requires looking beyond the rules and into the entire set of relationships surrounding the dispute Wisconsin is proud of its long tradition of teaching the law in action This means asking how people and companies and governments actually interact and how the rules are part but only part of the influence on their actions It means studying with professors whose own work examines the role of law in the world the law and society school of research And it means teaching you how to think about all these parts of the puzzle Here are just a few examples You are a first year student studying the concept of reasonable care in your torts class You are an attorney for a client who needs a statutory provision to be interpreted in a particular way in order to win the case You are working as a staff member of the Senate Judiciary Committee You are a member of a state law reform commission tasked with improving both the substance and procedures of

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  • Law in Action | University of Wisconsin Law School
    Summer Remington Center Clinic Apply legal theory you ve learned in the classroom through work with real people The Frank J Remington Center houses one of the oldest largest and most diverse clinical programs in American legal education Summer Internships Abroad Participate in one of our summer internship programs in India and learn how law is applied in other countries Whether it s with a law firm a human rights NGO or a women s rights organization your hands on experience will enrich your legal education for 1Ls 2Ls Year 2 Building Skills Experience Build your practical skills and your professional networks through clinics journals moot court and more Classroom Continue to learn from professors who take the law and interject it into real life situations See a 2nd year experience here Clinics Apply the legal theory you ve learned through work with real people Choose from a range of nationally recognized clinics to fit your interests and receive course credit Journals Gain writing editing and project management skills by working on a scholarly journal or alumni publication Mock Trials Advocate in front of real lawyers and judges travel and have a chance to shine in the spotlight Moot Court Develop strong writing and oral advocacy skills intellectual flexibility and the ability to function well under pressure Study Abroad Participate in one of our 10 international exchange programs attend the programs of other ABA approved law schools or create your own independent foreign study program Earn up to 30 credits toward your degree for 2Ls 3Ls Summer Summer Abroad Participate in our joint Marquette UW Giessen summer abroad program and earn up to 4 credits toward your degree for 1Ls 2Ls Summer Clerkship A unique opportunity to work for a judge for one or two years to further develop your

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  • Law In Action Profiles | University of Wisconsin Law School
    the Criminal Justice environment their work provides a unified vision of public safety that is deeply intersected with agencies and connected to the community Previous Law In Action Profiles Professor Lisa Alexander Wisconsin has been a wonderful place to start my career precisely because of its law in action tradition David Anstaett 01 There s a recognition at Wisconsin that traditional lecture courses alone won t make a well rounded lawyer In a clinic you interview clients serve discovery write briefs and think strategically about how to get the best result for your clients Suren Avanesyan 99 Meeting Professor Hendley in 1995 was a very important event in my professional life She become my mentor and the fact that I am now working in international law is in large extent because of her Chiann Bao 07 There is no one right way to do law school do it as you find works for you and create your own experience Bob Bellin 69 and Paul Bellin 05 Father and son alumni Bob and Paul Bellin practice law in two hemispheres and share a strong interest in business law Scott Colom 09 I had a friend who graduated from Wisconsin and he told me Wisconsin doesn t just produce great law students it produces great lawyers Cecelia Klingele 05 Each clinical offered by the UW Law School provides students with different opportunities to develop as lawyers Professor Heinz Klug I love working with students and feel privileged to have the opportunity to continue to work closely with colleagues around the world and in South Africa in particular Andrew Jaynes 07 I went into my 1L year with a strong desire to have an international career in whatever form it might take I had a feeling that a law degree would open a

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