Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana
Barrister eBrief

Barrister eBrief - April 2016

Professor Stacey Gordon

Professor Gordon Receives Recognition from UM and ELI

The University of Montana will present Professor Stacey Gordon with the Montana Faculty Service Award Friday, April 29 at the UM Employee Recognition Day celebration. Additionally, Professor Gordon was recently notified by the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) that a chapter she authored for the book What Can Animal Law Learn from Environmental Law has been selected as the best work published by the ELI Press in the last year.
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Professor Eduardo Capulong

Working With Actual Clients in the First Year

Professor Eduardo Capulong shares with the AALS how students at the University of Montana work with actual clients in their first year of law school.
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Professor Michelle Bryan

Professor Bryan Speaks at Law, Environment Conference

Professor Michelle Bryan presented last week at the 14th Annual Law and the Environment Conference at University College Cork in Cork, Ireland. The conference theme, "Novel Challenges – Novel Solutions: Innovation in Environmental Law," included speakers and attendees from across Ireland and Europe. Professor Bryan's talk, part of the conference's plenary session, was on the role of community land use regulation and fracking.
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2016 Supreme Court Oral Argument

Montana Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument at UM

The Montana Supreme Court heard the oral argument in the case of the City of Missoula v. Mountain Water Company on Friday, April 22 at the University of Montana during law week. Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT) has provided the recording of the hearing online.
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Chad McCormick

McCormick '05 Joins Kirkland & Ellis to Launch Office's Tax Practice Group

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is pleased to announce that Chad McCormick '05 has joined the firm as a partner to help build the Houston office’s Tax Practice Group. McCormick advises clients on tax-efficient structures for domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions and separations. He also advises clients on tax aspects of capital markets transactions, financing arrangements and matters regarding S corporations, partnerships and other pass-through entities.
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