Law Day 2014

Law Day

Join Dean Gary Myers and alumni and friends of the School of Law at the law school's oldest alumni tradition, Law Day, to be held on April 25-26, 2014.


Friday, April 25

Missouri eFiling System with Cathy Zacharias from Office of State Courts Administrator


Hulston Hall Room 4

There is no fee required for this event.
1.2 CLE Credit

Electronic filing is now mandatory in Boone County (and for a growing list of courts in Missouri) for almost everything lawyers file with the court. Come to this session designed for law students and attorneys to learn the rules for the new Missouri eFiling procedures and an overview of the process and procedures to eFile cases with the court including: registration, filing a case, uploading documents, setting up accounts and paying fees, and how to access cases on Secure


Registration is not required but is requested by contacting Cindy Shearrer at

Law Day

Law Day Awards Ceremony and Dinner

5 pm Reception
6 pm Seated Dinner

Culinary Café in Eckles Hall on the MU Campus
$40 per person


Law Day Registration Form
Space is limited! Registration for this event is required by April 17.

2014 Awardees

Citation of Merit
E. Richard Webber, '67
William S. Ohlemeyer, '84

Distinguished Recent Graduate
Cortney E. Mendenhall, '05

Distinguished Non-Alumnus
Stephen J. Owens

The Order of Barristers
Jodie Capshaw Asel, '75

Induction of 2013 Coif Candidates

Induction of 2013 Barristers Candidates

Judge L.F. Cottey Advocacy Award
2L Kirsten F. Dunham

Husch Blackwell Distinguished Faculty Award
Prof. Michelle Arnopol Cecil

Loyd E. Roberts Memorial Prize
Prof. Carl H. Esbeck

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Excellence in Research Award
Prof. S.I. Strong
Prof. Paul J. Litton

Law School Foundation Annual Meeting and Election of Officers

Immediately following the Awards Ceremony

Culinary Café in Eckles Hall on the MU Campus

Saturday, April 26


Tim Heinsz 5K & 10K Run/Walk and Jim Devine Dog Walk

9 am Opening Remarks
9:15 am 5K & 10K Start
9:30 am Dog Walk Start

Note: Time has changed from Law Day Brochure.

West Entrance of Hulston Hall

$25 for 5K and 10K (after April 18th, $30)
$20 for dog walk(after April 18th, $25)
$15 for kids fun run

The 10th Annual Tim Heinsz Memorial 5K & 10K Run/Walk & 4th Annual Jim Devine Dog Walk honors the memory of two of Mizzou Law’s most beloved deans. Tim Heinsz served as dean of the School of Law and was an avid runner. Jim Devine served as associate dean of the school and was a noted dog lover.

All proceeds benefit the Timothy J. Heinsz Scholarship Fund.


Register for Tim Heinsz 5K & 10K Run/Walk and Jim Devine Dog Walk.

Law Day

Law Day Picnic

11:30 am – 1 pm

Carnahan Quadrangle on the MU Campus located directly west of Hulston Hall


A treasured tradition following the run/walk with catering by a local favorite, Lutz’s BBQ!


Law Day Registration Form

Pooch Party

Pooch Party

During the Law Day Picnic

There is no registration or fee required.

Furry family members are invited to the Pooch Party! While you dine, your pooches will get time to play with canine chums. So prop up your feet, rest your dogs and enjoy the picnic, knowing that your pooches will be in good hands.

Your pooches will be pampered and petted by students in the law school’s Veterans Clinic, which is directed by Prof. Angela Drake, and the law school’s Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF), led by president Lesley Hall, a third-year law student.

Any donations from pooch parents will be used to support the Veterans Clinic and Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.

Law Alumni Happy Hour

4 – 6 pm

124 South Ninth Street in Columbia

$20/person by April 17th
$25/person at the door

Join us at the inaugural Law Alumni Happy Hour for light snacks and unlimited drinks. Half of the proceeds will benefit the law school’s general scholarship fund - a new tradition of support!


Law Day Registration Form

General Information


There is plentiful parking located around Eckles Hall off of Rollins Street and East Campus Drive. Convenient parking for events held near Hulston Hall is available in the Turner Avenue Garage, located two blocks west of
the School of Law.


Stoney Creek Inn
2601 South Providence Road

$99-135 per night plus tax in the block named

MU School of Law

Reserve by April 5, 2014.