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College of Law Professors Present at UK CLE Events

From March to June, six UK College of Law faculty members took part in UK College of Law Continuing Legal Education programs by presenting in their areas of expertise.

Professor Rutheford B Campbell presented on “The JOBS ACT: Regulation A+ Provisions" at the 17th Biennial Midwest-Midsouth Securities Law Conference in Louisville on March 6. Professor Campbell writes and teaches in the securities, economics and corporate law fields and has published numerous works, including articles in the Duke Law Journal, the North Carolina Law Review, and the Washington University Law Quarterly.

Adjunct Professor Laura A. D’Angelo served as the Chair and Moderator for the 29th Annual National Conference on Equine Law at Keeneland Racecourse on April 30 and May 1. Professor D’Angelo teaches Equine Law and is a partner at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP in Lexington. Her practice includes equine law, limited liability companies and partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending, legislative and regulatory initiatives, pari-mutuel and gaming law.

Professor Louise Graham presented on “Biennial Case Law and Legislative Update in Family Law” at the 19th Biennial Family Law Institute on May 15. Professor Graham has a particular interest in family law issues and has published the second edition of Kentucky Domestic Relations Law, a treatise on Kentucky family law. Her law review publications include articles in the Wayne Law Review, the Kentucky Law Journal, and the Santa Clara Law Review.

Professors Melissa N. Henke and Kristin J. Hazelwood presented on “Legal Ethics in Legal Writing” at the two-day 14th Biennial Employment Law Institute on June 5-6. Professor Henke, the UK College of Law’s first full-time Director of Legal Research and Writing, teaches legal writing. She is a member of the Legal Writing Institute and the Association of Legal Writing Directors. Professor Hazelwood is an Assistant Professor of Legal Research and Writing at the College of Law.

Professors William Fortune, Robert Lawson and Richard Underwood presented on “Kentucky Evidence Law” at Last Chance Video on June 26-27. Professor Fortune is a 1964 graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law. After five years in private practice, he joined the UK College of Law in 1969. Professor Lawson has been a faculty member of the College of Law since 1966, with two periods of service as Dean: 1971-73 and 1982-88. Professor Underwood is a nationally recognized authority on Legal Ethics. He teaches a variety of courses including Legal Ethics, Legal Medicine, Health and Bioethics, Evidence, Scientific Evidence and Forensics, Trial Advocacy, and Insurance Law.

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