UNH Law Students Reach National Finals of Trial Competition

The team of UNH Law students Allie Pash and Kolbie McCabe advanced to the national finals of the National Trial Competition, to be held in Austin, Texas in April, after defeating Maine in the regional final of the competition during the weekend of Feb. 10.

The UNH Law team of Kelly Karnan and Addison Spriggs also took part in the competition, earning a victory in one of three preliminary rounds and losing two others on very close ballots.

UNH Law Provides Boost to Work Force, Improves Access to Justice in New Hampshire

The University of New Hampshire School of Law is making a positive impact on the state’s economy in two significant respects – by attracting and retaining young professionals who establish careers and raise families in the state, and by improving access to justice through its substantial volunteer legal work for citizens, state agencies, non-profits and the courts.

UNH Law partners with industry leaders to launch new course on bio-innovation and the law

The University of New Hampshire School of Law launched an exciting new initiative with a kickoff celebration Thursday, Jan. 18, introducing “bioInnovation Research Collaboration and the Law,” an innovative course highlighting the intersection of health, intellectual property and business law. The course is a collaboration between UNH Law and industry partners, as the school teamed up with BioFabUSA and the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI) to create a curriculum that addresses legal and regulatory issues in a rapidly-growing field.

Nearly 92 percent of 2016 UNH Law JD graduates secure jobs within 10 months of graduation

Of UNH Law’s 2016 JD graduates, 91.8 percent secured jobs by the ABA’s deadline of March 15, 2017, which is 10 months after graduation. Additionally, 89.1 percent of UNH Law JD grads secured jobs requiring either bar passage or a JD degree. By contrast, 78.6 percent of JD graduates nationally secured these jobs.

Excluding law-school-funded jobs, UNH Law ranked second among all 14 New England law schools, behind only Harvard. Including jobs funded by law schools, UNH Law was fourth in total graduates employed, behind Harvard, Yale, and Boston College.

More Than 94 Percent of First-Time Bar Takers from UNH Law Pass the NH Bar in Summer 2017

Of UNH Law graduates who took the bar for the first time in New Hampshire in summer 2017, 94.1 percent passed. For calendar year 2017, the first-time pass rate was 91.7 percent.

“I am tremendously proud of our graduates’ success,” Dean Megan Carpenter said. “UNH Law is committed to graduating practice-ready lawyers. Passing the bar marks the crucial final step in students’ journeys to entering the world of legal practice.”

Ann Bartow to Deliver Keynote Address at IP Conference in Taipei

Professor Ann Bartow, Director of the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property, will deliver a keynote address at the 2017 Taiwan Intellectual Property Training Academy (TIPA) International Conference in Taipei on Sept. 22. The event will take place at the International Convention Center, Department of Physics at National Taiwan University (NTU).