Thursday, October 30, 2008

Blogging from Food Law & Policy Class

One of our LL.M. Candidates, Ashley Schweizer has started blogging! Ashley is reporting on some of the "food law in the news" discussions that take place at the beginning of our Food Law & Policy class. She is doing a great job, and her posts reflect the myriad of interesting issues that are surfacing every day. Check out her blog at foodlawclass. As our recruitment poster says, "Today's headlines. Tomorrow's law practice."

Ashley is from Salem, Kentucky. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science/Social Studies from Murray State University, summa cum laude and her J.D. degree from Ohio Northern University with distinction as a Member of the Willis Society (top 10% of the class). While in law school, Ashley served as the Symposium Editor of the Northern Ohio Law Review and received Book Awards in Legal Writing II, Civil Practice, Environmental Law Seminar, and Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights. She was the 2006 first place winner in the Daniel Guy Appellate Advocacy Competition. She clerked for with the firm of Boehl Stopher & Graves and served as a Congressional intern for Rep. Ed Whitfield , U.S. House of Representatives. Ashley is currently an LL.M. candidate. She received a Graduate Assistantship to work with the LL.M. Program, and she works part time with the Bassett Law Firm here in Fayetteville.

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