Jennifer Schulz News Archive
November 24, 2023 —
The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law and The Winkler Institute for Dispute Resolution at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University are pleased to announce they will serve as permanent co-hosts of the National Family Law Negotiation Competition (NFLNC) beginning the 2023-24 academic year.
Faculty of Law recognizes contributions of Alumni, Instructors, Professors and Staff at annual reception
April 11, 2023 —
The Faculty of Law was honoured to recognize the hard work, diligence and achievements of its community members at an annual reception held Tuesday, April 4, 2023. Many distinguished members of Manitoba’s legal community, including judges, law firm partners, practicing professional instructors, professors and staff of the province’s keystone legal organizations were in attendance, many of whom are also alumni.
January 27, 2023 —
To celebrate the achievements of graduates, the Faculty of Law created the Faculty of Law Alumni Awards to be presented annually. Nominees demonstrate standards of inspiring professionalism in one of three categories including Outstanding Alumni Award, Emerging Leader Award, and the Trailblazer Award.
A match made in law: Wedding gift to students establishes new Prize for Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law
July 25, 2022 —
Thinking outside the (gift) box, law professor Dr. Jennifer L. Schulz and her fiancé, family lawyer Elliott Goszer are giving, rather than receiving, a wedding gift to benefit law students at their alma mater, the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law. The Schulz/Goszer Prize for Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law will be given annually to a University of Manitoba law student who writes the best Alternative Dispute Resolution-themed paper in an upper year family law course, or the best family law-themed paper in an upper year dispute resolution course.
June 6, 2022 —
Four members of this remarkable group of future lawyers joined us in conversation to reflect on their chosen career paths and law school experiences
April 22, 2022 —
Thanks to a generous gift from alum L. Kerry Vickar [LL.B./1980], The Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba (UM Law) will finally have a physical space to house its business clinics. Room 113 will now be known as the L. Kerry Vickar Business Law Clinic. Vickar’s gift of $500,000 will help to transform a large former storage room in Robson Hall’s lower level into a modern, practicing clinic complete with board rooms, offices, incubator spaces, private virtual consultation booths and workspace for law students to learn the practice of law in a hands-on environment. Meanwhile, the law school’s expanded clinical learning opportunities will also benefit from the re-invented learning space.
January 18, 2022 —
Since August, 2021, many of the goals set for the Marcel A. Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law at the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law have been attained. A new website complete with social media presence launched this fall. A regular blog and a Western Canada case reporter prepared by law students under faculty supervision are underway. A for-credit Scholarly Publications course for the peer-reviewed Desautels Review of Private Enterprise and Law began with the fall term as an official part of the Law Faculty’s course calendar. And that is just the beginning.
October 7, 2021 —
The University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law is in the process of preparing a new Strategic Plan to guide its direction into the future. The Strategic Planning committee, tasked by the Dean’s Office with coordinating development of the Plan, has determined that it will be a short, readable, useful document intended to be referenced frequently. The Plan will be directly informed by input from stakeholders including alumni, members of the practicing bar, judiciary, faculty, students and staff.
June 9, 2021 —
University of Manitoba Faculty of Law alumna Anjali Sandhu [JD/2020] was known at Robson Hall for maintaining a busy schedule both on stage and in the classroom throughout her law school career. Now an associate lawyer at MLT Aikins’ Winnipeg office called to the bar this spring, she was selected to pitch a screenplay - originally written as a law school assignment - to the Netflix-Banff Diversity of Voices initiative at the Banff World Media Festival happening (virtually this year) June 14 – July 16, 2021.
March 16, 2021 —
One week after International Women’s Day and a month after Black History Month, the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law would like to shine a light on two black, female law students who have achieved success in an area that is a key component of all legal practice — negotiation.