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How Market Forces are Changing the Legal Landscape

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How are local, regional and national market forces changing the legal education, legal employment and higher education landscapes?

The purpose of these sessions is to help better understand the context for our exploratory discussions and help guide other decisions with respect to the short and long-term future of the law school.
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ZOOM
Event date: 
Friday, February 12, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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How Market Forces are Changing the Legal Landscape

How Market Forces are Changing the Legal Landscape

CLE credit: 
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How are local, regional and national market forces changing the legal education, legal employment and higher education landscapes?

The purpose of these sessions is to help better understand the context for our exploratory discussions and help guide other decisions with respect to the short and long-term future of the law school.
Location: 
ZOOM
Event date: 
Friday, February 5, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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How Market Forces are Changing the Legal Landscape

How Market Forces are Changing the Legal Landscape

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How are local, regional and national market forces changing the legal education, legal employment and higher education landscapes?

The purpose of these sessions is to help better understand the context for our exploratory discussions and help guide other decisions with respect to the short and long-term future of the law school.

Location: 
ZOOM
Event date: 
Friday, January 29, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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How Market Forces are Changing the Legal Landscape

How Market Forces are Changing the Legal Landscape

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How are local, regional and national market forces changing the legal education, legal employment and higher education landscapes?

The purpose of these sessions is to help better understand the context for our exploratory discussions and help guide other decisions with respect to the short and long-term future of the law school.

Location: 
ZOOM
Event date: 
Friday, January 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
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How Market Forces are Changing the Legal Landscape

Oil and Gas Unitization Law and Policy

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Speakers:

Greg Russell, Vorys, Sater
Heidi Gorovitz Robertson, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law 
Cory Haydocy, Ohio Oil and Gas Commission 
Pat Martin, Louisiana State University Law
Keith Hall, Louisiana State University Law
Daniel Martin, Assistant Attorney General, State of Ohio

As a result of shale development, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Oil and Gas Resources, is facing a number of circumstances that are new to Ohio, and many laws and ODNR policies may still be still developing. This CLE event will feature Ohio and national experts to provide insight into best practices for oil and gas unitization to the Ohio oil and gas legal and regulatory community. 

Registration $75 (seeking CLE credit) and $25 (non-CLE credit). Register here.

Agenda:

2:00 – 2:10 Introduction and Welcome. CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Speakers: Deans of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Levin College of Urban Affairs, Chairman of the Ohio Oil and Gas Commission.

2:10 – 4:00 Ohio Unitization Law. Panelists: Greg Russell, Partner and Energy Group Leader, Vorys Sater law firm; Heidi Gorovitz Robertson, Professor of Law and Environmental Studies, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Levin College of Urban Affairs; Cory Haydocy, Director, Ohio Oil and Gas Commission; Daniel Martin, Assistant Attorney General, State of Ohio.

2:10-2:40 Basics of Unitization Law and Procedure - Greg Russell

  • Why is unitization law needed?
  • When and how can properties be unitized?
  • What is the procedure? 
  • Oil and Gas Division Jurisdiction – how and when can disputed leases be part of an ODNR Oil and Gas Division order?
  • When does ODNR get involved. and what level of ODNR review? When not?
  • How are units shaped? 
  • Statutory Unitization law and procedure

2:40-3:05 Landowner Perspectives on Unitization - Heidi Gorovitz Robertson

  • Landowner rights under Unitization Agreements
  • Current practices on Penalty/Interest for Statutorily Unitized Land Owners
  • Takings defenses. 
  • Statutory Unitization of Held By Production Properties – can this be done?
  • Status of Ohio litigation on no-forced pooling lease provisions. 

3:05-3:30 Appeals Process of Oil and Gas Division Orders - Cory Haydocy

  • When appeals must be filed
  • Nature of appeals
  • Jurisdiction of the Commission, hearing protocols, quasi-judicial role of Commission
  • Important procedural rules
  • Important controlling judicial decisions and prior precedents
  • Commission decision process
  • Appeal process of Commission decisions

3:30-3:45 Perspectives from the Attorney General’s Office - Daniel Martin

  • When AG’s office becomes engaged, how attorneys are assigned to cases
  • AG’s role in representing Oil and Gas Division
  • Special considerations for AG in representing Oil and Gas Division

3:45-4:00 Panel Questions

4:00 – 5:10 Special Problems Presented by Shale to Oil and Gas Unitization: How Shale Development has Changed Unitization Practice. Patrick Martin, Louisiana State University Law Professor Emeritus, and Author of “The Law of Pooling and Unitization;” Keith Hall, Assistant Professor of Law, LSU, Director of the Louisiana Mineral Law Institute; and members of Ohio Oil and Gas Division and/or Louisiana Dept of Conservation.

  • Traditional reservoir drainage patterns and how this shapes units
    • How are units abandoned or terminated under traditional strategies?
  • How shale reservoir drainage is different, and how this may affect unit strategies
    • How are units abandoned or terminated under shale strategies?
    • How are unit landowners kept whole in the event only some of the unit is drained and it is abandoned?
  • How do oil and gas unitization procedures and rules differ between states?
  • What are typical hearings like?
  • What resources are available in other states to manage unitization?
  • How are traditional oil and gas states (LA, TX, OK) handling changes in unitization resulting from shale development?
  • How has unitization been handled in neighboring states of PA, WV? 

4:50 - 5:10 Panel Questions/Closing Comments

 

Location: 
ZOOM
Event date: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 5:15pm
Short title: 
Oil and Gas Unitization Law and Policy

The Road to Run: Preparing to Run for Elected Office

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"You should run for office!" If you've heard that before, or have aspirations of running for office, join us for part 1 of a 2-part series on the ins and outs of running for public office. Hear from lawyers who have made the leap and are currently in office, as well as both leaders from the Republican and Democratic parties on what it takes to get the party's nomination. Finally, we will hear from political consultants on messaging and fundraising. Come back this Spring for the second part on the Board of Elections process and campaign financing laws.
 

Agenda:

  • Why Lawyers Should Run for Office
    • Lee Fisher, Dean, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
    • Matt Dolan, Ohio State Senator
    • Betsy Rader, Candidate for Ohio Senate
  • Role of Political Parties 
    • Shontel Brown, Chair, Cuyahoga County Democratic Party 
    • Lisa Stickan, Chair, Cuyahoga County Republican Party 
  • Your Team – What it Takes to Get Elected
    • Jeff Rusnak, R Strategy Group 
    • Jim Trakas, American Online Learning Center

Register Now

Location: 
ZOOM
Event date: 
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Short title: 
The Road to Run: Preparing to Run for Elected Office

New Faculty Profile: Legal Writing Professor Brandon Stump

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New Faculty Profile: Legal Writing Professor Brandon Stump

For Legal Writing Professor Brandon Stump, who joined the CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law faculty in the fall of 2020, legal writing was not always the focus of his ambitions with the written word. After graduating from the West Virginia University College of Law, he worked as a civil rights attorney representing victims of police brutality with Goodman & Hurwitz and later as a research attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals. 

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New Faculty Profile: Professor Christa Laser

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New Faculty Profile: Professor Christa Laser

Professor Christa Laser joined CSU Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in the fall of 2020 as an Assistant Professor of Law after spending nearly a decade in practice at international law firms Kirkland & Ellis LLP and most recently WilmerHale, as a Senior Associate in Intellectual Property Litigation.

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