Business Law Network to Host Winter Conference and CLE

OXFORD, Miss.–The University of Mississippi School of Law’s Business Law Network will host a conference on Friday, February 12, 2016 at the historic Fairview Inn in Jackson, Miss., offering three hours of CLE credit to attendees.  Lynn Fitch, treasurer of the State of Mississippi, will speak on the business law implications of the Treasurer’s Office.

The Business Law Network’s mission is dedicated to connecting students who have an interest in business law with practicing business law attorneys. The Business Law Network is composed of over 50 student members of the University of Mississippi School of Law.

“We are very excited to have the State Treasurer of Mississippi and University of Mississippi School of Law alum Lynn Fitch featured as the keynote speaker for our winter conference,” said Gregory Alston, CEO of the Business Law Network.  “Treasurer Fitch has been a great leader for the state bringing positivity and accountability to the Treasurer’s office and we are looking forward to giving her the opportunity to speak in front of students and attorneys from around Mississippi.”

Marie Cope, clinical professor at the University of Mississippi School of Law, will speak about the roles and responsibilities of advising small business clients. Business Law Newsletter members Marie Wicks and Sam Kapoor will also make presentations during the conference.

Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. There is a $60 fee for CLE credit payable by cash or check at the door, which includes lunch.  Please RSVP to Business Law Network CEO Gregory Alston at umbusinesslaw@olemiss.edu. Past keynote speakers include Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves and Supreme Court Justice Randy Pierce. 

For more information, please visit https://law.olemiss.edu/event/2016-business-law-network-winter-conference-and-cle/