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Free ABA Membership for Graduating Seniors

10 hours 54 min ago
pThe American Bar Association is offering all graduating law school students free membership!br /Join now at ambar.org/abagrads and discover the benefits of ABA membership:/pulliThe ABA gives you tips on taking the bar – access the “30 Tips in 30 Minutes Bar Prep” webinar available in January – free for members./liliThe ABA gives you practical tips and resources to help you land your first job – access the ABA’s Free Career Advice Series of webinars and the ABA Career Center Job Board./liliThe ABA helps you navigate the early years of your career – access both the ABA Young Lawyer Division’s and ABA Law Student Division’s vast amount of tools and opportunities for professional and personal success./liliThe ABA helps you transition from law school into your job – access winning advice from lawyers in the “First-Year Lawyers: 30 Tips in 30 Minutes” webinar and tip list – free for members./li/ulpSign up at span style=font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; font-size: 12pta href=http://maestro.abanet.org/trk/click?ref=zpqri74vj_3-2hk5aq7-7-24675x32c013x022amp;uspan style=color: #0000ffambar.org/abagrads/span/u/a/span and let the ABA help you launch a successful career!/p

Bad Weather Policy--Evening Exams

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:26
If the University cancels evening classes during Law School exam weeks or cancels classes beginning at 4:00 p.m., evening final exams are cancelled. The Law School will notify students of the make-up date for any cancelled exam.

WLC Apparel

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:16
Attention: all students who ordered apparel from the Women's Law Caucus. While we were originally told the apparel would be in before Thanksgiving, the apparel company was unable to complete the orders by today. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you. This was completely out of WLC's control. As soon as the orders are ready, we will provide notice and distribute the orders as quickly as possible. Again, sorry for any inconvenience. Good luck with finals!

University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law Travel Mugs

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:24
span style=font-size: 17px; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #10131aThe Student Bar Foundation is selling University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law travel mugs. The proceeds from the mugs will go towards SBF fellowships awarded to students who pursue unpaid law-related public interest work. Past fellowship recipients have worked for Legal Aid, KY Refugee Ministries, the Department of Public Advocacy, the National Center for the Prosecution of Child Abuse, the National Juvenile Justice Network, the Center for Women and Families, and many more organizations. Mugs will be $12 each or 2 for $20. Limited quantities are available. To make sure you get your mug, place your order soon by sending the attached order form to Emily DeVuono at /spana href=mailto:eadevuono@gmail.com style=color: #ad0000; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 17px target=_blankeadevuono@gmail.com/aspan style=font-size: 17px; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #10131a.  Thanks for supporting SBF! /span

Bad Weather Exam Policy

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:40
pIf the University cancels or delays classes during Law School exam weeks the exam schedule will be changed as follows. If classes are cancelled for the day, all exams on that day are cancelled and we will notify all students of the date and time for the make-up.  If classes are delayed until 10:00 a.m., all day exams are postponed one hour.  Exams scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. will start at 10:00 a.m.  Exams scheduled to start at 1:00 p.m. will start at 2:00 p.m.  Exams scheduled to start at 6:00 p.m. are not postponed and will start at 6:00 p.m.  /ppIf the weather prevents you from attending a scheduled exam, notify the Dean on Duty for that exam period, either Dean Duncan 852-6373; Dean DiSanza, 852-8956; or Dean Nowka, 852-6386.  The Dean on Duty schedule is attached. /p

Legal Aid Society Is Hiring Six Student Interns - Deadline Extended

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:22
pThe Legal Aid Society is hiring two law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Employment Opportunity Fellow identify legal solutions to remove barriers for low-income clients seeking employment./ppThey are also hiring four law students to help their Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Legal Fellows provide free civil legal services to veterans. /ppThe students may receive a $1,175 education award as part of his or her internship and are required to perform at least 300 hours of service to complete the internship. This program is administered through a partnership with the Legal Aid Society, Equal Justice Works, and AmeriCorps. /ppThe deadline to apply has been extended to December 15, 2014. Log on to Symplicity for information on how to apply./p

Public Counsel Now Accepting Summer 2015 Clerkship Applications

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:21
pFor law students who want to spend their summer practicing law in one of the country's most prestigious public interest law settings - this opportunity is for you! /ppPublic Counsel, the nation's largest pro bono law firm, is bnow accepting applications from 2L's for its 2015 Summer Clerkship Program. Applications from 1L's will be accepted beginning December 1, 2014/b. For complete information on the summer program, including how to apply for a clerkship, interested students should visit Public Counsel's 2015 Summer Clerkship Application page at a href=http://www.publiccounsel.org/pages/?id=0055 title=http://www.publiccounsel.org/pages/?id=0055http://www.publiccounsel.org/pages/?id=0055/a./ppApplications are reviewed on a rolling basis./ppAny questions regarding the summer program should be directed to Public Counsel Summer Program Coordinator, Sandra Madera, at a href=mailto:smadera@publiccounsel.orgsmadera@publiccounsel.org/a./p

Try-outs for the Criminal Moot Court Team

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:55
pThe Herbert Wechsler National Criminal Moot Court Competition is in Buffalo, New York on March 27-28.  The team will be comprised of two competitors and one alternate.  Try-outs will be held on January 7th from 5:00pm-7:00pm and January 8th from 11:00am-1:00pm.  For the application, students are required to provide a resume and writing sample as attachments to both coaches by emailing them to a href=mailto:julie.helman.maldonado@gmail.comjulie.helman.maldonado@gmail.com/a and a href=mailto:karaglewis@gmail.comkaraglewis@gmail.com/a no later than 3:00pm on 1/05/15.  /ppAdditionally, applicants should review last year's (2014) competition probllem, which can be obtained at a href=http://www.law.buffalo.edu/beyond/competitions/wechsler/problems.html title=http://www.law.buffalo.edu/beyond/competitions/wechsler/problems.htmlhttp://www.law.buffalo.edu/beyond/competitions/wechsler/problems.html/a , and choose one side of the issue, prepare a 10-15 minute argument for the tryout.  Students should be prepared to present their arguments, as well as field questions from the coaches during the argument.  Applicants should also be able to answer questions about their general application, background, interest, etc./ppIf you have any questions about the try-outs please contact Nichole King at nlgawr01@louisville.edu! /p

Moot Court Board Congratulates the Members of the National Moot Court Teams for their Performance this Past Weekend!

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 09:32
pThis weekend two teams traveled to Richmond, Virginia to represent the Brandeis School of Law at the 65th Annual National Moot Court Competition.  The teams consisted of Aaron Riggs and Aaron Williams, and Ryan Nafziger and Brad Schmidt./ppBoth teams competed admirably, with both teams defeating their UK opponents in the opening round to get off to a 1-0 start.  Ryan and Brad were narrowly defeated in their second round by less than a point, and were knocked out on the tiebreaker from advancing to the next round.  Aaron and Aaron stayed undefeated on Friday to qualify for the quarterfinals.  Aaron and Aaron gave a great performance in the quarterfinals on Saturday morning, but the judge's decision went to Wake Forest.  /ppBoth teams did a tremendous job represting the law school.  This marks the fourth consecutive year a team from Brandeis has advanced to at least the quarterfinals round in the Region IV tournament of the National Moot Court Competition.  Please join us in congratulating Aaron, Aaron, Brad and Ryan on thei great performance!  /p

4:00 p.m., Monday, November 24 - Deadline to submit make-up exam request forms

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:42
pspan style=font-size: mediumIf you are planning to take a make-up exam this strongFALL/strong semester, please submit your make-up exam request form to Student Records by ustrong4:00 p.m., Monday, November 24, 2014/strong/u./span/ppspan style=font-size: mediumThe form is attached and there are forms on the wall outside of Rm. 217.  If you have questions, please contact Barbara Thompson in Student Records.br //span/p

University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law Travel Mugs

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:01
span style=font-size: 13pt; font-family: Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #10131aThe Student Bar Foundation is selling University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law travel mugs. The proceeds from the mugs will go towards SBF fellowships awarded to students who pursue unpaid law-related public interest work. Past fellowship recipients have worked for Legal Aid, KY Refugee Ministries, the Department of Public Advocacy, the National Center for the Prosecution of Child Abuse, the National Juvenile Justice Network, the Center for Women and Families, and many more organizations. Mugs will be $12 each or 2 for $20. Limited quantities are available. To make sure you get your mug, place your order soon by sending the attached order form to Emily DeVuono at a href=mailto:eadevuono@gmail.comeadevuono@gmail.com/a.  Thanks for supporting SBF! /span

Kroger Benefits Doctors Lawyers for Kids

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:01
pJust in time for Thanksgiving shopping, Doctors amp; Lawyers for Kids has become a beneficiary of Kroger's Community Rewards Project. With very little effort, a percentage of what you spend at Krogers will be donated to their organization./ppIf you already have a Kroger card, you are halfway there. (Kroger cards are available at all stores in the customer service department). Go to the main Kroger website (a href=http://www.kroger.com title=www.kroger.comwww.kroger.com/a): Community Rewards. You will be prompted to sign in or open an account. Once signed in, you can enroll or update your Community Rewards under your Account Settings./ppUnder Account Settings/Community Rewards, it will prompt you to quot;Find your Organization.quot; Enter the number 90919 or type in quot;Doctors amp; Lawyers for Kidsquot; and search. When their name comes up, choose their organization./p

Public Counsel Now Accepting Summer 2015 Clerkship Applications

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 09:00
pFor law students who want to spend their summer practicing law in one of the country's most prestigious public interest law settings - this opportunity is for you! /ppPublic Counsel, the nation's largest pro bono law firm, is bnow accepting applications from 2L's for its 2015 Summer Clerkship Program. Applications from 1L's will be accepted beginning December 1, 2014./b For complete information on the summer program, including how to apply for a clerkship, interested students should visit Public Counsel's 2015 Summer Clerkship Application page at a href=http://www.publiccounsel.org/pages/?id=0055 title=http://www.publiccounsel.org/pages/?id=0055http://www.publiccounsel.org/pages/?id=0055/a. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis./ppAny questions regarding the summer program should be directed to Public Counsel Summer Program Coordinator, Sandra Madera, at a href=mailto:smadera@publiccounsel.orgsmadera@publiccounsel.org/a./p

TODAY!! Ky. Legislative Research Commission 2015-2016 Graduate Fellows Program

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 08:59
pTeresa Arnold, Deputy Director for Research of the Ky. Legislative Research Commission (quot;LRCquot;), will be at the law school to speak to our students about the 2015-2016 LRC Graduate Fellows Program./ppbWhen: TODAY from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.br /Where: Room 177/b/ppThis program is a full year from May 2015 to April 2016. Fellows must be enrolled and taking classes for both fall and spring semesters of the program. Fellows will work 37.5 hours a week from May 19 through mid-August and approximately 20 hours per week from mid-August through April 15. Fellows will be excused from Thanksgiving through January 5 to concentrate on end of the semester coursework. Fellows will receive a stipend of $13.50 per hour. More information can be found on the attached flyer./ppJosh Collins, an LRC Graduate Fellow, will also be available to speak to the students about his experiences. Contact Jina Scinta for more information.br / /p

U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of TN is hiring a 2015 Summer Law Intern

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:49
pThe U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Tennessee, is hiring a volunteer 2015 Summer Law Intern for the Knoxville, Greeneville and Chattanooga offices.  If you are interested, please log into the Symplicity job database for additional details and how to apply./ppFirst-year students may begin applying on December 1st.  The deadline to apply is January 9, 2015./ppnbsp;/p

New Albany, IN Office of the Attorney General hiring a part-time, volunteer Law Clerk

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 12:11
pThe New Albany, IN Office of the Attorney General Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is hiring a part-time, volunteer Law Clerk.  If you are interested, please log into the Symplicity job database for additional details and how to apply./ppTo view other opportunities at nationwide offices of the Attorney General, go to:  http://a href=http://www.justice.govwww.justice.gov/a and click onquot;Careersquot; and select quot;Interns, Recent Graduates and Fellowsquot;.  /p

Kroger Benefits Doctors Lawyers for Kids

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:12
pJust in time for Thanksgiving shopping, Doctors amp; Lawyers for Kids has become a beneficiary of Kroger's Community Rewards Project. With very little effort, a percentage of what you spend at Krogers will be donated to their organization./ppIf you already have a Kroger card, you are halfway there. (Kroger cards are available at all stores in the customer service department). Go to the main Kroger website (a href=http://www.kroger.com title=www.kroger.comwww.kroger.com/a): Community Rewards. You will be prompted to sign in or open an account. Once signed in, you can enroll or update your Community Rewards under your Account Settings./ppUnder Account Settings/Community Rewards, it will prompt you to quot;Find your Organization.quot; Enter the number 90919 or type in quot;Doctors amp; Lawyers for Kidsquot; and search. When their name comes up, then choose their organization./ppThe more people they have choose Doctors amp; Lawyers for Kids, the larger percentage of the Community Funds they will receive. They will begin getting credit almost immediately and will receive a check from Kroger quarterly. /ppnbsp;/p

Public Counsel Now Accepting Summer 2015 Clerkship Applications

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:11
pFor law students who want to spend their summer practicing law in one of the country's most prestigious public interest law settings - this opportunity is for you! /ppPublic Counsel, the nation's largest pro bono law firm, is bnow accepting applications from 2L's for its 2015 Summer Clerkship Program. Applications from 1L's will be accepted beginning December 1, 2014./b For complete information on the summer program, including how to apply for a clerkship, interested students should visit Public Counsel's 2015 Summer Clerkship Application page at a href=http://www.publiccounsel.org/pages/?id=0055 title=http://www.publiccounsel.org/pages/?id=0055http://www.publiccounsel.org/pages/?id=0055/a. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis./ppAny questions regarding the summer program should be directed to Public Counsel Summer Program Coordinator, Sandra Madera, at a href=mailto:smadera@publiccounsel.orgsmadera@publiccounsel.org/a./p

Ky. Legislative Research Commission 2015-2016 Graduate Fellows Program - Info Session

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:09
pTeresa Arnold, Deputy Director for Research of the Ky. Legislative Research Commission (quot;LRCquot;), will be at the law school to speak to our students about the 2015-2016 LRC Graduate Fellows Program./ppbWhen: Thursday, November 20, 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.br /Where: Room 177/b/ppThis program is a full year from May 2015 to April 2016. Fellows must be enrolled and taking classes for both fall and spring semesters of the program. Fellows will work 37.5 hours a week from May 19 through mid-August and approximately 20 hours per week from mid-August through April 15. Fellows will be excused from Thanksgiving through January 5 to concentrate on end of the semester coursework. Fellows will receive a stipend of $13.50 per hour. More information can be found on the attached flyer./ppJosh Collins, an LRC Graduate Fellow, will also be available to speak to the students about his experiences. Contact Jina Scinta for more information./ppnbsp;/ppnbsp;/p

Therapy Dogs Visit Law School Today!

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:47
Therapy Dogs from Pawsibilities Unleashed will be visiting the law school today from 11am-5pm.  They will be in the lobby outside the Office of Professional Development.  Come visit these adorable dogs for some much needed relaxation before finals!