Barbara Thompson will be out of the office from Friday, June 27 until Tuesday, July 8. Students who need assistance should contact Assistant Dean Keith Sealing at (502) 852-5603 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students requesting their class rank, should e-mail Assistant Dean Sealing with their louisville.edu address requesting class rank.
The LBA's 17th Annual Golf Scramble is scheduled for August 11, 2008, at Standard Country Club. The event raises funds for three important groups:
LBA Diversity Scholarship
For more information about sponsoring the program or to register a foursome, please download the pdfs below.
Professor James T.R. Jones presented "Severe Mental Illness, Stigma, and the Value of Treatment" for the Psychopathology class of the Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville, June 4, 2008.
The May 2008 Women Lawyer's Association's annual legal ethics seminar was presented by Professor Grace M. Giesel. Her presentation was titled "Recent Developments in Legal Ethics: Mass Tort Settlements, Metadata and Other Topics."
In addition to their regular duties, a number of law school faculty provide CLE presentations to the bar at the Louisville Bar Association. The following presentations were given during the first six months of 2008:
"Obtaining Racial Diversity in Our Schools without Using Race-Two Steps Forward, or Ten Steps Back" by Professor Cedric M. Powell was presented on February 28, 2008.
"Using the Internet to Locate Legal Information" by Professor Will Hilyerd was presented on May 12, 2008.
"Annual Spring Ethics CLE" was presented by Professor Grace Giesel on May 16, 2008.
"Decoding the Kentucky Constitution" will be presented by Professor Kurt Metzmeier on June 30, 2008.
Professor Jim Jones' paper entitled, "Severe Mental Illness in the Academy: A Secret Revealed" was listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Health Law Journals during April 2008.
Professor Lisa Nicholson spoke as part of a panel on "Holding Lawyers Accountable for Client Behavior" on May 29 at the ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibility. She was cited in the June 11, 2008, report.
Dean Jim Chen spoke to the Isaac Shelby Chapter of the University of Louisville Alumni Association on May 31. The event was picked up in the June 4, 2008, Shelbyville, Ky., newspaper, Sentinel-News.
In addition, Dean Chen has written a chapter entitled "Telecommunications Mergers," which will be included in Competition Policy and Merger Analysis in Deregulated and Newly Competitive Industries at pp. 52-83 (Peter Carstensen & Susan Beth Farmer eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, forthcoming 2008).
The 25th Annual Warns Labor & Employment Law Institute was held May 29 and 30. The conference was coordinated by professors Ed Render, Laura Rothstein and Mark Rothstein. UofL Law professor Ariana Levinson spoke at the conference.
Professor Laura Rothstein also spoke at the University of Cincinnati College of Law's April 14, 2008 program, Education Law Stories: The People and Principles Behind Education's Most Contentious Legal Controversies.
Lawlapalooza, the Louisville legal community's annual battle of the bands, will be held Thursday, October 2, 2008, at the Phoenix Hill Tavern. This fun-filled evening of music benefits the Judge Ellen B. Ewing Foundation, which provides summer fellowships for University of Louisville law students to work in the areas of family law, domestic violence and spouse abuse, and HIV/AIDS.
General admission tickets go on sale August 1 for $20 ($25 at the door) and may be purchased online at www.law.louisville.edu/lawlapalooza. Every purchase isn't just a ticket to a great time. It's a tax-deductible donation to the Judge Ellen B. Ewing Foundation!
To compete, each band must have at least one member who is an attorney or law student. In previous years, bands have run the gamut of musical styles: from Irish folk, to rock and roll, to Klezmer. All interested, or even curious, bands and musicians should check out this page for detailed information and exciting new features.
For more information about Lawlapalooza Tour 2008:
The Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville is seeking an experienced professional to serve as its Assistant Dean for Admissions. The candidate will direct the daily operations of the law school's student Admissions Recruiting Office; develop and implement recruitment strategies; coordinate with the Faculty Admissions Committee; represent the school at regional and state recruitment forums; oversee the Harlan Scholars program and facilitate the professional growth of reporting staff personnel. The Assistant Dean will also coordinate scholarship awards with the Chair of the Admissions Committee, and serve as a liaison with the University's Financial Aid Office.
The Brandeis School of Law is part of a dynamic urban university and admits an entering class of approximately 140 students each year. It is committed to maintaining a diverse student body and providing an educational experience focused on public service, interdisciplinary study, and public policy development.
The position requires a Juris Doctor degree and three years of related experience. Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the educational requirements. Candidate must have previous experience in law school admissions or related work. Position requires regional and statewide travel. Review of applications will begin immediately as they are received. Salary $54,150 plus outstanding benefits.
The application process will begin June 15 and conclude July 6. To apply, visit the university's HR site: http://louisville.edu/jobs/ and select View/apply for Staff Positions.
The University of Louisville's Brandeis School of Law welcomes new Assistant Dean for Career Services and the Public Service Program Kathy Urbach. In this role, Urbach will assist students in obtaining part-time positions while in school and full-time legal employment upon graduation; she will also direct the Law School's Samuel L. Greenebaum Public Service Program. Urbach will join the law school on July 7, 2008.
Urbach is a Louisville native. She received her juris doctor from Georgia State University in 1991. She has experience in nonprofit management, legal services, and career and public service programs at law schools in Florida. Between 1998 and 2003, Urbach was at the University of Florida's Levin College of Law. During her tenure there, she served as Director and Assistant Director of the Public Service and Pro Bono Programs and as Assistant Dean of Career Services. Most recently, she worked as a career counselor for Florida Coastal School of Law.