Professional Development News
This is a reminder that the deadline for third year students to complete and turn in all necessary public service paperwork is MONDAY, MARCH 26. There will be no exceptions or excuses. If you are a third year student who has not signed up for their public service, please do so ASAP. Many of our placements fill up quickly so you may not be able to do your public service at your preferred choice. Please remember that you must sign up with the public service office BEFORE starting your project by completing a Reservation Form.
If you are a third year student who has signed up for, but has not completed your 30-hour requirement or if you have not signed up at all, you can expect to receive periodic e-mail reminders from Jina Scinta.
If you have any questions, please contact Jina Scinta at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to putting information in the Daily Docket about openings for part-time, summer and full-time opportunities, the Office of Professional Development posts positions in Symplicity. Go to: https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students and click on "Jobs & Resume Collection".
Grossman & Moore, a personal injury law firm, is seeking a second-year student to work 12-15 hours a week during the Spring semester. Student should be in the top 1/3 of their class. There is the potential for a student to work full-time over the summer.If interested in applying, send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Ms. Donna Voyles, Grossman & Moore, PLLC, One Riverfront Plaza, 401 W. Main Street, Ste. 1810, Louisville, KY 40202 or e-mail: email@example.com
In addition, every year over 1,800 volunteer legal interns serve in DOJ components and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices throughout the country. If you are interested in a DOJ volunteer internship, please review the many opportunities featured at www.justice.gov/careers/legal/volunteer-intern.html
Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, Inc. (AppalReD Legal Aid) is seeking law clerks for the Summer of 2012 in its nine area offices to assist attorneys in all phases of client representation and program work. STUDENTS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN FUNDING, although work study and similar arrangements with a sponsoring institution will be considered. Some funds are available to assist with travel. Applications will also be accepted for those without funding upon submission of a hardship request with an explanation of their financial need.
Offices are in Barbourville, Columbia, Harlan, Hazard, Jackson, Pikeville, Prestonsburg, Richmond and Somerset.
Interested applicants should apply to Lorie Elam, Deputy Director, Appalchian Research and Defense Fund of KY, Inc., 120 N. Front Ave., Prestonsburg, KY 41653 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Applicants should send resume, writing sample, and a list of references along with a statement regarding the applicant's ability to provide funding for themself. If you have questions, call Lorie Elam at (606)886-9876, ext. 1230.
Summer 2012 Legal Studies Institute in Washington, DC - Opportunities for First- and Second-Year StudentsPosted January 20th, 2012 by Debra K. Reh
The Fund for American Studies is sponsoring The Legal Studies Institute in Washington, DC for Summer 2012. The Institute provides the opportunity for first- and second-year law students to gain a first-hand look at the American legal system through guaranteed legal internships, a 3-credit constitutional law course, guest speakers and briefings, and professional development activities.
Students are encouraged to apply by the early deadline of February 10, 2012 to receive priority admissions consideration and a 5% discount on their tuition balance. (75% of students receive scholarship awards based on financial need and merit.)
Grossman & Moore, a personal injury law firm, is seeking a second-year student to work 12-15 hours a week during the Spring semester. Student should be in the top 1/3 of their class. There is the potential for a student to work full-time over the summer.
If interested in applying, send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Ms. Donna Voyles, Grossman & Moore, PLLC, One Riverfront Plaza, 401 W. Main Street, Ste. 1810, Louisville, KY 40202 or e-mail: email@example.com
Attached please find the following Handbook revisions. The website and pdf have been updated.
Administrative Conference of the United State, Legal Internships (1L, 2L, 3L) – New contact.
Dept. of the Air Force, OGC, Summer Law Clerk Program (1L, 2L) – Deadline of Feb. 10th established, along with announcement number.
EPA, Region 6 (Dallas), Summer Intern Honors Program (1L, 2L) – Deadline of Feb. 10th established.
Office of Government Ethics, Legal Intern Program (2L) – Deadline of Feb. 3rd established.
SEC, Law Student Observer Program (2L, 3L, LLM) – Fall 2012 deadline of Mar. 23rd established.
Also, separate application instructions now identified for New York and DC offices.
Large corporate office is looking for a Social Media/Marketing Advanced Degree Intern. This position is ideal for candidates seeking a dual JD/MBA degree, law students with a business/marketing background, or for law students seeking non-legal post-graduation employment in a business or corporate setting.
Responsibilities include: Website traffic analysis, SEO maximization, social media tracking, database/list management, and minor content creation. There is negligible legal work involved in this internship, so it is not recommended for students seeking practical legal experience such as legal research, memo/brief writing, or courtroom experience.
Competitive applications will emphasize multiple social media platform awareness, data analysis ability, and working familiarity with Excel. This internship is a paid year-long position of 40 hours per week in the summer and 20 hours per week during the semester.
If interested, contact Josh Hartsell at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.