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The Office of Government Ethics seeks highly qualified law students to participate in a Spring semester externship program in Washington, D.C. to work with attorneys in support of the Office of Government Ethic’s mission. This may include aiding attorneys in: providing oral and written advice to senior agency ethics officials and ethics counselors throughout the executive branch on a wide variety of topics of interest to the ethics community; preparing memorandum on policy and advisory opinions; making presentations to Federal agencies and other organizations; working with the White House and executive branch agencies in reviewing candidates for positions requiring Senate confirmation; drafting legislation and regulations, formulating ethics and conflict of interest policy for the executive branch; and assisting the
Public Service Program Information Session - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and the Kentucky Department of Public AdvocacyPosted November 3rd, 2011 by Jina A. Scinta
The Office of Professional Development will be hosting an information session for all students on Tuesday, November 8, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 075.
Representatives from the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance ("VITA") program and the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy will be speaking to our students about public service opportunities available at their placements.
The VITA program is an income tax assistance program where law students assist low income individuals with their tax returns during tax season. Students will receive training in January and then participate in tax clinics at various locations around the city helping lower income individuals with their taxes. This is a great opportunity for any student who still needs to fulfill their public service requirement.
Pizza and drinks will be provided. See you there!
Drum roll please... Lawlapalooza 2011: I Rocked the Law yielded over $4,181.25 from ticket sales, t-shirt sales, and band tips! This tally does not include band registrations and sponsors. The funds will be used to support the Ellen B. Ewing Fund.
Battle of the Bands Winners:
- 1st Place: Doug Kiel & Tyler Korus
This is a reminder that the Office of Professional Development will be meeting with the first year students TODAY from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in Room 275. Dean Urbach will be giving helpful information regarding your resume, cover letters and interview skills. You won't want to miss this opportunity. Pizza and drinks will be served.
This is also a reminder that if you are interested in participating in the week-long projects lottery, please e-mail Jina Scinta by 3:00 P.M. TODAY. Her e-mail address is email@example.com.