Professional Development News

U.S. Navy JAG Information Session - TODAY, Thursday, September 13th at 1:00, room 175

Lt. Jesse Adams of the U.S. Navy JAG will be conducting an Information Session for all interested students TODAY at 1:00 p.m. in room 175.  Pizza will be provided. 

Are You Passionate About Animal Rights?

You don't have to be an Animal Rights attorney to help animals. Animal issues come up in the everyday practice of Law, from Criminal Law to Family Law. Please join us TODAY from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 175 and hear Josh Schneider, an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, and Laurel Doheny, a partner in a firm handling Family Law cases, as they speak about their experiences with animal issues. The panel will be moderated by Rexéna Napier, a 2010 graduate. Lunch will be provided. Bios of the speakers is attached.  We hope you can join us.

Are You Passionate About Animal Rights?

You don't have to be an Animal Rights attorney to help animals. Animal issues come up in the everyday practice of Law, from Criminal Law to Family Law. On Thursday, September 13th at 12 pm in Room 175, please join Josh Schneider, an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, and Laurel Doheny, a partner in a firm handling Family Law cases, as they speak about their experiences with animal issues. The panel will be moderated by Rexéna Napier, a 2010 graduate. Lunch will be provided. Bios of the speakers is attached.

U.S. Navy JAG Information Session - Thursday, September 13th at 1:00, room 175

Lt. Jesse Adams of the U.S. Navy JAG will be conducting an Information Session for all interested students at 1:00 p.m. in room 175.  Pizza will be provided.  Thanks.

 

Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman seeking Second-Year Student

Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman is seeking a second-year student to work in their Louisville office.  If you are interested, please apply through Symplicity.

Churchill Downs seeking Second-Year Student for Paid Intern Position

Churchill Downs is seeking a second-year paid intern to begin in the Spring semester.  To view the job description and how to apply, go to Symplicity.

Owensboro Law Firm seeking May 2013 Graduate

Sullivan, Mountjoy, Stainback & Miller is an Owensboro, Kentucky, law firm that provides quality legal services in numerous areas of practice, including civil litigation, business and corporate law, tax, trusts and estates, bankruptcy and banking law, real estate and mineral law, utility and administrative law, and insurance defense in the areas of premises liability, auto liability, medical malpractice, and general tort liability.

The firm is seeking a May 2013 graduate for an associate position.  If you are interested, please apply in Symplicity through Friday, September 14th.  For Session, please select Fall 2012 Sullivan Mountjoy.

Application extended for Internal Revenue Service on Symplicity

The Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel is accepting applications from second- and third-year students through Friday, September 14th.  If you are interested in either the Honors or the Summer Legal Program, please apply in Symplicity.  

Animal Rights Law Information Session - Thursday, Sept. 13, Noon - room 175

You don't have to be an Animal Rights attorney to help animals. Animal issues come up in the everyday practice of Law, from Criminal Law to Family Law.  On Thursday, September 13th at 12 pm in room 175, please join Josh Schneider, an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, and Laurel Doheny, a partner in a firm handling Family Law cases, as they speak about their experiences with animal issues. The panel will be moderated by Rexéna Napier, a 2010 graduate.  Lunch will be provided.   (See attached bios of speakers.)

Introducing GPS for Law Students

Introducing GPS for Law Students

Many of you may feel lost or are not sure where your final destination will be.  The Office of Professional Development is here to guide you and get you headed in the right direction.  You may be asking yourself, “What tool do I need to achieve this?”    Never fear; with GPS, you can chart your course and navigate your way to a successful career.

Geography – Where do you want to work after graduation?  If the answer is in Louisville, focus on Louisville and establish a plan for obtaining volunteer or paid work your first summer.  Build on your experience and work for another local employer the following summer.

Practice Area – What type of work do you want to do?  Examples include all areas of law, policy analysis, risk assessment, legal editing, development (fundraising), teaching, ethics advising, lobbying and more.

Setting – What kind of organization or workplace do you want to be in?  Examples include a law firm, a non-profit, the government at every level, a publishing company, a hospital, a school, a business and more.