Professional Development News

Summer 2012 Legal Studies Institute in Washington, DC - Opportunities for First- and Second-Year Students

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.)

Details on the program and the online application may be found at:  www.legalstudiesDC.org  Questions may be directed to LSI Coordinator, Stacie Allen, at:  LEGAL@tfas.org

 

 

 

Grossman & Moore seeking 2L Part-time Law Clerk this semester

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:  dvoyles@gminjurylaw.com

 

 

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates

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.

U.S. Air Force JAG - Paid Internships for First- and Second-year Students

The Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps Summer Internship applications for 2Ls and 1Ls is now available on www.usajobs.gov.  The link for the 2L internship, paid at a GS-09, is at http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/306965500 and for the 1L internship, paid at a GS-07, is at http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/307000500.   You may also find the internship announcements at www.usajobs.gov by searching Air Force JAG.  The announcements will be open until 11:59 on Friday, February 10, 2012.

Social Media/Marketing Advanced Degree Intern

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 josh.hartsell@louisville.edu for additional information.

U.S. Air Force JAG - Paid Internships for First- and Second-year students

The Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps Summer Internship applications for 2Ls and 1Ls is now available on www.usajobs.gov.  The link for the 2L internship, paid at a GS-09, is at http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/306965500 and for the 1L internship, paid at a GS-07, is at http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/307000500.   You may also find the internship announcements at www.usajobs.gov by searching Air Force JAG.  The announcements will be open until 11:59 on Friday, February 10, 2012.

Social Media/Marketing Advanced Degree Intern

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 josh.hartsell@louisville.edu for additional information.

Public Service Info Session - Ky. School Mock Trial Competition, National Immigration Justice Center and Teen Court

Don't forget that the Public Service Program is hosting an information session TODAY from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 175.  Billy Stover from the Ky. High School Mock Trial Competition, Becca O'Neill ('09) from the National Immigration Justice Center and Amanda Baker ('11) from the Teen Court project will be on hand to discuss public service opportunities available.

All students are encouraged to attend. If you are third year student still needing to complete your public service requirement, remember the deadline for May graduates is March 26.

Free pizza will be served. See you there!

Public Service Info Session - Ky. School Mock Trial Competition, National Immigration Justice Center and Teen Court

The Public Service Program will be hosting it's next information session on Tuesday, January 17, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 175.

Billy Stover from the Ky. High School Mock Trial Competition, Becca O'Neill ('09) from the National Immigration Justice Center and Amanda Baker ('11) from the Teen Court project will be on hand to discuss public service opportunities available. 

All students are encouraged to attend.  If you are third year student still needing to complete your public service requirement, remember the deadline for May graduates is March 26. 

Free pizza will be served.  See you there!

Franklin S. Yudkin & Associates seeking Law Clerk

Opening for a law student to work in downtown Louisville office; prefer a 2L or 3L; duties would be handling insurance case pleadings while obtaining real world experience

If interested, send cover letter and resume to:  frank@yudkinlaw.com