Professional Development News

Alternatives to Practicing Law - Tuesday, September 27th at 12:15 p.m. in room 175

Please join the Young Lawyers Section of the Kentucky Bar Association in partnership with Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company of Kentucky for Alternatives to Practicing Law.  The program will begin at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27th in room 175.

This will be a discussion on possible alternative careers for lawyers.  Panelists will discuss their career paths, which include both non-traditional legal jobs and non-legal jobs, and how to create and implement an alternative career job search plan.

Panelists include Ashley Blacketer, Founding Partner of Barrister Capital Group, LLC, a Louisville-based provider of Litigation Funding Services); Brandon Coan, Policy Analyst for the Mayor of Louisville; Karen Eberle, Administrator with Sullivan University’s Paralegal Program; Jennifer Frazier, State Law Librarian; Stephanie Renner, Senior Vice President, Head of Compliance and Administration for American Founders Bank; and Susan Reale, Westlaw.

Food will be served outside of room 175.
Please RSVP to Lori Alvey at:  lalvey@kybar.org if you plan on attending.
   

Summer 2012 Fellowship Opportunities - The Indian Law Resource Center

For information about the Indian Law Resource Center, visit:  www.indianlaw.org

Several fellowship and clerkship opportunities in the Montana and DC offices are available.

If interested, view the attachment.

U.S. Marine Corps JAG Information Session, Thursday, September 22nd, at Noon in room 171

If you are interested in opportunities with the U.S. Marine Corps JAG, please attend the Information Session at Noon, Thursday, September 22nd, in room 171.

 

 

Summer Union Intern Program co-sponsored by the Kentucky Labor Institute and participating unions

The purpose of this program is to promote among union members, and especially younger members, a positive understanding of the essential role unions play in today's society.  It will also offer interns the opportunity to have a first-hand experience of the actual functioning of a modern union.  The internship will also serve to both educate and train future youthful union leadership.  (The internship is open to all college students, not only law students.)

A stipend of $2,000 will be paid to students for their work over the summer.

For additional details and how to apply, see attachment.

Law Student Union Summer Internship

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations is sponsoring a unique and exciting 10-week internship for law students that combines front-line labor-related public interest legal work with grassroots organizing in real, ongoing campaigns by AFL-CIO affiliated unions throughout the country.

Interns work on-site, at locations throughout the country (NOT in Washington, DC).  The weekly stipend is $600 and transportation and housing are provided.  Interns are supervised by attorneys and union organizers.  The 10-week program starts May 29, 2012 and runs through August 3, 2012.

If you are interested, additional information is attached.

 

Office of General Counsel Legal Honors Program 2012-2013 - U.S. Dept. of HUD

If you are a third-year student who will receive a JD by June 30, 2012 and are interested in opportunties with the Office of General Counsel Legal Honors Program - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, please stop by the Professional Development Library, room 186, and pick up a brochure and application.  The deadline to apply is October 28, 2011.

 

 

Opportunities for Students

Students, 

Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC, a quickly growing ten-attorney firm located in downtown Louisville, is seeking two to three intelligent and quick-thinking law clerks on a temporary basis to assist in trial preparation for three large personal injury cases. Candidates must have completed a course in Evidence and possess strong writing skills. Because of the proximity of the trials, candidates must be available to start immediately and stay on through approximately mid-November. The position will be for 15-20 hours per week. Interested law students may send their resumes (including current GPA’s), cover letter and a writing sample to bccnlaw@gmail.com

There is a 2012 Summer Associate position for second-year students in Cincinnati, OH with Katz, Teller, Brant & Hild.  For details, view Jobs and Resume Collection on Symplicity.

World Trade Center Kentucky - seeking student to take Board Meeting Minutes

This would be a great opportunity for a law student to network with local companies.

 

Duties:  attend quarterly Board of Directors meetings for the WTCKY with the sole task to take Board minutes.  Board minutes would be due no later than one week after each meeting and will be reviewed by both the Chair and the President with changes made as needed.

 

Time - five hours per meeting (meetings held every quarter) including revisions; approximately 20 hours per year


Location - the meetings alternate between Louisville and Lexington to accommodate a board which is from both cities; the KY World Trade Center is willing to arrange for the individual selected for the job to drive with the staff for each meeting in Lexington

 

For details, go to Symplicity and click on "Jobs & Resume Collection."

 

U.S. Army JAG On Campus Interview Signup

Students,

If you are interested in interviewing with Captain Kalin Schlueter, Trial Counsel & Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, on Tuesday, October 4th, please sign up through Symplicity(Session 3) by Tuesday, September 20th.  Summer Legal Internships are available for second-year students and Judge Advocate General positions are available for students upon graduation.  Interviews are scheduled for Tuesday, October 4th.

U.S. Marine Corps JAG Information Session - Thursday, September 22nd at Noon in Room 171

If you are interested in learning about opportunities with the U.S. Marine Corps JAG, please attend this Information Session on Thursday, September 22nd at Noon in room 171.  Captain Michael Masters will be conducting the session.