Professional Development News

Fall 2014 Hiring Season - Session 1 On Campus Interviews (OCI) bidding opens Friday, July 18th

 SESSION 1

Student bidding:                  July 18-July 27
Employer selections:           July 28-August 1
Interviewing dates:              August 7-August 22


Since students may begin applying for OCI employers on July 18th, now is the time to start preparing if you plan to participate in fall on campus recruiting.  Keep in mind that the application period remains open from July 18th - 27th and employers will begin interviewing at the law school on August 7th.  

 
To look at Session 1 employers on Symplicity, log onto the system and click the OCI tab on the top of the home page.  Select "Fall 2014 – Session 1" and scroll down until you see a list of employers, then Review.  The list of employers for interviewing in Session 1 includes: Dinsmore & Shohl; Wyatt Tarrant & Combs; Stites & Harbison; Golden and Walters; Reminger Co., LPA; Stoll Keenon Ogden; Dressman Benzinger LaVelle PSC; Bingham Greenebaum Doll; Frost Brown Todd; and Phillips Parker Orberson and Arnett. Please review the hiring information and requirements for each employer to see if you are eligible to apply.

Employers will continue to be added to Session 1 through July 18th so continue to monitor Symplicity for updates.  Bidding for Session 2 OCI begins on August 1st.  More information will be released as the date nears.

Contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu, Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu or Ms. Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu if you have questions about fall recruiting or would like assistance with editing your application materials.

Don’t forget to add your summer experience to your resume and update all pertinent information.  If you drafted anything for an employer, now is a good time to see if they will allow you to use it as a writing sample.  Check with your supervising attorney to see if information needs to be redacted.

Attorney General’s Office, Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit Needs Student Assistance

The Attorney General's Office - Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit needs a student to research case law and other resource material for the state's Elder Abuse Prevention Manual which will be provided to law enforcement agencies, County Attorney's, Commonwealth Attorney's, and service providers. The manual focuses on recognizing elder abuse and prosecuting elder abuse cases. The research can be done from home.

Hours worked will count toward the public service requirement. If you are interested in this project, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu for more information.

Attorney General’s Office, Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit Needs Student Assistance

The Attorney General's Office - Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Control Unit needs a student to research case law and other resource material for the state's Elder Abuse Prevention Manual which will be provided to law enforcement agencies, County Attorney's, Commonwealth Attorney's, and service providers. The manual focuses on recognizing elder abuse and prosecuting elder abuse cases.

Hours worked will count toward the public service requirement.  If you are interested in this project, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu for more information. 

Tri-State Diversity Recruiting Program - Saturday, August 16, 2014

If you are interested in attending the Tri-State Diversity Recruiting Program sponsored by Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP in Louisville, KY, please review the attached flyer with the list of past participating employers.  A student registration form is also attached and the registration deadline is Tuesday, August 5, 2014.  This is an opportunity for diversity students to interview with many different employers at the Galt House in Louisville, KY.

Rising 2L and 3L students are eligible to register.  If you have questions, please contact Debra Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu 

 

Are You Interested in Immigration Law? Students are Needed for National Immigrant Justice Center Know Your Rights Presentation

This public service opportunity is ideal for students and local community volunteers interested in immigration law. Professor Trucios-Haynes leads a team of volunteers on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail where immigration detainees are held in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) bureau of the Department of Homeland Security. Trained students, with the supervision of Prof. Trucios-Haynes, conducts "Know Your Rights" presentations to approximately 200+ detainees during each visit, and conducts individual in-take interviews of each detainee.

 On Thursday, June 26, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 171, Prof. Trucios-Haynes will hold a training here at the law school to train students to go on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail to conduct "Know Your Rights" presentations to detainees. The next jail visit will be on Friday, June 27.

Students interested in attending the training on June 26 and/or going on the jail visit on June 27, should email Prof. Trucios-Haynes directly by no later than Tuesday, June 17. Her email is ethaynes@louisville.edu. When notifying Prof. Trucios-Haynes, please let her know if you speak a second language, although it is not necessary.

Students whose schedules do not allow them to visit the jail on Fridays can still take the training. All students are welcome. Once you have been trained you can attend a Friday visit when you are available. A more detailed description of this project is attached, along with some compelling stories giving examples of some cases that have gone through the Boone County Jail. More stories can also be found at: http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter.

If you are a student who has already been trained and would like to attend the Friday visit on June 27, please e-mail Prof. Trucios-Haynes by June 17, as well, so she can add your name to the list.

Students will receive public service credit for the training and site visits. Students will also be able to count their travel time to and from the Boone County Jail. Interested students should see Jina Scinta to obtain a Reservation Form to sign up to receive public service credit. You can also e-mail her at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

Are You Interested in Immigration Law? Students are Needed for National Immigrant Justice Center Know Your Rights Presentation

This public service opportunity is ideal for students and local community volunteers interested in immigration law. Professor Trucios-Haynes leads a team of volunteers on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail where immigration detainees are held in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) bureau of the Department of Homeland Security. Trained students, with the supervision of Prof. Trucios-Haynes, conducts "Know Your Rights" presentations to approximately 200+ detainees during each visit, and conducts individual in-take interviews of each detainee.

On Thursday, June 26, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 171, Prof. Trucios-Haynes will hold a training here at the law school to train students to go on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail to conduct "Know Your Rights" presentations to detainees. The next jail visit will be on Friday, June 27.

Students interested in attending the training on June 26 and/or going on the jail visit on June 27, should email Prof. Trucios-Haynes directly by no later than Tuesday, June 17. Her email is ethaynes@louisville.edu. When notifying Prof. Trucios-Haynes, please let her know if you speak a second language, although it is not necessary.

Students whose schedules do not allow them to visit the jail on Fridays can still take the training. All students are welcome. Once you have been trained you can attend a Friday visit when you are available. A more detailed description of this project is attached, along with some compelling stories giving examples of some cases that have gone through the Boone County Jail. More stories can also be found at: http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter.

If you are a student who has already been trained and would like to attend the Friday visit on June 27, please e-mail Prof. Trucios-Haynes by June 17, as well, so she can add your name to the list.

Students will receive public service credit for the training and site visits. Students will also be able to count their travel time to and from the Boone County Jail. Interested students should see Jina Scinta to obtain a Reservation Form to sign up to receive public service credit. You can also e-mail her at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

Immediate need for Law Clerk

A local Plaintiff's Personal Injury firm has an immediate need for a summer law clerk to continue during the academic semester.

If interested, log into Symplicity for details. 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN IMMIGRATION LAW? STUDENTS ARE NEEDED FOR NATIONAL IMMIGRANT JUSTICE CENTER KNOW YOUR RIGHTS PRESENTATION

This public service opportunity is ideal for students and local community volunteers interested in immigration law. Professor Trucios-Haynes leads a team of volunteers on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail where immigration detainees are held in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) bureau of the Department of Homeland Security. Trained students, with the supervision of Prof. Trucios-Haynes, conducts "Know Your Rights" presentations to approximately 200+ detainees during each visit, and conducts individual in-take interviews of each detainee.

On Thursday, June 26, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 171, Prof. Trucios-Haynes will hold a training here at the law school to train students to go on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail to conduct "Know Your Rights" presentations to detainees. The next jail visit will be on Friday, June 27.

Students interested in attending the training on June 26 and/or going on the jail visit on June 27, should email Prof. Trucios-Haynes directly by no later than Tuesday, June 17. Her email is ethaynes@louisville.edu. When notifying Prof. Trucios-Haynes, please let her know if you speak a second language, although it is not necessary.

Students whose schedules do not allow them to visit the jail on Fridays can still take the training. All students are welcome. Once you have been trained you can attend a Friday visit when you are available. A more detailed description of this project is attached, along with some compelling stories giving examples of some cases that have gone through the Boone County Jail. More stories can also be found at: http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter.

If you are a student who has already been trained and would like to attend the Friday visit on June 27, please e-mail Prof. Trucios-Haynes by June 17, as well, so she can add your name to the list.

Students will receive public service credit for the training and site visits. Students will also be able to count their travel time to and from the Boone County Jail. Interested students should see Jina Scinta to obtain a Reservation Form to sign up to receive public service credit. You can also e-mail her at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN IMMIGRATION LAW? STUDENTS ARE NEEDED FOR NATIONAL IMMIGRANT JUSTICE CENTER KNOW YOUR RIGHTS PRESENTATION

This public service opportunity is ideal for students and local community volunteers interested in immigration law. Professor Trucios-Haynes leads a team of volunteers on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail where immigration detainees are held in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) bureau of the Department of Homeland Security. Trained students, with the supervision of Prof. Trucios-Haynes, conducts "Know Your Rights" presentations to approximately 200+ detainees during each visit, and conducts individual in-take interviews of each detainee.

On Thursday, June 26, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 171, Prof. Trucios-Haynes will hold a training here at the law school to train students to go on monthly visits to the Boone County Jail to conduct "Know Your Rights" presentations to detainees. The next jail visit will be on Friday, June 27.

Students interested in attending the training on June 26 and/or going on the jail visit on June 27, should email Prof. Trucios-Haynes directly by no later than Tuesday, June 17. Her email is ethaynes@louisville.edu. When notifying Prof. Trucios-Haynes, please let her know if you speak a second language, although it is not necessary.

Students whose schedules do not allow them to visit the jail on Fridays can still take the training. All students are welcome. Once you have been trained you can attend a Friday visit when you are available. A more detailed description of this project is attached, along with some compelling stories giving examples of some cases that have gone through the Boone County Jail. More stories can also be found at: http://www.immigrantjustice.org/tags/these-lives-matter.

If you are a student who has already been trained and would like to attend the Friday visit on June 27, please e-mail Prof. Trucios-Haynes by June 17, as well, so she can add your name to the list.

Students will receive public service credit for the training and site visits. Students will also be able to count their travel time to and from the Boone County Jail. Interested students should see Jina Scinta to obtain a Reservation Form to sign up to receive public service credit. You can also e-mail her at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

Registration open for the Indianapolis Diversity Job Fair - August 21 & 22, 2014

The Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair is an opportunity for rising full-time 2L and rising part-time 2L/3L students to obtain summer associate or law clerk positions for Summer 2015 in Indianapolis. (Students who will be graduating by May 2015 are not eligible.) The attached list of participating employers includes not only law firms that will be interviewing at the job fair, but the Indianapolis Prosecutor’s Office, the Public Defender’s Office, a Public Interest organization, the Indiana Attorney General and several judges in U.S. District Court.  The Diversity Fair seeks students who represent all aspects of diversity.  Funding for expenses to attend the IBA Diversity Job Fair are available through the Office of Professional Development.  If you have questions or need assistance, contact Debra Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu or 852.6368.  The deadline to register is July 19th.

The Indianapolis Job Fair is proud of it results:

· Annually 20 percent of interviewing students receive and accept job offers (39 offers were made to 75 participating students in 2013)
 · 28 firm, government, court and corporate legal employers conducted 400 interviews at this one day event
 · A $2,500 scholarship is awarded to an interviewing student!
 · Students have an opportunity to meet employers through a reception, interviews and lunch
 · A student workshop and a one-on-one resume review are offered to all interviewing students