Professional Development News

U.S. Army JAG Interviews

The U.S. Army JAG will be conducting interviews on campus for interested first- and third-year students.  First-year students may apply for summer intern positions and third-year students may apply for active duty positions.  If you are interested in interviewing with Captain Schlueter, please submit your resume by e-mail to:  dkreh@louisville.edu ASAP. 

 

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLELOUIS D. BRANDEIS SCHOOL OF LAWMILITARY NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY All On-Campus Interviewers are requested to read and agree to a non-discriminationpolicy.  This non-discrimination policy is for military recruiters. In order to conduct job interviews in the law school or to obtain assistance from the Career Services Office, prospective employers must sign a statement of nondiscrimination based on race, color, religion, nationality, gender, disability or sexual orientation.  Federal laws relating to military service preclude representatives of the Armed Forces from signing the nondiscrimination statement in its entirety.  Congress also has enacted a statute, known as the Solomon Amendment, requiring that federal funding  -- including several categories of student loans  -- be terminated at any educational institution that refuses access to military recruiters.  Therefore, the law school grants access to military recruiters who sign the nondiscrimination statement to the extent consistent with federal law.

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity institution.  Pursuant to regulations of the American Bar Association, the Association of American Law Schools and the National Association for Law Placement, the School of Law is committed to providing our students and alumni/ae with the opportunity to obtain employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, nationality, gender, age, disability or sexual orientation.  Our facilities and resources are available only to prospective employers who adhere to this policy.  

1L Mock Interview Program

The 1L Mock Interviews are this Saturday, January 22 at the offices of Frost Brown Todd (400 West Market Street).  The attached document shows the schedule for the interviews.  Please take a look at it and find your interview time.  On Saturday, please arrive early for your interview.  Come up to the 32nd floor of the building and we will direct you to the correct room.  I have also sent out an email with further details, so be sure to check that.  Email Kristie Wetterer (kristie.wetterer@gmail.com) with any questions.  

Career Development Session - Next Steps for 2Ls and 3Ls

Join the Office for Career Services/Public Service for the next career development session for all second and third year students. The session will take place on Wednesday evening, January 19, 2011, from 5:35 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 175. Kathy Urbach, Assistant Dean for Career Services/Public Service, will provide you with timely information to continue your professional career path. Find out what your next steps should be at this point in your law school career. The spring on-campus interview process will also be discussed.  You won't want to miss out on this important session! Pizza and drinks will be served!

First-Year Mock Interview Porgram

The Young Lawyer's Section of the LBA is helping to host a mock interview program for 1Ls. This is a great opportunity for you to practice your interviewing skills with attorneys from the community before the official interviews begin for summer jobs. The program is being held on Saturday, January 22 from 9:00am - 1:00pm at the offices of Frost Brown Todd (400 West Market Street).  Please see the attached flyer.  The interview will take about 30 minutes and you will only need to be there for your scheduled interview time. Breakfast will be provided by Dinsmore & Shohl's Diversity Committee. In order to participate, you must send your resume to Kristie Wetterer at kristie.wetterer@gmail.com by NOON on Tuesday, January 18. Any resumes received after noon will not be allowed to participate. Kristie will post the interview schedule on the Docket on Thursday, January 20 and will also bring a schedule to the 1L classes. The SBA will be selling UofL padfolios on Tuesday (which are great to take with you to the interview with extra copies of your resume included). If you participate, do not forget to write thank you notes to the attorneys that interview you. Email kristie.wetterer@gmail.com with any questions.

Public Service Program Information Session for all Students

The Public Service Program will be presenting two of our public service placements in an information session on Tuesday, January 18, at 12:00 noon in Room 175. Billy Stover will discuss the Kentucky High School Mock Trial Competition and what our students can do to help. Patti Heying will be discussing the volunteer opportunities available at The Kentucky Department Of Public Advocacy. Interested students will have the opportunity to sign up to do their public service at these placements.
Lunch will be provided. We hope to see you there!!

Research Project involving Governmental Immunity

Law student needed for research project involving governmental immunity.  Must be a 2L or 3L student.  For details, go to:  http://www.law.louisville.edu/careers/current-jobs and select Part-time Job No. 10.

Summer 2011 Opportunity in Chicago

Any student seriously interested in working in Chicago this summer should send a resume via email to Dean Urbach by Tuesday, January 18 at noon.  Kathy.Urbach@louisville.edu

Career Services/Public Service Communication Survey

The Office for Career Services/Public Service is trying to determine the most effective and efficient way to communicate with you. We have developed a survey for  students to choose the top three ways they prefer to communicate with our office. The survey will take only one or two minutes to complete. Please click on: www.law.louisville.edu/careers-psp/forms/communication-survey and submit no later than TODAY.  We are gathering this information so that a strategic plan can be implemented in order to better serve you in the future.

Media Law Intern - Deadline January 15th

makespace! media + design lab is seeking an intern to work in the legal department specializing in Media and IP law.  This is a unique opportunity to do some meaningful work in the industry.  For additional details and how to apply, go to:  http://www.law.louisville.edu/careers/current-jobs and select Part-time Job No. 112.

AT&T Summer Legal Internship Opportunity in Atlanta for First-Year Student

AT&T is seeking a first-year student to work as a Summer Legal Intern in the Atlanta, GA office.  For details, go to:  http://www.law.louisville.edu/careers/current-jobs and select Part-time Job No. 6.