Professional Development News

Kathy Urbach to Conduct Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment

Have you taken the Myers-Briggs type indicator assessment? Do you know your Myers-Briggs type? The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment is a psychometric questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions.

Former Assistant Dean for the Office of Professional Development, Kathy Urbach, has been conducting the Myers-Briggs assessments for several years. She will be at the law school on Thursday, February 27, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in Room 177 to conduct the MBTI assessment for our students. The assessment is fun and can be quite eye-opening.

Space is limited; therefore, we are asking students to RSVP if they plan to attend. Please RSVP by Thursday, February 20 to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu. Please indicate your type, if you know it, when you RSVP. Lunch will be provided.

Kathy Urbach to Conduct Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment

Have you taken the Myers-Briggs type indicator assessment?  Do you know your Myers-Briggs type?  The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assessment is a psychometric questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions.

Former Assistant Dean for the Office of Professional Development, Kathy Urbach, has been conducting the Myers-Briggs assessments for several years.  She will be at the law school on Thursday, February 27, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in Room 177 to conduct the MBTI assessment for our students.  The assessment is fun and can be quite eye-opening.

Space is limited; therefore, we are asking students to RSVP if they plan to attend.  Please RSVP by Thursday, February 20 to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu. Please indicate your type, if you know it, when you RSVP.  Lunch will be provided. 

CORRECTION - Spring 2014 On Campus Interview Session 2 Deadline Extended

The deadline for Spring 2014 On Campus Interview Session 2 has been extended to Monday, (not Friday) February 10 at Noon.

 

TODAY!! Judge Daniel Moore to Speak at Public Service Information Session

Plan to attend a Public Service Information Session TODAY from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in Room 175. Judge Daniel Moore from the Clark County (IN) Circuit Court will be speaking to students about the Clark County Self-Help Center, along with other opportunities. A description of the self-help center is attached.

A representative from the SBF will be also speaking about fellowships and the types of students/jobs they will be awarded to.

Pizza will be served.

The Aguiar Law Office seeking 2L Law Clerk

The Aguiar Law Office, a 9 attorney personal injury firm in Louisville, is seeking a second year law student to work part time this semester (flexible schedule with school) and full time in the summer.  Practice areas are Personal  Injury, Wrongful Death and Workers' Compensation.  The Aguiar Law Office was opened in 2010 and has rapidly grown to over 30 employees.  The firm is located in Butchertown and has a casual dress code.

For information on how to apply for this position and additional job listings, log onto Symplicity.  If you need help resetting your Symplicity user name or password, contact the Office of Professional Development.

ACLU Hiring a Summer Intern (Louisville Office) - Deadline is Feb. 6th

The ACLU of Kentucky has extended the deadline for its summer intern program until Thursday, February 6th, due to a low response from UofL students. The ACLU is seeking a 2L to work as its Summer 2014 Intern in Louisville. Although the ACLU cannot pay, a UofL student may apply for one of three public interest fellowship grants ($3000 each) available through the Office of Professional Development, apply for SBF funding, or may apply for externship credits if offered the internship with the ACLU. Questions about the fellowship grants may be directed to Dean Hajek and questions about the externship credits may be directed to Professor Trucios-Haynes or Professor Jordan.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky’s Student Legal Program gives law students who have completed their second year of law school the opportunity to work with the organization’s staff counsel in Louisville on a wide range of civil liberties issues. An affiliate of the national American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Kentucky is a statewide organization whose mission is to promote and defend individual civil liberties throughout the Commonwealth through education, advocacy and litigation. Learn more at www.aclu-ky.org.

The summer intern will be supervised directly by the ACLU of Kentucky’s staff counsel and work with the entire staff on a wide range of civil liberties issues. Legal experiences will range from legal research and brief writing to assisting with all phases of ongoing litigation. Additional opportunities will likely include conducting legislative analysis, screening and summarizing client intake and conducting factual investigations into potential civil liberties
violations.

Log onto Symplicity for the full job posting including information on qualifications sought by the ACLU and to whom to direct your cover letter. Applicants will need to turn in a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Dean Hajek by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 6th. If questions or problems logging onto Symplicity, contact Dean Hajek.

Judge Daniel Moore to Speak at Public Service Information Session

Plan to attend a Public Service Information Session on Thursday, February 6 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in Room 175. Judge Daniel Moore from the Clark County (IN) Circuit Court will be speaking to students about the Clark County Self-Help Center, along with other opportunities. A description of the self-help center is attached.

A representative from the SBF will be also speaking about fellowships and the types of students/jobs they will be awarded to.

Pizza will be served.

Judge Daniel Moore to Speak at Public Service Information Session

Plan to attend a Public Service Information Session on Thursday, February 6 from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. in Room 175. Judge Daniel Moore from the Clark County (IN) Circuit Court will be speaking to students about the Clark County Self-Help Center, along with other opportunities. A description of the self-help center is attached.

A representative from the SBF will be also speaking about fellowships and the types of students/jobs they will be awarded to.

Pizza will be served.

TODAY!! Deadline to Apply for Paid Summer Public Interest Fellowships

TODAY is the deadline for applying for the Public Service Fellowships for the Summer of 2014. A list of the fellowships that will be awarded, the amount of each fellowship and a description of each agency is attached. A list of the fellowships is also located on the bulletin board outside of Room 180 and on the Document Library under the "Resources" tab on Symplicity. The list includes:

1. BarBri Fellowship (Department of Public Advocacy - amount TBD)
2. Edwin H. Perry Fellowship (Mediation Training at Just Solutions paid for over spring break)
3. Ellen Ewing Fellowship (Legal Aid Society Louisville - $3,500)
4. Leon P. Lewis Fellowship (Public Defender's Office - $3000)
5. IOLTA Fellowship (Dept. of Public Advocacy, Legal Aid Society, Louisville Metro Public Defender's Office, Appalachian Research and Defense Fund - 7 fellowships, each $3,500)

Applications are available on Symplicity. Students may apply for fellowships by logging onto Symplicity, completing an application and uploading the application, resume and personal statement on Symplicity under the OCI tab. Students are welcome to apply for as many fellowships as they wish; however, please note that a separate application must be completed for each fellowship.

Instructions on how to log onto Symplicity and apply for the fellowships are attached and can also be found on the Document Library on Symplicity. Please be sure to read the instructions and qualifications for each fellowship carefully and take note of the additional documents that need to be uploaded.
The Louisville Public Defender's Office, Department of Public Advocacy and Legal Aid Society will interview candidates for their offices beginning later this month on campus.

If you are not interested in these fellowships but hope to work in in a public interest job this summer, the OPD will soon be advertising three additional fellowships for students who secure an unpaid job somewhere in the U.S. and need funding. Please watch the Daily Docket for more information in the coming weeks.

Feb. 4th Deadline to Apply for Paid Summer Public Interest Fellowships

The deadline for applying for the Public Service Fellowships for the Summer of 2014 is Tuesday, February 4. A list of the fellowships that will be awarded, the amount of each fellowship and a description of each agency is attached. A list of the fellowships is also located on the bulletin board outside of Room 180 and on the Document Library under the "Resources" tab on Symplicity.  The list includes:

1. BarBri Fellowship (Department of Public Advocacy - amount TBD)
2. Edwin H. Perry Fellowship (Mediation Training at Just Solutions paid for over spring break)
3. Ellen Ewing Fellowship (Legal Aid Society Louisville - $3,500)
4. Leon P. Lewis Fellowship (Public Defender’s Office - $3000)
5. IOLTA Fellowship (Dept. of Public Advocacy, Legal Aid Society, Louisville Metro Public Defender’s Office, Appalachian Research and Defense Fund - 7 fellowships, each $3,500)

Applications are available on Symplicity. Students may apply for fellowships by logging onto Symplicity, completing an application and uploading the application, resume and personal statement on Symplicity under the OCI tab. Students are welcome to apply for as many fellowships as they wish; however, please note that a separate application must be completed for each fellowship.

Instructions on how to log onto Symplicity and apply for the fellowships are attached and can also be found on the Document Library on Symplicity. Please be sure to read the instructions and qualifications for each fellowship carefully and take note of the additional documents that need to be uploaded.

The Louisville Public Defender's Office, Department of Public Advocacy and Legal Aid Society will interview candidates for their offices beginning later this month on campus.

If you are not interested in these fellowships but hope to work in in a public interest job this summer, the OPD will soon be advertising three additional fellowships for students who secure an unpaid job somewhere in the U.S. and need funding. Please watch the Daily Docket for more information in the coming weeks.