Professional Development News

Fall 2013 Hiring Season

The Fall 2013 Hiring Season is approaching rapidly. The first on-campus interviews begin on Thursday, August 8, 2013, the week prior to new student orientation and employers such as Bingham Greenebaum Doll, Frost Brown Todd, Stites & Harbison and Wyatt Tarrant & Combs will be participating.  Rising second- and third-year students may now apply to Session 1 employers.

To view a list of participating employers, go to the announcements page (home page) on Symplicity. To apply to employers, click on the  "OCI" tab in Symplicity and select Session 1.  Please review the hiring information and requirements for each employer. The deadline to apply for Session 1 employers is Sunday, July 28th.  Contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu or Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu if you have questions or would like to schedule an appointment.

Ricketts Law Offices seeking Law Clerks for Fall semester

Ricketts Law Offices is seeking law clerks to work during the Fall academic semester.  If interested, go to Symplicity to see how to aply.  https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students

 

 

Fall 2013 Hiring Season - On Campus Interviews

The Fall 2013 Hiring Season is approaching rapidly. The first on-campus interviews begin on Thursday, August 8, 2013, the week prior to new student orientation and employers such as Bingham Greenebaum Doll, Frost Brown Todd, Stites & Harbison and Wyatt Tarrant & Combs will be participating.  Rising second- and third-year students may now apply to Session 1 employers.

To view a list of participating employers, go to the announcements page (home page) on Symplicity. To apply to employers, click on the  "OCI" tab in Symplicity and select Session 1.  Please review the hiring information and requirements for each employer. The deadline to apply for Session 1 employers is Sunday, July 28th.  Contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu or Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu if you have questions.

2014 Equal Justice Works Fellowship application - for 3L students - open July 8, 2013

The 2014 Fellowship Application open on July 8, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. EDT and close on September 17, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Each year the Equal Justice Works fellowship competition selects qualified and passionate lawyers who have developed new and innovative legal projects that can impact lives and serve communities in desperate need of legal assistance.

Depending on funding, we are able to provide between 45-55 two-year fellowships annually. Fellows receive a competitive salary, generous loan repayment assistance, connections to their prominent sponsors, participation in trainings, and additional support during their two-year tenure.

To download the application guide and apply to the program, go to:  http://equaljusticeworks.org/post-grad/equal-justice-works-fellowships/apply  You may also view sponsor preferences and sign up for an application overview webinar.

Fall 2013 Hiring Season - On Campus Interviews

The Fall 2013 Hiring Season is approaching rapidly. The first on-campus interviews begin on Thursday, August 8, 2013, the week prior to new student orientation and employers such as Bingham Greenebaum Doll, Frost Brown Todd, Stites & Harbison and Wyatt Tarrant & Combs will be participating.  Rising second- and third-year students may now apply to Session 1 employers.

 

To view a list of participating employers, go to the announcements page (home page) on Symplicity. To apply to employers, click on the  "OCI" tab in Symplicity and select Session 1.  Please review the hiring information and requirements for each employer. The deadline to apply for Session 1 employers is Sunday, July 28th.  Contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu or Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu if you have questions.

Louisville Bar Association 6th Annual "Get On Track" Program, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Join the Louisville Bar Association for its 6th annual "Get on Track" program geared toward introducing area law students and summer associates to the practice of law in the Louisville legal community. In addition to breakout sessions there will be a panel discussion with judges of the district and circuit courts who will offer tips on preparing for life post-law school.

 

The program will take place at the Louisville Bar Center (600 W. Main St., Ste. 110).

For a complete agenda and to register, CLICK HERE or contact Marisa Motley at: mmotley@loubar.org or (502) 583-5314.

Lavendar Law Career Fair, August 22, 2013 - San Francisco, CA

Candidates will talk directly to over 150 LGBT-friendly recruiters from law firms, government agencies, LGBT rights groups, and corporate legal departments.  The Lavendar Law Conference will take place on August 23 and 24, 2013.  Register now at:  http://www.lgbtbar.org.annual/

New Public Service Opportunity in Fort Knox

Fort Knox Legal Services and Office of the Judge Advocate General has been approved as a new placement.

Law students will collaborate with JAG officers and civilian attorneys in areas of Criminal Justice, Administrative Law, walk-in Legal Assistance, non-judicial military punishment (Article 15 hearings), involuntary separation boards, and other legal matters. Students will be expected to perform legal research and legal analysis of State, Federal, and Military rules and regulations. They will communicate their findings and recommendations through information
papers, memorandums, and oral presentations to their partner JAG officers.

Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to obtain a Reservation Form to sign up.

Floyd County Superior Court seeking part-time Legal Intern for Capital Murder Case

This is a part-time (12 hours per week) position for 16 weeks beginning the week of July 29th.  Judge Orth is seeking a rising 3L or recent graduate to aid with research and writing, help anticipate issues and assist with all areas involving a death penalty case.  Will also consider a rising 2L student who has taken Criminal and Constitutional Law.

Hours are flexible.  This is a unique opportunity to be involved in a Capital Murder case from beginning to end.

If interested, please see how to apply on Symplicity at:  https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students

 

Full-Time Law Clerk Position Available at Hilliard Lyons

A law clerk position is available with the legal department at Hilliard Lyons in Louisville. This position will begin immediately and be full time in the summer and part time during the school year. The clerk will work on a variety of projects including leases, arbitrations, depositions, contracts, and other transactional matters. A 2013 graduate who used to hold the position, Nick Laughlin, is happy to speak with students who are interested in the position and forward resumes to the hiring person. Candidates should have completed one full year of law school and be a rising 2L or 3L. If available to start immediately and interested in the position, please email Nick at njlaug01@louisville.edu and attach your resume.