Professional Development News

The KBA Presents: Alternatives to Practicing Law

On Tuesday, September 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Room 175, the Young Lawyers Division of the KBA will present, "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. They will also be available to answer your questions.

The panelists include: Ashley Blacketer, Founding Partner of Barrister Capital Group, LLC; Gregory Nielsen, Executive Director of Green Hill Therapy; Jennifer Frazier, Kentucky State Law Librarian; Lindsy Rohlf, Personal Health Coach at Take Shape For Life; Rebecca Schaefer with Huddleston Bolen of the Young Lawyers Section of the KBA will moderate.

Lunch will be provided. If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Lori Alvey at: lalvey@kybar.org, so they will order enough food.

1Ls Save the Date:

The Office of Professional Development will be conducting mandatory meetings for first year students.

Section 1: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 12:15 - 2:15 p.m. in Room 175.
Section 2: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 12:15 - 2:15 p.m. in Room 175.
 

All first year students in the respective sections are expected to attend. Dean Hajek will discuss different career options available for law students, the job search process, timelines for hiring, and resources available through the Office of Professional Development. The training session will also cover students' mandatory pro bono requirement, the Symplicity Job Search Database and the Spring on campus hiring season. Pizza will be served. Please mark your calendars. Any student who has a conflict and cannot attend the training session should contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu

Are you Concerned About Student Debt???

Millions of Americans are worried about student debt. But there are powerful programs that can help if you know about them and plan ahead at every stage of your educational career.

We are very fortunate to have an expert on student debt from Equal Justice Works come to our law school and give a presentation to explain how everyone can overcome the burden of student debt.

Isaac Bowers, Senior Program Manager of Educational Debt and Outreach with Equal Justice Works,
will be here on Thursday, September 26 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 275 to speak on student debt relief options and procedures.  His bio is attached.

You won't want to miss this opportunity! Lunch will be provided. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

The KBA Presents: Alternatives to Practicing Law

On Tuesday, September 24, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Room 175, the Young Lawyers Division of the KBA will present, "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. They will also be available to answer your questions. 

The panelists include: Ashley Blacketer, Founding Partner of Barrister Capital Group, LLC; Gregory Nielsen, Executive Director of Green Hill Therapy; Jennifer Frazier, Kentucky State Law Librarian; Lindsy Rohlf, Personal Health Coach at Take Shape For Life; Rebecca Schaefer with Huddleston Bolen of the Young Lawyers Section of the KBA will moderate.

Lunch will be provided. If you plan on attending, please RSVP to Lori Alvey at: lalvey@kybar.org

 

Presidential Management Fellows Program - Application period - October 1 - October 15

If you are a third-year student and interested in learning about the opportunity to apply for the Presidential Management Fellows Program, please contact Debra Reh, Career Services Coordinator, at:  dkreh@louisville.edu

The tentative application dates are October 1 - 15, 2013.  There will be a webinar for interested students on September 25th and October 2nd.  We will send  you a link to join a distribution list of interested PMF applicants when the PMF website is updated.

General information for the 2014 program can be found at:  www.pmf.gov

U.S. Air Force JAG Informational Interviews and General Information Session - Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - Brandeis Room (112)

Captain Thomas Finley of the U.S. Air Force JAG will be on campus conducting individual Informational Interviews on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in the Brandeis Room (112).

These are informational meetings only.

There will also be a General Information Session from 11:30 a.m. - Noon.If you have not previously signed up for an individual meeting and are interested, please contact Debra Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu

U.S. Marine Corps JAG Information Session - TODAY - September 16, 2013 - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Brandeis Room (112)

Captain Jacob Pagragan of the U.S. Marine JAG Corps will be on campus conducting an Information Session on Monday, September 16th beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Brandeis Room (112).All interested students are welcome to attend anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Huntington, West Virginia Firm seeking Summer 2014 Law Clerk

Farrell, Legg & White PLLC is seeking a Summer 2014 Law Clerk for their Huntington, WV office.

If you are interested, please log onto Symplicity, click "OCI" and select the appropriate session to find out application procedures and additional information about the firm.  Please upload requested documents by Sunday, September 15th at 11:59 p.m.

U.S. Air Force JAG Informational Interviews and General Information Session - Tuesday, September 17th - Brandeis Room (112)

Captain Thomas Finley of the U.S. Air Force JAG will be on campus conducting individual Informational Interviews on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 in the Brandeis Room (112).

These are informational meetings only.

There will also be a General Information Session from 11:30 a.m. - Noon.If you have not previously signed up for an individual meeting and are interested, please contact Debra Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu 

U.S. Marine Corps JAG Information Session - Monday, September 16, 2013 - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Brandeis Room (112)

Captain Jacob Pagragan of the U.S. Marine JAG Corps will be on campus conducting an Information Session on Monday, September 16th beginning at 11:30 a.m. in the Brandeis Room (112).All interested students are welcome to attend anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.