Professional Development News

$5000 Johnston Real Estate Law Summer Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted from 1Ls and 2Ls for the R. Harvey Johnston, III Real Estate Law Summer Fellowship which will support a Brandeis student who works this summer in the field of real estate law. The amount of the fellowship is $5,000. Candidates who apply for the fellowship must find their own placement for the summer with a sponsoring organization. A sponsoring organization can be any organization engaged in a significant amount of legal work concerning real estate. It can be a law firm (including a solo practitioner), a government agency, a nonprofit organization, a title company, a financial institution, or any other organization in which an attorney would be supervising the student's work.

The application for the Johnston Fellowship is located in Symplicity's Document Library under the Resources Tab. If you have any questions about the application process or finding a sponsoring organization, please contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu.

The deadline to apply is March 28, 2014, and your application must be submitted to Debra Reh (dkreh@louisville.edu) in the Office of Professional Development via email by 4:00 p.m. to be considered.

$3000 Greenebaum Summer Fellowships for Students with Unpaid Public Service Jobs

A new public service fellowship has been created for 1L and 2L students this summer through funding from the Samuel L. Greenebaum Public Service Program. The Samuel L. Greenebaum Summer Fellowship will provide three summer grants in the amount of $3000 to Brandeis students working in unpaid public service jobs this summer.

Students must find their own placements for the summer and cannot apply for the fellowship until they secure a placement. Students interested in the fellowship cannot receive a salary for their work or externship credit.

The application for the fellowship is available on Symplicity in the Documents Library located under the Resources Tab. The three fellowship awards will be granted on a rolling basis between March and the end of the school year to allow interested students time to find a public service position and apply. Students need only apply once and their application will considered for each of the three fellowship awards. Positions with nonprofits, government agencies and judges will be eligible for the Greenebaum Fellowship. These fellowships are geared to allow students to pursue opportunities throughout the country and preference will be given to placements outside of Louisville.

Contact Jina Scinta in the Office of Professional Development (jina.scinta@louisville.edu) after you have reviewed the application if you have questions.

U.S. Air Force JAG Information Session - TODAY - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - Room 205 (Harlan Room) - NOON

All students who are interested in a Summer Intern or a Judge Advocate General position with the U.S. Air Force after graduation, please plan on meeting with Lieutenant Colonel Derek Sherrill from Wright Patterson Airforce Base on Tuesday, March 25th.  A general information session will be held at Noon to 12:30 p.m. in the Harlan Room (205) and individual information meetings are also  available from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. that day.

To schedule an individual Informational Interview, please contact Ms. Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu

Learn more at:  http://www.airforce.com/jag/entry_programs/students/int or at: www.airforce.com/JAG

TODAY!! Samer Yahyawi, 2002 UofL Law School Graduate, to Speak to Students on E-Discovery

TODAY from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Room 175, University of Louisville Law School graduate, Samer Yahyawi, '02, will be at the law school to discuss the current state of electronic discovery and document review. A former associate at several law firms in Louisville, Samer, currently works in New York and exclusively in the area of E-Discovery as a contract attorney and consultant for numerous "white shoe" law firms in the New York City area. Samer will plan to discuss coding and software platforms, ways to garner exposure to document review, finding employment in E-Discovery, strategies for interviewing for document review positions, what challenges lie ahead for document review attorneys as technology evolves, and potential E-Discovery learning (both in-class and on-line) tools for students.

This will also be a great networking opportunity. Lunch will be provided by Jimmy Johns.

U.S. Air Force JAG On Campus Tuesday, March 25th for Information Session

All students who are interested in a Summer Intern or a Judge Advocate General position with the U.S. Air Force after graduation, please plan on meeting with Lieutenant Colonel Derek Sherrill from Wright Patterson Airforce Base on Tuesday, March 25th.  A general information session will be held at Noon to 12:30 p.m. in the Harlan Room (205) and individual information meetings are also  available from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. that day.

For an individual meeting, please provide a resume to Ms. Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu to be forwarded to the Air Force.

Learn more at:  http://www.airforce.com/jag/entry_programs/students/int or at: www.airforce.com/JAG

$5000 Johnston Real Estate Law Summer Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted from 1Ls and 2Ls for the R. Harvey Johnston, III Real Estate Law Summer Fellowship which will support a Brandeis student who works this summer in the field of real estate law. The amount of the fellowship is $5,000. Candidates who apply for the fellowship must find their own placement for the summer with a sponsoring organization. A sponsoring organization can be any organization engaged in a significant amount of legal work concerning real estate. It can be a law firm (including a solo practitioner), a government agency, a nonprofit organization, a title company, a financial institution, or any other organization in which an attorney would be supervising the student's work.

The application for the Johnston Fellowship is located in Symplicity's Document Library under the Resources Tab. If you have any questions about the application process or finding a sponsoring organization, please contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu.

The deadline to apply is March 28, 2014, and your application must be submitted to Debra Reh (dkreh@louisville.edu) in the Office of Professional Development via email by 4:00 p.m. to be considered.

$3000 Greenebaum Summer Fellowships for Students with Unpaid Public Service Jobs

A new public service fellowship has been created for 1L and 2L students this summer through funding from the Samuel L. Greenebaum Public Service Program. The Samuel L. Greenebaum Summer Fellowship will provide three summer grants in the amount of $3000 to Brandeis students working in unpaid public service jobs this summer.

Students must find their own placements for the summer and cannot apply for the fellowship until they secure a placement. Students interested in the fellowship cannot receive a salary for their work or externship credit.

The application for the fellowship is available on Symplicity in the Documents Library located under the Resources Tab. The three fellowship awards will be granted on a rolling basis between March and the end of the school year to allow interested students time to find a public service position and apply. Students need only apply once and their application will considered for each of the three fellowship awards. Positions with nonprofits, government agencies and judges will be eligible for the Greenebaum Fellowship. These fellowships are geared to allow students to pursue opportunities throughout the country and preference will be given to placements outside of Louisville.

Contact Jina Scinta in the Office of Professional Development (jina.scinta@louisville.edu) after you have reviewed the application if you have questions.

Samer Yahyawi, 2002 UofL Law School Graduate, to Speak to Students on E-Discovery

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Room 175, University of Louisville Law School graduate, Samer Yahyawi, '02, will be at the law school to discuss the current state of electronic discovery and document review. A former associate at several law firms in Louisville, Samer, currently works in New York and exclusively in the area of E-Discovery as a contract attorney and consultant for numerous "white shoe" law firms in the New York City area. Samer will plan to discuss coding and software platforms, ways to garner exposure to document review, finding employment in E-Discovery, strategies for interviewing for document review positions, what challenges lie ahead for document review attorneys as technology evolves, and potential E-Discovery learning (both in-class and on-line) tools for students.

This will also be a great networking opportunity. Lunch will be provided.

PWC seeking 3L with accounting background

PricewaterhouseCoopers is seeking a 3L with a background in accounting for its International Tax Services Group in Cincinnati, Ohio.  If interested, please contact Dean Hajek (laurel.hajek@louisville.edu or stop by room 182).

 

U.S. Air Force JAG Recruiter On Campus Tuesday, March 25th

All students who are interested in a Summer Intern or a Judge Advocate General position with the U.S. Air Force after graduation, please plan on meeting with Lieutenant Colonel Derek Sherrill from Wright Patterson Airforce Base on Tuesday, March 25th.  A general information session will be held at Noon and individual information meetings are also  available from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. that day.

For an individual meeting, please provide a resume to Ms. Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu to be forwarded to the Air Force.

Learn more at:  http://www.airforce.com/jag/entry_programs/students/int or at: www.airforce.com/JAG