Professional Development News

Judicial Internship with Clark Co. (IN) Circuit Court Judge Available

Clark Co. (IN) Circuit Court Judge, Daniel Moore, is interested in a judicial intern for the summer.  Judge Moore prefers to have students contact his court reporter to schedule a phone interview.  Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu for more information. 

IP Job Fair for Summer 2015 Jobs & Permanent Positions in Atlanta - Sign-Up Deadline May 21

Rising 2L and 3L Students,

If you are interested in participating in the 10th Annual Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair to be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Atlanta, please review the attachments.  The attachments consist of the Student & Graduate Instructions and Checklist, hotel information and a list of participating employers.  This job fair is particularly helpful for students interested in patent law, but a few positions are available for students in "soft IP".  It will allow students interested in IP law to apply to interview with law firms for 2015 summer associate positions (for rising 2Ls) and permanent positions (for rising 3Ls).  The deadline to sign up is May 21st.

Review the employer list to determine if  you are eligible to apply for positions.  (Keep in mind that the list of employers will continue to grow.)  You will be responsible for the nonrefundable $30 registration fee initially; however, you can apply for funding to offset some of your costs from the Office of Professional Development for reimbursement if you are selected to interview in Atlanta.

Contact Ms. Reh (dkreh@louisville.edu) or Dean Hajek (laurel.hajek@lousville.edu) if you have questions or would like to learn more about this career fair.

Summer Jobs Available with Government Agencies

Unpaid legal internships, either part time or full time, are available for law students looking for summer jobs.  Positions are immediately available with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in both the Office of Legal Services (Frankfort/Louisville) and working for judges in the Division of Administrative Hearings (Frankfort), Metro Government (Louisville), and the Department of Education (Frankfort).  Students who have completed their first full year of law school are eligible to apply.  Practice areas/topics include: health law, family law, child support, protection & permanency, trademark/IP, reentry programs and civil rights issues, expungements, education law, and safe & healthy neighborhoods.  Time working for these agencies this summer will count towards students' public service hours requirement to graduate.  For more information and to discuss which agencies students should apply based on their interests, contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu.

Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair Registration Now Open - Deadline is May 21

Rising 2L and 3L Students,

If you are interested in participating in the 10th Annual Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair to be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Atlanta, GA, please review the attachments.  The attachments consist of the Student & Graduate Instructions and Checklist, hotel information and a list of participating employers.  This job fair is particularly helpful for students interested in patent law.

Review the employer list to determine if  you are eligible to apply for positions.  You will be responsible for the nonrefundable $30 registration fee.  Funding for expenses may be available.

Contact Ms. Reh or Dean Hajek if you have questions.

Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair - August 1-2, 2014 - Kansas City, MO

The 10th Annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) will be held August 1-2, 2014, in Kansas City, Missouri.  Students who are interested in becoming part of Kansas City’s dynamic legal community should strongly consider attending this event.  Students who will be returning to school in August and those graduating in May are eligible to attend the job fair, as employers will be interviewing for both summer and post-graduate positions.

The HDLJF is the result of Kansas City's leading law firms, legal associations, and corporate legal departments coming together to encourage law students to practice law in Kansas City.  The HDLJF is designed to expose law students of diverse backgrounds to both traditional and non-traditional legal employers.  In addition, the event is a great way to learn more about living in this wonderful city.

Students can register online at:  https://law-kcmba-csm.symplicity.com/students/  The final deadline for registering in June 14, 2014.

 


Judicial Clerkships with the New Jersey Judiciary

The New Jersey Judiciary is seeking rising 3L's to fill approximatelyl 480 one-year judicial clerkships that will commence August 24, 2015 and end August 31, 2016.  Applicants must be a recent graduate from an ABA approved law school.  This program is intended for individuals who have not yet significantly engaged in the practice of law.  New Jersey Bar membership and New Jersey residency are NOT requirements.

Resumes and cover letters are to be sent directly to the individual justices and judges and are not to be received before June 16, 2014.  Applicants are encouraged to apply early in the process, but not earlier than June 16. 

Interested students should visit http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/lawclerks/ for more information and a list of judges.

Summer Jobs with Government Agencies Available (Louisville & Frankfort)

Unpaid legal internships, either part time or full time, are available for law students looking for summer jobs.  Positions are immediately available with the Cabinet for Health and Family Services in both the Office of Legal Services (Frankfort/Louisville) and working for judges in the Division of Administrative Hearings (Frankfort), Metro Government (Louisville), and the Department of Education (Frankfort).  Students who have completed their first full year of law school are eligible to apply.  Practice areas/topics include: health law, family law, child support, protection & permanency, trademark/IP, reentry programs and civil rights issues, expungements, education law, and safe & healthy neighborhoods.  Time working for these agencies this summer will count towards students' public service hours requirement to graduate.  For more information and to discuss which agencies students should apply based on their interests, contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu.

Fall 2014 Hiring - On Campus Interviews begin Thursday, August 7

Returning 2L and 3L Students,

The Office of Professional Development wishes you a productive and successful summer.  Please be aware that Fall 2014 On Campus Interviews will begin on Thursday, August 7.  If you plan to participate, please make arrangements to be available to interview with employers that you apply to on those dates.  We recommend completing your summer work before August 7, if possible.

The application period for Session 1 On Campus Interview employers is July 18 - July 27, 2014.  Additional information is available on the Symplicity Home page which will be updated throughout the summer.

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu

$3000 Fellowships Available to Brandeis Students with Volunteer Jobs this Summer - Deadline May 12th

Two Greenebaum Fellowships are still available, each $3000, for rising 2Ls and 3Ls who are working for a non profit or government agency full time this summer doing legal work. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 12, at midnight.  The selection committee will then review applications and select the two finalists quickly. The application for the fellowship is available on Symplicity in the Documents Library located under the Resources  Tab.   More details about the fellowships and requirements to apply are listed in the application.

 

To apply, submit your application to Jina Scinta in room 180 or email it to her at jina.scinta@louisville.edu. If Ms. Scinta is not in the office when dropping off your application, please leave with someone else in the Office of Professional Development or slide iit under her door.

Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair Registration Now Open - Deadline is May 21

Rising 2L and 3L Students,

If you are interested in participating in the 10th Annual Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair to be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Atlanta, GA, please review the attachments.  The attachments consist of the Student & Graduate Instructions and Checklist, hotel information and a list of participating employers.

Review the employer list to determine if  you are eligible to apply for positions.  You will be responsible for the nonrefundable $30 registration fee.  Funding for expenses may be available.

Contact Ms. Reh or Dean Hajek if you have questions.