Professional Development News
Louisville Bar Association 6th Annual "Get On Track" Program, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Posted July 2nd, 2013 by Debra K. Reh
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.
will take place at the Louisville Bar Center (600 W. Main St., Ste. 110).
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 email@example.com to obtain a Reservation Form to sign up.
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
Rudolph, Fine, Porter & Johnson seeking Summer 2014 Law Clerk and May 2014 Graduate for Associate positionPosted June 17th, 2013 by Debra K. Reh
Rudolph, Fine, Porter & Johnson, an Evansville, IN firm, is soliciting applications online in Symplicity for a Summer 2014 Law Clerk and a May 2014 graduate for an Associate postion. If interested, go to: https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students
East-end firm with practice areas in civil litigation, employment, class actions, contracts and bad faith is seeking a student who has just completed their second year. Position will be part-time during the summer and continue into the academic year.
For details on how to apply, go to: https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students
Student registration is now available at: http://www.tba.org/programs/welcome-to-the-3rd-annual-tba-diversity-job-fair Please note that only rising 2L and 3L students are eligible to participate.
The following is information on student participation:
(1) Students should sign up for this event online at the link provided above and select up to 10 firms they wish to interview with. June 28, 2013 is the student registration deadline.
(2) Student resume packets should contain the following:
* Cover Letter (Addressed to the attention of the “Hiring Committee”)
* Student Resume
* Unofficial Transcripts – Law and Undergraduate
* Writing Sample (NO WRITING SAMPLE LONGER THAN 5 PAGES WILL BE ACCEPTED)
The Tennessee Bar Association Diversity Job Fair staff will not make copies of any student resume packets. STUDENTS ARE SENDING A RESUME PACKET FOR EACH EMPLOYER THEY WISH TO INTERVIEW WITH.
(3). Employers will select students they wish to interview, plus up to 10 alternates. Students will be given the opportunity to accept or decline interviews. Final interview schedules are sent to employers and schools August 2, 2013.
The list of participating employers is attached.
If you are taking the July Kentucky Bar Exam and are interested in estate planning, wills and/or tax, First Bankers Trust Company in Louisville is seeking a trust officer.
Information on how to apply can be found at: https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students
Young Professionals Association of Louisville - "I Wish I Knew" series - Tuesday, June 4th at 6:00 p.m.Posted June 3rd, 2013 by Debra K. Reh
Join the YPAL at 5:30 p.m. for Networking and 6:00 p.m. to listen to Tray Cockerell of Humana and Cathy Tang (1992 Brandeis alum) of KFC as they share lessons they have learned. They will also provide insider tips from their years of experience regarding work-life balance. In addition, they will discuss health in the workplace and how to balance work and home.
If you are not a member of YPAL, the cost of the event is $10. YPAL members are free.