Professional Development News

LBA Tax Trivia Happy Hour - March 18th at O'Shea's - 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

All students are welcome to join the LBA Taxation and Young Lawyers sections for a fun look at tax law on Wednesday, March 18th at O'Sheas at 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.  This is a good opportunity for students interested in tax and estate planning to network with members of the LBA Taxation and Young Lawyers sections.

Student Travel Funds Available for Conferences

Dean Duncan has allocated a small amount of money to further student participation in conferences and educational opportunities. The Office of Professional Development is overseeing this money and has formed a committee with the SBA to allocate the funds. If you would like to request partial funding for a conference, the application is attached. In the past, there have been opportunities for students to attend conferences in areas such as education law and health law.

The funds will be distributed throughout the year on a rolling basis. Funding will be based on a number of factors including need and the value of the opportunity to the student's career path. Students are encouraged to explore conference opportunities and consult with professors.

Kightlinger & Gray New Albany, IN Office Seeking 2L Summer Associate for 2015 - Deadline to apply is March 13th

If you are interested in applying for a Summer Associate position with Kightlinger & Gray's New Albany, IN office and are a qualified second-year student, log into Symplicity and click on the OCI session "Kightlinger & Gray".  Please apply ASAP as the firm wants to hire quickly.  The deadline to apply is March 13th.

Jefferson County Attorney's Office Hiring Law Clerks

The Jefferson County Attorney's Office is hiring law clerks to work part-time during the academic year and full-time during the summer.  If you are interested in applying, please log into the Symplicity job database.  The deadline to apply is March 31st.

Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair - July 28, 2015 - Atlanta, GA

The Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair (SIPJF) is in Atlanta on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.  SIPJF allows students to interview with top IP firms and companies.  Employers at the job fair primarily seek patent eligible students but occasionally there are opportunities for students interested in trademark or copyright.  The job fair is open to rising 2L (graduating in 2017) and rising 3L (graduating in 2016) students in addition to class of 2015 graduates.  Each student will need to pay $30 to sign up and all travel costs to/from Atlanta if selected for an interview.  Please email Debra Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu by Friday, March 13th if you are interested in attending.

Judicial Internships in Frankfort Available

Judges Wingate and Shepherd with the Franklin County Circuit Court in Frankfort are hiring for unpaid summer internships. Deadline to apply is Thursday, March 12. Go to the Job Posting section on Symplicity to learn more. These positions are eligible for funding through the Greenebaum Public Service Fellowships. Contact Jina Scinta for more information.

Student Travel Funds Available for Conferences

Dean Duncan has allocated a small amount of money to further student participation in conferences and educational opportunities. The Office of Professional Development is overseeing this money and has formed a committee with the SBA to allocate the funds. If you would like to request partial funding for a conference, the application is attached. In the past, there have been opportunities for students to attend conferences in areas such as education law and health law.

The funds will be distributed throughout the year on a rolling basis. Funding will be based on a number of factors including need and the value of the opportunity to the student's career path. Students are encouraged to explore conference opportunities and consult with professors.

Diversity Table Talk - Thursday, March 12 - 12:00 - 1:15, Cox Lounge

On Thursday, March 12, from 12:00 noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Cox Lounge, join us for a diversity program where students will have the opportunity to speak with panelists about various topics of interest.

Students will move from table to table and listen to diverse attorneys share their stories and discuss career topics and workplace issues relevant to minority students, women, LGBTQ students, and non-traditional students. All students, staff and faculty are welcome to come learn more about diversity in the workplace.

Panelists will include:

Junis Baldon - Frost Brown Todd
Khalid Kahloon - Kahloon Pasic & Lewis
Michelle Browning Coughlin, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP

Lunch will be provided by Sol Aztecas Mexican Grill and Cantina.

Co-sponsored by BLSA, Lambda, MLSA and the Office of Professional Development

 

Judicial Summer Internships in Frankfort Available

Judges Wingate and Shepherd with the Franklin County Circuit Court in Frankfort are hiring for unpaid summer internships. Deadline to apply is Thursday, March 12. Go to the Job Posting section on Symplicity to learn more. These positions are eligible for funding through the Greenebaum Public Service Fellowships. Contact Jina Scinta for more information.

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates

The following government programs have deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2014-15 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm.  For the user name and password to log onto the Handbook, email Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu and provide her with the following:  your name, class year, and UofL email address.

1Ls for SUMMER 2015

Federal

•Administrative Office of the United States Courts - Summer 2015 Volunteer Legal Intern Program Judicial Branch (Unpaid, Deadline 03/13/15)
•Millenium Challenge Corporation - Summer 2015 Volunteer Legal Intern (Unpaid, Deadline 03/13/15)
•Department of Commerce - Office of General Counsel Legal Internship Program (Paid & Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Commission on Security & Cooperation in Europe - U.S. Helsinki Commission Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•House of Representatives - Committee on the Judiciary Majority Office Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Office of the U.S. Trade Representative - Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Federal Communications Commission - Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/31/15)
•Small Business Administration - Office of General Counsel Summer Intern Program (Paid & Unpaid, Deadline End of March)

State and Local Government

•Connecticut Office of Attorney General - Law Internship (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Maine Attorney General - Summer Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Connecticut Office of the Chief State's Attorney - Division of Criminal Justice Legal Internship (Unpaid, Deadline 03/20/15)
•Wisconsin Judicial Court System - Summer Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/20/15)

2Ls for SUMMER 2015

Federal

•Administrative Office of the United States Courts - Summer 2015 Volunteer Legal Intern Program Judicial Branch (Unpaid, Deadline 03/13/15)
•Millenium Challenge Corporation - Summer 2015 Volunteer Legal Intern (Unpaid, Deadline 03/13/15)
•Department of Commerce - Office of General Counsel Legal Internship Program (Paid & Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Department of Commerce - International Trade Administration, Office of Chief Counsel for Trade Enforcement Compliance, International Trade Law Clerk Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Commission on Security & Cooperation in Europe - U.S. Helsinki Commission Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•House of Representatives - Committee on the Judiciary Majority Office Intern Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Office of the U.S. Trade Representative - Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Federal Communications Commission - Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/31/15)
•Small Business Administration - Office of General Counsel Summer Intern Program (Paid & Unpaid, Deadline End of March)

State and Local Government

•Connecticut Office of Attorney General - Law Internship (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Maine Attorney General - Summer Legal Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/15/15)
•Connecticut Office of the Chief State's Attorney - Division of Criminal Justice Legal Internship (Unpaid, Deadline 03/20/15)
•Wisconsin Judicial Court System - Summer Law Student Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline 03/20/15)