Professional Development News

Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs ("KASAP") Needs Students!

KASAP is the Coalition of 13 rape crisis centers in Kentucky. Its mission is to speak with a unified voice against sexual violence. KASAP is the leading agency in Kentucky providing training, technical assistance and policy expertise on issues of sexual violence. This summer, KASAP seeks independent, hard-working and reliable interns (ideally 2 students, but a maximum of 3) to complete the following projects either on-site at KASAP's office in Frankfort or in Louisville.  Hours worked will count toward your public service requirement.

1. Summary of Sexual Violence Case law for 2012-2013 in Kentucky. Research and provide summaries of cases pertaining to sexual violence, including but not limited to criminal law, civil litigation, employment law, housing law and family and dependency/neglect/abuse law.

2. Update and finalize Know Your Rights Guide on Civil Remedies for Survivors of Sexual Assault for publication.

3. Assist in drafting regulations to implement Kentucky's Safe Harbor provisions to protect child victims of sex trafficking, in relation to Cabinet for Health and Family Services and Department of Juvenile Justice. Assist in staffing stakeholder group meeting to implement new law (including doing legal research, assembling packets, and writing a report of the recommendations created by the group.)

4. Help create Human Trafficking 101 train the trainer curriculum and packets for fall 2013 event. Shadow the staff attorney in legal training on human trafficking.

Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to obtain the necessary forms to sign up.

Ky. Department of Public Advocacy Needs Assistance

The Ky. Department of Public Advocacy is in need of a law student to go through their new updated Evidence Manual and make the formatting of each chapter match.   This project can be done from home.  You may need to make one trip to Frankfort to get the project and instruction on the formatting.

If this project is of  interest to you, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to obtain the necessary public service forms.

Lawlapalooza Needs Your Help!

The Lawlapalooza Committee is gearing up for Lawlapalooza 2013 and we need your help.  For the past few events, the committee has decided on a theme or tag line in publications of the event.  Past themes include "Law is a Battlefield" and "I Rocked the Law".  This year, the committee would like to have input from the students for the theme.  If you have any ideas for Lawlapalooza 2013, please send them to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu by Monday, May 6.  The winner will be awarded a prize yet to be determined.

Judge Stephanie Burke Accepting Students for Summer Internship Program

The Office of Professional Development has been informed that Jefferson County District Court Judge, Stephanie Burke, is accepting students for her Summer Internship Program. She is hoping to place at least ten students. Currently, there are six slots available. These are unpaid internships; however, hours worked will count toward your public service requirement. If you are considering applying for a judicial clerkship after graduation, this would be an excellent opportunity for you

Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to obtain the appropriate public service forms.. 

Attention May 2013 Graduates - Free Membership to the American Bar Association

The American Bar Association is offering all Louis D. Brandeis School of Law University of Louisville graduating students a free membership!

Join now at www.ambar.org/ABAgrads and discover the benefits of ABA membership:

*Access free resources from the ABA Career Center. Search for legal positions on our online job board featuring positions from across the country.
*Enjoy complimentary membership in your choice of 21 specialty groups.
*Save money on a variety of products and services from HP, Lenovo, Sprint and more.
*Keep up with the latest legal news through the ABA Journal and eJournal.
*Connect with lawyers through the ABA’s searchable online member directory.

Sign up at www.ambar.org/ABAgrads and let the ABA help you launch a successful career!

Young Professionals Association of Louisville Legal Series

Come out and join 50-75 other young professionals for the fourth installment of the Legal Committee's Legal Series, featuring Steve Trager. Trager, a former attorney, has been the CEO and President of Republic Bank & Trust Company since 1998, as well as one of the most prominent business leaders and philanthopists in Louisville. Come out to meet Mr. Trager and hear about his experiences as a young lawyer, as well as the tough and important decisions and experiences he has had along the way as a young professional in order to follow a new career path and quickly rise through the ranks to his current position as the CEO and President of one of the largest locally-owned community banks in Kentucky. Hors d'oeuvres will be served and a cash bar is available. This will be a fun, informative and inspirational event designed not just for young attorneys, but for all young professionals.

Pricing

YPAL Members: free    Non YPAL Members: $15.00

The event is at the Stites & Harbison Conference Center in the Aegon Building, 400 West Market Street on the 20th Floor from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Young Professionals Association of Louisville - Legal Series - Monday, April 22nd

Event Description
Come out and join 50-75 other young professionals for the fourth installment of the Legal Committee's Legal Series, featuring Steve Trager. Trager, a former attorney, has been the CEO and President of Republic Bank & Trust Company since 1998, as well as one of the most prominent business leaders and philanthopists in Louisville. Come out to meet Mr. Trager and hear about his experiences as a young lawyer, as well as the tough and important decisions and experiences he has had along the way as a young professional in order to follow a new career path and quickly rise through the ranks to his current position as the CEO and President of one of the largest locally-owned community banks in Kentucky.
Hors d'oeuvres will be served and a cash bar is available. This will be a fun, informative and inspirational event designed not just for young attorneys, but for all young professionals.

Pricing

YPAL Members: free

Non YPAL Members: $15.00

The event is at the Stites & Harbison Conference Center in the Aegon Building, 400 West Market Street on the 20th Floor from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Judge Stephanie Burke Accepting Students for Summer Internship Program

The Public Service Office has been informed that Jefferson County District Court Judge, Stephanie Burke, is accepting students for her Summer Internship Program.  She is hoping to place at least ten students.  Currently, there are seven slots available.  These are unpaid internships; however, hours worked will count toward your public service requirement.  If you are considering applying for a judicial clerkship after graduation, this would be an excellent opportunity for you. 

Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to obtain the appropriate public service forms. 

Young Professionals Association of Louisville - Legal Series - Monday, April 22nd

Event Description
Come out and join 50-75 other young professionals for the fourth installment of the Legal Committee's Legal Series, featuring Steve Trager. Trager, a former attorney, has been the CEO and President of Republic Bank & Trust Company since 1998, as well as one of the most prominent business leaders and philanthopists in Louisville. Come out to meet Mr. Trager and hear about his experiences as a young lawyer, as well as the tough and important decisions and experiences he has had along the way as a young professional in order to follow a new career path and quickly rise through the ranks to his current position as the CEO and President of one of the largest locally-owned community banks in Kentucky.

 

Hors d'oeuvres will be served and a cash bar is available. This will be a fun, informative and inspirational event designed not just for young attorneys, but for all young professionals.

 

Pricing

YPAL Members: free

Non YPAL Members: $15.00

 

The event is at the Stites & Harbison Conference Center in the Aegon Building, 400 West Market Street on the 20th Floor from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

TODAY'S THE DAY: Robert (Bob) S. Adler, Commissioner Consumer Product Safety Commission, Will Visit Law School

This is reminder that Robert S. Adler, Commissioner at the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), will be a guest speaker at the law school TODAY in Room 175. Mr. Adler will be presenting a Powerpoint presentation on the topic of "The Emerging New Science of Ethics". Mr. Adler served as a professor of Legal Studies at the University of North Carolina as the Luther Hodges Jr., Scholar in Ethics and Law at Chapel Hill's Kenan-Flagler Business School. Mr. Adler's complete bio is attached.

After his talk, Mr. Adler will have pizza with students and informally speak with them about careers or any topic they would like to discuss. Around 12:30 he will begin preparing for Dean Hall's class, which he will be teaching at 1:00 p.m. in the Allen Courtroom. 

Please contact Jina Scinta, if you have questions.