Professional Development News

ACS/Professional Development Progressive Jobs Panel

Are you interested in learning how you can use your law degree as force to improve people's lives and meeting attorneys who are currently doing so? Join ACS and the Office of Professional Development on Thursday, November 15 from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. in Room LL75 for a panel of attorneys including:

John Young - Senior Attorney for Legal Aid

Heidi Schissier - Legal Director for Protection and Advocacy

Ben Basil - Associate with Priddy, Cutler, Miller & Meade - Labor Law Firm

Amy Oliver - Attorney with Louisville Metro Public Defender's Office

Michael Tigue - Middelton Reutlinger and Director and Counsel for Coalition for the Homeless

The panel will discuss their jobs, how they use the law to help people, and answer any questions.

Pizza will be served.

 

Office of Professional Development

First-year students, if you would like to schedule a meeting for resume and/or cover letter review or discusss your career path, please sign up for an appointment on Ms. Reh's door, room 184.  Second- and third-year students are welcome to sign up as well.

Laurel Hajek begins work the week of November 19th and will be available to meet with students.

Week-Long Project Slot Available to all Students

Last week, the Office of Professional Development held it's third annual Week-Long Project Lottery.  After all interested first years signed up, we have one vacancy available that we are offering to all students.

Will Metcalf, Director of Export and Secure Research Compliance at the University of Louisville, is in need of a student to do research and prepare a memo outlining the intersection of ITAR and the anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)  and briefs of cases documenting enforcement actions again universities or other research organizations for violations of the INA anti-discrimination provisions.

More details on these organizations is attached. 

Mr. Metcalf is a 2011 graduate of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.  The work can be performed in Jouett Hall behind the law school, but is not necessary.  A student with a tech background would be preferred.

If this project interests you, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.  The first student to contact her will be assigned to the project.

Part-time Position with Attorney General's Office DEADLINE TODAY

The Attorney General's Office is seeking a part-time clerk to compile and maintain a Motion Bank for the Commonwealth's Attorneys relative to capital case litigation.  The position is funded by a U.S. Department of Justice grant through FFY 2014.  This year-round position will require approximately 15 hours per week with flexible scheduling.

Qualifications should include:  strong research skills, Constitutional Criminal Law would be helpful, attention to detail, previous background in criminal law would be helpful

Please submit your resume and cover letter by e-mail to Debra Reh in the Office of Professional Development by 4:00 p.m. on November 8th.  Cover letter should be addressed to:  Nyla Small, Paralegal; Grant Training Coordinator, Office of the Attorney General, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Frankfort, KY  40601.

Contact Information for Student Panel - How to Get a Job This Summer

Thank you for the strong turnout at last week's panel discussion on How to Get a Job This Summer.  If you are interested in discussing the job market, job opportunities, resumes, cover letters, networking, interview techniques or anything else, please feel free to contact any of the Office of Professional Development Fellows at the e-mail addresses below:

Andrew Beckman: becandrew@gmail.com
Jimmie Guilfoyle: jfguilfoyle@me.com
Paige Hamby: paigemhamby@gmail.com
Jamie Jackson: jejack04@louisville.edu
Eddie O'Brien: emobri01@louisville.edu

These three student speakers are also willing to answer any questions you may have.

Caitlin Baird: bairdcm@gmail.com
Stephanie Carr: stephaniemcarr@aol.com
Kathleen Richard: khrich01@gmail.com

Office of Professional Development

First-year students, if you would like to schedule a meeting for resume and/or cover letter review or discusss your career path, please sign up for an appointment on Ms. Reh's door, room 184.  Second- and third-year students are welcome to sign up as well.

Professor Tammy Pettinato is available to meet with students on Friday, November 9th.  Please sign up for an appointment with Professor Pettinato in room 278 if you are not in her Basic Legal Skills class.  Laurel Hajek begins work the week of November 19th and will be available to meet with students.

Contact Information for Student Panel - How to Get a Job This Summer

Thank you for the strong turnout at last week's panel discussion on How to Get a Job This Summer.  If you are interested in discussing the job market, job opportunities, resumes, cover letters, networking, interview techniques or anything else, please feel free to contact any of the Office of Professional Development Fellows at the e-mail addresses below:

Andrew Beckman: becandrew@gmail.com
Jimmie Guilfoyle: jfguilfoyle@me.com
Paige Hamby: paigemhamby@gmail.com
Jamie Jackson: jejack04@louisville.edu
Eddie O'Brien: emobri01@louisville.edu

These three student speakers are also willing to answer any questions you may have.

Caitlin Baird: bairdcm@gmail.com
Stephanie Carr: stephaniemcarr@aol.com
Kathleen Richard: khrich01@gmail.com

Part-time Position with Office of Attorney General

The Attorney General's Office is seeking a part-time clerk to compile and maintain a Motion Bank for the Commonwealth's Attorneys relative to capital case litigation.  The position is funded by a U.S. Department of Justice grant through FFY 2014.  This year-round position will require approximately 15 hours per week with flexible scheduling.

Qualifications should include:  strong research skills, Constitutional Criminal Law would be helpful, attention to detail, previous background in criminal law would be helpful

Please submit your resume and cover letter by e-mail to Debra Reh in the Office of Professional Development by 4:00 p.m. on November 8th.  Cover letter should be addressed to:  Nyla Small, Paralegal; Grant Training Coordinator, Office of the Attorney General, 1024 Capital Center Drive, Frankfort, KY  40601.

Office of Professional Development

First-year students, if you would like to schedule a meeting for resume and/or cover letter review or discusss your career path, please sign up for an appointment on Ms. Reh's door, room 184.  Second- and third-year students are welcome to sign up as well.

Professor Tammy Pettinato is available to meet with students on Friday, November 9th.  Please sign up for an appointment with Professor Pettinato in room 278 if you are not in her Basic Legal Skills class.  Laurel Hajek begins work the week of November 19th and will be available to meet with students.

Office of Professional Development

First-year students, if you would like to schedule a meeting for resume and/or cover letter review or discusss your career path, please sign up for an appointment on Ms. Reh's door, room 184.  Second- and third-year students are welcome to sign up as well.

Professor Tammy Pettinato is available to meet with students on Friday, November 9th.  Please sign up for an appointment with Professor Pettinato in room 278 if you are not in her Basic Legal Skills class.  Laurel Hajek begins work the week of November 19th and will be available to meet with students.