Professional Development News

Career Week

"Day 2 of Career Week! The Business Law Society will host a discussion on the different aspects of law in business, the role of attorneys, and what the future looks like for lawyers in this field. We are grateful to have accomplished attorneys from the largest law firm in Louisville (Frost Brown Todd) in Justin Fowles, Joshua O'Bryan, and Tommy Sturgeon, as well as Coy Travis from Weber & Rose. As always, food will be provided. We look forward to your attendance in room 175 at 1pm!"

Opportunities in Frankfort - Tuesday, March 26 at 12:10 p.m. in room LL75

If you are interested in learning about Opportunities in Frankfort, please attend the session on Tuesday, March 26 at 12:10 pm in LL75.  Speakers are Sean Riley, Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of KY; Jesse Rowe, Assistant General Counsel for the Transportation Cabinet, Office of Legal Services and Mona Womack, Deputy General Counsel, Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

Bios are attached.

Something different than pizza will be served prior to the event!

Public Service Deadline Is TODAY!!!

The deadline for May 2013 grads to complete their public service hours and turn in all necessary paperwork is TODAY AT 3:00 P.M. There will be NO exceptions. Reminder e-mails have been sent to students with outstanding paperwork. If you need to get your supervisor's signature on any of the paperwork and left it with them to sign, make sure they understand that the paperwork must to be turned in to Ms. Scinta in Room 180 by no later than 3:00 p.m. TODAY. Paperwork can be faxed or e-mailed to Ms. Scinta.

Career Week - Today - Governmental Law - Noon in room 175

"Come join us for the beginning of Career Week! The ACLU, American Constitution Society, and the Federalist Society will host a discussion on the different aspects of law in government, the role of attorneys in the process, and what the future looks for lawyers in this field. We couldn't ask for more qualified speakers: Clay Barkley from the Office of the Attorney General, Bill Sharp from the ACLU of Kentucky, and Amy Cubbage who helped litigate a Supreme Court case (Parents Involved). As always, food will be provided. We look forward to your attendance in room 175 at 12pm noon!"

McClain DeWees seeking Summer 2013 Law Clerk

Seeking hard-working 2L student for summer law clerk at firm with practice areas in civil litigation, immigration law and personal injury.

If interested in applying, send resume, cover letter and writing sample to Mr. Rob DeWees.  (Job is listed on Symplicity.) 

 

Professor Tony Arnold seeking Research Assistants

Professor Tony Arnold will be hiring two students to serve as research assistants in the Center for Land Use & Environmental Responsibility for 10 hours per week for a total of 30 weeks over the coming year: 10 weeks in Summer 2013, 10 weeks in Fall 2013, and 10 weeks in Spring 2014.  Students will work as part of a team with Professor Arnold, Professor Daniel DeCaro, and perhaps other researchers on developing adaptive planning and problem-solving processes for watershed (or other ecosystem) governance.

Tasks might include research into legal authorities, case-study or field research on watershed institutions, laboratory research on the psychology of participation and procedural justice in the management of common-pool resources, leadership of or participation in community-based watershed planning and management (application of research to specific public problems), various Center administrative tasks, and even gathering of data on water conditions.  Research assistants might also participate in putting together proposals for grant funding for future research and projects.

Preference will be given to students who will be taking environmental and natural resources classes at the Law School in the 2013-14 academic year (or have taken them) so that students have a strong educational foundation in the work that they will be doing.  Preference may be given to students who have backgrounds in the ecological sciences or social sciences.

Interested students should submit a resume and a cover letter to Professor Arnold at:  tony.arnold@louisville.edu no later than March 25, 2013.

Opportunities in Frankfort - Tuesday, March 26 at 12:10 p.m. in room LL75

If you are interested in learning about Opportunities in Frankfort, please attend the session on Tuesday, March 26 at 12:10 pm in LL75.  Speakers are Sean Riley, Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of KY; Jesse Rowe, Assistant General Counsel for the Transportation Cabinet, Office of Legal Services and Mona Womack, Deputy General Counsel, Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

Bios are attached.

Something different than pizza will be served prior to the event!

Professor Tony Arnold seeking Research Assistan

Professor Tony Arnold will be hiring two students to serve as research assistants in the Center for Land Use & Environmental Responsibility for 10 hours per week for a total of 30 weeks over the coming year: 10 weeks in Summer 2013, 10 weeks in Fall 2013, and 10 weeks in Spring 2014.  Students will work as part of a team with Professor Arnold, Professor Daniel DeCaro, and perhaps other researchers on developing adaptive planning and problem-solving processes for watershed (or other ecosystem) governance.

Tasks might include research into legal authorities, case-study or field research on watershed institutions, laboratory research on the psychology of participation and procedural justice in the management of common-pool resources, leadership of or participation in community-based watershed planning and management (application of research to specific public problems), various Center administrative tasks, and even gathering of data on water conditions.  Research assistants might also participate in putting together proposals for grant funding for future research and projects.

Preference will be given to students who will be taking environmental and natural resources classes at the Law School in the 2013-14 academic year (or have taken them) so that students have a strong educational foundation in the work that they will be doing.  Preference may be given to students who have backgrounds in the ecological sciences or social sciences.

Interested students should submit a resume and a cover letter to Professor Arnold at:  tony.arnold@louisville.edu no later than March 25, 2013.

Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair (SIPJF) - Save the date - Tuesday, July 30, 2013 in Atlanta, GA

The 9th Annual SIPJF in Atlanta, Georgia will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.  The career fair connects rising 2L, 3L and class of 2013 students, as well as recent graduates (class of 2011 and 2012), with respected employers in the intellectual property community.

Interested students and soon-to-be graduates will be able to review the employer list beginning May 6 and decide if they want to participate.  If you have an interest in participating, please let Dean Hajek or Debra Reh know.

Opportunities in Frankfort - Tuesday, March 26 at 12:10 p.m. in room LL75

If you are interested in learning about Opportunities in Frankfort, please attend the session on Tuesday, March 26 at 12:10 pm in LL75.  Speakers are Sean Riley, Deputy Attorney General in the Office of the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of KY; Jesse Rowe, Assistant General Counsel for the Transportation Cabinet, Office of Legal Services and Mona Womack, Deputy General Counsel, Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

Bios are attached.

Pizza will be served prior to the event.