Professional Development News

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.

Kightlinger & Gray - New Albany, IN seeking 2L Summer Associate for 2015

If you are interested in applying for a Summer Associate position with Kightlinger & Gray 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.

National School Boards Association Council of School Attorneys 2015 School Law Seminar - March 19-21 in Nashville, TN

The  School Law Seminar will be held at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, March 19-21, 2015. Law students are eligible to register for a fee of $100, a large savings over the regular fee of $875. Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis for law students.  Fifteen spots for student registration are being held at the discounted rate. There are still discounted registrations available.
 
Program information is available online at https://www.nsba.org/events/school-law-seminar. Students should complete the attached registration form and send via email to registration@nsba.org or by fax to 703.519.6497.
Registration forms must include:
      1.  The name of the student's law school and student status to ensure the reduced student rate of $100.
      2.  The student's payment information on the registration form.
 
For additional information about this special registration offer, contact Laura Baird at lbaird@nsba.org or (703.838.6150).

The registration form is attached.  Partial funding is available through the Office of Professional Development.  (See attached Student Conference Funding Request Form.)

Diversity Table Talk

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

March 7 Deadline to Sign up for Central High School Partnership

If you are interested in participating in the Central High School Law Magnet Program in 2015-2016, the deadline to submit your resume and personal statement to Ms. Scinta is March 7.

Property Careers Panel - Tues., March 10 - 4:15-5:45 -- Room 275

What is it like to practice property law? What are some of the areas in which property law is practiced? What courses should students take to be prepared for these areas?

This session introduces law students to some of the particularly interesting areas in which property law is applied and provides information about courses to take and offerings available in 2015-2016.
Perspectives from three notable property experts will give insight and guidance about what it is like to practice in certain areas and how to best position oneself for practice in this area. Bios of the panelists are attached.

Panelists will include:

Prof. Tony Arnold - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Fred Joseph - Stites & Harbison, Of Counsel
Stephen Tullis Porter - Attorney at Law, Steve Porter Realtors

First-year students are required to attend, but this is open to all students.
Co-Sponsored by the Office of Professional Development

 

Diversity Table Talk

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.

Panelists will include:

Junis Baldon - Frost Brown Todd
Khalid Kahloon - Kahloon Pasic & Lewis
Nicole Kersting - Durrett & Kersting

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

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

 

Property Careers Panel - Tues., March 10 - 4:15-5:45 -- Room 275

What is it like to practice property law? What are some of the areas in which property law is practiced? What courses should students take to be prepared for these areas?

This session introduces law students to some of the particularly interesting areas in which property law is applied and provides information about courses to take and offerings available in 2015-2016.

Perspectives from three notable property experts will give insight and guidance about what it is like to practice in certain areas and how to best position oneself for practice in this area. Bios of the panelists are attached.

Panelists will include:

Prof. Tony Arnold - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Fred Joseph - Stites & Harbison, Of Counsel
Stephen Tullis Porter - Attorney at Law, Steve Porter Realtors

First-year students are required to attend, but this is open to all students.
Co-Sponsored by the Office of Professional Development

March 7 Deadline to Sign up for Central High School Partnership

If you are interested in participating in the Central High School Law Magnet Program in 2015-2016, the deadline to submit your resume and personal statement to Ms. Scinta is March 7.

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.