Professional Development News
Come join us for a lunch break on Monday, June 18 at noon in room 175 to hear an exciting speaker, Jack A. Bobo, JD, MS, who serve as Senior Advisor for Biotechnology in the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Mr. Bobo also serves as the Chief of the Department's Biotechnology and Textile Trade Policy Division.
Mr. Bobo works on trade policy, food security, climate change, and development issues related to agricultural science and technology, including agricultural biotechnology. He has global responsibilities and travels frequently to Asia, Africa and Europe.
Mr. Bobo is responsible for developing and implementing U.S. trade policy related to new technologies and working with foreign governments to address regulatory barriers to U.S. agricultural exports. He also works closely with officials from developing countries to support the development of biosafety legislation and facilitate technology transfer to increase agricultural productivity, improve food security and respond to climate change through mitigation and adaptation.
Mr. Bobo will be speaking about opportunities with the Federal Government and the application process in addition to other topics.
Pizza will be served. Please RSVP to Debra Reh at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Friday if you plan to attend.
Pedley & Gordinier is seeking a part-time Summer law clerk. P&G does commercial litigation, transactional work, asbestos defense, family law and general litigation. The law clerk will be primarily helping with litigation.
The top consideration for this position is excellent organizational skills (and the ability to start work immediately). Much of the work will be organizing case files, preparing discovery requests and general motion practice.
Please call Mr. Polczynski at (502)371-2177 or e-mail resume.
Jeffersonville, IN attorney seeking 2L or 3L for various law clerk duties such as drafting motions, legal research, litigation prep. and client contact for immediate work for the summer. Areas of law practiced include personal injury, family, criminal, and probate. Candidate must be pleasant, have good work ethic, be reliable and able to work under pressure. Previous personal injury law experience is a plus, but not necessary.
If interested, forward cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript to Ms. Anna Murray at: email@example.com
The position can be part-time or full-time with the potential to stay on after the school year starts.
The Ky. Department of Public Advocacy has stories coming in from each of their trial offices and they need someone to help them edit these stories. Eventually, the stories will go into a final year-end report for the agency. Most of the work can be done from home but the student would need to go to the Frankfort office at first to receive the assignment and instructions.
A job description is attached. This is an unpaid summer internship and hours can count toward your public service requirement.
They are looking for a student with strong creative writing skills - so this would be great for someone who was an English major or a journalism major as an undergrad.
The student will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kentucky Waterways Alliance (KWA) is seeking a law student to assist them with research of the legality of the legislature's actions on two issues. A description of those issues is attached.
KWA is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the waters of the Commonwealth. KWA represents over 700 members and affiliate organizations united to insure high quality water resources in Kentucky for diverse recreational activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing as well as reliable drinking water supplies and biological habitat.
The student assigned to this project will be able to count their hours toward their public service requirement. Please contact Jina Scinta at email@example.com. The student will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Dear Law School Graduates,
You may have read about the OPD's plans for the summer. Please know that we have not forgotten about YOU! For the first six weeks of the summer, Dean Urbach be out in the community working on leads, which will be posted or sent directly to you. She will be available to meet wtih you on Mondays. Professor Pettinato will be available to meet with you Tuesdays - Fridays during that time. Ms. Reh and Ms. Scinta will also be in the office to assist you. We believe this plan will allow us to serve you better and look forward to working with you. ~ Office of Professional Development Staff
SIPJF is an opportunity for rising 2L and 3L students and recent graduates to meet with corporations, law firms or government agencies that practice any aspect of intellectual property law in the fields of technology, science, business, media, arts, entertainment and sports.
The job fair will take place in Atlanta, GA on Tuesday, July 31st. If you are interested in attending, please complete the Student - Graduate Participation Form along with a $30 registration fee (unless you are paying online) and return to the Office of Professional Development by Wednesday, May 16th.