Professional Development News

2012 Michael Maggio Immigrants' Rights Fellowship

The Michael Maggio Immigrants' Rights Summer Fellowship was established jointly in 2009 by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law (CHRCL), and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIP/NLG) to commemorate the life and legal contributions of Michael Maggio. The Fellowship will provide matching funds to enable a law student to work on an immigration related, student-initiated project this summer!

Applications will be accepted through February 1, 2012 and the Fellow will be notified by March 1, 2012.

To learn more about the Fellowship and download the application form, visit www.maggiofellowship.org.  If you have specific questions, feel free to contact Susan Timmons at stimmons@aila.org.

ATTENTION 3L'S!!! PUBLIC SERVICE DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING!

This is a reminder that the deadline for third year students to complete and turn in all necessary public service paperwork is MONDAY, MARCH 26.  There will be exceptions or excuses.  If you are a third year student who has not signed up for their public service, please do so ASAP.  Many of our placements fill up quickly so you may not be able to do your public service at your preferred choice.  Please remember that you must sign up with the public service office BEFORE starting your project by completing a Reservation Form.

If you are a third year student who has signed up for, but has not completed your 30-hour requirement or if you have not signed up at all, you can expect to receive periodic e-mail reminders from Jina Scinta.

If you have any questions about the status of your public service, please contact Ms. Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

ATTENTION 3L'S!! HOW MANY HOURS DID YOU PERFORM ON YOUR PUBLIC SERVICE?

The Public Service Program will be awarding the Samuel L. Greenebaum Public Service Award to the graduating student who has recorded the most hours on his or her timesheet for their Public Service project. This award is a very distinquished black lacquer and brass wall plaque.  This is awarded each year at the Awards Program.

If you feel you may be in the running for this award, the deadline for turning in your timesheets to be recorded is THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012!  This deadline is only if you have completed your project.  This is NOT the deadline for completing your public service. 

If you have already completed your project and turned in your timesheet, please see Jina in Room 180 to see if you could be in the running for this award.

 

Opportunities in Frankfort Information Session - Tuesday, January 31st - Noon in room 175

Speakers will be Shane Benson with the Kentucky Public Service Commission; Sarah Coker, Deputy Bar Counsel for the Kentucky Bar Association; Jennifer Frazier, Kentucky State Law Librarian; Neeka Parks with the Kentucky Parole Board; and Leigh Ann Thacker of Southern Strategy Group.

Find out how these law graduates found their positions and the career path they followed to get there.

The event will begin at Noon on Tuesday, January 31st in room 175 and continue until 1:30 p.m.  Pizza and drinks will be served outside of 175 before Noon.

2012 Wisconsin Volunteer Summer Law Student Internship Program

The Wisconsin judicial system is offering 1st and 2nd year law students the opportunity to work as unpaid interns with circuit court judges throughout our state during the summer of 2012.

Although we have no funds to compensate or reimburse these interns for the expenses they incur in participating, we hope to reward them with practical experience, our thanks, and a summer in wonderful Wisconsin.  We encourage the student to discuss with you the possibility of earning credits for completing this internship.

Interested individuals should forward a completed application and resume to:  Office of Court Operations, Attn: Melissa Lamb, 110 E. Main Street, Suite 410, Madison, WI  53703-3356, Fax: 608-267-0911  melissa.lamb@wicourts.gov

Applications will be accepted through March 15, 2012.

2012 Michael Maggio Immigrants' Rights Summer Fellowship - Deadline is February 1st

The Michael Maggio Immigrants' Rights Summer Fellowship was established jointly in 2009 by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law (CHRCL), and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIP/NLG) to commemorate the life and legal contributions of Michael Maggio.  The Fellowship will provide matching funds to enable a law student to work on an immigration related, student-initiated project this summer!

Applications will be accepted through February 1, 2012
and the Fellow will be notified by March 1, 2012.

To learn more about the Fellowship and download the application form, visit www.maggiofellowship.org.  If you have specific questions, feel free to contact Susan Timmons at stimmons@aila.org.

ATTENTION 3L'S!!! PUBLIC SERVICE DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING!

This is a reminder that the deadline for third year students to complete and turn in all necessary public service paperwork is MONDAY, MARCH 26.  There will be no exceptions or excuses.  If you are a third year student who has not signed up for their public service, please do so ASAP.  Many of our placements fill up quickly so you may not be able to do your public service at your preferred choice.  Please remember that you must sign up with the public service office BEFORE starting your project by completing a Reservation Form.

If you are a third year student who has signed up for, but has not completed your 30-hour requirement or if you have not signed up at all, you can expect to receive periodic e-mail reminders from Jina Scinta.

If you have any questions, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

 

Don't forget to check the Job Bank in Symplicity

Students,

In addition to putting information in the Daily Docket about openings for part-time, summer and full-time opportunities, the Office of Professional Development posts positions in Symplicity.  Go to:  https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students and click on "Jobs & Resume Collection".

 

 

Grossman & Moore seeking 2L Part-time Law Clerk this semester

Grossman & Moore, a personal injury law firm, is seeking a second-year student to work 12-15 hours a week during the Spring semester.  Student should be in the top 1/3 of their class.  There is the potential for a student to work full-time over the summer.

If interested in applying, send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Ms. Donna Voyles, Grossman & Moore, PLLC, One Riverfront Plaza, 401 W. Main Street, Ste. 1810, Louisville, KY  40202 or e-mail:  dvoyles@gminjurylaw.com

Current Department of Justice Attorney Vacancies

Below is a list of current attorney vacancies at the United States Department of Justice. We encourage all interested applicants to apply; however, please note that due to temporary funding restrictions we may not be able to fill all of the currently advertised positions. To learn more about Justice and our legal careers, please visit our website: www.justice.gov/careers/legal/.

In addition, every year over 1,800 volunteer legal interns serve in DOJ components and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices throughout the country. If you are interested in a DOJ volunteer internship, please review the many opportunities featured at www.justice.gov/careers/legal/volunteer-intern.html

Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Western District of Texas Vacancy Announcement # 12-WDTX-575400-AUSA-03 The deadline to apply is January 30, 2012.
Date posted: 01-19-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office District of Columbia Washington, D.C. 12-DC-AUSA-03 Position is open until Wednesday, January 25, 2012.
Date posted: 01-19-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office District of Columbia Washington, D.C. 12-DC-AUSA-02 Position is open until Wednesday, January 25, 2012.
Date posted: 01-19-2012
Attorney Vacancy Announcement U.S. Department of Justice United States Marshals Service Office of General Counsel GS-0905-13/14/15 Open: January 19, 2012 Close: February 2, 2012
Date posted: 01-19-2012
Assistant United States Attorney Criminal Division United States Attorney's Office District of Rhode Island Vacancy Announcement Number 12-RI-01 Application packages must be postmarked by 11:59pm on January 25, 2012.
Date posted: 01-19-2012
U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for United States Attorneys Office of the Chief Information Officer Attorney-Advisor GS-0905-15 Vacancy Announcement No: 12-EOUSA-02 Closing date February 9, 2012.
Date posted: 01-18-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Middle District of Florida Announcement Number 12-MDFL-AUSA-01 Applicants must send a cover letter accompanied by their resume to the following address by February 3, 2012
Date posted: 01-18-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Honorable Joyce White Vance Northern District of Alabama Vacancy Announcement Number 12-NDAL-02 This announcement is open until filled.
Date posted: 01-17-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Eastern District of Tennessee Vacancy Announcement #12-EDTN-AUSA-01 Applications must be received by Tuesday, January 31, 2012.
Date posted: 01-13-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Southern District of California 12-SDCA-02 Application materials must be postmarked by the deadline date of January 18, 2012.
Date posted: 01-13-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Middle District of Georgia Vacancy Announcement #12-MDGA-AUSA-01 The announcement is open until filled.
Date posted: 01-13-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Southern District of Florida Announcement Number 12-SDFL-AUSA-01 Announcement is open until filled.
Date posted: 01-13-2012