Professional Development News

Fall Hiring Season - Symplicity - On Campus Interviews

Second and third-year students, if you are interested in participating in the on campus interview portion of the Fall Hiring Season, please note that today, August 17th, is the first day to "bid" (upload documents) for employers in Session 1.  Bidding for Session 1 ends on Sunday, August 26.

Please contact Debra Reh if you have any questions or are unable to access your Symplicity account. 

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates

If you are interested in obtaining updates for the Government Honors & Internship Handbook and/or Attorney Vacancies at the U.S. Department of Justice, an e-mail distribution list will be created for that purpose.  Please attend the How to Get a Government Job during the Fall Hiring Season on Tuesday, August 21 at Noon in 175 to sign up.  If you are not able to attend and want to be included on the list, please e-mail Debra Reh at: dkreh@louisville.edu 

National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - October 12 & 13

If you are interested in employment law and would like to attend the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference on October 12 & 13 in Maryland, please view the attachments.

The conference is sponsored by the Peggy Browning Fund which will pay expenses for one student nominated by the law school to attend.

If you are interested in attending and want to be considered as the nominee from the law school for the Peggy Browning Fund to pay for your airfare, please provide a brief statement describing why you are interested in attending, including the following information:   1) What demonstrated commitment you have to advancing workers’ rights, if any.  2)  Are you willing to leave KY or in what state do you hope to practice?  Submit to Debra Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu by Friday, August 17th.

The registration deadline for students who are interested in attending and have other funding available is Friday, September 28th.

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates

If you are interested in obtaining updates for the Government Honors & Internship Handbook and/or Attorney Vacancies at the U.S. Department of Justice, an e-mail distribution list will be created for that purpose.  Please attend the How to Get a Government Job during the Fall Hiring Season on Tuesday, August 21 at Noon in 175 to sign up.  If you are not able to attend and want to be included on the list, please e-mail Debra Reh at: dkreh@louisville.edu 

Tri-State Diversity Recruiting Program - August 25, 2012, Covington, KY

Are you are interested in attending the Tri-State Diversity Recruiting Program on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Covington, KY?

The conference, sponsored by Bingham Greenebaum Doll, offers second and third year law school students the opportunity to interview for summer associate and entry-level positions with prominent regional and national employers.

In order to register, students must forward a resume, cover letter, transcript and completed form (attached) by e-mail or standard mail to the address listed on the registration form.  The registration deadline is Wednesday, August 15, 2012.

Please contact Debra Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu  if you plan on attending.

National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - October 12 & 13

If you are interested in employment law and would like to attend the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference on October 12 & 13 in Maryland, please view the attachments.

The conference is sponsored by the Peggy Browning Fund which will pay expenses for one student nominated by the law school to attend.

If you are interested in attending and want to be considered as the nominee from the law school for the Peggy Browning Fund to pay for your airfare, please provide a brief statement describing why you are interested in attending, including the following information:   1) What demonstrated commitment you have to advancing workers’ rights, if any.  2)  Are you willing to leave KY or in what state do you hope to practice?  Submit to Debra Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu by Friday, August 17th.

The registration deadline for students who are interested in attending and have other funding available is Friday, September 28th.

Fall Hiring Season - Symplicity Job Postings - Law Clerk

The Fall Hiring Season includes part- and full-time positions listed on the Symplicity job database.  Please continue to check online job listings as the database is continually updated.

The law firm of Gray & White is seeking a law clerk to work on a variety of research issues and other tasks related to plaintiff's personal injury work. They are looking for someone to work 20 hours a week.

Forward resume to Ms. Adrienne Worsham Kim at:  akim@grayandwhitelaw.com

National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - October 12 & 13

If you are interested in employment law and would like to attend the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference on October 12 & 13 in Maryland, please view the attachments.

The conference is sponsored by the Peggy Browning Fund which will pay expenses for one student nominated by the law school to attend.

If you are interested in attending and want to be considered as the nominee from the law school for the Peggy Browning Fund to pay for your airfare, please provide a brief statement describing why you are interested in attending, including the following information:   1) What demonstrated commitment you have to advancing workers’ rights, if any.  2)  Are you willing to leave KY or in what state do you hope to practice?  Submit to Debra Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu by Friday, August 17th.

The registration deadline for students who are interested in attending and have other funding available is Friday, September 28th.

 

Tri-State Diversity Recruiting Program - August 25, 2012, Covington, KY

Are you are interested in attending the Tri-State Diversity Recruiting Program on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Covington, KY?

The conference, sponsored by Bingham Greenebaum Doll, offers second and third year law school students the opportunity to interview for summer associate and entry-level positions with prominent regional and national employers.

In order to register, students must forward a resume, cover letter, transcript and completed form (attached) by e-mail or standard mail to the address listed on the registration form.  The registration deadline is Wednesday, August 15, 2012.

Please contact Debra Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu  if you plan on attending.

2012 Kentucky State Fair Trial By Jury Needs Student Volunteers

Each year, the Kentucky Justice Association conducts mock trials at the Kentucky State Fair. They are looking for students to volunteer as attorneys for both the plaintiff and defendant. People attending the fair act as the jury and actors are the witnesses. The mock trials take place in the South Wing at the fairgrounds. Students are needed on the following dates at the following times:

Saturday, August 18 - 12:30; 2:30 and 4:30 (One student Needed)
Wednesday, August 22 - 12:30 and 2:30 (One student Needed)
Saturday, August 25 - 12:30; 2:30 and 4:30 (Two students Needed)
Sunday, August 26 - 12:30 and 2:30 (One or two students Needed)

Students will need to be available for all the times on the day they select. Students should arrive 45 minutes early.

Students will receive public service credit for the hours worked. Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu. Please indicate the date you are available. Dates will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Reservation Forms will be sent to the students who sign up.