Student News

Inhouse Counsel seeking Full-time Summer Law Clerk

An inhouse legal department has an immediate need for a full-time Summer 2014 Law Clerk.  If you are a rising 2L/3L student interested in gaining experience in healthcare, please apply to the "2014 Summer Law Clerk" position on Symplicity.

Compensation is $15.00/hr.

 

Life Planning and Wills Clinic for Louisville Association of the Deaf

The Legal Aid Society, in partnership with the law firm of Bingham Greenebaum Doll PLLC, the Louisville Association of the Deaf and the Center for Accessible Living, is hosting a Life Planning Clinic for persons associated with or members of the Louisville Association of the Deaf. The Clinic is comprised of two parts: A Life Planning Educational Session and a Will Clinic. The first session will be open to the public and will serve as an educational opportunity for attendees to learn about life planning documents, their purpose and options for specific provisions in those documents.

Up to 10 students are needed to review will questionnaires, draft initial draft of life planning documents and coordinate with volunteer attorney for any edits requested by volunteer. Students will also attend the Will Clinic and assist with execution of documents. Students are encouraged to attend the Life Planning Educational Session to receive an overview of purpose of documents and have the same basis of knowledge as clients participating in the process.

Here are the pertinent dates and deadlines:

Tues., June 10th 11:00-Noon
Life Planning Educational Session
Location: Kosair Charities
982 Eastern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40217

Wednesday, June 18, 2014:
Deadline for Clients to return Will Questionnaire to Legal Aid.

Monday, June 23, 2014:
Case materials provided to students and volunteer attorneys no later than this date.


Thursday, July 17th Noon to 4:00:
Client Appointments scheduled in 30-minute blocks of time.
Location: Kosair Charities
982 Eastern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40217

Please see the attached for more details. Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu no later than June 3 to obtain the necessary paperwork to get your public service credit.

 

Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference - August 1, 2014 - Minneapolis, MN

Registration is now open for the August 1, 2014 MMRC hosted by Twin Cities Diversity in Practice.  The deadline to register is June 6, 2014.  If you are a minority law student and interested in registering, click on:  https://law-tcc.cwm.symplicity.com

See attachment for additional information.  

Life Planning and Wills Clinic for Louisville Association of the Deaf

The Legal Aid Society, in partnership with the law firm of Bingham Greenebaum Doll PLLC, the Louisville Association of the Deaf and the Center for Accessible Living, is hosting a Life Planning Clinic for persons associated with or members of the Louisville Association of the Deaf. The Clinic is comprised of two parts: A Life Planning Educational Session and a Will Clinic. The first session will be open to the public and will serve as an educational opportunity for attendees to learn about life planning documents, their purpose and options for specific provisions in those documents.

Up to 10 students are needed to review will questionnaires, draft initial draft of life planning documents and coordinate with volunteer attorney for any edits requested by volunteer. Students will also attend the Will Clinic and assist with execution of documents. Students are encouraged to attend the Life Planning Educational Session to receive an overview of purpose of documents and have the same basis of knowledge as clients participating in the process.

Here are the pertinent dates and deadlines:

Tues., June 10th 11:00-Noon
Life Planning Educational Session
Location: Kosair Charities
982 Eastern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40217

Wednesday, June 18, 2014:
Deadline for Clients to return Will Questionnaire to Legal Aid.

Monday, June 23, 2014:
Case materials provided to students and volunteer attorneys no later than this date.

Thursday, July 17th Noon to 4:00:
Client Appointments scheduled in 30-minute blocks of time.
Location: Kosair Charities
982 Eastern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40217

Please see the attached for more details. Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu no later than June 3 to obtain the necessary paperwork to get your public service credit.

Trademark Registration Course Fall 2014

The Trademark Registration course scheduled for fall 2014 will be cancelled on June 2 due to low enrollment unless at least five students register for the course before June 2. Only students enrolled in Trademark Law are eligible to enroll in Trademark Registration.  Contact Dean Nowka or Professor Lars Smith if you have any questions.

Rising 3Ls! Have you Thought of Applying for a Federal Judicial Clerkship?

If you are a rising 3L and think you might be interested in applying for a federal judicial clerkship, please contact  Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to schedule an appointment to discuss the details. Interested third years are encouraged to go to https://oscar.uscourts.gov to register and view tip sheets and video tutorials.

 

Rising 3Ls! Have you Thought of Applying for a Federal Judicial Clerkship?

If you are a rising 3L and think you might be interested in applying for a federal judicial clerkship, please contact Dean Hajek at laurel.hajek@louisville.edu or Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to schedule an appointment to discuss the details.  Interested third years are encouraged to go to https://oscar.uscourts.gov to register and view tip sheets and video tutorials. 

Judicial Internship with Clark Co. (IN) Circuit Court Judge Available

Clark Co. (IN) Circuit Court Judge, Daniel Moore, is interested in a judicial intern for the summer.  Judge Moore prefers to have students contact his court reporter to schedule a phone interview.  Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu for more information. 

Susan Duncan Appointed To Three Year Term as Dean

Provost Shirley Willihnganz announced on May 8 that Susan Duncan would be appointed for an additional three years term as Interim Dean.  During the previous two years in which Susan Duncan has served in that role, she has accomplished a great deal and this continued appointment provides the opportunity to continue to place the Brandeis School of Law in a strong position.  Her accomplishments are in the areas of fundraising, connections with alumni/ae, physical plant updates, attention to diversity, staff support, and developing a strategic plan.  Dean Duncan joined the law school faculty in 1999 and is a 1991 graduate of the law school herself.  In accepting the appointment, Dean Duncan stated that, “Serving as the dean for the past two years has been an honor and a privilege.  I thank the President, the Provost, and the law school faculty and staff for their faith in me and look forward to working with all of them on advancing our school.  The strategic plan sets forth a vision that is very exciting.  I know our alumni and friends will help us execute this plan allowing our school to reach new heights.”

Click here to read the full story. 

IP Job Fair for Summer 2015 Jobs & Permanent Positions in Atlanta - Sign-Up Deadline May 21

Rising 2L and 3L Students,

If you are interested in participating in the 10th Annual Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair to be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Atlanta, please review the attachments.  The attachments consist of the Student & Graduate Instructions and Checklist, hotel information and a list of participating employers.  This job fair is particularly helpful for students interested in patent law, but a few positions are available for students in "soft IP".  It will allow students interested in IP law to apply to interview with law firms for 2015 summer associate positions (for rising 2Ls) and permanent positions (for rising 3Ls).  The deadline to sign up is May 21st.

Review the employer list to determine if  you are eligible to apply for positions.  (Keep in mind that the list of employers will continue to grow.)  You will be responsible for the nonrefundable $30 registration fee initially; however, you can apply for funding to offset some of your costs from the Office of Professional Development for reimbursement if you are selected to interview in Atlanta.

Contact Ms. Reh (dkreh@louisville.edu) or Dean Hajek (laurel.hajek@lousville.edu) if you have questions or would like to learn more about this career fair.