Student News

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.

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 

Gray & White seeking 2L/3L Law Clerk

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

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 and submit it 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.

Lecture on William Marshall Bullitt

Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni: 

Brandeis School of Law has many important alumni that we are proud to claim.  No doubt, William Marshall Bullitt, Solicitor General of the United States is among this group. 

Join us on August 21, 2012 for a reception to honor Louisville attorney, Mark Davis. Mr. Davis, author of the seminal biography of UofL Law alumnus, Solicitor General of the United States, William Marshall Bullitt, will speak to alumni, faculty, staff and students about the life and work of Solicitor General Bullitt. The author forum will take place in the Cox Lounge of Wyatt Hall from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. 

Judge Heyburn suggested in his review of the book why you might want to be there:

  • To learn the blueprint for becoming one of the nation’s great lawyers.
  • To understand the origins of many of Kentucky’s major law firms.
  • To get an illuminating peek at Kentucky’s and particularly Louisville’s history in the first half of the Twentieth Century.
  • To learn about the author’s first unusual encounter with Mr. Bullitt.

For more information about Mark Davis, and his subject, Mr. Bullitt, follow this link to a website concerning the biography: http://solicitorgeneralbullitt.com/.

Please RSVP to Sarah Humphrey, 502-852-0092, or sarah.humphrey@louisville.edu.

Fall 2012 Hiring Season

Fall 2012 Hiring Season

The Fall 2012 Hiring Season consists of on-campus interviews which includes private firms, government agencies and corporations who interview students at the law school for clerk or intern positions (part-time during the academic year and full-time over the summer) in addition to associate (full-time upon graduation) positions.  Agencies in the Government Honors & Internship Handbook and The Public Policy Handbook also comprise a large part of available positions for students and graduates.  These jobs can be either paid or volunteer positions.  Public Service fellowships will be part of the Spring 2013 Hiring Season and offer opportunities for students to gain experience and training.

On-Campus Interviewing

Are you planning to participate in On Campus Interviews for the Fall 2012 Hiring Season?  Make sure your Symplicity account is active and contact Debra Reh in the Professional Development Office if you need help.  Session 1 bidding (uploading requested documents) begins on August 17 and continues through August 26.

A list of Fall 2012 Hiring Season employers is on the home page.  To see the list of employers, click on the “OCI” tab and select the session “Fall 2012 – Session 1”.  If your hiring class (2L, 3L) is eligible to apply, you can scroll down and view the employers.  If you click on “Review”, you will be able to find out about the employer and what documents they are requesting.

Mark Davis Speaking Event

You are invited!

 

Join us on August 21, 2012 for a reception to honor Louisville attorney, Mark Davis. Mr. Davis, author of the seminal biography of UofL Law alumnus, Solicitor General of the United States, William Marshall Bullitt, will speak to alumni, faculty, staff and students about the life and work of Solicitor General Bullitt. The author forum and book signing will take place in the Cox Lounge of Wyatt Hall from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

 

For more information about Mark Davis, and his subject, Mr. Bullitt, follow this link to a website concerning the biography: http://solicitorgeneralbullitt.com/.

 

Please RSVP to Sarah Humphrey, 502-852-0092, or sbhum03@exchange.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 and submit it 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.