The newly formed Business Law Society is holding it's inagural event this Monday, April 2nd, from 11:30 to 1:00pm. An impressive panel has been invited to discuss business law, the role of the corporate lawyer, what makes a business lawyer tick, what clients are looking for, how to get into this area of law, and so on.
• Matthew Hamel (Executive VP and General Counsel at Brown Forman)
• Raymond Burse (Vice President and General Counsel at GE)
• John Rippy (Senior VP at Republic Bank)
• Jeffry Gordon (General Counsel at Sun Tan City)
• Shawn Bailey (VP at Churchill Downs Incorporatated)
Lunch will be served, and prospective members will also receive information on becoming involved with the Business Law Society. The event's facebook page can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/107716289359925/
The Office of Professional Development will be sponsoring an information session on Tuesday, April 3, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Room 175. Depending on whether you are a rising 2L or rising 3L, Dean Urbach will be giving you valuable tips on what you can do over the summer to get ready for the fall hiring season. You won't want to miss this opportunity to get ahead of the game. This is a brown bag event, so please bring your own lunch.
Mark your calendar for this opportunity to observe two appellate oral arguments on Thursday, March 29, in the Allen Courtroom at the Law School. The three judges that will be conducting the oral arguments are: Judge Donna Dixon, Judge Laurance VanMeter, and Senior Judge Joseph Lambert. Sr. Judge Lambert's staff attorney, Tim Buckley, will also be attending. The oral argument times are 11:00 am and 11:45 am. They are both 30 minute oral arguments and should conclude by approximately 12:15 pm.
*Update: the second argument has been cancelled and the first has been rescheduled to begin at 11:45 AM.
A question and answer session with Judges Dixon, VanMeter, and Lambert will be held in Room 275, at 12:15 p.m. All students are invited to attend. Pizza will be served.
Bios for the judges can be accessed at http://courts.ky.gov/courtofappeals/judges/. A description of the cases set for oral argument is attached.
Questions? Please see Professor Rick Nowka.
The Federalist Society put on ten events this year at the law school – bringing in prominent speakers from a variety of backgrounds to speak on legal issues. Thank you for all those who attended our debates. I would also like to send a big thank you to the Federalist Society officers, Rebekah Gray, Brandon Johnson, and Vince Kline, who were essential in making this another successful year for the organization.
The Federalist Society will be holding elections at 12:15 on April 9th in room 075. If you are interested in a position or have questions, please reach out to April Wimberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)