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Tennessee Bar Association Diversity Job Fair - Student Registration Deadline is Friday, July 13th

The Tennessee Bar Association Diversity Job Fair is scheduled for Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8 in Nashville, TN. 

The Fair provides participating legal employers in Tennessee the opportunity to interview diverse 2L and 3L students from law schools in Tennessee and surrounding states.  Student registration deadline is July 13th.  http://www.tba.org/programs/welcome-to-the2nd-annual-tba-diversity-job-fair.

If you have any questions, please contact Debra Reh at:  dkreh@louisville.edu or (502)852-6368.

Michael Hicks joins UofL Law as Workstation & Server Manager

The UofL Law Information Technology Department welcomes Michael R. Hicks as Workstation and Server Manager. He is a Louisville native and holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts degrees from the University of Louisville. Mr. Hicks has worked in Information Technology for fifteen years, most recently, since 2007, for the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University's Health Sciences campus. Mr. Hicks will be responsible for maintaining the hardware and updating software on desktop computers in offices, classrooms, labs, the Law Clinic, and public and other spaces; and file, print and application servers. He joined us Monday, July 2.

Good Luck on the Bar Exam Refreshments - Thursday, July 5th at 8:15 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. in Mosaic Lobby

The Office of Professional Development wishes our May 2012 graduates Good Luck on the Bar Exam!  On Thursday, July 5th at 8:15 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. in the Mosaic Lobby, the Office of Professional Development will provide bagels, coffee and juice for the morning bar review and cookies and brownies for the evening bar review. 

600 W. Main, LLC seeking Law Clerk

Office consists of approximately 30 solo practitioners with concentrations in several areas of the law, including criminal law, plaintiff's work, family law, contract law and employment law, among others.

Duties include performing research, drafting legal memoranda and motions, and performing other office duties as needed.

Schedule is 30-35 hours/week during the summer; 12-20 hours/week once school begins.

To apply, please submit a resume and writing sample by e-mail in PDF format only to Greg Dearing, Office Manager at:  gdearing@600westmain.com    Please write "Law Clerk Position" in the subject line of the e-mail.  Deadline to apply is July 13 at 5:00 p.m.

600 W. Main, LLC seeking Law Clerk

Office consists of approximately 30 solo practitioners with concentrations in several areas of the law, including criminal law, plaintiff's work, family law, contract law and employment law, among others.

Duties include performing research, drafting legal memoranda and motions, and performing other office duties as needed.

Schedule is 30-35 hours/week during the summer; 12-20 hours/week once school begins.

To apply, please submit a resume and writing sample by e-mail in PDF format only to Greg Dearing, Office Manager at:  gdearing@600westmain.com    Please write "Law Clerk Position" in the subject line of the e-mail.

Law Firm Seeking 2-3 Part-time Law Clerks

Law firm seeking 2-3 law clerks to answer discovery

Clerks can work from home and will begin ASAP; work will continue through end of Fall 2012 semester and possibly longer

Please submit resume to Scarlette Burton at:  scarlette@poppelawfirm.com

Federal Judicial Clerkship available in Bowling Green, KY

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of KY is seeking a term judicial law clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl.  The law clerk position is for a two-year term and available approximately August 6, 2012.

To view the complete description of the position duties, responsibilities and qualifications, go to:  http://www.kywd.uscourts.gov/pdf/LawClerk_Term_MJ_2012.pdf

PLEASE NOTE:  Applications will be accepted by MAIL ONLY and the deadline is Monday, June 25th.  Please have your application postmarked no later than June 25th.

Federal Judicial Clerkship available in Bowling Green, KY -

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of KY is seeking a term judicial law clerk to U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl.  The law clerk position is for a two-year term and available approximately August 6, 2012. 

To view the complete description of the position duties, responsibilities and qualifications, go to:  http://www.kywd.uscourts.gov/pdf/LawClerk_Term_MJ_2012.pdf

PLEASE NOTE:  Applications will be accepted by MAIL ONLY and the deadline is Monday, June 25th.  Please have your application postmarked no later than June 25th. 

Jude Wolford joins UofL Law as Academic Success Director

We proudly welcome Jude Wolford, the new Academic Success Director, who will begin at UofL Law on Monday, July 2. 
 
Jude received her Juris Doctor from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1990. She has worked in both the public and private sectors. In 2007, Jude sat for the Kentucky Bar Exam, after her family moved back to Louisville.  For the last three years, Jude has worked as an associate at McMasters Keith, Inc.

Duncan named Interim Dean of Law School

Susan DuncanSusan Duncan, associate dean of academic affairs and faculty development at the University of Louisville’s Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, has been named interim dean of the school effective July 1.

Provost Shirley Willihnganz announced Duncan’s appointment after consulting with law school faculty and staff and discussions with President James Ramsey. Duncan will succeed the former dean, Jim Chen, who is expected to return to the law faculty after a year’s leave.

A member of the law school faculty since 1997, Duncan has been associate dean for a year and is a former chair of the Commission on the Status of Women. Her teaching and research interests are in lawyering skills, education law and restorative practices. Duncan's scholarship has focused primarily on issues surrounding children, including the need for anti-bullying laws and laws protecting children from online pornography.

Nationally, Duncan has served in leadership positions on several boards that focus on the development of new legal writing professors. She received the Louisville Bar Association 2010 Distinguished Service Award for chairing numerous LBA committees.

She earned her undergraduate degree at Miami University and her law degree from the Brandeis School of Law.