Student News

Employee Benefits Writing Competition

Sponsor: The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel

Criteria:  Papers must deal with employee benefits topics.  As an illustrative example, a paper might address legal issues involving health benefits, pensions, 401(k) plans, severance, executive compensation, claims, appeals, current or former spouses' or domestic partners' benefits, collectively-bargained benefits, benefits in bankruptcy, ERISA litigation or fiduciary obligations. 

Deadline: June 1, 2013

Amount of award:  Two cash prizes of $1,500 for the top two submissions.  

Submission information: See competition rules.

Student Bar Foundation Meeting for Members and 1Ls!

As the Student Bar Foundation Annual Auction grows nearer, please join us in 171 for lunch this Wednesday, January 23rd at 12:30pm as we continue to organize our March 5th event! All current and interested members should attend! This is a great organization to add to your resume for upcoming On-Campus Interviews. Contact SBF Co-Chairs Emily Peeler atempeeler@gmail.com or Ahmed Safeeullah aasafe01@louisville.edu if you cannot attend. 

BARBRI: Gauging Interest in Indiana Bar Review Course to be held at UL Summer 2013

If you are planning on taking the Indiana Bar in July 2013 and using Barbri as your bar review prep course AND would like to go to class at UL Law (instead of driving to Bloomington, IN, or watching the lectures on your computer), please e-mail Leah Smith at leah.rupp@gmail.com. Depending on interest, Barbri may attempt to hold a class at UL Law. Please respond by Wednesday, January 23. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to e-mail Leah.

Journal of Animal and Environmental Law Publishes Article 4 Issue 1

The Journal of Animal and Environmental Law is proud to announce the publication of its first issue for this academic year. A huge thank you goes out to our members and the Senior Articles Editor, Emma Franklin, for all of their hard work.

Please visit the website to view what JAEL is up to: http://www.jael-online.org. For a pdf version of the newest issue, please click here: Article 4, Issue 1.  

Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship Application

This scholarship is limited to Berks County, PA residents entering their second year of law school.

The purpose of the fund is to provide scholarships to deserving Berks County residents entering their second year at an accredited law school, who demonstrate financial need.  Applications may be submitted electronically between January 15 and April 1.  The application and instructions are available at http://www.bccf.org/pages/forms_new/Foxapplication.html.

Student Bar Foundation Meeting for Members and 1Ls!

As the Student Bar Foundation Annual Auction grows nearer, please join us in 171 for lunch this Wednesday, January 23rd at 12:30pm as we continue to organize our March 5th event! All current and interested members should attend! This is a great organization to add to your resume for upcoming On-Campus Interviews. Contact SBF Co-Chairs Emily Peeler at empeeler@gmail.com or Ahmed Safeeullah aasafe01@louisville.edu if you cannot attend. 

U.S. Marine Corps JAG Information Session - Tuesday, January 22nd at Noon in Room 177

Please join Captain Michael Masters for a PowerPoint presentation Information Session on Tuesday, January 22nd in Room 177 at Noon.

There will be pizza for those who attend.

 

1L Mock Interview Resume Deadline - 1-17

1L Resumes are due TODAY (January 17) at midnight to confirm your participation in the January 26 mock interviews at Frost Brown Todd.  Please submit them to Dani Smith at TDani.Smith@GMail.com

3L Composite Photograph Info

3L Composite Picture Details
Time: 1:00 - 7:00pm
Date: Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Location: Brandeis School of Law
 
The photographer will provide a sign-up sheet this week.  Until then, you can send an email to jbjohn07@cardmail.louisville.edu to reserve your time or with any questions.  If you cannot make that day, there are two make-up dates provided below.  Again, the cost is $22.50 (payable credit or check) and please wear a dark suit.    
 
Make-up Opportunities on Campus
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 1 - 4:30 pm
2033 S. Fourth St., Louisville
Photographer: Adam Gabbard (513-549-1018)
 
Sunday, February 17, 2013 from 12:00 - 6:00pm
2033 S. Fourth St., Louisville
Photographer: Bret Steinmetz (314-849-4711)

TODAY - Workshop on Resumes and Cover Letters

TODAY, Laurel Hajek, Assistant Dean for the Office of Professional Development, will conduct a workshop for ALL students on improving their resume and/or cover letter. Dean Hajek will be available to answer questions you may have.

There will be two brown-bag sessions offered. The first session will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The second session will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Both sessions will be held in Room 177. 

Don't miss this opportunity!