Attention students graduating in December 2011, May 2012, or August 2012:
Today at 12:15 p.m., representatives from the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions, including Mr. Grant Helman, Chair of the Character and Fitness Committee, will present a mandatory bar program for graduating law students on candor and related bar issues you may face when applying to take the bar.
Your attendance at the program is a requirement for graduation.
This week’s tips focus on how you can use your time efficiently and effectively for studying during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Be alert to your “highs” and “lows” in planning your study schedule. Do the hardest tasks when you are the most alert. It often helps to do the most difficult or most unpleasant task first so that it does not hang over you all day. Do more active tasks when you are feeling more drained: flashcards, practice questions, making graphics, etc. Read and review outlines when you are the most focused. Be aware of when you need a short break to restore your focus.
Each semester, several opportunities exist for skills-based externship experiences. In spring 2012, student externs will be placed with the Commonwealth Attorney's Office in Louisville, the Office of Jefferson County Attorney, the Louisville Metro Public Defender's Office, the Legal Aid Society, Jefferson County Circuit and Family Court judges, and the U of L Offices of Industry Contracts and Clinical Research Services. Information about requirements and enrollment deadlines is available on the TWEN course titled Externship INFORMATION Spring 2012. You may also contact Professor Jordan for information.
If you completed your course evaluations thank you! Institutional Research, however, informs us that the law school response rate remains low for many courses. As a result, I am asking you personally to please provide confidential feedback on your experience in all of your courses. This feedback is extremely helpful for faculty members to improve their courses and make the learning experience better for our law students. In addition, it helps chart the course for curricular reform. Without concrete data it is difficult for the administration to implement changes that will make our graduates better prepared to practice law.
Thank you for your collaboration, it is truly appreciated.
Susan Duncan, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
- Monday, Nov 7th, 2011: 11:40 a.m -1:15 p.m.
- Tuesday, Nov 8th, 2011: 10:15 am - 1:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, Nov 9th, 2011: 2:15 a.m. - 3:50 p.m
- Thursday, Nov 10th, 2011: 10:15 a.m - 1:00 p.m