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ABA Student Membership

The American Bar Association can help you meet the challenges of law school and prepare for your career.  Join the American Bar Association Law Student Division today to start building your professional network.

Join now for the special law student rate of just $25 a year at www.ambar.org/JoinFor1 or $60 for three years at www.ambar.org/JoinFor3 to:

- Watch your resume rise to the top of the stack through internships, fellowships, clerkships, public service volunteer opportunities and competitions.
- Discover your passion through free and affordable special interest groups with webinars and networking events.
- Get help through school and beyond with the Student Lawyer magazine, the ABA Journal, discounts on study aides and bar review courses and valuable health insurance.

Join the nearly 40,000 law students who are leveraging their ABA memberships to prepare for successful careers.  Enroll today by visiting www.ambar.org/JoinFor1 or www.ambar.org/JoinFor3 or call 800-285-2221 and mention code RMM12ELSA.

Graduation Apparel

The deadline for ordering graduation apparel is THIS SATURDAY, March 31st.  Please be sure to order your apparel by this deadline.

Panel Will Speak on Careers in Property March 30!

Four distinguished local attorneys who practice in the property law area will be panelists on careers in property Friday, March 30 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Room 275. Pizza will be provided. The attorneys will discuss what it is like to practice in an array of real estate and property areas involving real estate transactions ranging from complex projects, such as Fourth Street Live and Liberty Green, to neighborhood and historic preservation issues to traditional transactions involving residential and commercial real estate. The attorneys are Fred Joseph (Stites & Harbison, a transactional lawyer focusing all aspects of real estate law including complex real estate transactions), Stephen Porter (known for his work on neighborhood preservation), Sharon Hardy (Weber & Rose, whose practice includes complex commercial real estate transactions), and Anne Scholtz (Borders & Borders, PLC, whose work focuses on real estate closings and other property law issues, estate planning and probate matters, and business formations and transactions). The speakers will discuss not only their work, but how they chose the career path and how new lawyers can chart their course. A summary of the speakers' bios is attached.

Bishop & Associates seeking May 2012 Graduate

Bishop & Associates, a local east-end firm, is seeking a May 2012 graduate who will be sitting for the KY Bar Exam in July.

To apply and for additional details, go to Symplicity.  Deadline is April 6th.  

 

How to Have a Successful Summer and Prepare for the Fall Hiring Season

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.

In-House Counsel Panel hosted by the newly formed Business Law Society

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.
 
Panelists:
• 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/

Brandeis "Brief" Break - TODAY at 3:45!

Grab a UofL Law frisbee in the oval and enjoy the sunny weather.  Pair up with another student, professor, or staff member and play a game of "frisbee toss."  Students on the winning team will receive a $25 gift card to Barnes & Noble Bookstore and a $15 gift card to Subway.  See you outside in the oval!

How to Have a Successful Summer and Prepare for the Fall Hiring Season

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.

Honors Program

Just a reminder that the Law School's Honors and Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, March 31st, at the University Club.  There will be a reception beginning at 5:00, and the program itself will begin at 6:00.

15th Annual Student Bar Foundation Charity Auction - Auction Item List

 

The 15th Annual Student Bar Foundation Charity Auction is tonight. This year’s Auction will be held in the Bluegrass Room at The Brown Hotel, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with the Silent Auction and 7:00 p.m. with the Live Auction. 


Attached you will find a list of the auction items available at tonight.. Thank you to those who have generously donated. We hope to see everyone there!