The University of Louisville's Louis D. Brandeis School of Law 2012 convocation ceremony will be held Saturday, May 12, at 5:00 p.m. at The Brown Theatre (315 W. Broadway). All May 2012, August 2012, and December 2012 graduates are welcome to participate in the ceremony. August 2011 and December 2011 graduates may also participate.
If you are planning to attend the School of Law Convocation at the The Brown Theatre, you must order your graduation apparel by midnight, Saturday, March 31, 2012.
You must know your school/college, the correct name of your degree and major, and all sizes to fit the robe. Style, colors, and trim are determined by the University of Louisville according to standards for academic apparel. Your tassel color and hood is determined by the degree you will be awarded.
After submitting your order, you will receive a thank you-confirmation page with your order number. Your confirmation number is your proof of purchase, so please have the number available when picking up your apparel. The Red Barn distribution staff will have a complete list of orders. You must have a valid debit or credit card to order your apparel.
JD - Custom Rental – Tam, Gown, Tassel, and Hood $87.90 + tax
The School of Law has coordinated with the Balfour Company to create a customized law school graduation announcement. The University of Louisville's seal will be gold engraved on the front of the announcement with your name and degree printed inside. The price list is available on the Balfour web site. You may order your announcements by visiting the Balfour Web site and select Find Your School to see the available graduation announcement packages, or contacting Balfour at 800-BALFOUR (800-225-3687).
Law school graduation announcements are available only through Balfour. They cannot be ordered through the University of Louisville or the Brandeis School of Law.
The law school has made arrangements with the Brown Hotel for hotel rooms during graduation. The rooms will be $139/night plus tax for deluxe guest rooms from May 11 - May 13. Please refer to the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law when making reservations. Be sure to pass this information along to any family or friends you may have visiting from out of town.
Are you interested in participating in an arbitration competition? The American Bar Association Law Student Division hosts one. The regionals will be held in November. The finals will be held January. More information is available at http://www.abanet.org/lsd/competitions/arbitration/home.html.
If you are interested in competing on the four member team, please fill out the attached form and submit it, a statement of interest (no more than one page, double-spaced, Times New Roman 12, 1” margins) and a copy of your résumé to Professor Levinson (email@example.com). You may also leave these materials in the marked folder on the Moot Court Board Office door. Please also sign up for an interview time on the sign-up sheet on the Moot Court Board Office door. Be sure to submit your materials and sign up for an interview by Friday, March 23. During your interview, you will be asked to give a closing statement (no longer than 10 minutes) on behalf of the Port Adair Sports Authority from the case file of last year’s competition, which is also attached to this announcement.
If you have any questions, please email Brad Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications for membership on the University of Louisville Law Review, Volume 51, have been released. Any students who plan on attending classes through spring 2013 are highly encouraged to apply. Membership on a journal is excellent for developing your research and writing skills, and a school's law review is generally regarded as its premier publication. First-year members get two hours of academic credit. They also write a note that fulfills their writing requirement for graduation and has the potential to be published in the Law Review.
The application consists of a grade release form and a write-on prompt (not more than six pages, double spaced). Applications are due on May 14th. Several printed copies of the application packet will be available in the Resource Center across from room 275. Electronic copies are attached to this announcement, and also available through the Law Review website and TWEN page. If you have any further questions please contact Spencer Brooks at Sjbroo02@Louisville.edu.
If you have not joined the LBA as a law student member, please consider doing so. The membership application is attached. It is a real bargain at $15 a year. Membership benefits include a copy of the LBA Directory, a monthly newsletter, weekly e-mails, the opportunity to attend meetings and events and a whole lot more.
The LBA is currently undergoing a website redesign and the online membership function has been temporarily disabled.
A local e-Commerce Domain Registry Company is seeking a law clerk to assist the attorney with applications and filing papers.
A second- or third-year student is preferred.
If interested in applying, log in to Symplicity, select "Jobs & Resume Collection" and click on "Law Clerk".
The Kentucky Bar Association invites and encourages students currently enrolled at University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law to enter the KBA Annual Student Writing Competition. This competition offers Kentucky legal scholars the opportunity to earn recognition and a cash award. First, second, and third place awards will be given.
1st place $1,000 (& possible publication in Kentucky Bench & Bar)
2nd place $300
3rd place $200
Students may enter their previously unpublished articles. Articles entered should be of interest to Kentucky practitioners and follow the suggested guidelines and requirements found in the “General Format” section of the Bench & Bar Editorial Guidelines.
Entries must be received by June 1, 2012.
Submit entries with contact information by mail to:
Shannon H. Roberts
Kentucky Bar Association
514 West Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601-1812
The mentoring programs held on Wednesday, sponsored by the National Association of Women Judges with co-sponsorship by the Student Bar Association, the Women's Law Caucus, and the Black Law Students Association, were a huge success. The panel on mentoring with Justice Lisa Abramson and LBA President Bobby Simpson provided great advice. The Jet Mentor program following the panel provided an opportunity for the participating students to benefit from the wisdom of thirteen judges and attorneys in the community. The energy in the room was amazing and the students who attended gave great feedback.Kudos to Paige Hamby, who received the scholarship from the NAWJ. Appreciation to Professors Fischer, Harris, and Rothstein, who served on the scholarship committee.
Thanks Courtney Pawley, Jamie Jackson, Kristie Wetterer, Becky Wenning, Maggie Bratcher, and Dean Kathy Urbach for their time and efforts in making sure the event was a success. We hope to have the event again next year.