The deadline for May graduates to complete their public service requirement is MONDAY, MARCH 26 AT 3:00 P.M. All public service forms need to be turned in to Jina Scinta in Room 180 by the deadline. The only exception to this deadline is for students who are working on the VITA project. No other exceptions or extensions will be given.
If you have not completed your public service requirement, you will be receiving an e-mail from Ms. Scinta letting you know what forms still need to be turned in. If you think you have completed your requirement, but have questions about whether your forms have been turned in, please contact Ms. Scinta at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plese join the SBA today (Wednesday, March 7) from 3:45 - 4:45pm in the Allen Courtroom for a mentoring panel. Justice Abramson (KY Supreme Court Justice) and Bobby Simpson (GE Corporate Counsel and LBA President) will be the panelists. Cookies will be served outside the courtroom!
The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential) to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity to a highly-motivated, first-year law school student. Through this partnership, NAWL will select a student to join the 2012 Summer Law Intern Class at Prudential for an 11-week internship at one of Prudential's offices in Newark, New Jersey; Dallas, TX; San Francisco, CA; or Shelton, CT. A stipend of approximately $8,500 will be provided to the intern for the length of the internship.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, log in to Symplicity, select "Jobs & Resume Collection" and click on "2012 Summer Internship Program".
This is a reminder that Central High School Partnership interest applications are due tomorrow, Thursday, March 8. Interest forms are available from Jina Scinta (Room 180) or Prof. Rothstein. The interest form is also attached. A hard copy of the form and a resume should be submitted to either Professor Laura Rothstein (Room 258) or Jina Scinta.
Thanks to Paige Hamby, Doug Keil, and Cortney Hardy, who helped with the brief binding and to Becky Wenning for her assistance. Also, appreciation to the 1Ls who used the service.
This effort raised $600, which will provide scholarships to four Central students to the Summer Law Institute sponsored by the Louisville Bar Association, the Brandeis School of Law, and Bellarmine University for about 28 high school students each summer.
What's the difference between a mentor, a role model, networking, and a person who serves as a reference? How do you find a mentor? How do mentoring relationships work? Leaders in the legal profession will provide their perspectives on mentoring at an SBA sponsored panel. This is a great opportunity to hear from some of the leaders in the legal community in Kentucky. Snacks will be provided before the panel outside of the Allen Courtroom.
Moderator: Professor Laura Rothstein
Speakers: Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Lisa Abramson
Bobby Simpson, Corporate Counsel, General Electric; President Louisville Bar Association
Many opportunities exist for skills-based externship and law clinic experiences. If you are thinking about participating in the law clinic, the entrepreneurship clinic, or an externship this summer or fall, or next spring, please join us today, Tuesday, March 6, at 12:10, in Room 175 to hear from faculty supervisors, field supervisors, and students. Papa John's pizza will be served.
Information will be provided relating to the:
- Tax Externship
- Kentucky Innocence Project Externship
- Immigration Externship
- Medical Research Contracting & Regulatory Affairs Externship
- Technology Transfer Practicum
- Judicial Externship
- Criminal Justice Externship - County Attorney
- Criminal Justice Externship - Prosecution
- Criminal Justice Externship - Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy
- Legal Aid Externship
- Law Clinic
- Entrepreneurship Clinic
First year law students who have earned at least 30 credits are eligible to apply for a summer judicial externship. Students who have completed the first year curriculum are also eligible to apply for the Kentucky Innocence Project externship.