Student News

Martin Luther King Jr. Program Honors Jim Runyon

The University of Louisville will be closed on Monday, January 16 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. UofL will observe MLK Day in several ways including a Day of Service and an evening event co-hosted with Simmons College. Longtime UofL staff member Jim Runyon, who died last July, will be honored posthumously at a free public program at The Playhouse at 1 PM Monday.

 

Franklin S. Yudkin & Associates seeking Law Clerk

Opening for a law student to work in downtown Louisville office; prefer a 2L or 3L; duties would be handling insurance case pleadings while obtaining real world experience

If interested, send cover letter and resume to:  frank@yudkinlaw.com

"BIDDING" for On Campus Interviews

Please don't panic.  BIDDING is a term used by Symplicity to indicate uploading documents to a specific employer and is not competitive.  The BIDDING period for Session I begins today and continues through 11:59 p.m, Sunday, January 22nd.  Student information will be forwarded to Session I employers on January 23rd.  Employers will review student documents and make their selections.

Session I selections will be made by January 29th and you can login to Symplicity OCI to see if you were selected.

Jeffersonville, IN law firm seeking Law Clerk

Jeffersonville, IN law firm seeking 3L for various law clerk duties such as drafting motions, legal research, litigation prep. and client contact.  If all goes well, this employee would ideally stay on as an attorney after passing the bar.

Candidate must be pleasant, have good work ethic, be reliable and able to work under pressure.

If interested, forward cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript to Ms. Anna Murray at:  annamurray.esq@gmail.com

 

Public Service Info Session - Ky. School Mock Trial Competition, National Immigration Justice Center and Teen Court

The Public Service Program will be hosting it's next information session on Tuesday, January 17, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 175.

Billy Stover from the Ky. High School Mock Trial Competition, Becca O'Neill ('09) from the National Immigration Justice Center and Amanda Baker ('11) from the Teen Court project will be on hand to discuss public service opportunities available.

All students are encouraged to attend. If you are third year student still needing to complete your public service requirement, remember the deadline for May graduates is March 26.

Free pizza will be served. See you there!

"BIDDING" for On Campus Interviews

Please don't panic.  BIDDING is a term used by Symplicity to indicate uploading documents to a specific employer and is not competitive.  The BIDDING period for Session I begins tomorrow and continues through 11:59 p.m, Sunday, January 22nd.  Student information will be forwarded to Session I employers on January 23rd.  Employers will review student documents and make their selections.

Session I selections will be made by January 29th and you can login to Symplicity OCI to see if you were selected.

 

 

Franklin S. Yudkin & Associates seeking Law Clerk

Opening for a law student to work in downtown Louisville office; prefer a 2L or 3L; duties would be handling insurance case pleadings while obtaining real world experience

If interested, send cover letter and resume to:  frank@yudkinlaw.com

 

 

 

 

IMMEDIATE NEED for a 2L Law Clerk this semester

The Oldfather Law Firm has an immediate need for a second-year law clerk to work 15-20 hours a week on an upcoming trial.  Work will be full-time during the summer.

Qualifications include having a 3.0 or above GPA.  If interested, submit a cover letter and resume by NOON on January 12th to:  dkreh@louisville.edu

Address for cover letter is:  Oldfather Law Firm, 1330 S. Third Street, Louisville, KY  40208.  Student information will be forwarded to firm and selections will be made by January 13th.  Interviews will take place at the law school on Tuesday, January 17th.

Bullitt County Public Defender's Office seeking Law Clerk

The Bullitt County Public Defender's Office needs a law clerk.  The position is unpaid, but will offer excellent experience.  Hours are flexible and will be 10-15 hours a week.  The office is in Shepherdsville which is about 30 minutes from Louisville.  A second- or third-year student is preferred.

If you are interested, please forward a resume to Ms. Jennifer Wittmeyer, Directing Attorney at:  jennifer.wittmeyer@ky.gov

KY Bar Exam Program TODAY

If you are taking the July 2012 or February 2013 KY Bar Exam, you are invited to attend the KY Bar Exam program today at 12:15 p.m. 

Guest speakers, Eric Ison, Chair of the Kentucky Board of Bar Examiners, and Bonnie Kittinger, Director and General Counsel of the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions, will discuss the following important information:

  • Most common mistakes students make on their bar applications;
  • Most common student questions the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions receives
  • Statistics for bar passage;
  • How to prepare for the essay component of the Kentucky Bar Exam – what subjects are covered; how questions are drafted; how the bar examiners grade answers; and
  • The Do's and Don'ts when answering essay questions on the Kentucky Bar Exam.

Both speakers will also be available to answer specific questions you may have about the application or the exam.  The program will begin at 12:15, in Room 275.  Lunch will be provided.