Student News

Public Service Opportunity - Volunteer Witnesses Needed

The Law School will be hosting the Region 7 National Trial Competition from Friday, February 18 to Sunday, February 20, at the Jefferson County Judicial Center.  We need law students who can be available that weekend to serve as volunteer witnesses for the competition.  If you are interested, please come to an interest session on Wednesday, January 12, at noon in Room 275.  Open to 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, and 4Ls.  This is a great opportunity to satisfy your law school public service hours and learn about mock trial.

Media Law Intern - Deadline January 15th

makespace! media + design lab is seeking an intern to work in the legal department specializing in Media and IP law.  This is a unique opportunity to do some meaningful work in the industry.  For additional details and how to apply, go to:  http://www.law.louisville.edu/careers/current-jobs and select Part-time Job No. 112.

Last Day to Add or Receive 100% Tuition Refund

Tuesday, January 11, is the last day to add a class or change a class to an audit.  January 11 is also the last day for 100% tuition reduction.

International Law Society General Meeting

The International Law Society will conduct a general meeting at 12:10 on Monday in Room 075. We will go over our event plans for this coming semester. Please bring your own lunch.

AT&T Summer Legal Internship Opportunity in Atlanta for First-Year Student

AT&T is seeking a first-year student to work as a Summer Legal Intern in the Atlanta, GA office.  For details, go to:  http://www.law.louisville.edu/careers/current-jobs and select Part-time Job No. 6.

2011 Summer Fellowships - The Peggy Browning Fund

In 2011, The Peggy Browning Fund will support over 50 funder Summer Fellowships in labor-related organizations throughout the U.S.  Summer Fellowship stipends are a minimum of $4,500 per student for a ten-week employment period.  In many cases Mentor Organizations will supplement the stipend.  See each individual fellowship description for details.

Students interested in applying must submit applications both to the listed organization and to The Peggy Browning Fund.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, January 14th.

If interested, please go to:  http://www.peggybrowningfund.org/apply.html 

If you have questions, contact Professor Levinson.

 

 

Last Day to Add or Receive 100% Tuition Refund

Tuesday, January 11, is the last day to add a class or change a class to an audit.  January 11 is also the last day for 100% tuition reduction.

Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Seeks Year-round Law Clerk

Because you may not have been checking the Daily Docket over the holiday break, this appeared in the Monday, December 13th edition.

The Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney has an opening for a law clerk in its Appellate and Research Division beginning in February 2011.  For details, go to:  http://www.law.louisville.edu/careers/current-jobs and select Part-time Job No. 115.  The deadline to apply is January 14th.   

 

Kentucky Bar Program on Tuesday

Students planning to take the July 2011 or February 2012 Kentucky Bar Exam should plan to attend the January 11 bar program.  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 and answer your questions:

  • Most common mistakes students make on their bar applications
  • Most common questions received by the Kentucky Office of Bar Admissions
  • Statistics for bar passage
  • Essay component of the Kentucky Bar Exam – what subjects are covered; how questions are drafted; how answers are graded
  • Do's and Don'ts when answering essay questions on the Kentucky Bar Exam

The program will begin at 12:15, in Room 275.  Pizza will be provided.

 

Students May Take Only Two Seminars

Students are reminded that the Law School Handbook academic rules allow students to take no more than two seminars in any semester. Students are expected to comply with this rule.