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Jeffersonville, IN Law Firm seeking rising 2L/3L Summer Law Clerk

Jeffersonville, IN attorney seeking 2L or 3L for various law clerk duties such as drafting motions, legal research, litigation prep. and client contact for immediate work for the summer. Areas of law practiced include personal injury, family, criminal, and probate. Candidate must be pleasant, have good work ethic, be reliable and able to work under pressure. Previous personal injury law experience is a plus, but not necessary.

If interested, forward cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript to Ms. Anna Murray at:

The position can be part-time or full-time with the potential to stay on after the school year starts.

Summer Entrepreneurship Clinic

Prerequisites: To participate, students must apply by Friday, May 25 by p.m. to Susan Duncan, Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. All first year required courses, unless waived by the professor teaching the course and the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.  Must be certified under the Kentucky Student Practice Rule.

Description:  Structured educational experience in which law students represent students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship MBA program at the University of Louisville College of Business who are participating in internal, national or international business plan competitions, or have other legal needs as determined by the Clinic Director. Students will gain and apply practical lawyering skills in the field of business law.

Credit Hours: One Hour

Scholarship assistance may be possible.

Questions:  Please email Dean Duncan at

Ky. Department of Public Advocacy Needs Student Assistance Immediately!!

The Ky. Department of Public Advocacy has stories coming in from each of their trial offices and they need someone to help them edit these stories. Eventually, the stories will go into a final year-end report for the agency. Most of the work can be done from home but the student would need to go to the Frankfort office at first to receive the assignment and instructions.

A job description is attached.  This is an unpaid summer internship and hours can count toward your public service requirement.

They are looking for a student with strong creative writing skills - so this would be great for someone who was an English major or a journalism major as an undergrad.

The student will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.  Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at

Brandeis Academic Fellow Applications

The deadline is approaching.  Applications are due May 31, and may be submitted electronically to

Graduate Business Course Opportunity for this Summer

IMBA 680-02 Special Topics: Entrepreneurship business plan development

University of Louisville Graduate status required to enroll

3 Graduate Credit hours

Summer 2012 -Summer Session II --start Tuesday May 29 - June28. This class will meet at the College of Business room 364 on Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 5:30-9:00.

Title: Entrepreneurship business plan development
The Graduate Entrepreneurship class is designed to provide non-business U of L graduate students a foundation in the core aspects of entrepreneurship they will need to start successful enterprises, to create and promote new products or service offerings in existing organizations, or to engage in social entrepreneurship. This class is open to all non-business graduate students at the University of Louisville and graduate students from all majors are encouraged to participate. This class will include tools and processes of entrepreneurial activity. Students will create a business plan with complete full financials and was designed with non-business majors in mind.

To enroll Contact: Dr. Sharon Kerrick 852-4683
Associate Director Forcht Entrepreneurship Center U of L College of Business and Susan Duncan -



May 17    Last day to add a class or change to an audit

May 17    Last day to receive 100% tuition refund

May 17    If you withdraw after May 17, a W will show on your transcript.

May 24    Last day to receive 50% tuition refund

May 29    Last day to receive 25% tuition refund

June 4     Last day to apply for a summer degree

June 8     Last day to withdraw from a class

Correction Regarding 2012 Employment Survey

In the May 16, 2012 edition of the Daily Docket, it was reported that the Employment Report and Salary Survey for the graduating class of 2012 are currently available. This was an error. Employment figures are not reported until approximately one year after graduation, and the figures that appeared represent the employment statistics for the class of 2010. For more employment statistics, including those for the class of 2011, please visit the web-site for the Office of Professional Development at:

Books For Your New Career and Beyond

New Books The newest exhibit in the law library features a collection of books to assist you with the beginning of your career as a legal professional.

Each copy currently on display is available for check out. Similar items can be found by browsing the contents of the bookshelves labeled KF 294 - KF 366 in the treatise section on the library's lower level.


Public Service Opportunity - Kentucky Waterways Alliance

Kentucky Waterways Alliance (KWA) is seeking a law student to assist them with research of the legality of the legislature's actions on two issues.  A description of those issues is attached. 

KWA is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the waters of the Commonwealth. KWA represents over 700 members and affiliate organizations united to insure high quality water resources in Kentucky for diverse recreational activities such as swimming, boating, and fishing as well as reliable drinking water supplies and biological habitat. 

The student assigned to this project will be able to count their hours toward their public service requirement.  Please contact Jina Scinta at  The student will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

2013 Brandeis School of Law Active Courses Catalog

Students and Faculty

Now posted is the University Of Louisville's Brandeis School of Law

Course Catalog


This catalog lists current active courses offered at BrandeisSchool of Law. Please see the Inactive Courses list for courses that are currently not being offered, or the Curriculum Guide for information about foundational and advanced courses for various subject matters. In addition, the guide showcases our outstanding faculty members and the cutting edge work they are doing.