Student News

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates

The following government programs have deadlines coming up very soon.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2014-15 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at www.law.arizona.edu/career/honorshandbook.cfm.  For the user name and password to log onto the Handbook, email Ms. Reh at dkreh@louisville.edu and provide her with the following:  your name, class year, and UofL email address.

2Ls for SUMMER 2015

Federal

•Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation - Office of General Counsel Student Trainee Legal Pathways Internship Program (Paid, Deadline 8/22/14)
•Environmental Protection Agency – Office of General Counsel Summer Honors Program (Paid, Deadline 8/30/14)
•Department of State - Office of the Legal Advisor (Civil) - Summer Intern (Unpaid, Deadline 9/1/14)
•Department of Justice - Summer Law Intern Program (Paid, Deadline 9/2/14)

State & Local Government

•Indiana Office of the Attorney General - Law Clerkship Program (Paid, Deadline 9/1/14)

Fall 2014 On Campus Interview Deadline for Steel Technologies is Sunday, August 24th

Steel Technologies Inc. is seeking a second-year student for a legal internship position to work 8-16 hours/week during the 2014-2015 school year.  The deadline to apply is Sunday, August 24th at midnight.  Please log into Symplicity, click on the "OCI" tab and select Steel Technologies.  Hiring criteria requires a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Prefer student who has completed Drafting  class.

National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - October 17 & 18, 2014

If you are interested in employment law, now is the time to consider attending the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference. The Conference will be on October 17 and 18 at The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD.

The conference is sponsored by the Peggy Browning Fund which will pay expenses for one student nominated by the law school to attend. The deadline for students to register asking for paid airfare/lodging is August 28. More information can be found by reviewing the attachments below or by visiting their website www.peggybrowningfund.org.

If you are interested in attending and want to be considered as the nominee from the law school for the Peggy Browning Fund to pay for your airfare, please provide a brief statement (1-2 pages typed, double spaced) describing why you are interested in attending, including the following information: 1) What demonstrated commitment you have to advancing workers' rights, if any; 2) Are you willing to leave KY or in what state do you hope to practice? Submit your statement to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu by Tuesday, August 26th, by 5:00 p.m.

The registration deadline for students who are interested in attending and have other funding available is Thursday, October 2.

BLS Room Change for Professors Sweeney and Rosario Lebron

Professor Sweeny's BLS section 32 will meet in room LL 60.  Professor Rosario Lebron's BLS section 42 will meet in room LL 71 and BLS section 41 will meet in room 275.

Last day to add a class, Change a class to an audit and Receive 100% tuition refund

Friday, August 22, 2014 (by 10:00 p.m.) 
        the last day to add a class,
        the last day to change a class to an audit, 
        the last day to receive 100% tuition reduction after withdrawing from a class and
        have the W removed from your transcript after withdrawing from a class

National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - October 17 & 18, 2014

If you are interested in employment law, now is the time to consider attending the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference. The Conference will be on October 17 and 18 at The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD.

The conference is sponsored by the Peggy Browning Fund which will pay expenses for one student nominated by the law school to attend. The deadline for students to register asking for paid airfare/lodging is August 28. More information can be found by reviewing the attachments below or by visiting their website www.peggybrowningfund.org.

If you are interested in attending and want to be considered as the nominee from the law school for the Peggy Browning Fund to pay for your airfare, please provide a brief statement (1-2 pages typed, double spaced) describing why you are interested in attending, including the following information: 1) What demonstrated commitment you have to advancing workers' rights, if any; 2) Are you willing to leave KY or in what state do you hope to practice? Submit your statement to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu by Tuesday, August 26th, by 5:00 p.m.

The registration deadline for students who are interested in attending and have other funding available is Thursday, October 2.

Attention 2Ls and 3Ls!! KY. Department of Public Advocacy Shepherdsville Office Needs Students

The Public Service Office has been informed the Shepherdsville Office of the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy is in need of 2 students to assist them in their trial office. Only one slot remains.

The students will be working in an office consisting of approximately 8 attorneys. Duties will include research, drafting motions, filing and correspondence with jail to courthouse overview. The project will begin in August and continue through December. It is anticipated that the project will satisfy the students' 30-hour public service requirement.

Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to obtain the necessary paperwork to sign up for this project.

National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - October 17 & 18, 2014

If you are interested in employment law, now is the time to consider attending the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference. The Conference will be on October 17 and 18 at The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD.

The conference is sponsored by the Peggy Browning Fund which will pay expenses for one student nominated by the law school to attend. The deadline for students to register asking for paid airfare/lodging is August 28. More information can be found by reviewing the attachments below or by visiting their website www.peggybrowningfund.org.

If you are interested in attending and want to be considered as the nominee from the law school for the Peggy Browning Fund to pay for your airfare, please provide a brief statement (1-2 pages typed, double spaced) describing why you are interested in attending, including the following information: 1) What demonstrated commitment you have to advancing workers' rights, if any; 2) Are you willing to leave KY or in what state do you hope to practice? Submit your statement to Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu by Tuesday, August 26th, by 5:00 p.m.

The registration deadline for students who are interested in attending and have other funding available is Thursday, October 2.

Attention 2Ls and 3Ls!! – KY. Department of Public Advocacy Shepherdsville Office Needs Students

The Public Service Office has been informed the Shepherdsville Office of the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy is in need of 2 students to assist them in their trial office. The students will be working in an office consisting of approximately 8 attorneys. Duties will include research, drafting motions, filing and correspondence with jail to courthouse overview. The project will begin in August and continue through December. It is anticipated that the project will satisfy the students' 30-hour public service requirement.

Interested students should contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to obtain the necessary paperwork to sign up for this project. The first two students will receive this assignment.

 

Fall 2014 On Campus Interviews - Session 2

Two employers in Session 2 did not receive many applications.  If you are interested in applying to Farrell, White & Legg, a Huntington, WV firm who is seeking a 2L summer associate for 2015 or the Washington State Attorney General's Office, who is seeking a May 2015 graduate for an Assistant Attorney General beginning in the summer/fall 2015, please upload the requested materials in Documents in Symplicity before 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 13th.

First-year students are not eligible to interview during Fall On Campus Interviews.