Student News

Graduating Students- Composite Rough Draft

Starlight Photos will be bringing the rough draft of the composite sometime between April 13-18. The composite will be located on Dean Torbeck's door. All students included in the composite should check the draft to look for typos and any other problems.

Graduating Student Photos

For those graduating students that took composite pictures, passport sized photos are now available in Dean Torbeck's office. Stop by now to grab yours!

International Association of Defense Counsel Writing Competition

The International Association of Defense Counsel is sponsoring a student writing competition covering the fields of Tort Law, Insurance Law, Civil Procedure or other areas of practical concern to lawyers engaged in civil defense litigation. The suggested word limits is 12,000, including footnotes; and the deadline is May 16. First prize: $2,000, second prize $1,000 and third prize $500 plus possible publication.  See or Dean Sealing for more information. 

SBF applications for Exec Board due April 15th

To all students interested in running for SBF's Executive Board. Applications are due April 15th. Please submit a resume and a short statement (under one page) indicating what positions you are applying for and why you will help make a difference in our legal community. All positions except for Vice Chair are open. Please email your applications or any questions to

Finals Massages

Finals have you stressed out?  Come relax with a free massage!  The Student Activities Board in conjunction with your 2007-2008 SBA invite you on Wednesday, April 23 from Noon until 3 p.m. to enjoy a massage in the Washer Lounge (rm. 188)!

Moot Court Board Interviews April 9

Interviews for the Moot Court Board will be held this Friday, April 9. All students interested in becoming a part of the Moot Court Board must first complete an application and sign up for an interview.

Applications and the interview sign-up list are located on the door of the MCB office.

2008-2009 Football/Basketball Season Ticket Lottery

1Ls & 2Ls, sign-up sheets are now up on the SBA door for 2008-09 men's football and basketball season tickets. Due to the limited number of tickets reserved for law students, there will be a lottery held on Saturday, April 19th to determine the winners. You must sign up on the SBA door by Friday, April 18 at 5:00 P.M. to be eligible.

Prices for Basketball & Football Combo tickets will cost approximately $210 per student ($420 if providing a ticket for a guest). For Football only, tickets will cost approximately $72 per student ($144 if providing a ticket for a guest).

Also, please remember that no law students are allowed to attend the undergraduate ticket lottery. You will lose your tickets if you attend.

Career Opportunities

Are you checking the summer job opportunities and part-time jobs?

Bahe Cook Cantley & Jones is looking for a summer associate/law clerk.

Bubalo Hiestand & Rotman has several summer law clerk openings for document review involving mass tort litigation.

There is also a "blind ad" advertising an opening for a May 2009 graduate to work full-time during the summer and continuing during the fall semester.

Career Services will continue to receive part-time/summer opportunities after the semester ends. You can view part-time/summer jobs online under "Current Job Postings."

Writing Competition

Lots of prizes for only 1,000 words!  The National Center for Nonsmokers Rights is sponsoring a writing competition. Students should submit a 1,000-word outline of a legal or law-related action designed to protect nonsmokers by May 16. There is a $5,000 first prize, a $3,000 second prize, a $1,000 third prize and thirty $1,000 travel grants to their June 7-8 conference in Washington, D.C.  See Dean Sealing for more details or go to

Attention Students: Externship Information Panel

Please join the externship supervisors from Legal Aid, the Public Defender's Office and the County Attorney's office to learn about externship opportunities on  Thursday, April 10th from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Room 060.