Graduates pictured from left to right are Aaron Marcus, Zackary McKee, Donovan Porter, BLSA President Miranda Ratcliffe, Kiera Hollis, Stephany Hunter, and Gayle Johnson. Also pictured are current BLSA members Whitney Railey and Iman Jackson.
Professor Cedric Merlin Powell was the invited speaker for the 2014 Black Law Student Association Convocation honoring the six BLSA members who are graduating this year. Miranda Ratcliffe (Class of 2015), current BLSA President, introduced Professor Powell. Others who spoke to the graduates were Dean Susan Duncan and Louisville Black Lawyers Association President Lonita Baker. Ms. Ratcliffe then recognized the graduates who each spoke about their experiences and thanked those who had made it possible.
Click here to read Professor Cedric Merlin Powell's remarks, "BLSA Convocation: The Lawyer In a Changing World."
Returning 2L and 3L Students,
The Office of Professional Development wishes you a productive and successful summer. Please be aware that Fall 2014 On Campus Interviews will begin on Thursday, August 7. If you plan to participate, please make arrangements to be available to interview with employers that you apply to on those dates. We recommend completing your summer work before August 7, if possible.
The application period for Session 1 On Campus Interview employers is July 18 - July 27, 2014. Additional information is available on the Symplicity Home page which will be updated throughout the summer.
If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Reh at: firstname.lastname@example.org
$3000 Fellowships Available to Brandeis Students with Volunteer Jobs this Summer - Deadline May 12thPosted May 9th, 2014 by Laurel A. Hajek
Two Greenebaum Fellowships are still available, each $3000, for rising 2Ls and 3Ls who are working for a non profit or government agency full time this summer doing legal work. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 12, at midnight. The selection committee will then review applications and select the two finalists quickly. The application for the fellowship is available on Symplicity in the Documents Library located under the Resources Tab. More details about the fellowships and requirements to apply are listed in the application.
To apply, submit your application to Jina Scinta in room 180 or email it to her at email@example.com. If Ms. Scinta is not in the office when dropping off your application, please leave with someone else in the Office of Professional Development or slide iit under her door.
Josh Hartsell, a May 2014 graduate has been selected as a finalist to the Presidential Management Fellows Class of 2014. A total of 609 students (518 individuals were selected as PMF Finalists and 91 individuals were selected PMF STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Finalists) were selected. The PMF Program received approximately 7,000 applicants for the 2014 application cycle. Mr. Hartsell will spend the next two years working in Washington, D.C. on international trade policy as part of a leadership development program.
If you are interested in participating in the 10th Annual Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair to be held on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Atlanta, GA, please review the attachments. The attachments consist of the Student & Graduate Instructions and Checklist, hotel information and a list of participating employers.
Review the employer list to determine
if you are eligible to apply for positions. You will be responsible
for the nonrefundable $30 registration fee. Funding for expenses may be available.
Contact Ms. Reh or Dean Hajek if you have questions.
TODAY is the deadline for students to apply for the Central High School Partnership Fellow position. A law student is needed to assist Professor Laura Rothstein with the Central High School Partnership and activities to enhance and fine tune the current program. Some assignments will be based on the skills and experiences of the individual in the position. The fellow must be someone currently or previously teaching in the program.
The time requirement will be a total of 50 hours spread through both semesters -- (schedule will be flexible and will not require work during the exam period). The Fellow will be compensated at a rate of $8.50/hour, in the form of tuition reduction.
Please see the attached application and description for more details on the position. Applications should be submitted to Jina Scinta in Room 180.
If you are planning to apply for a $3,000 Greenebaum Public Service Summer Fellowship, the deadline is Monday, May 12. The application for the fellowship is available on Symplicity in the Documents Library located under the Resources Tab.
Please turn in your application to Jina Scinta in Room 180. You may e-mail your application to Ms. Scinta, but paper applications are preferred. If Ms. Scinta is not in the office when dropping off your application, you can leave it with Dean Hajek or in the tray on Ms. Scinta's office door.