There are still several slots available at the Ky. Department of Public Advocacy, Wayside Christian Mission, Doctors & Lawyers for Kids, the Better Business Bureau and Legal Aid to fulfill your public service requirement the week of December 15. These projects are open to all students. A complete list and description of these projects is attached. If you are interested in any of these projects, please contact Jina Scinta ASAP to sign up.
These projects would be a great opportunity for third year students who still need to complete their public service requirement.
Thursday, November 6 at 3:00 p.m. is the deadline for submitting your employment card and all registration forms.
Be sure to go to Current Students Registration and read the registration instructions. The registration times are listed on the first page of the registration instructions.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dean DiSanza or Barbara Thompson.
If you are a 2L and you have been thinking about applying for a federal judicial clerkship, you won't want to miss this information session on Thursday, November 6, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 177.
There have been changes in the application and hiring process. Second year students will be able to apply for clerkships as early as the spring. Now is the time to start thinking about applying. Dean Hajek and Ms. Scinta will be discussing everything you will need to know to apply for federal judicial clerkships on OSCAR and the documents required to upload with your application. This will be a brown bag event.
We are asking second year students to RSVP for this program. Please RSVP to Jina Scinta at firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, November 5.
Spring Clinic I (3 or 4 credit option) – 2015
The Robert and Sue Ellen Ackerson Law Clinic represents victims of domestic violence and other low income clients in Jefferson County District & Family Court. Most cases involve Emergency Protective Order hearings and housing/eviction cases.
The Ackerson Law Clinic is a student-run law firm supervised by Professor Shelley Santry. The student attorneys are responsible for handling all aspects of the cases. This includes interviewing the client, prepping the client for the hearing, gathering evidence, participating in hearings as a student attorney, and closing the case.
To be eligible to participate in the clinic, students must have completed 60 hours. This is a requirement under Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR) 2.540 to receive a limited license to practice law.
To apply, send an email to Professor Shelley Santry at email@example.com including the following:
• Name, phone number and email;
• Unofficial transcript;
• Statement of Interest (not to exceed one page).
DEADLINE is 5:00 p.m. pm Wednesday, November 5.
The Office of General Counsel, The Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon in Arlington, VA is hiring second-year students for a Summer 2015 Honors Legal Internship. The deadline for second-year students to apply is Sunday, November 16th.
For details and how to apply, log into the Symplicity job bank.
Securities Moot Court Team Sign Ups
Any interested 2L, 3L, or 4L may sign up now for the Securities Moot Court Competition. The members of the team will compete in the 2015 Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition, which will take place at Fordham University School of Law in New York City on the weekend of March 27-29, 2015. The team’s coach is Tad Adams and Professor Warren is the faculty advisor.
Try-outs will be held in LL60 on Thursday, November 13 at 6:00 pm. To sign-up, send an email to Professor Warren’s assistant, Janet Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org and request a copy of the problem you will need to prepare for the try-outs. Also include in your email a copy of the following items in PDF format:
Unofficial Law School Transcript
The deadline for submission of these items is Tuesday, November 11, at 6:00 pm. Direct any questions to Steven Thompson at email@example.com