Student Life News

Did you Miss the Externship Information Session Yesterday?

On October 29, Professors Karen Jordan, John Cross, and Tom Blackburn, along with Kristin Bourland, Attorney with the Internal Revenue Service and May 2010 graduate, presented information on the following spring 2014 externships: 

Technology Transfer

Tax

Judicial

Criminal Justice

Public Interest

In-House Counsel

Pre-Registration Permission Forms are available in the Student Life hallway outside Office 216.  Detailed information regarding the Judicial, In-House Counsel, Public Interest, and Criminal Justice externships is posted on Professor Jordan's TWEN site - "Externship INFORMATION." 

Application forms for the Immigration Externship are located outside Office 216.  Professor Trucios-Haynes is the faculty supervisor.

Registration forms are due by November 7.  Limited license applications (if applicable) are due by November 25.

For questions pertaining to the Technology Transfer externship, please see Professor Cross.  For information regarding the Tax externship, please contact Professor Blackburn.

Brandeis "Brief" Break on Thursday

SALDF is excited to be co-sponsoring the next Brandeis “Brief” Break with the Student Life Office on October 31, and is hosting a fun contest in which law students must try to match a picture of a pet to its rightful owner.  Pictures of law school pets will be on display in the Mosaic Lobby on October 31, beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Students can submit their guesses throughout the day up to 4:00 p.m. at the SALDF table in the Mosaic Lobby. 

From 3:30 to 4:00, enjoy an assortment of Krispy Creme doughnuts (glazed; crullers; chocolate iced cake; cinnamon apple filled; raspberry filled; Halloween sprinkle; maple iced glazed; and pumpkin spiced cake) in the Mosaic Lobby before the big reveal.  The student with the most correct answers will win $50, plus a $100 donation will be made in the winning student's name to the animal charity of the winner's choosing.

My name is TEDDY.  Can you guess which law school faculty or staff member owns me?  Try and guess who on October 31!

Brandeis "Brief" Break this Thursday - Guess the Pet Contest and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts!

SALDF is excited to be co-sponsoring the next Brandeis “Brief” Break with the Student Life Office on October 31, and is hosting a fun contest in which law students must try to match a picture of a pet to its rightful owner.  Pictures of law school pets will be on display in the Mosaic Lobby on October 31.  Twenty faculty and staff submitted photos - the student who guesses the most correctly will win!  Students can submit their guesses throughout the day up to 4:00 p.m. at the SALDF table in the Mosaic Lobby. 

From 3:30 to 4:00, enjoy an assortment of Krispy Creme doughnuts in the Mosaic Lobby before the big reveal.  The student with the most correct answers will win $50, plus a $100 donation will be made in the winning student's name to the animal charity of the winner's choosing.

My name is Oz.  Can you guess which law school faculty or staff member owns me?  Try and guess who on October 31!

 

Externship Opportunities for Spring 2014 - Info Session TODAY (10/29)

Join us on Tuesday, October 29, for a not-to-be-missed program on externship opportunities available to 2L and 3L students.  For Spring 2014, law students will have an opportunity to participate in over 15 different externships, including many new externships with Beam Inc., Passport Health, General Electric, and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, just to name a few.  Guest speakers will include Professor Cross, Professor Blackburn along with a representative from the Internal Revenue Service, and Professor Jordan.

Information will be provided regarding how to apply for an externship; application deadlines; prerequisites; the selection process; what each externship is like; how many credit hours you can earn from participation; and much more.

The program will begin at 12:05 in Room 175.  Jimmy John's will be provided for lunch.

List of Writing Competitions Keeps Expanding!

Students:  Keep checking the Writing Competitions Page on the law school website for new posts regarding competitions open to law students.  Cash prizes are generally awarded ranging from $500 to $5,000.  The list keeps growing.

Brandeis "Brief" Break this Thursday - GUESS the Pet Contest!

The Brandeis Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) is excited to be co-sponsoring the next Brandeis “Brief” Break with the Student Life Office on October 31.

SALDF and Student Life are hosting a fun contest in which law students must try to match a picture of a pet to its rightful owner.  Pictures of law school pets will be on display in the Mosaic Lobby on October 31.  Twenty faculty and staff submitted photos - the student who guesses the most correctly will win!  Students can submit their guesses throughout the day up to 4:00 p.m. at the SALDF table in the Mosaic Lobby. 

From 3:30 to 4:00, enjoy an assortment of Krispy Creme doughnuts in the Mosaic Lobby before the big reveal.  The student with the most correct answers will win $50, plus a $100 donation will be made in the winning student's name to the animal charity of the winner's choosing.

Can you guess which law school faculty or staff member owns me?  My name is Maggie.  Try and guess who on October 31!

 

Final Info Session this Semester - Externship Opportunities for Spring 2014

Join us on Tuesday, October 29, for a not-to-be-missed program on externship opportunities available to second- and third-year law students.  For Spring 2014, law students will have an opportunity to participate in over 15 different externships, including new externships with Beam Inc., Passport Health, General Electric, and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, just to name a few. 

Information will be provided regarding how to apply for an externship; application deadlines; the selection process; what each externship is like; how many credit hours you can earn from participation; and much more.

The program will begin at 12:05 in Room 175.  Lunch will be provided.

Lost & Found October 2013

Registration Advising with Dean Ballard

Be prepared for course registration and develop a schedule that is right for you.   Are you interested in participating in an externship or developing an independent study?  Do you need to complete an overload request form for waitlist purposes?  Have you completed a degree checklist recently?  Are you interested in taking non-law graduate level courses?  
 
The Student Life Office will be offering course registration advising office hours for upper division students beginning October 28.  Make an appointment in advance (using the clipboard outside Dean Ballard's office) to discuss any questions you may have regarding your Spring 2014 schedule, graduation requirements, externships, pre-registration permission forms, etc.  Dean Ballard will be available to provide one-on-one advising, and to answer questions about course selection. 

All registration paperwork is due by November 7.  Registration instructions and forms are available online at http://www.law.louisville.edu/academics/registration-forms.  The Spring 2014 schedule, course notes, and exam calendar are also available online at http://www.law.louisville.edu/academics/class-schedules.

Upcoming Info Session: Externship Opportunities for Spring 2014

On Tuesday, October 29, Professor Karen Jordan will provide a not-to-be-missed program on externship opportunities available to second- and third-year law students.  In spring 2014, law students will have an opportunity to participate in over 15 externships, including new externships with Beam Inc., Passport Health, General Electric, and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, just to name a few. 

Information will be provided regarding how to apply for an externship; application deadlines; the selection process; what each externship is like; how many credit hours you can earn from participation; and much more.

The program will begin at 12:05 in Room 175.  Lunch will be provided.