Business Law Society News

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY - General Interest Meeting

The Business Law Society would like to announce that our General Interest Meeting for students interested in becoming a member will be Wednesday, September 3rd at 12:30pm - 1:30pm in room 175.

The Business Law Society is a student organization that facilitates relationships with local businesses and attorneys who specialize in many different areas of business law such as Business Litigation, Corporate Transactional Law, Intellectual Property, In-House Counsel, and more.

We organize social events to introduce our members to local business attorneys, informative Q&A panels with attorneys to discuss various areas of business law, career placement insight with our alumni, and will have specialized opportunities for paid members.  We strive to provide our members with the tools, direction and relationships needed to win job placement in the corporate world.  The general interest meeting will explain more about what we do, how to become a member and our plans for the upcoming year.

Free lunch provided.


Note: If you want to pay your membership dues at the event, check or cash will be acceptable.  Dues for the year are $10.

Please submit questions to the general Business Law Society email account at BrandeisBLS@gmail.com

 

Please RSVP on our Facebook page.  This is not mandatory but will provide an idea of how much food will be needed.

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY'S IN-HOUSE COUNSEL PANEL

The Business Law Society is hosting a panel of local in-house counsel to provide an in depth look at their roles within their copmpanies and career avenues after law school. Please join us on Thursday, April 3rd at 12:00pm - 1:00pm in room 275. Our distinguished panel will discuss their job search experiences and answer questions regarding their career path, the current job marketplace, as well as their respective practices.

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED by Mark's Feed Store.

In order to better accommodate all guests, The Business Law Society asks that interested students please rsvp by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

Please see the list of our guests below:

Laura Edwards—Director of Compliance and Legal Services for Passport Healthplan. Works with Contracts, Waste and Abuse investigations, policies and procedures

Michelle Harper—Associate General Counsel for Steel Technologies. Works with contracts, all suits and claims and policies and procedures generally.

Matthew Hamel—Executive Vice president and General Counsel of Brown-FormanAs general counsel, Hamel leads Brown-Forman’s legal team, overseeing legal activities related to corporate governance, SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, regulatory compliance, trade practices, trademarks, litigation, acquisitions and other matters.

Greg Hoffman - Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Commercial Counsel at General Electric. Major areas of focus include: UCC contract drafting/negotiating, antitrust, and risk-assessment.

Students wishing to joining the Business Law Society can do so at anytime by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

Mixing Business with Pleasure, BLS and SBA present: Happy Hour at O'Shea's

April 2, 2014, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Downtown O'Sheas Basement "Cellar"
Sponsored by: Business Law Society & SBA

 

The Business Law Society and the Student Bar Association are excited to invite you to our final social event of the year at O'Shea's downtown.  

Join your fellow classmates and young attorneys from the Louisville area to enjoy free food and drink.  The first fifty people to arrive will receive a free drink ticket.

 

When:

Wednesday, April 2 

Happy Hour (5-7)

 

Where:  

Downtown O'Sheas Basement "Cellar"

123 W Main St

Louisville, KY 40202

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY'S IN-HOUSE COUNSEL PANEL

The Business Law Society is hosting a panel of local in-house counsel to provide an in depth look at their roles within their copmpanies and career avenues after law school. Please join us on Thursday, April 3rd at 12:00pm - 1:00pm in room 275. Our distinguished panel will discuss their job search experiences and answer questions regarding their career path, the current job marketplace, as well as their respective practices.

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED by Mark's Feed Store.

In order to better accommodate all guests, The Business Law Society asks that interested students please rsvp by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

Please see the list of our guests below:

Laura Edwards—Director of Compliance and Legal Services for Passport Healthplan. Works with Contracts, Waste and Abuse investigations, policies and procedures

Michelle Harper—Associate General Counsel for Steel Technologies. Works with contracts, all suits and claims and policies and procedures generally.

Matthew Hamel—Executive Vice president and General Counsel of Brown-FormanAs general counsel, Hamel leads Brown-Forman’s legal team, overseeing legal activities related to corporate governance, SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, regulatory compliance, trade practices, trademarks, litigation, acquisitions and other matters.

Greg Hoffman - Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Commercial Counsel at General Electric. Major areas of focus include: UCC contract drafting/negotiating, antitrust, and risk-assessment.

Students wishing to joining the Business Law Society can do so at anytime by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY'S RECENT GRAD PANEL

The Business Law Society is hosting a panel of recently graduated attorneys to provide an in depth look at career avenues after law school. Please join us on Thursday, February 13th at 12:00pm - 1:00pm in room 275. Our distinguished panel will discuss their job search experiences and answer questions regarding their career path, the current job marketplace, as well as their respective practices.

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. In order to better accommodate all guests, The Business Law Society asks that interested students please rsvp by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

Please see the list of our guests below:

Julia McGuffey
Firm: Middleton
Topic: Intellectual property litigation focusing on trademark and trade secret

Shawn Spalding
Firm: Frost Brown Todd
Topic: Commercial Real Estate Lending and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities

Scott Wallitsch
Firm: Cooper & Friedman, PLLC
Topic: Commercial employment and tort law


Students wishing to joining the Business Law Society can do so at anytime by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

BUSINESS LAW SOCIETY'S RECENT GRAD PANEL

The Business Law Society is hosting a panel of recently graduated attorneys to provide an in depth look at career avenues after law school. Please join us on Thursday, February 13th at 12:00pm - 1:00pm in room 275. Our distinguished panel will discuss their job search experiences and answer questions regarding their career path, the current job marketplace, as well as their respective practices.

 

LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. In order to better accommodate all guests, The Business Law Society asks that interested students please rsvp by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com 

 

Please see the list of our guests below:

 

Julia McGuffey

Firm: Middleton

Topic: Intellectual property litigation focusing on trademark and trade secret

 

Shawn Spalding

Firm: Frost Brown Todd

Topic: Commercial Real Estate Lending and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities

 

Scott Wallitsch

Firm: Cooper & Friedman, PLLC

Topic: Commercial employment and tort law

 

 

Students wishing to joining the Business Law Society can do so at anytime by emailing jgwilkett@gmail.com

$3,000 IN PRIZES - LEGAL MEMO CONTEST UPDATES

As of January 6, 2014, Judge Judith McDonald-Burkman issued a scheduling order with an extended briefing schedule. The extra time is welcome, and as a result the Legal Memo Contest deadline is extended to March 15, 2014. The rest of the rules and contest criteria remain the same.

We are still currently accepting participants and will do so up until the deadline.  A winner will be awarded by the end of the Spring semester. If you have any further questions, please respond to jgwilkett@gmail.com

 

About Us:

The Business Law Society is a student organization that facilitates relationships with local businesses and attorneys who specialize in many different areas of business law such as Business Litigation, Corporate Transactional Law, Intellectual Property, In-House Counsel, and more.

We organize social events to introduce our members to local business attorneys, informative Q&A panels with attorneys to discuss various areas of business law, career placement insight with our alumni, and will have specialized opportunities for paid members. We strive to provide our members with the tools, direction and relationships needed to win job placement in the corporate world.

Note: Membership is $10. If you are interested in joining in order to participate please email: jgwilkett@gmail.com

Sponsored by: RICHARD BREEN LAW OFFICES
www.RichardBreen.com

 

$3,000 IN PRIZES - Business Law Society's Legal Memo Contest

The Business Law Society's first legal memo contest is a great opportunity to win some money and practice your legal writing skills. This is also an official law school contest with a well-known local attorney selecting the winning memos so you can use your work product when applying for legal jobs.

 

Finally, the winning work product will also be used in a real case and that will be a great addition to your resume and speaking point in interviews.

 

The Winner will receive $2,000 and the runner-up will receive $1,000. The due date for the memo is January 20th at 8am. So you still have over a month! This event is Members Only!! However, you can join anytime up to the due date and the membership fee is just $10.

 

The deadline for completed memos is 8:00am, January 20th, 2014.

 

ANY student may participate who is a BLS member.  Please note: This contest is MEMBERS ONLY!

 

If you are not a member, you can join AT ANYTIME!  If you are interested in joining in order to participate or would like more information on the contest, please email jgwilkett@gmail.com

 

About Us: 

The Business Law Society is a student organization that facilitates relationships with local businesses and attorneys who specialize in many different areas of business law such as Business Litigation, Corporate Transactional Law, Intellectual Property, In-House Counsel, and more.

 

We organize social events to introduce our members to local business attorneys, informative Q&A panels with attorneys to discuss various areas of business law, career placement insight with our alumni, and will have specialized opportunities for paid members.  We strive to provide our members with the tools, direction and relationships needed to win job placement in the corporate world.  

 

NoteMembership is $10.  If you are interested in joining in order to participate please email: jgwilkett@gmail.com

 

Sponsored by: RICHARD BREEN LAW OFFICES

www.RichardBreen.com 

$3,000 IN PRIZES - Business Law Society's Legal Memo Contest

The Business Law Society's first legal memo contest is a great opportunity to win some money and practice your legal writing skills. This is also an official law school contest with a well-known local attorney selecting the winning memos so you can use your work product when applying for legal jobs.

Finally, the winning work product will also be used in a real case and that will be a great addition to your resume and speaking point in interviews.

The Winner will receive $2,000 and the runner-up will receive $1,000. The due date for the memo is January 20th at 8am. So you still have over a month! This event is Members Only!! However, you can join anytime up to the due date and the membership fee is just $10.

The deadline for completed memos is 8:00am, January 20th, 2014.

ANY student may participate who is a BLS member.  Please note: This contest is MEMBERS ONLY!

If you are not a member, you can join AT ANYTIME!  If you are interested in joining in order to participate or would like more information on the contest, please email jgwilkett@gmail.com

 

About Us: 

The Business Law Society is a student organization that facilitates relationships with local businesses and attorneys who specialize in many different areas of business law such as Business Litigation, Corporate Transactional Law, Intellectual Property, In-House Counsel, and more.

We organize social events to introduce our members to local business attorneys, informative Q&A panels with attorneys to discuss various areas of business law, career placement insight with our alumni, and will have specialized opportunities for paid members.  We strive to provide our members with the tools, direction and relationships needed to win job placement in the corporate world.  

NoteMembership is $10.  If you are interested in joining in order to participate please email: jgwilkett@gmail.com

 

Sponsored by: RICHARD BREEN LAW OFFICES

www.RichardBreen.com 

$3,000 IN PRIZES - Business Law Society's Legal Memo Contest

$3,000 IN PRIZE MONEY!!

Winner -> $2,000

Runner-up -> $1,000

 

The Business Law Society would like to announce our first LEGAL MEMO CONTEST.

The deadline for completed memos is 8:00am, January 20th, 2014.

ANY student may participate who is a BLS member.  Please note: This contest is MEMBERS ONLY!

If you are not a member, you can join AT ANYTIME!  If you are interested in joining in order to participate or would like more information on the contest, please email jgwilkett@gmail.com

 

About Us: 

The Business Law Society is a student organization that facilitates relationships with local businesses and attorneys who specialize in many different areas of business law such as Business Litigation, Corporate Transactional Law, Intellectual Property, In-House Counsel, and more.

We organize social events to introduce our members to local business attorneys, informative Q&A panels with attorneys to discuss various areas of business law, career placement insight with our alumni, and will have specialized opportunities for paid members.  We strive to provide our members with the tools, direction and relationships needed to win job placement in the corporate world.  

NoteMembership is $10.  If you are interested in joining in order to participate please email: jgwilkett@gmail.com

 

Sponsored by: RICHARD BREEN LAW OFFICES

www.RichardBreen.com