Student Bar Association News

December Student of the Month - Brad Johnson

The SBA would like to congratulate Brad Johnson for being selected as Student of the Month for December. Brad recently graduated a semester early and secured a position with the Hopkins County Attorney's office In Madisonville, Kentucky. During his tenure at Brandeis, Brad served as a Library Research Assistant and was a 2-year member of the Arbitration Moot Court Team where he served as team leader.

Any law student, faculty, or staff may nominate, and the SBA votes to approve, the Student of the Month award. The Student of the Month is recognized for his or her dedication to increasing the University of Louisville Law School's reputation. The SBA Public Relations Chair facilitates this award and current SBA members are not eligible to win the Student of the Month.

If you would like to nominate a student for Student of the
Month, you may submit a nomination at
http://www.law.louisville.edu/students/sba/forms/student-of-the-month.

Congratulations again to Brad! 

Phi Alpha Delta Table

Wednesday March 20th and Thursday March 21st the Vinson Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta will be hosting a table to inform students interested in becoming members of PAD as to the benefits of membership. The table will be set up in the Mosaic Lobby from 12-4 on Wednesday and and from 11:30-2 on Thursday. We will have capabilities to process to both online and physical applications as well as a variety of information about the organization. 
We encourage interested students to stop by the table on one of these days as we are currently planning to induct all students who sign up as part of the Spring Initiation some time in early April. In addition, student's who join this year, will be eligible to sign up for Officer positions for next year. 
Finally, if you are already a member of PAD, please stop by the table and let us know. We would be happy to involve any current members in this years Spring Initiation. 

Soles4Souls Shoe Drive

 Do you have any shoes you don't wear anymore and need to get rid of?  Donate them to Soles4Souls!  Soles4Souls is a shoe charity that provides new and used shoes for those in need.  There will be a collection bin in the mosaic lobby from March 18 - April 25. You can donate any size or style shoe - new and used. If you have any questions please contact Elizabeth Richardson at earich04@louisville.edu.

All SBA Election Activity Delayed One Week

Due to the time constraints set by Spring Break, the SBA Executive and Election Committees have decided to postpone SBA Election activities by one week.  Today's candidate interest session will still occur between 4-5 in the SBA Office, Room 245.  Additional candidate interest sessions and a new election timeframe will be drafted and distributed tomorrow.  Please consider giving back to your classmates and University by running for any SBA Office.  It does not take a lot of work to make a positive change.  Please direct all questions to jbrandonjohnson@gmail.com. 

Barbri Table Day

Barbri Table Day will be Tuesday, March 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Come by for some snacks or other goodies, and to find out more about the Barbri product! 

Also, Barbri is offering a free MPRE Review Court on Saturday, March 23, 2012. This course is open to all UL law students. The lecture, given by Dr. Paul Lisnek, former Dean of Loyola Law School in Chicago, will start at 9:30 a.m. in Room 177. His lecture covers the substantive law tested on the exam, as well as exam techniques geared toward successfully mastering the MPRE.
 
Materials for the course include:
• Comprehensive Outline
• A Lecture Handout
• Over 200 Practice Questions
• Conviser Mini Review Summary Outline
• Flow charts and graphs
• Diagnostic StudySmart® Computer Software
 
The MPRE review book will be distributed on March 19th at UL during table hours (while supplies last).
For additional information, please go to the BARBRI website at www.barbri.com.

Soles4Souls Shoe Drive

Do you have any shoes you don't wear anymore and need to get rid of?  Donate them to Soles4Souls!  Soles4Souls is a shoe charity that provides new and used shoes for those in need.  There will be a collection bin in the mosaic lobby from March 18 - April 25. You can donate any size or style shoe - new and used. If you have any questions please contact Elizabeth Richardson at earich04@louisville.edu.

SBA Candidate Interest Session

All candidates interested in running for SBA office must stop by the SBA Office, Room 245, for a few minutes either today, Monday March 18 from 12:30-1:30 PM or tomorrow, Tuesday, March 19 from 4:00 – 5:00 PM.  If you are an interested candidate and cannot stop by the office during these times, you must email jbrandonjohnson@gmail.com prior to Tuesday, March 19 at 5:00 PM and briefly state (1) whether you have read the election rules (as attached), (2) why you were unable to attend, and (3) what position interests you.

Please consider serving your University and classmates.

Barbri Table Day

Barbri Table Day will be Tuesday, March 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Come by for some snacks or other goodies, and to find out more about the Barbri product! 

Also, Barbri is offering a free MPRE Review Court on Saturday, March 23, 2012. This course is open to all UL law students. The lecture, given by Dr. Paul Lisnek, former Dean of Loyola Law School in Chicago, will start at 9:30 a.m. in Room 177. His lecture covers the substantive law tested on the exam, as well as exam techniques geared toward successfully mastering the MPRE.
 
Materials for the course include:
• Comprehensive Outline
• A Lecture Handout
• Over 200 Practice Questions
• Conviser Mini Review Summary Outline
• Flow charts and graphs
• Diagnostic StudySmart® Computer Software
 
The MPRE review book will be distributed on March 19th at UL during table hours (while supplies last).
For additional information, please go to the BARBRI website at www.barbri.com.

YPAL Networking Event, co-sponsored by Westlaw and the Office of Professional Development

On March 18th, YPAL will be hosting a networking event in room 275 from 12-1PM. This event is co-sponsored by Westlaw and the Office of Professional Development.

There will be a 1-hour presentation with Daniel Mudd, Emma Brown (the Executive Director of YPAL) and possibly Rebecca Weis (President Elect). The presentation will focus on the experiences of the presenters both in law school and in the first few years of practice after law school. The presentation will also address what services and benefits an affiliation with YPAL will offer students.

Pizza and soda will be provided.

 

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YPAL Networking Event, co-sponsored by Westlaw and the Office of Professional Development

On March 18th, YPAL will be hosting a networking event in room 275 from 12-1PM. This event is co-sponsored by Westlaw and the Office of Professional Development.

There will be a 1-hour presentation with Daniel Mudd, Emma Brown (the Executive Director of YPAL) and possibly Rebecca Weis (President Elect). The presentation will focus on the experiences of the presenters both in law school and in the first few years of practice after law school. The presentation will also address what services and benefits an affiliation with YPAL will offer students.

Pizza and soda will be provided.

 

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