Student Bar Association News

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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Soles4Souls Shoe Drive

Do you have any shoes you don't wear anymore and need to get rid of? Donate them to Soles4Souls!  Soles4Soles 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 Election Rules

Please find the SBA Election Rules attached.  All interested candidates should review these and stop by the SBA Office, Room 245, for 10-15 minutes during either Candidate Interest Session on Monday, March 19 (12:30 - 1:30 PM) or Tuesday, March 20 (3:00 - 5:00 PM).  The Election Committee will ask a few questions and you may ask any questions you see fit.  If you are interested and cannot attend either of these sessions, please send an email to jbrandonjohnson@gmail.com prior to 5:00 PM on Tuesday, March 20th to make alternative arrangements.   

Please consider running for office!

Kentucky Defense Counsel's Trial Tactics Seminar - April 19

KDC's 2013 Trial Tactics Seminar is being held on April 19 at Louisville Downtown Marriott, 280 W. Jefferson, Louisville.  Brad Case of Dinsmore & Shohl has organized this program, including national speaker Michael Cash, for the entire morning session. 

While the program would be most beneficial to third year law students, the KDC would like to invite all University of Louisville law students to attend this program for only $25 (non-members normally have to pay $250).  If any law student would like to attend, you should complete and submit the registration form with a $25 check.  Please indicate on the line Total Amount Enclosed under Fees and Payments, U of L Law Student - $25.00.

Med-Mal Mixer - 3-27

Join the Law, Medical and Dental schools for our annual Med Mal Mixer!


If you'd like to dress in your school's "color", listed below, please do. But of course we'd love to see you in any color of the rainbow :)

Law- wear Red
Dental- wear Blue
Medical- wear Green

Drink specials will be available, No cover, 21+    

Facebook Event 

 

Hear ye, hear ye: SBA Elections Approaching

For those interested in running for SBA Office, a sign up sheet is posted on the SBA office door, Room 245.  The Election Rules will be voted on Tuesday evening (regular meetings occur every other Tuesday at 8:30 PM, usually lasting an hour) and distributed upon approval.  The SBA purposes are:

 

1.  To promote and encourage professional competence in the study of law;

2.  To provide a liaison among students, faculty and alumni;

3.  To assume responsibility for student social affairs within the School of Law;

4.  To serve as a forum for the discussion of professional problems; and

5.  To enhance the professional reputation of the School of Law as well as its students and alumni.

 

Please consider running for office.  It does not require tremendous time to make tremendous difference.  The Election Rules will be available upon SBA approval and candidate interest meetings will occur the week of March 18th.