Student Bar Association News

Enhancing Employment Opportunities through Mentoring - Tomorrow

Wednesday, March 7, 2012, 3:45pm – 4:45pm -  Allen Courtroom

What's the difference between a mentor, a role model, networking, and a person who serves as a reference?  How do you find a mentor?  How do mentoring relationships work?  Leaders in the legal profession will provide their perspectives on mentoring at an SBA sponsored panel.  This is a great opportunity to hear from some of the leaders in the legal community in Kentucky.  Snacks will be provided before the panel outside of the Allen Courtroom.  

Moderator:  Professor Laura Rothstein

Speakers:  Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Lisa Abramson  

Bobby Simpson, Corporate Counsel, General Electric; President Louisville Bar Association

MedMal Mixer - Thursday

 Please join the SBA for this year's MedMal Mixer!  Students from the Law School, Medical School, Dental School, Nursing School, and School of Public Health are invited to attend the mixer.  You also may bring a guest who is not a member of any of the listed schools.  The mixer is this Thursday, March 8th from 7:30-11:00pm at Howl at the Moon at Fourth Street Live!  Free food and drink specials will be provided.  Each school is encouraged to wear a certain color - law students are encouraged to wear red.  We hope to see you there!
 

Enhancing Employment Prospects Through Mentoring - Room Change

Panel on mentoring sponsored by the Student Bar Association

Wednesday March 7 - 3:45-4:45 pm - Allen Courtroom

What’s the difference between a mentor, a role model, networking, and a person who serves as a reference?  How do you find a mentor?  How do mentoring relationships work?  Leaders in the legal profession will provide their perspectives on mentoring at an SBA sponsored panel.


Moderator:  Professor Laura Rothstein
Speakers:  Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Lisa Abramson
Bobby Simpson, Corporate Counsel, General Electric; President Louisville Bar Association

Kaplan Bar Review Table - Today

Kaplan Bar Reivew table today, Wednesday, Feb. 29th, from 11 AM - 6 PM.  DEPOSIT SPECIALS: 3Ls lock in with discounted $100 deposit and 1/2s lock in with a discounted $25 deposit.  Enroll by March 1st to SAVE!  Enroll at the table on Wednesday and SAVE an additional $50-$100 off already discounted prices!  The Final Review Course will be held July 15-17 in Louisville.  Use the most test-like questions available this summer for your bar exam!  FREE on-Demand MPRE Course available now.  Enroll at www.kaplanpmbr.com today!

Learn More About 2 Mentoring Events in March

Two Mentoring Events that are Happeneing In March, 2012

See the Event Calendar for details

 

Enhancing Employment Prospects through Mentoring

Panel on mentoring sponsored by the Student Bar Association

Wednesday March 7

3:45-4:45

Room 275


What’s the difference between a mentor, a role model, networking, and a person who serves as a reference?  How do you find a mentor?  How do mentoring relationships work?  Leaders in the legal profession will provide their perspectives on mentoring at an SBA sponsored panel.


Moderator:  Professor Laura Rothstein
Speakers:  Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Lisa Abramson
Bobby Simpson, Corporate Counsel, General Electric; President Louisville Bar Association
 
 

Speed Mentoring

Reserved Speed Mentoring program
Requires application to be submitted to Professor Laura Rothstein by Thursday, March 1.

Cox Lounge – 5:30-7:00

Sponsored by the National Association of Women Judges, the Brandeis Women’s Law Caucus, and the Brandeis Black Law Students Association

Members of the bar will have 6-8 minute conversations with students (like a speed dating program). Students will speak to each mentor. 

Kaplan Bar Review Table - Wednesday

Kaplan Bar Reivew table this Wednesday, Feb. 29th, from 11 AM - 6 PM.  DEPOSIT SPECIALS: 3Ls lock in with discounted $100 deposit and 1/2s lock in with a discounted $25 deposit.  Enroll by March 1st to SAVE!  Enroll at the table on Wednesday and SAVE an additional $50-$100 off already discounted prices!  The Final Review Course will be held July 15-17 in Louisville.  Use the most test-like questions available this summer for your bar exam!  FREE on-Demand MPRE Course available now.  Enroll at www.kaplanpmbr.com today!

Speed Mentoring

Reserved Speed Mentoring program

Requires application to be submitted to Professor Rothstein by Thursday, March 1

Cox Lounge - 5:30-7:00pm - Wednesday, March 7

Sponsored by the National Association of Women Judges, the Brandeis Women's Law Caucus, and the Brandeis Black Law Students Association.

Members of the bar will have 6-8 minute conversations with students (like a speed dating program).  Students will speak to each mentor.  

Enhancing Employment Prospects through Mentoring

Panel on mentoring sponsored by the Student Bar Association

3:45-4:45 - Room 275, Wednesday, March 7

 

What's the difference between a mentor, a role model, networking, and a person who serves as a reference?  How do you find a mentor?  How do mentoring relationships work?  Leaders in the legal profession will provide their perspectives on mentoring at an SBA sponsored panel.

Moderator: Professor Laura Rothstein

Speakers: Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Lisa Abramson and Bobby Simpson, Corporate Counsel, General Electric; President Louisville Bar Association 

FREE TAX PREPARATION

Free Tax Preparation is provided in Davidson Hall Rm 105B on Mon-Thurs at 10am-4pm! Must make less than 31K for 2011. Bring identification, social security card, and tax documents!

Student of the Month Award

The Student Bar Association is proud to announce that the recipient of the Student of the Month Award for January 2012 is Amanda Warford!

Amanda is a published member and the Senior Articles Editor of the University of Louisville Law Review, Volume 50. Throughout her time in law school, she has been a participant in the Street Law Partnership with Central High School, a research assistant for Professor Judith Fischer, and a member of many student organizations. Amanda is a recipient of the Bench & Bar Fund Scholarship, as well as of the Marian Kincaid Warns & Carl Warns, Jr. Scholarship. Last summer, she participated in a panel for the 28th Annual Carl A. Warns, Jr. Labor & Employment Law Institute entitled "Objection! Evidentiary Issues in Employment Litigation." Her legal experience includes working as a legal intern for Thomas M. Jones, an attorney in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, and as a law clerk for Bishop & Associates, P.S.C. She has also worked as a summer associate for Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP. After graduation, Amanda will be clerking for Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. in Owensboro, Kentucky. She will then return to Louisville, where she has accepted a position with Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP.

 

The Student Bar Association congratulates Amanda for her accomplishments and contributions to the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.