Student Bar Association News

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.

American Association for Justice Meeting Today

Did you enjoy Torts class? Are you interested in learning more about being a trial attorney? The newly formed University of Louisville student chapter of the American Association for Justice is holding its first meeting at noon Monday, Feb. 13, in Room 175. Free pizza and drinks will be served. Louisville trial lawyer Hans G. Poppe will be guest speaker, and representatives from the AAJ and the Kentucky Justice Association will be on hand to explain the professional and networking benefits of these two powerful organizations. Free copies of Trial Lawyer magazine to first 25 students. Free T-shirt to anyone who joins AAJ or KJA at the meeting. Want to learn more? Contact 3L Alex Davis at alex@jonesward.com </alex@jonesward.com> , or 2L Ashley Haile at ashley@jonesward.com </ashley@jonesward.com> .

Education Law and Policy Society - First Meeting

Are you interested in Education Law & Policy? Join the Education Law and Policy Society, a newly forming RSO! An informational meeting will be on Tuesday, February 14th at 12:00pm in room 175.

The mission of the Education Law and Policy Society (“Ed Law”) is to strengthen University of Louisville – Brandeis School of Law students’ commitment to achieving educational equity in public education by providing: 1) resources for coursework, advocacy, research, and careers related to education and the law; 2) forums for discussing all educational issues including the achievement gap, the cycle of poverty, racial/ethnic/gender equality, higher education, and relevant reform measures with legal practitioners, professors, and colleagues; and 3) volunteer opportunities that directly impact students in underserved areas.

Contact Cassie Restrepo at cassie.restrepo@gmail.com if you cannot attend but would like more information on joining this new group.

American Association for Justice Meeting

Did you enjoy Torts class? Are you interested in learning more about being a trial attorney? The newly formed University of Louisville student chapter of the American Association for Justice is holding its first meeting at noon Monday, Feb. 13, in Room 175. Free pizza and drinks will be served. Louisville trial lawyer Hans G. Poppe will be guest speaker, and representatives from the AAJ and the Kentucky Justice Association will be on hand to explain the professional and networking benefits of these two powerful organizations. Free copies of Trial Lawyer magazine to first 25 students. Free T-shirt to anyone who joins AAJ or KJA at the meeting. Want to learn more? Contact 3L Alex Davis at alex@jonesward.com, or 2L Ashley Haile at ashley@jonesward.com