Student Bar Association News

Message from SBA Rules and Election Committee

If anyone wants to file an election challenge please do so by 12 noon, April 9.  Please remember that anyone can file an election challenge.  Direct all election challenges to Ashley Wiggins by email (ashley.wiggins@louisville.edu).

First Year Oral Advocacy Competition Finals

The final round of the Oral Advocacy Competition is set for Friday, April 8 at 1:00 p.m. in the Allen Courtroom.  The opening round started with over fifty competitors and the final two are Jamie Jackson (Appellant) and Brittany Hampton (Appellee).  They will argue before Judge Danny Boggs of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Judge Kelly Mark Easton of Hardin Circuit Court, and Judge Pamela Addington of Hardin Family Court.  Please stick around the law school an extra hour or two on Friday afternoon to watch the finals.  Congratulations to Jamie and Brittany for advancing.

Student of the Month: March and April

Congratulation to Ben Basil for being chosen as the Student of the Month
for March.  Additionally, congratulations to Nicole Kersting for being
chosen as the Student of the Month for April.  Both students were
nominated by their peers for their outstanding work at the law school
and in the community as well.  Both students can check their student
mailboxes for their prizes on behalf of the Student Bar Association.

Congratulations to both Ben and Nicole as well as the other students who
have won Student of the Month this year: Andrew Swafford, Marilyn
Osborn, Kristen Staley, Guion Johnstone, Seth Slone and Courtney Phelps.

Graduation Picnic at the Red Barn

As you pick up your cap and gown at the Red Barn, enjoy a final cookout at the Red Barn, Wednesday, May 11 (12 p.m. - 2 p.m.).  Come by the Graduation Picnic at the Red Barn for one more free hamburger, hot dog or veggie patty on Wednesday, May 11.  Visit with fellow graduates and share your favorite stories about Red Barn events and other things you’ve done while being an UofL student.  And make sure to pick up your cap and gown. 

For more information contact stuact@louisville.edu

Graduation Day at the Downs

Graduation Day at the Downs

It’s time to celebrate graduation in style with Graduation Day at the Downs, Thursday, May 12 (Gates open at 11:30 a.m.; Post Time 12:45 p.m.).  Graduating students are invited to spend the day at Churchill Downs.   Celebrate with fellow graduates enjoying the races with food and drinks in the great atmosphere of Churchill Downs.  Reserved box seat tickets for graduates and guest are free.  Each graduate will also receive $5 Downs dollars to be used for purchase of food and drinks.  Tickets are limited, so reserve yours before April 29.

To reserve tickets go to:

http://tickets.churchilldowns.com/uoflsenior

For more information contact stuact@louisville.edu

 

 



First Year Oral Advocacy Competition Quarterfinals

Congratulations to all of the competitors who participated in the Opening Round of the First Year Oral Advocacy Competition on Monday, April 4.  The Moot Court judges were impressed with the high quality of arguments throughout the day, which made selecting the top eight competitors a challenge. 
 
Congratulations to the following individuals who will advance on to the quarterfinals on Wednesday, April 6 at the times listed below: 
 
5:00:  Dana Eberle-Peay v. Samantha Constantine
5:45:  Paige Hamby v. Steve Damron
6:30:  Jamie Jackson v. Jacob Ford
7:15:  Brittany Hampton v. Matt Doran
 
Please come out and support your classmates.  The quarters will be judged by local practicing attorneys.

Barristers' Ball Raffle

The following students won in our Barristers' Ball Raffle:

1. iPod shuffle - Leah Hart
2. iPod shuffle - Brad Hall
3. iTunes $15 gift card - Sam Constantine
4. iTunes $15 gift card - Sarah Potter
5. UofL cooler - Josh Wong
6. UofL fitted hat and bottle koozie - Ryan Wood
7. UofL t-shirt and can koozie - David Erhart
 
Congratulations and please contact Stephanie Loper (stephanie.loper@yahoo.com) to collect your prize.

  

Barristers' Ball Info

Do not forget that Barristers' Ball is this Friday, April 8 at the Henry Clay building downtown from 8 p.m. until 12 p.m.  We are anticipating a huge turnout so make sure to get your tickets soon!  Tickets can be purchased from SBA Class Representatives for $20 each, Tuesday through Thursday.  On Friday, tickets will cost $30.  I hope to see you there!  

Does your organization need MONEY?

Time is running out to apply for Club Programming Committee (CPC) Funds for Summer and Fall 2011 events!  The deadline is April 7th at 3:00 p.m
 
CPC monies are intended to afford recognized student organizations the opportunity to contribute to the quality of campus life by sponsoring special events and programs that may not be possible without this financial assistance.  The CPC guidelines and application are available at the following web address: 
 
If you have any questions about submitting an application, contact Stephanie Loper at stephanie.loper@yahoo.com.

Barbri Table Day - TODAY!

Today, will be the last day you can enroll for BARBRI’s nationally renowned course before the payment deadline.  If you plan on taking any bar exam and haven’t picked a review course yet, this is your chance!!  BARBRI offers the most comprehensive review course for EVERY jurisdiction in the nation, not just bits and pieces of each exam or certain states.   So stop by the BARBRI table and enroll!

 

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