Student Bar Foundation News
The Student Bar Foundation Fellowship Applications are now available, and attached here!
Fellowships are intended for any law students who secure unpaid, public interest work for at least 10 weeks over the summer.
Past fellowships have been awarded to students who worked for judges, county courthouses, refugee centers, the National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse,Legal Aid, the Public Defender's Office, US Attorney's Office, the Haiti Project and many others! Fellowships can also be used not only in Louisville, but anywhere, and past recipients have traveled to Massachusettes, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Rhode Island, and Haiti. The type of work you do is up to you!
Application packets must be turned in to Emily Peeler's student mailbox by April 8, 2013 at 5pm, addressed to the Student Bar Foundation. If you have any questions, please contact SBF co-chairs Emily Peeler at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ahmed Safeeullah at email@example.com.
The SBF Auction is tonight, March 5 at the Brown Hotel. All proceeds will be used for scholarships for law students who take advantage of non-profit public interest employment opportunities this summer.
There are so many awesome items up for auction that you don't want to miss out on! Including UofL basketball tickets, restaurant gift cards, baskets from local stores, brewery tastings, photography packages, Makers Mark memorabilia, a day at Churchill Downs and MUCH MORE. To see the whole list, go to https://www.law.louisville.edu/node/10450.
The Silent Auction begins at 5:30, and the Live Auction begins at 7:00 and end at 7:15. We look forward to seeing you all there!
Don't forget to come out tomorrow night to the Brown Hotel for the Student Bar Foundation's 16th Annual Auction. All proceeds will be used for scholarships for law students (just like you!) who take advantage of non-profit public interest employment opportunities this summer!
Check out all the awesome auction items in the attached document, including tons of study packages, spa baskets, brewery tastings, restaurant gift cards, photography sessions, dinner with your favorite professors, tickets to great local events like UofL basketball games, Actor's Theatre, Kentucky Speedway, Riverbats games, Churchill Downs, Thunder Over Louisville, and MUCH MORE!
We look forward to seeing you tomorrow at 5:30 for the Silent Auction, 7:00 for the Live Auction!
16th Annual Student Bar Foundation Auction Night
March 5, 2013 at The Brown Hotel
Silent Auction begins at 5:30 p.m.
Live Auction begins at at 7:00 p.m.
All money raised will provide fellowships for law students who pursue low-paid or unpaid law-related public interest work. The fellowships allow recipients to deliver legal services to the poor and indigent, provide law-related public education, and improve the judiciary, legal profession and citizens' access to the justice system.
This exciting night of auction items include:
UofL Basketball tickets
Restaurant gift cards
Baskets from local stores
Maker’s Mark memorabilia
A day at Churchill Downs
We are grateful to Aguiar Injury Lawyers for their support of this event.
If you would like to sponsor a Brandeis School of Law Public Service Fellow, please contact Wendy Helterbran, or call her at 502-852-6381.
The last SBF member meeting is Wednesday, February 27th at 12:30 in room 171. Don't forget to sign up for a time to help with set up and to continue to solicit donations!
The Annual Auction is in less than two weeks! Tuesday March 5th at the Brown Hotel. If you are a student and would like to be a member, or would like to improve your chances of receiving a Summer Fellowship through SBF for non-profit public service work, please contact Co-Chair Emily Peeler at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications for Summer Fellowships will be released in mid-March, after the auction.
We look forward to seeing all of you at the Auction!