Women's Law Caucus News

Women's Law Caucus Interest Meeting

The Women's Law Caucus will be holding its first meeting on Monday, September 16 at 12:10pm in Room 275. Food will be provided on a first come, first served basis for those who attend. At this meeting we will  introduce officers, welcome new members and discuss dates for the upcoming Jail Tour, Fall T-Shirt sales, WLC luncheon and other events. Annual membership dues of $5 will be due at this time.

LBA Events

If you are interested in attending any of the following section meetings, RSVP via the LBA events calendar.

 

Thursday, January 17-- Corporate Law Section; Solo & Small Practice Section

Friday, January 18-- Public Interest Section

Tuesday, February 5-- Tax Law Section

Thursday, February 7-- Bankruptcy Section

Thursday, February 21-- Real Estate Section

Tuesday, February 26-- Probate and Estate Section

Jail Tour and Q&A Session

 The Women's Law Caucus and Women Lawyers Association invite any interested students to sign up for a Question & Answer session with representatives from the Commonwealth Attorney's Office, the Office of Jefferson County Attorney, and the Jefferson County Public Defender's Office followed by a tour of the Jefferson County Corrections facility. The session and tour will take place on September 5 from 5:30-7:30. 

 

Please email Courtney Pawley at crpawl01@louisville.edu no later than August 29, 2012 if you are interested in attending. 

 

If you have already signed up, you will receive an email with final details on August 29 or 30. 

New Member Meeting!

New Member Meeting!
Hosted by the Women’s Law Caucus

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
12 P.M. – 1 P.M.
Room 175

Please join us for the Women's Law Caucus new member meeting. We invite you to come find out more about the mentoring program, the Jail Tour/Q&A Session, Take Back the Night events, and other programs we have planned for this semester. T-shirts can be purchased or ordered at this meeting.

Questions? Feel free to contact officers Courtney Pawley, Megan Resch, Caitlin Baird, Jaime Nelson, or Katy Marie Sanborn.

* dues are $5 for members for the whole year!
* we have t-shirts for sale (girly ones and generic ones!)
* sign up for jail tour and find out more information about all of our programs!

Mentoring Options Panel

Mentoring Options Panel 
Friday, August 24 11:40-12:40 in RM 175
WLC, BLSA, and a representative from The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity will present information about different mentoring opportunities at the law school.

Women's Law Caucus New Member Meeting

August 22, 2012, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law Rm 175

Please join us for the Women's Law Caucus new member meeting. We invite you to come find out more about the mentoring program, the Jail Tour/Q&A Session, Take Back the Night events, and other programs we have planned for this semester. T-shirts can be purchased or ordered at this meeting.

Questions? Feel free to contact officers Courtney Pawley, Megan Resch, Caitlin Baird, Jaime Nelson, or Katy Sanborn.

 

 

Jail Tour and Q&A Session

The Women's Law Caucus and Women Lawyers Association invite any interested students to sign up for a Question & Answer session with representatives from the Commonwealth Attorney's Office, the Office of Jefferson County Attorney, and the Jefferson County Public Defender's Office followed by a tour of the Jefferson County Corrections facility.

 

Please email Courtney Pawley at crpawl01@louisville.edu no later than August 29, 2012 if you are interested in attending. 

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. 

1L Brief Binding Fundraiser for Central Partnership Program

Some time slots are still available for Friday and Sunday evening. If you are a teacher at Central and would like to help with the binding fundraiser, please email Courtney at crpawl01@louisville.edu.Volunteers are especially needed on Saturday evening. 

 

Cost: $10.60 for 3 or $14.00 for 4

Please make checks payable to the UofL Foundation with Central Partnership Program on the memo line. 

WLC T-Shirt Sales-LAST DAY

TODAY, Friday Feb. 24, is the final day to purchase t-shirts. You can order Spring shirts for $12 OR purchase black and gray t-shits.

Part of proceeds go to charity of purchaser's choice. 

 

Deadline to submit money and forms is 12:30 so the order can be placed by 1:00.