Professional Development News

Grossman & Moore seeking 2L Student to work part-time this semester and full-time in summer

Grossman & Moore is seeking a second-year law student to work 15 hours per week this semester and possibly, full-time, over the summer.

If interested, apply through Symplicity at:   https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students

 

 

Loyola Patent Law Interview Program - Student Registration Now Open

The Loyola Patent Law Interview Program is a two-day interview program held in Chicago each summer that brings together patent law employers and law students from across the country to interview for summer associate positions and post-graduate employment.  The 2013 Patent Law Interview Program will be held on Thursday, August 1 and Friday, August 2, 2013.  Students are responsible for paying a $35.00 fee by credit card to complete their online registration. 

STUDENT REGISTRATION

Student registration will be handled online at:  https://patentlawregistration.luc.edu/lawstudents/ and begins on Monday, February 11 and ends on Monday, March 4.  We are listed as "University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law".  If you want to participate, you must register by the deadline.  Because of the verification process that will have to take place immediately after student registration closes, late student registrations will not be accepted.

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY  

Only law students are eligible to participate in the Patent Law Interview Program. It is not required that students be patent bar eligible to register for the program; however, many employers require patent bar eligibility as a qualification for bidding on interviews, and most employers strongly prefer patent bar eligible students. For more information on eligibility for the patent bar, please refer to the General Requirements Bulletin from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

The 2013 Patent Law Interview Program will be accepting registrations from:

JD students graduating in May/June 2014 (3Ls)
JD students graduating in May/June 2015 (2Ls)
JD students graduating in December 2013/January 2014 (3Ls)
JD students graduating in December 2014/January 2015 (2Ls)
Students in Intellectual Property LLM programs with anticipated graduation dates in 2014 and 2015

Students who will graduate before the program is held in August 2013 and students who plan to graduate after May/June 2015 are not eligible for the 2013 Patent Law Interview Program.

Calling All Students!!! Judge Stephanie Burke Needs Assistance with Research Projects

Jefferson County District Court Judge, Stephanie Burke, has a few research projects available for students who need to fulfill their public service requirement. Although this opportunity is open to all students, this may be of particular interest to you if you are a third year student still needing to complete your requirement before the March 25 deadline. Please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to sign up.

Loyola Patent Law Interview Program - Student Registration begins Monday, February 11th

The Loyola Patent Law Interview Program is a two-day interview program held in Chicago each summer that brings together patent law employers and law students from across the country to interview for summer associate positions and post-graduate employment.  The 2013 Patent Law Interview Program will be held on Thursday, August 1 and Friday, August 2, 2013. 

STUDENT REGISTRATION

Student registration will be handled online at:  https://patentlawregistration.luc.edu/lawstudents/ and begins on Monday, February 11 and ends on Monday, March 4.  If you want to participate, you must register by the deadline.  Because of the verification process that will have to take place immediately after student registration closes, late student registrations will not be accepted.

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY  

Only law students are eligible to participate in the Patent Law Interview Program. It is not required that students be patent bar eligible to register for the program; however, many employers require patent bar eligibility as a qualification for bidding on interviews, and most employers strongly prefer patent bar eligible students. For more information on eligibility for the patent bar, please refer to the General Requirements Bulletin from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

The 2013 Patent Law Interview Program will be accepting registrations from:

JD students graduating in May/June 2014 (3Ls)
JD students graduating in May/June 2015 (2Ls)
JD students graduating in December 2013/January 2014 (3Ls)
JD students graduating in December 2014/January 2015 (2Ls)
Students in Intellectual Property LLM programs with anticipated graduation dates in 2014 and 2015

Students who will graduate before the program is held in August 2013 and students who plan to graduate after May/June 2015 are not eligible for the 2013 Patent Law Interview Program.

JUDICIAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION

The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) Bar Association is pleased to announce a scholarship competition specifically geared to law students. Five students will be selected to receive a paid registration ($275 value) to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims 12th Judicial Conference - a two-day conference to be held on Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Grand Hyatt Washington at Metro Center (1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001). Winners will also receive free registration to the Bar Association's half-day component ($95 value) which will immediately follow in the afternoon on Friday, April 19. The Judicial Conference, which is expected to sell out, will include presentations from notable authorities in the field of Veterans Law. More information regarding the Court's judicial conference may be found on the Court's web page at www.uscourts.cavc.gov.

Please note that any expenses incurred for travel to and lodging for the Judicial Conference will be the responsibility of the student. Students are encouraged to consult with their law school to determine if funds are available to subsidize travel costs. This scholarship competition will be of special interest to those students who are veterans or are interested in veterans law, administrative law, or public interest law.

More information on eligibility and entry requirements is attached.

Judge Stephanie Burke Needs Assistance with Research Projects

Jefferson County District Court Judge, Stephanie Burke, has a few research projects available for students who need to fulfill their public service requirement. If you are a third year student and you still need to complete your requirement, this may be of interest to you.  Please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu to sign up. 

Loyola Patent Law Interview Program Student Registration begins Monday, February 11th

The Loyola Patent Law Interview Program is a two-day interview program held in Chicago each summer that brings together patent law employers and law students from across the country to interview for summer associate positions and post-graduate employment.  The 2013 Patent Law Interview Program will be held on Thursday, August 1 and Friday, August 2, 2013.

 

STUDENT REGISTRATION

Student registration will be handled online at:  https://patentlawregistration.luc.edu/lawstudents/ and begins on Monday, February 11 and ends on Monday, March 4.  If you want to participate, you must register by the deadline.  Because of the verification process that will have to take place immediately after student registration closes, late student registrations will not be accepted.

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY   
Only law students are eligible to participate in the Patent Law Interview Program. It is not required that students be patent bar eligible to register for the program; however, many employers require patent bar eligibility as a qualification for bidding on interviews, and most employers strongly prefer patent bar eligible students. For more information on eligibility for the patent bar, please refer to the General Requirements Bulletin from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

The 2013 Patent Law Interview Program will be accepting registrations from:

  • JD students graduating in May/June 2014 (3Ls)
  • JD students graduating in May/June 2015 (2Ls)
  • JD students graduating in December 2013/January 2014 (3Ls)
  • JD students graduating in December 2014/January 2015 (2Ls)
  • Students in Intellectual Property LLM programs with anticipated graduation dates in 2014 and 2015

Students who will graduate before the program is held in August 2013 and students who plan to graduate after May/June 2015 are not eligible for the 2013 Patent Law Interview Program.

 

Law Clerk Needed at the Commonwealth Attorney's Office

The Commonwealth's Attorney Office in Jefferson County is currently accepting applications for a position as a law clerk. Applicants should be either a 1L or 2L, although 2Ls are preferred. No minimum GPA or Class Rank is required, but an interest in criminal law and particularly criminal prosecution is preferred. All applicants should send their resume to Ben Lowry at blowry@louisvilleprosecutor.com.

 

ATTENTION 3L’S!!! The Public Service Deadline is Fast Approaching!

This is a reminder that the deadline for May graduates to complete and turn in all necessary paperwork is MONDAY, MARCH 25. There will be no exceptions or excuses. If you are a third year student who has not signed up for their public service project, please do so ASAP. Many of our placements fill up quickly, so you may not be able to do your public service at your preferred choice. Please remember that you must sign up with the public service office BEFORE starting your project by completing a Reservation Form.  The Public Service Catalog and Forms can be found on the Professional Development page of the law school website.

If you are a May graduate who has signed up for a project, but have not completed your 30-hour requirement or if you have not signed up at all, you can expect to receive periodic e-mail reminders from Ms. Scinta.

How to Get a State Judicial Clerkship or Staff Attorney Position and Summer Judicial Internships!

This is a reminder that the information session on state clerkships is on TODAY from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. in Room 175.

Four of our alums, Mary Jo Gleason (Class of '96), Kathi Jones (Class of '97), Brittany McKenna and Samantha Hupman (Class of '12) will be available to speak to you about how they got their jobs and where and how you can find those jobs, as well. They will also be discussing opportunities for summer judicial internships that are available to our students.

This is session is of interest to all students. If you are a 1L or 2L and have an interest in volunteering for a judge either during the school year or for a summer, you will want to attend. If you are 3L interested in finding out more about state judicial clerkships or staff attorney positions, this is for you.

Pizza will be served while it lasts. See you there!