Professional Development News

Come and Bid Farewell to Dean Urbach - November 1

This is a reminder that we will be gathering together to say good bye to Dean Urbach on Thursday, November 1, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Cox Lounge.  Please come by and join us for a piece of cake to wish her good luck.

Dean Urbach Available for Meeting with First Year Students

Dean Urbach wants to remind first year students that she is available to meet with you before she leaves on November 3.  Students can sign up for a time slot on the sign up sheet on her office door.

First-year Mandatory Meeting with Office of Professional Development - Tuesday, October 30 at Noon in room 275

The second mandatory meeting for first-year students and the Office of Professional Development is Resumes, Cover Letters and Interview Skills on Tuesday, October 30 at Noon in room 275.  Pizza and drinks will be served.


Immediate Need for Second-year Law Clerk at Ricketts Law Offices

Ricketts Law Offices has an immediate need for a second-year, part-time law clerk.  If interested, please forward a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Mr. Charles Ricketts at:



Greene & Cooper seeking 2L/3L Part-time Law Clerk

Greene & Cooper, a multi-state law practice, has an immediate need for a part-time law clerk.  Candidates must be in their second or third year of law school.  If interested, please forward resume and cover letter to Lisa  Riley at: 



This is a reminder that The Women's Law Caucus and the Office of Professional Development will be hosting the Mentor Panel and MentorJet program TODAY .

The program will begin with a panel on mentoring from 4:00 - 5:00 in the Allen Courtroom. This important and informative panel will help you have a more successful MentorJet experience!!

The MentorJet program will follow from 5:30 - 7:15 in the Cox Lounge.

U.S. Air Force JAG Information Session - Wednesday, October 17th at Noon in room 171

Major Patrick Hartman from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, will be conducting a PowerPoint Information Session on Wednesday, October 17th at Noon in room 171.  Major Hartman will also meet individually with interested students.  If you are interested in meeting with Major Hartman, please forward your resume to Debra Reh.  

Internships with the Office of Insured Housing of HUD in Washington, DC

The Office of Insured Housing - Single Family Mortgage Division, is accepting applications for internship positions in Washington, DC.  Positions are available during the school year (Spring 2013, Fall 2013) or Summer 2013.  If interested, please go to Symplicity and upload the requested documents.  The collection deadline is Friday, October 19th. 


Please join us as we say goodbye to Assistant Dean Kathy Urbach on Thursday, November 1st at 3:30 pm in the Cox Lounge. 

KY Legislative Research Commission seeking 2L Candidates for 2013-2014 Graduate Fellows Program

Each fellow will be assigned to work with a legislative committee and will be trained in the basic tasks of drafting bills, conducting public policy research, and providing support for legislative committee meetings.  A senior LRC staff person will be assigned to supervise and mentor each fellow and will complete any evaluation forms required by the fellow's university.

Graduate Fellows will work at the Legislative Research Commission in Frankfort a total of approximately 1,000 hours as follows:

May 13, 2013 through mid-August - 37.5 hours per week, for a total of at least 500 hours

Mid-August through about April 15, 2014 - approximately 20 hours per week, for a total of approximately 500 hours, which will include a session of the General Assembly

Thanksgiving through January 6, 2014 - fellows are excused from LRC responsibilities to concentrate on end-of-semester coursework

LRC Graduate Fellows receive a stipend of $13.50 per hour

Interested candidates should apply by sending a resume with expected date of graduation, cover letter explaining career interests and goals, and one research-oriented writing sample for which you were the sole author to:  Roy Collins, Assistant Director for H.R., LRC Graduate Fellows Program, State Capitol, Room 300, 700 Capitol Ave., Frankfort, KY  40601 by January 15, 2013.  The program will begin May 13, 2013.

Direct questions to:  Teresa Arnold, Deputy Director for Research, (502)564-8100, ext. 367 or