Professional Development News

Loyola Patent Law Interview Program - August 2 & 3, Chicago, IL

Student registration for the Loyola Patent Law Program is now open and will continue through Monday, March 5th.  Click on the “Register Now” button after going to the website at:  http://www.luc.edu/law/career/patent_students.html

The student registration form is very simple.  At this point, all you need to enter is some basic contact, school, and class year information.  Each student who participates will be responsible for the registration fee and will need a credit card to pay the $35 registration fee to complete the online registration.

Please be aware that this simple registration is just the first step in participating in the program.  Once you have registered, you will receive information about how to register in Symplicity, upload your resume, and bid on interviews.

As noted above, the deadline for student registration is Monday, March 5.  It is very important to register by the deadline since late registrations will not be accepted!

Class Years
Please note that in past years most employers were interested in interviewing rising 2L students, a significantly smaller group of employers were interested in interviewing rising 3L students, and only a handful of employers were interested in interviewing LLM students.

Please note that students do not need to be patent bar eligible to register for the Patent Law Interview Program.  However, many employers make patent bar eligibility a requirement for bidding, and most employers prefer patent bar eligible students.  Although a number of employers indicate on their registration forms that they are willing to interview students who are not patent bar eligible, it is our experience that non-patent bar eligible students are generally disappointed as they do not receive many interviews or job offers through the Patent Law Interview Program

Environmental Law and Land Use Society Panel - Wednesday, February 29th - Noon in 275

Interested in a career as an Environmental Attorney or using your law degree for environmental issues?  Please attend the ELLUS session on Wednesday, February 29th at Noon in room 275.  Speakers will be Shane Benson with the Kentucky Public Service Commission, John Carroll with the County Attorney's Office, Bob Ehrler with LG&E, and Randy Strobo with Hank Graddy Law Firm in Midway, KY.

Pizza and soft drinks will be served outside of 275.

Loyola Patent Law Interview Program - August 2 & 3, Chicago, IL

Student registration for the Loyola Patent Law Program is now open and will continue through Monday, March 5th.  Click on the “Register Now” button after going to the website at:  http://www.luc.edu/law/career/patent_students.html

The student registration form is very simple.  At this point, all you need to enter is some basic contact, school, and class year information.  Each student who participates will be responsible for the registration fee and will need a credit card to pay the $35 registration fee to complete the online registration.

Please be aware that this simple registration is just the first step in participating in the program.  Once you have registered, you will receive information about how to register in Symplicity, upload your resume, and bid on interviews.

As noted above, the deadline for student registration is Monday, March 5.  It is very important to register by the deadline since late registrations will not be accepted!

Class Years
Please note that in past years most employers were interested in interviewing rising 2L students, a significantly smaller group of employers were interested in interviewing rising 3L students, and only a handful of employers were interested in interviewing LLM students.

Please note that students do not need to be patent bar eligible to register for the Patent Law Interview Program.  However, many employers make patent bar eligibility a requirement for bidding, and most employers prefer patent bar eligible students.  Although a number of employers indicate on their registration forms that they are willing to interview students who are not patent bar eligible, it is our experience that non-patent bar eligible students are generally disappointed as they do not receive many interviews or job offers through the Patent Law Interview Program

Environmental Law and Land Use Society Panel - Wednesday, February 29th at Noon in room 275

Interested in a career as an Environmental Attorney or using your law degree for environmental issues?  Please attend the ELLUS session on Wednesday, February 29th at Noon in room 275.  Speakers will be Shane Benson with the Kentucky Public Service Commission, John Carroll with the County Attorney's Office, Bob Ehrler with LG&E, and Randy Strobo with Hank Graddy Law Firm in Midway, KY.

Pizza and soft drinks will be served outside of 275.

Environmental Law and Land Use Society Panel - Wednesday, February 29th at Noon in 275

Interested in a career as an Environmental Attorney or using your law degree for environmental issues?  Please attend the ELLUS session on Wednesday, February 29th at Noon in room 275.  Speakers will be Shane Benson with the Kentucky Public Service Commission, John Carroll with the County Attorney's Office, Bob Ehrler with LG&E, and Randy Strobo with Hank Graddy Law Firm in Midway, KY.

Pizza and soft drinks will be served outside of 275.
   

Current Attorney Vacancies at the U.S. Department of Justice

See attachment.

Kentucky Attorney General's Office seeking Summer 2012 Unpaid Interns

The Kentucky Office of the Attorney General is accepting applications for unpaid law student internships for the summer of 2012.  Internships are available in the following divisions and offices:  Office of Rate Intervention (utility cases), Civil Litigation, Administrative Hearings, Opinions, Consumer Protection, Victim’s Advocacy, Prosecutors Advisory Council, Criminal Appeals, and Special Prosecutions.

Work stations for all divisions and offices are in Frankfort, Kentucky.  Interested law students should submit resumes to Sean Riley, Civil Director, by e-mail at sean.riley@ag.ky.gov on or before February 24th.  We cannot guarantee assignment to a particular division or office, but the students should indicate at least two divisions of interest.

Congratulations to our BarBri Silent Auction Winners!!

Congratulations to the winners of the BarBri Silent Auction.  Brandi Melvin and Nancy Vinsel will each receive a $1,500 certificate good towards the BarBri Bar Review Course.  The proceeds of the silent auction will be used to fund the BarBri Fellowship at the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy for the summer of 2012.  We especially want to thank BarBri for their generous donation of these certificates.  Without them, this fellowship would not be possible.

Bar Bri Silent Auction Ends at 12:30 p.m. TODAY!

This is a reminder that the Bar Bri silent auction for two $1,500 certificates going towards the Bar Bri Bar Review Course will end TODAY at 12:30 p.m.  Bid sheets are posted in the student lobby area.  The winners will be announced at the Bar Bri table in the Mosaic Lobby as soon as they have been determined.  If you are not available to place your last minute bid, you can send a friend as a proxy.  Good luck!

Paul Casi Law Office Seeking Law Clerk

Plaintiff's law firm, with their main focus on medical malpractice, personal injury and products liability, is seeking a highly competent, hard-working law student with a positive attitude willing to be a team player.  Duties are varied and include, but are not limited to, legal research, legal writing, some "running", etc.

Apply through Symplicity.