In the first hour, learn the tips and tools you’ll need to succeed as a summer associate at a small or large firm. Panelists include Jennifer Poppe '98, Hiring Partner at Vinson & Elkins (Dallas); Gretchen Rollins, Global Hiring Manager, Entry Level, at Vinson & Elkins (Dallas); Amber MacIver '06, Associate at Baker Botts L.L.P. (Austin); and John Broussard '04, Associate at Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, L.L.P. (Houston). Moderated by Tracy McCormack, Director of Advocacy Programs at UT Law.
At 4:30 p.m., speak with Tarlton Law Librarians about legal research strategies for summer clerkship assignments. They’ll discuss how to familiarize yourself with your firm's research environment, what questions to ask when you receive an assignment, and best practices for deciding where to start your research. Examples of actual summer assignments from law firms will be presented.
Refreshments will be served. RSVP on UT Law Symplicity by Monday, April 9, by selecting the 'Events' tab.