This program will teach women law students the meaning of organizational power and provide them with an understanding of how to gain and utilize that power in an effective and positive manner to achieve career success.
The PLS lessons are from the 2011 Women’s Power Summit on Law & Leadership. Hear video replays of two of the most thought-provoking panels of the summit. Each video will be followed by a discussion session the subsequent week.
Tom Bohl is an assistant attorney general at the Texas Attorney General’s Office, where he has worked for 21 years, defending state environmental appeals in district and appellate courts, prosecuting civil suits to enforce environmental and public health laws, and representing the state in interstate water matters. Tom will speak about working at a state agency and the attorney general’s internship program. Lunch will be served.
Sometimes law students are told they have two options: a miserable life earning decent money at a law firm, or a rewarding job coupled with a vow of poverty. This isn’t true. Jeff Rowes, a senior attorney with the Institute for Justice, will discuss his public interest career path. Lunch will be served.
The UT Law Immigration Clinic and Pro Bono Program are hosting a clinic on October 20th to assist pro se petitioners in applying for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This is the training for that event.
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