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Date:
February 21, 2014
Start:
2:45pm
End:
6:00pm
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Location:
Jackson Walker L.L.P., 100 Congress Avenue, Suite 1100
Event type:
Interview Program
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2:45 Welcome/Registration 3:00-3:30 Presentation: The Business of Law 3:30-4:00 Panel Discussion: The Importance of Networking 4:00-5:00 Mock Interviews 4:00-6:00 Cocktail Reception All ALSA Members (1L, 2L, 3L, LLM) are encouraged to attend.

The Business of Law (3:00 – 3:30) + Matt Dow, Managing Partner of JW’s Austin office, will give a presentation to provide students with an understanding of law firm economics, and how these economics shape decisions made by law firms + All law students – 1L, 2L, 3L, and LLM – should benefit from this presentation

Panel: The Importance of Networking (3:30 – 4:00) + Moderated panel will include Jackson Walker Attorneys (including Asian-American attorneys) and AAABA Volunteers + Discussion will cover tips for effective networking, including do’s and don’t’s + A topic that should be relevant to law students of all levels

Mock Interviews (4:00 – 5:00) + Interviews will conducted by teams of two attorneys, with at least one AAABA member (contingent on number of AAABA volunteers) + 20 minutes of interview followed by 10 minutes of feedback from interviewers + Not limited to 1Ls – anyone interested may interview

Cocktail Reception (4:00 – 6:00) + All members of ALSA and AAABA as well as JW attorneys (including Asian-American attorneys from offices outside Austin) are invited + Overlaps with mock interviews, so that those interviewing at 4:30 need not be idle while waiting for their interview

Specific audiences:
  • UT Law students
Sponsored by:
  • Asian Law Students Association

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the UT Law Special Events Office at specialevents@law.utexas.edu no later than seven business days prior to the event.