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- 11:45am 2013-10-29T12:45-05:00
Careers in the Courtroom
Practitioners from both the public and private sectors will share their experience and advice on what it’s like to practice trial law and how to get the skills, experience, and contacts you need to land a job. Panelists include Adam Schramek, ’01, Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP; Eleanor Ruffner ‘04, Associate, Fritz, Byrne, Head & Harrison; Ian Spechler, ’07, Disability Rights Texas; and Corby Holcomb, Assistant Trial Director, Travis County Attorney’s Office. Moderated by Professor Tracy McCormack. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP by Monday, October 28, on UT Law Symplicity.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/10/29/17602/
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- 12:00pm 2013-11-05T13:00-06:00
UT Law students will discuss their summer judicial internship experiences and how they secured their positions. Summer judicial internships are open to all students, including 1Ls. There are hundreds of summer judicial internship opportunities available throughout the nation and early December is a good time to begin sending out your applications. Three 3 hours of academic credit is available through the UT Law Judicial Internship Program for internships with federal district, federal appellate, or state appellate judges who agree to participate in the UT program.
panelists include Amanda Addison, 2L, interned for Judge Patrick Higginbotham, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; Robert Goodin, 2L, interned for Justice Don Willett, Supreme Court of Texas; Max Africk, 2L, interned for Judge Eldon Fallon, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana; and Sandra Andersson, 2L, interned for Justice Laura Higley, Texas First Court of Appeals. Moderated by Professor Mary Crouter, who directs the UT Law Judicial Internship Program.
RSVP by Monday, November 4, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/11/05/16865/
- 12:00pm 2013-11-05T13:00-06:00
Working for a Nonprofit
Jim Marston (Environmental Defense Fund) and Tom Linney (Animal Legal Defense Fund): Jim Marston runs the National Energy Program at the Environmental Defense Fund, a leading environmental nonprofit, and founded its Texas office. Tom Linney is the pro bono coordinator for the Animal Legal Defense Fund, a California-based nonprofit aimed at promoting animal rights. Jim and Tom will discuss what it is like to practice energy and environmental law in a nonprofit setting.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/11/05/17158/
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- 10:30am 2013-11-07T11:30-06:00
Corporate Nonpracticing Job Search
- 11:45am 2013-11-07T13:45-06:00
Lives in the Law
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. in the Eidman Courtroom and 12:45-1:45 p.m. in the Goodwin Conference Room
Students may attend one or both sessions. East Texas civil rights attorneys, David Guillory and Tim Garrigan, will speak from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. about their class action against the abusive civil forfeiture practices of the City of Tenaha and Shelby County, Texas, a case that was featured in the recent article “Taken” in The New Yorker. From 12:45-1:45 p.m., they will speak in the Goodwin Conference Room about their lives in the law.
Lunch will be served at 12:45 p.m. outside the courtroom and in the Goodwin Conference Room. RSVP by Wednesday, November 6, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab.
Sponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and the Career Services Office.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/11/07/17567/
- 12:00pm 2013-11-07T13:00-06:00
Judicial Clerkships: OSCAR/Plan Updates
For 2Ls participating in the Judicial Clerkship Program or interested in 2015-term judicial clerkships. Come meet with the UT Law Judicial Clerkship Advisors to learn what the changes to the OSCAR release date and the hiring plan mean for you.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/11/07/17864/
- 3:30pm 2013-11-07T18:00-06:00
TJOGEL Career Panel
This is TJOGEL’s biggest event of the semester and represents a valuable opportunity to learn about the oil and gas industry from panelists with diverse backgrounds. Panelists include John B. Connally IV, ’97, Partner, Vinson & Elkins, Energy Transactions Projects; Brandon Seale, ’08, CEO, Zaragoza Resources; Nathan Vassar, ’11, Associate, Lloyd Gosselink; Caleb Troxclair, ’12, Chief of Staff and Legal Counsel, Railroad Commission of Texas; and Liz Devaney, ’06, Associate, Vinson & Elkins, Complex Commercial Litigation. Together, these five panelists run the industry gamut and will be able to answer specific questions students might have as they consider a career in energy law. Meet & Greet to follow in the Jamail Pavilion.
Please RSVP to Jaclyn Joseph at email@example.com to ensure we have adequate seating.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/11/07/17596/
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