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- 12:00pm 2013-04-02T13:00-05:00
Judicial Internships: Fall & Spring
This program provides information about judicial internships during school term, in either the fall or spring. Even if you attended the previous panel on summer judicial internships, we encourage you to take advantage of this program to visit directly with judges and judicial staff over lunch about what interns do in their courts and why judicial internships are valuable. Attendees include Justice Debra Lehrmann, ’82, Supreme Court of Texas; Judge Lee Yeakel, ’69, U.S. Court for the Western District of Texas; Judge Christopher Mott, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Texas; Judge Craig Bennett and Judge Tommy Broyles with the State Office of Administrative Hearings; and Julie Urice, '09, Staff Attorney for Judge Elsa Alcala, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. RSVP by Monday, April 1, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/04/02/15795/
- 12:00pm 2013-04-02T13:00-05:00
3L Job Search & More
For 3Ls still seeking permanent employment, come learn about UT Law's Long Career Launch Program. Strategies will be discussed on how to maximize the benefit of LCLP and similar postgraduate programs. You will also obtain practical advice on how to make your job search more efficient and productive. You may attend either the Tuesday or Thursday session. Lunch will be served. RSVP by Monday, April 1, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/04/02/15913/
- CANCELED 2013-04-03T12:30-05:00
Public Service Debt Management
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.
This workshop is designed for 3Ls entering public interest law, government service, or any other field that qualifies for federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Explore federal loan repayment and loan forgiveness programs and the UT Law Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) in greater depth in a small group setting. Bring your laptops and your questions. Nicole Simmons, Director of Public Service Programs in the CSO, and Mary Crouter, Assistant Director of the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, will facilitate the session. Students attending should be familiar with the material presented by Heather Jarvis from her presentation, “Public Service Loan Forgiveness in Five Easy Steps.” Lunch will be served afterwards. RSVP by Tuesday, April 2, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/04/03/15914/
- 3:30pm 2013-04-04T16:30-05:00
Career Exploration: Environmental Law
Environmental law is a growing field that covers many different issues and career paths. Come learn more about environmental law from practitioners in the public interest, private, and government sector. Speakers include Michael Nasi, Partner at Jackson Walker LLP; Betsy Peticolas, Staff Attorney at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; Steve McMillen, Texas Instruments Inc.; Vic Ramirez, Lower Colorado River Authority; Cindy Smiley, Smiley Law Firm; Walt Shelton Professor at Baylor Law School; Chris Smith, Associate with Thompson & Knight LLP; and Gerald Torres, Bryant Smith Chair in Law at the University of Texas at Austin.
Refreshments will be served.
Sponsored by: State Bar of Texas Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section (ENRLS), the Texas Environmental Law Journal (TELJ), and the Environmental Law Society (ELS).
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/04/04/16463/
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- 12:00pm 2013-04-09T13:30-05:00
Succeeding in Your Summer Clerkship
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 Sandra Rodriguez, ‘94, Partner at Vinson & Elkins (Austin); Gretchen Rollins, Director of Entry-Level Hiring, at Vinson & Elkins (Dallas); and Amber MacIver, '06, Senior Associate at Baker Botts L.L.P. (Austin). Moderated by Tracy McCormack, Director of Advocacy Programs at UT Law.
At 1:00 p.m., Joe Noel, Reference Librarian and Lecturer with the Tarlton Law Library will talk about legal research strategies for summer clerkship assignments. He’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.
Lunch will be served. Sponsored by Vinson & Elkins. RSVP by Monday, April 8, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/04/09/15916/
- 8:00am 2013-04-10T09:30-05:00
Breakfast Tacos with Locke Lord LLP
- 8:00am 2013-04-11T09:00-05:00
3L Job Search & More
- 11:30am 2013-04-11T00:00-05:00
Public Interest Postgraduate Fellowships
Mary Crouter, Assistant Director of the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, and Lucy Wood, Skadden Foundation Fellow and Lecturer with the William Wayne Justice Center, along with Meredith Shytles Parekh, ’11, Skadden Foundation Fellow with Disability Rights Texas; Amelia Ruiz Fischer, ‘12, Equal Justice Works Fellow with the Texas Civil Rights Project; and Abby Anna Batko-Taylor,’13, UT Law-Funded Postgraduate Fellow, will discuss the fellowship application process and provide strategies for putting together a competitive fellowship application. RSVP by Wednesday, April 10, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/04/11/15917/
- 12:00pm 2013-04-11T13:00-05:00
So, You Want To Be A Tax Lawyer?
- 12:00pm 2013-04-11T13:00-05:00
Hot Issues & Career Opportunities at EPA
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- 10:00am 2013-04-16T13:30-05:00
CSO Study Break
- 12:15pm 2013-04-16T13:00-05:00
Fall OCI Application Advice
During Study Break, stop by and grab some lunch in the Atrium and then stop by the Auditorium to learn more about preparing for Fall OCI and job fairs this summer. Don’t miss this opportunity to ask upperclassmen everything you’d like to know about the application/bidding process for Fall OCI. Panelists include Katie Ostrander (2L), Emily Stegich (2L), Kevin Vermillion (2L), and Sarah McDermand (3L). Co-sponsored by the Action Committee for Career Services. Bidding for Fall OCI takes place June 27-July 12 for Fall OCI: Session One. RSVP by Monday, April 15, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/04/16/16466/
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- 12:00pm 2013-04-18T13:00-05:00
Getting the Most Out of Summer Position
Getting the Most Out of Your Summer Nonprofit or Government Position
Thursday, April 18, Noon – 1:00pm, TNH 2.138
Lunch will be served.
Working for a nonprofit or government agency this summer? This session will prepare you to thrive and get the most out of your summer work experience. Tina Fernandez, Director of Pro Bono Programs, along with a panel of students familiar with nonprofit and government settings, will discuss how to handle opportunities and challenges that come up in these unique work environments, including getting great work and supervision, and steering clear of ethical pitfalls.
Please RSVP by Wednesday, April 17, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the “Events” tab.
Sponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, the Public Interest Law Association, OutLaw, the Chicano/Hispanic Law Students Association, and the Career Services Office
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/04/18/16120/
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- 3:45pm 2013-04-22T16:45-05:00
1Ls: Judicial Clerkship Study Break
Have you been wondering about judicial clerkships? Believe it or not, decisions you are making now affect your application. The Clerkship Advisors (Prof. Alex Albright, Prof. Elana Einhorn, and Remi Ratliff, Director of Judicial Programs) will discuss what law clerks do; why clerkships help you become a successful lawyer; what judges look for in selecting a law clerk; and what you can do now to become a successful candidate, including which courses to take. Q&A to follow from 4:15-4:45 p.m. Tiff’s Treats will be served. RSVP by Friday, April 19, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.
Full event information: https://www.utexas.edu/law/calendar/2013/04/22/16617/
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