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