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  1. 11:00am 2015-02-23T13:30-06:00
    Milbank Meet & Greet

    Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP invites students to grab coffee in the Law School Atrium. Attorney personnel will be in attendance to answer questions about the firm. Please stop by on your way to class.

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  1. 11:45am 2015-02-26T13:00-06:00
    PDI: Law Firm Track

    The Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice will be taught by industry experts and practicing attorneys, covering facets of new attorney professionalism most sought after by legal employers. It is promoted widely to employers, many of whom contributed to the content of this program. This program is open to all UT Law J.D. students. Registration will be announced in November 2014.

    Law Firm Track will be held on Thursdays, January 22-February 26, 2015 from 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m. in the Francis Auditorium. Lunch will be served.

    Public Service Track will be on Friday, February 20, 2015, from noon-4:30 p.m. in the Susman Academic Center. Lunch will be served.

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  1. 11:45am 2015-03-05T13:45-06:00
    Lives in the Law with Dale Ho

    Dale Ho, director of the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project, will speak at 11:45 a.m. in the Eidman Courtroom about voter suppression at the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. From 12:45-1:45 p.m., he’ll meet informally with students in the Jury Room to discuss his career path and answer questions.

    Ho supervises the ACLU's voting rights litigation nationwide. He has litigated cases under the federal Voting Rights Act and the National Voter Registration Act, including Shelby County v. Holder, and is a frequent television commentator on voting rights issues. Prior to joining the ACLU, he was Assistant Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

    Lunch will be served at 12:45 p.m. RSVP by Wednesday, March 4, on Symplicity by selecting the 'Events' tab.

    Individual Meetings with Dale Ho on March 5 - 20-minute slots available from 2:15-3:35 p.m. in the Career Services Interview Suite Interested students can meet directly with Dale Ho, director of the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project, following his Lives in the Law presentation.

    To sign up for a 20-minute time slot, please email your availability to Nicole Simmons at Preference will be given to students who attend either the 11:45 a.m. or 12:45 p.m. presentations. Hurry while spaces are still available!

    Presented by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law, the Career Services Office, and the ACLU of Texas; cosponsored by the Chicano/Hispanic Law Students Association, Public Interest Law Association, Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, and the Thurgood Marshall Legal Society.

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  1. 9:00am 2015-03-06T11:30-06:00
    Judicial Clerkship Workshop

    On Friday, March 6, five judges from around the country will be at Texas Law to speak with students about clerkships and the application process. Every student who already has a 2016-term clerkship or is applying for a 2016 clerkship is required to attend the panel and one of the break-out discussions; 1Ls are also encouraged to attend.

    The following judges will be participating in the Workshop: Judge Leslie Southwick, U.S. District Court for the Fifth Circuit (Jackson, MS); Judge Vince Chhabria, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (San Francisco, CA); Judge Lance Africk, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (New Orleans, LA); Judge Elaine Kaplan, U.S. Court of Federal Claims (Washington, DC); and Justice Jeff Brown, Supreme Court of Texas (Austin, TX).

    For a complete agenda, which includes the panel “Creating Your Strongest Clerkship Application,” from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in the Eidman Courtroom followed by break-out discussions with the judges from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., please contact Katie Deetjen at

    Students may also RSVP by Wednesday, March 4, on Symplicity. Please note for the break-out sessions with judges in small groups, students will be assigned a session and given the room number upon arrival at the panel.

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  2. 1:00pm 2015-03-06T14:00-06:00
    Meet & Greet with Debo Adegbile - Wilmer

    Please join WilmerHale partner Debo Adegbile for a meet and greet luncheon. He will speak briefly on his career experiences throughout the public, private, and government sectors, followed by a casual discussion and opportunity to ask questions. Mr. Adegbile worked for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and as a senior counsel on the staff of the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary prior to joining WilmerHale in New York. He was also previously nominated to serve as the United States Assistant Attorney General for the United States Department of Justice Civil Division. (Space is limited)

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