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15 16 January 17
  1. 12:00pm 2017-01-17T12:45-06:00
    1L Grades Are In - What's Next?

    Your first semester grades are in. Now what? Dean Bangs and Brandi Welch will discuss your grades, your reaction and where to go from here. Whether you were satisfied with your performance or not, there are a few strategies all law students may attempt to better performance in the Spring. We'll also discuss how to approach professors with questions about exam answers. Pizza lunch will be served!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/17/28225/

January 18
  1. 11:30am 2017-01-18T13:30-06:00
    Faculty Lunch

    Weekly luncheon for Texas Law faculty members

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/18/22468/

  2. 12:00pm 2017-01-18T13:00-06:00
    Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholar Info session

    Please join Steven Schulman, Akin Gump Pro Bono Partner, to learn about pro bono at large law firms and Akin Gump’s 2017 Pro Bono Scholars Program; see https://www.akingump.com/en/careers/students/pro-bono/pro-bono-scholars-program-overview.html.

    Afterwards, Mr. Schulman will be conducting 15-minute, one-on-one Q&A sessions with students in the Career Services Interview Suite from 1:30-4:00 p.m. To sign up for a slot, please email houstonrecruiting@akingump.com no later than noon on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

    The Akin Gump Summer Pro Bono Scholars Program provides top first-year law students interested in law firm practice the opportunity to develop an early expertise in public interest law. The skills acquired during this program build a foundation for pro bono work and billable practice that will serve participants throughout their careers. The program spans two summers, with the Pro Bono Scholars working both at the firm and at a public interest organization during the first summer as rising 2Ls. The next summer as a rising 3L, the Pro Bono Scholars join the firm as participants in the firm’s general summer associate program. In 2017, the Pro Bono Scholars Program will be offered in our Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C. offices. For more information, including how to apply, please visit https://www.akingump.com/en/careers/students/pro-bono/pro-bono-scholars-program-overview.html.

    RSVP by TUESDAY, January 17, on Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/18/27684/

January 19
  1. 9:30am 2017-01-19T12:30-06:00
    In-House Coaching Group

    In-House Coaching Group

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/19/22473/

  2. 11:30am 2017-01-19T13:00-06:00
    Faculty Colloquium - Richard Markovitz

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/19/26384/

  3. 11:45am 2017-01-19T13:00-06:00
    PDI Law Firm Track

    The Sixth Annual Texas Law Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice is 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 the program.

    Online registration is now open through 5 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017.

    Whether you’re a 1L preparing for your first summer clerkship or the fall recruiting season, a 2L working to turn your summer clerkship or fellowship into an offer, or a graduating 3L getting a head start on your legal career, the Texas Law Professional Development Institute (PDI) will help you be a more competitive candidate and a better lawyer.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/19/24426/

  4. 11:45am 2017-01-19T13:00-06:00
    Trump's Supreme Court Nominees

    The Texas Federalist Society presents a debate about President-elect Trump's possible Supreme Court nominees and the confirmation process. Lunch will be provided!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/19/27946/

  5. 5:00pm 2017-01-19T18:00-06:00
    1L Mentoring Program Kickoff Reception

    Thursday, January 19, 2017, 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin, 701 Congress Avenue, Austin TX, 78701

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/19/23449/

  6. CANCELED 2017-01-19T21:00-06:00
    TMLS Dinner

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. If in doubt, verify with the web-based events calendar.

    TMLS Dinner with Susman Godfrey

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/19/27764/

  7. 6:00pm 2017-01-19T19:30-06:00
    Austin Alumni Reception

    Thursday, January 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Intercontinental Stephen F. Austin, 701 Congress Avenue, Austin TX, 78701

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/19/23448/

January 20
  1. 11:45am 2017-01-20T13:00-06:00
    Developing Your Path to Public Service

    In a small group setting, students, alumni and clinical faculty will share tips and strategies for exploring public sector law practice through clinics, internships, pro bono and networking.

    In a small group setting, students, alumni and clinical faculty will share tips and strategies for exploring public sector law practice through clinics, internships, pro bono, and networking. Small groups include: Civil Rights, facilitated by Ranjana Natarajan, Clinical Professor and Director, Texas Law Civil Rights Clinic; and Kali Cohn, ‘14, Staff Attorney, American Civil Liberties Union of Texas Criminal Defense, facilitated by Ashley Steele, ‘14, Post-Conviction Attorney, Office of Capital & Forensic Writs Criminal Prosecution, facilitated by Jeremy Sylestine, Adjunct Professor, Texas Law Prosecution Internship Environmental Law, facilitated by Kelly Haragan, '95, Clinical Professor and Director, Texas Law Environmental Law Clinic; Colleen Lenahan, ‘13, Attorney, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality - Office of Legal Services; and Erin Gaines, ‘13, Attorney, Texas RioGrande Legal Aid Human Rights, facilitated by Ariel Dulitzky, Clinical Professor and Director, Texas Law Human Rights Clinic Immigration Law, facilitated by Elissa Steglich, '00, Clinical Professor, Texas Law Immigration Clinic; and Whitney Drake, ’14, Staff Attorney, American Gateways

    Lunch will be served.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/20/27024/

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22 January 23
  1. 8:45am 2017-01-23T09:45-06:00
    Townes Hall Morning Coffee

    Starting on Monday, January 23rd, the Texas Law Alumni Association is pleased to announce that it will kick off its Spring 2017 Townes Hall Morning Coffee for all students every Monday morning. Please bring your favorite travel mug from home (we are “going green,” so no paper products will be provided) and enjoy FREE coffee every Monday morning to start off your week on behalf of the Alumni Association. Coffee will be located at one, large station located near the 1L Classrooms (by TNH 2.140, TNH 2.139, etc.) beginning at 8:45 am. until it's gone, so get there early!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/23/28266/

  2. 7:00pm 2017-01-23T21:00-06:00
    Susman Godfrey Moot Court Competition

    The Board of Advocates invites all interested 2Ls and 3Ls to participate in this year's Susman Godfrey Moot Court Competition, the second and final Moot Court competition of the 2016-2017 school year.

    Visit texaslawboa.com for more information.

    The Competition Schedule is as follows:

    12/29/16- Online Signups Begin, problem available 1/10/17- Briefs Due 1/23/17- First Round 1/24/17-Second Round 1/25/17-Semi-Final Round 1/26/17-Final Round

    Any questions can be directed to Kristina Pekkala at kristina.pekkala@utexas.edu. Please include "Susman Godfrey" in the subject line.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/23/27284/

January 24
  1. 11:30am 2017-01-24T13:30-06:00
    Gardere 1L Meet & Greet

    Gardere invites all 1L students to join them for a lunch treat in the Law School Atrium. Attorney and recruiting personnel will be in attendance to answer questions about the firm on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Please be sure to stop by on your way to class.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/24/26367/

  2. 12:00pm 2017-01-24T13:00-06:00
    KBH Center Distinguished Lecture

    KBH Center Distinguished Lecture by Senator Kevin Ramnarie, Former Energy Minister of Trinidad and Tobago

    ABOUT THE EVENT Join the KBH Center for a distinguished lecture by Senator Kevin Ramnarine, the former Energy Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. Senator Ramnarine will discuss his experiences as energy minister in Trinidad and Tobago and his perspective on energy development generally in the Caribbean.

    Lunch will be served.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/24/23804/

  3. 7:00pm 2017-01-24T21:00-06:00
    Susman Godfrey Moot Court Competition

    The Board of Advocates invites all interested 2Ls and 3Ls to participate in this year's Susman Godfrey Moot Court Competition, the second and final Moot Court competition of the 2016-2017 school year.

    Visit texaslawboa.com for more information.

    The Competition Schedule is as follows:

    12/29/16- Online Signups Begin, problem available 1/10/17- Briefs Due 1/23/17- First Round 1/24/17-Second Round 1/25/17-Semi-Final Round 1/26/17-Final Round

    Any questions can be directed to Kristina Pekkala at kristina.pekkala@utexas.edu. Please include "Susman Godfrey" in the subject line.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/24/27344/

January 25
  1. 11:30am 2017-01-25T13:30-06:00
    Faculty Lunch

    Weekly luncheon for Texas Law faculty members

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/25/22459/

  2. 12:00pm 2017-01-25T13:00-06:00
    The Law and Policy of the Trump Presiden

    Join Texas Law faculty for a timely discussion series about law and policy issues that will arise from a Trump presidency: with one focused on domestic social policy (health care, the environment, civil rights, criminal procedure, etc.); one on domestic financial and economic policy (tax; Dodd-Frank; financial regulation; consumer protection; etc.); and one on foreign relations, national security, and immigration.

    The event will be recorded for students who cannot attend.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/25/27048/

  3. 7:00pm 2017-01-25T21:00-06:00
    Susman Godfrey Moot Court Competition

    The Board of Advocates invites all interested 2Ls and 3Ls to participate in this year's Susman Godfrey Moot Court Competition, the second and final Moot Court competition of the 2016-2017 school year.

    Visit texaslawboa.com for more information.

    The Competition Schedule is as follows:

    12/29/16- Online Signups Begin, problem available 1/10/17- Briefs Due 1/23/17- First Round 1/24/17-Second Round 1/25/17-Semi-Final Round 1/26/17-Final Round

    Any questions can be directed to Kristina Pekkala at kristina.pekkala@utexas.edu. Please include "Susman Godfrey" in the subject line.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/25/27345/

January 26
  1. All day
    Public Service Career Fair (Day I)

    Hosted annually by the Texas Law Career Services Office, Public Service Career Fair (PSCF) is the largest public service job fair for law students in Texas. During both days of PSCF, which will be held January 26-27, 2017, public interest and government employers will conduct on-campus interviews for paid and unpaid summer and permanent positions in the Career Services Interview Suite. On Thursday, January 26, certain employers will also host informational tables in the Law School's Susman Godfrey Atrium from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/26/26529/

  2. 11:00am 2017-01-26T13:00-06:00
    Public Service Career Fair Table Talk

    During the first day of Public Service Career Fair (PSCF), representatives from public interest organizations, as well as federal, state and local government agencies will host informational tables, which provide an excellent opportunity for students to network and find out about current volunteer opportunities, summer internships and postgraduate positions. All Texas Law students are encouraged to stop by. Please be sure to bring a copy of your resume for employers participating in Table Talk as they may request a copy.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/26/26531/

  3. 11:30am 2017-01-26T13:30-06:00
    Faculty Colloquium --

    Note: This event’s full details are restricted to Texas Law faculty and staff members only.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/26/24104/

  4. 11:45am 2017-01-26T13:00-06:00
    PDI Law Firm Track

    The Sixth Annual Texas Law Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice is 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 the program.

    Online registration is now open through 5 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017.

    Whether you’re a 1L preparing for your first summer clerkship or the fall recruiting season, a 2L working to turn your summer clerkship or fellowship into an offer, or a graduating 3L getting a head start on your legal career, the Texas Law Professional Development Institute (PDI) will help you be a more competitive candidate and a better lawyer.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/26/24524/

  5. 6:00pm 2017-01-26T21:00-06:00
    Virgil Lott Award Dinner

    Virgil Lott Award Dinner

    The Texas Union

    Shirley Bird Perry Ballroom

    6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception

    7:00 p.m. Dinner

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/26/27469/

  6. 7:00pm 2017-01-26T21:00-06:00
    Susman Godfrey Moot Court Competition

    The Board of Advocates invites all interested 2Ls and 3Ls to participate in this year's Susman Godfrey Moot Court Competition, the second and final Moot Court competition of the 2016-2017 school year.

    Visit texaslawboa.com for more information.

    The Competition Schedule is as follows:

    12/29/16- Online Signups Begin, problem available 1/10/17- Briefs Due 1/23/17- First Round 1/24/17-Second Round 1/25/17-Semi-Final Round 1/26/17-Final Round

    Any questions can be directed to Kristina Pekkala at kristina.pekkala@utexas.edu. Please include "Susman Godfrey" in the subject line.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/26/27346/

  7. 7:30pm 2017-01-26T21:00-06:00
    If/When/How Texas Law Trivia Night

    Join If/When/How Texas Law for our 5th annual Sexy Sex-Ed Trivia, now at Black Star Co-op!

    Participating in trivia is FREE! We'll be raffling off prizes from great local vendors to support our programming for the upcoming year Raffle tickets are $5 each (or 5 for $20).

    Trivia questions will test what you learned about sex in health class, pop culture, and even from studying the law.

    Doors open at 7:30, trivia starts at 8!

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/26/28164/

January 27
  1. All day
    Public Service Career Fair (Day II)

    Hosted annually by the Texas Law Career Services Office, Public Service Career Fair (PSCF) is the largest public service job fair for law students in Texas. During both days of PSCF, which will be held January 26-27, 2017, public interest and government employers will conduct on-campus interviews for paid and unpaid summer and permanent positions in the Career Services Interview Suite.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/27/26530/

  2. 8:00am 2017-01-27T15:30-06:00
    Diversity Day

    Tentative Schedule: 9:00 – 9:30, Breakfast in Atrium 9:30 – 10:30, CLE or panel discussion in Auditorium 10:30 – 11:00, Dean’s Address in Auditorium 11:00 – 1:00, Luncheon with Chief Judge Carl Stewart in Atrium 1:15 – 2:15, Panel discussion in Auditorium 2:30 – 3:30, Student org tabling, Sheffield Room

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/27/26726/

  3. 8:30am 2017-01-27T13:45-06:00
    TJCLCR 2017 Conference

    The Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights 2017 conference is co-sponsored with the American Journal on Criminal Law and the Texas Fair Defense Project. This conference examines the unique problems faced by misdemeanor defendants and the pending reforms in this area of criminal law. The conference consists of 3 panels.

    This conference has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 3.75 credit hours. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/27/28184/

  4. 11:45am 2017-01-27T13:00-06:00
    Heather Jarvis: Loan Forgiveness

    On Friday, January 27, Heather Jarvis will be speaking about "Public Service Loan Forgiveness in Five Easy Steps" during lunch from 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. as part of the Public Service Career Fair. Many government and nonprofit professionals stand to gain tens of thousands of dollars of student debt relief from the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program established by the College Cost Reduction and Access Act and related regulations, but the program requirements can be confusing. Heather knows how to break it down step-by-step so it makes sense once and for all. She'll also be discussing the federal income-driven repayment plans.

    Lunch will be served. RSVP online.

    Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2017/01/27/26532/

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