April 9, 2013
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TNH 2.140 (Wright Classroom)
Event type:
Workshop / Training Program
For more info:
Please contact Simone Leavenworth, Career Counselor, at or 512-232-1157 in the CSO.
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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.

Specific audiences:
  • Texas Law students
Sponsored by:
  • Career Services

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