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October 20
  1. 9:00am 2013-10-20T17:00-05:00
    DACA Clinic

    The UT Law Immigration Clinic and Pro Bono Program are hosting a clinic to assist pro se petitioners in applying for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

    The address is as follows: Richardson Family Learning Center Sierra Vista Apartments 4320 South Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78748

    There will be signs up around the complex identifying the location of the Richardson Family Learning Center.

    To sign up: Send an email to Andrew Hill at

    For questions, please contact Andrea Meza at

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October 21
  1. 2:15pm 2013-10-21T15:30-05:00
    Const Law II: Religious Liberty class

    Prof. Sager's Fall 2013 #29477 class

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  2. 5:30pm 2013-10-21T19:30-05:00
    Work for Workplace Justice

    New location! Food will be served. Please RSVP by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 17, to

    Learn about practicing law for a union legal department, a workers’ rights center, a law firm representing unions and workers, and a government agency regulating the workplace. Find out how to get a job promoting workplace justice. In addition, learn about the Peggy Browning Fund Fellowship Program, which offers 10-week funded summer fellowships for first and second-year law students, provides stipends to law students who dedicate their summer to advancing the cause of workers’ rights, and encourages law students to consider labor law as a viable career choice. Panelists include Joseph Baniszewski, Deputy Assistant General Counsel, National Labor Relations Board; Richard Brean, General Counsel, United Steelworkers; Julia Penny Clark, ’73, Bredhoff & Kaiser, P.L.L.C.; Glenda Pittman, Glenda Pittman & Associates, P.C.; William Beardall, Adjunct Professor of Law, Transnational Worker Rights Clinic at UT Law; and Kallie Dale Ramos, 2L, 2013 Peggy Browning Fellow. Moderated by UT Law Professor Jack Getman.

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October 22
  1. 11:30am 2013-10-22T14:30-05:00
    CHLSA Fajita Fiesta

    The Chicano/Hispanic Law Students' Association presents its semi-annual FAJITA FIESTA to fund scholarships. We'll be selling plates of beef/chicken/veggie fajitas - grilled on site - with all the fixings in the Atrium. We usually sell out so come out, enjoy delicious food, and support this great cause!

    Cash and credit accepted.

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  2. 11:45am 2013-10-22T12:45-05:00
    Career Exploration: Health Law

    The Health Law & Bioethics Society invites all UT Law students interested in the practice of health care law to hear about the practice from the following panelists: Steve Aragon, ’88, Chief Legal Counsel, Texas Health and Human Services Commission; Carla Cox, ’76, Partner at Jackson Walker L.L.P. (Austin); Beth Devery, Director of the Health Services Division of Travis County; Penny Hobbs, Partner at McGinnis Lochridge (Austin); and Lee Spangler, Vice President of Medical Economics at the Texas Medical Association and former Associate General Counsel/outgoing Chair of the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.

    Special thanks to Jackson Walker for providing lunch. RSVP by Monday, October 21, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab. Space is limited! Co-sponsored by the Career Services Office.

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  3. 11:45am 2013-10-22T13:00-05:00
    National Pro Bono Luncheon

    In celebration of National Pro Bono Week, students are invited to hear Trish McAllister, Executive Director of the Texas access to Justice Commission.

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  4. 11:45am 2013-10-22T13:00-05:00
    Tuesday Power Lunch Series

    Come have lunch with two Andrews Kurth real-estate lawyers: Center for Women in Law Founding Member Kathleen Wu and fifth-year attorney Kathleen Tarbox.

    Kathleen Wu will share stories from her 30+ years’ experience in real estate, finance, and business transactions. She will offer students invaluable insight from her vantage point as both Managing Partner and Hiring Partner of the Dallas office as well as member of the firm’s Compensation, Finance, and Policy Committees.

    Kathleen Tarbox, who has come to work closely with Kathleen Wu since her graduation from the University of Virginia School of Law in ’09, will share experiences from her practice which focuses on commercial real estate and general business transactions.

    The Center for Women in Law, through the Tuesday Power Lunch Series, aims to highlight prominent women lawyers from a wide range of career paths in the legal profession. Power Lunch attendees will have a chance to discuss their own career interests and goals in a supportive, informative, and judgment-free environment.

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  5. 11:45am 2013-10-22T12:45-05:00
    Hodges Society Lunch with Harry Reasoner

    Harry Reasoner will join the Hodges Society for lunch.

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  6. 11:45am 2013-10-22T12:45-05:00
    Small group lunch with Professor Dzienko

    Professor John Dzienkowski will host a small group lunch. By invitation and sign-up only.

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  7. 2:15pm 2013-10-22T15:30-05:00
    Const Law II: Religious Liberty class

    Prof. Sager would like to add refreshments for his Const. Law II: Religious Liberty class to be on Tuesdays (not just Wednesdays).

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  8. 6:00pm 2013-10-22T19:00-05:00
    Domestic Violence Clinic - Training

    Student volunteers will prepare parole packets for victims of domestic violence incarcerated for killing their batterers. They will use information from interviews with inmates conducted by students in the Domestic Violence Clinic to gather information to support the parole packet.

    To apply: Submit resume to Andrew Hill at

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October 23
  1. All day
    Graduation App & In Absentia Deadlines

    Last day to submit an application to graduate in December; forms are available in the Student Affairs Office. Deadline to register In Absentia.

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  2. 11:00am 2013-10-23T13:00-05:00
    Pro Bono and Pizza

    Pizza and drinks for all who report Pro Bono hours!

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  3. 11:30am 2013-10-23T13:30-05:00
    TJOGEL Roundtable with Andrews Kurth

    Andrews Kurth will be offering advice to summer and first year associates

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  4. 2:15pm 2013-10-23T15:30-05:00
    Const Law II: Religious Liberty class

    Prof. Sager's Fall 2013 class Constitutional Law II: Religious Liberty (#29477)

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  5. 6:00pm 2013-10-23T19:00-05:00
    IPLS Meeting

    Come to hear discussion of topics in intellectual property law.

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October 24
  1. 11:00am 2013-10-24T13:00-05:00
    Pro Bono and Pizza

    Pizza and drinks for all who report Pro Bono hours!

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  2. 11:30am 2013-10-24T13:00-05:00
    Faculty Colloquium - Janice Nadler

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

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  3. 11:30am 2013-10-24T12:30-05:00
    Hodges small group lunch

    Hodges Society small group lunch with Faculty Advisor Patrick Woolley (by invitation and sign-up only).

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  4. 11:45am 2013-10-24T12:45-05:00
    Discussion: The Voting Rights Act

    Join ACS to discuss recent developments in the VRA.

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  5. 11:45am 2013-10-24T13:00-05:00
    Careers in Arts & Entertainment

    Join us as four prominent practicing lawyers from Austin and New York share their experience and answer questions about practicing law in the arts and entertainment industry. Panelists will also provide practical advice about how to jump-start your career serving the needs of artistic clients. Options such as solo-practitioner, biglaw entertainment attorney, taking artists as pro bono clients, and going in-house for a music label or film company will all be discussed. A catered lunch will be provided.

    Panelists include: Amy Mitchell, Amy E. Mitchell, PLLC, Austin Sheri Hunter, Norton Rose Fulbright, Austin Bill Hart, Proskauer Rose, New York, NY Maria de Cesare, AMC Networks, New York, NY

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  6. 12:00pm 2013-10-24T13:00-05:00
    Networking to a Great Job

    Catherine Jewell, the Career Passion Coach, will walk you through the networking process and provide a practical guide to building a strong network and landing a job. Catherine will give you many concrete tips on how to conduct yourself in networking situations and prepare you for Cocktails and Conversation, which takes place later in the evening, and beyond. Whether you are a 1L, 2L, or 3L, now is the time to begin laying the groundwork for a robust professional network, and this program will give you the tools to grow your network. RSVP by Wednesday, October 23, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the “Events” tab.

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  7. 12:00pm 2013-10-24T13:00-05:00
    Non-Traditional Student Meeting

    Are you an older student, second-career student, married and/or parenting student, or a student who otherwise departs from the mold of the "traditional" law student - or would you enjoy mingling with them? The Student Affairs Office is sponsoring an initial meeting of non-traditional students to help organize a student organization for interested students. We'll also talk about the great Halloween event the law school sponsors for the children of students!

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  8. 12:00pm 2013-10-24T13:30-05:00
    Hargrave 3.2 Group Lunch

    Hargrave Faculty Advisor Derek Jinks will have lunch with students in section 3.2.

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  9. 5:00pm 2013-10-24T18:00-05:00
    Speed Networking

    Sign-up at 9:00 p.m. on TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8 is on a first-come, first-served basis on UT Law Symplicity . Back by popular demand! Participating UT Law J.D. students will have the opportunity to network one-on-one with legal professionals from a variety of practice areas, as well as fellow students, during several short (8-10 minutes) speed networking rounds prior to Cocktails & Conversation. We request that students commit to attend the entire speed networking portion of the event. Please arrive no later than 5:00 p.m. Free parking available in the Museum Garage.

    Then afterwards, join us for our 16th Annual Cocktails & Conversation. Your RSVP for Speed Networking will also be noted for Cocktails & Conversation. Dress is business casual.

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  10. 6:00pm 2013-10-24T19:30-05:00
    Cocktails & Conversation

    All UT Law J.D. students are invited to attend the CSO's 16th Annual Cocktails & Conversation networking reception, which provides the perfect opportunity to meet and network in a casual setting with UT Law alumni and friends. Free parking available in the Museum Garage. This is a great way to expand your network, so don’t miss out! Dress is business casual. RSVP by Wednesday, October 23, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab

    Sponsored by the Career Services Office and the UT Law Alumni Association.

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October 25
  1. 10:00am 2013-10-25T11:30-05:00
    Policy Leadership in Anti-Trafficking

    Policy Leadership in the Anti-Trafficking Movement: How Texas' new laws fight slavery

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  2. 11:30am 2013-10-25T12:30-05:00
    Clerkship Personal Statement Workshop

    Jason Crandall with the Law School Writing Center will discuss how to write a strong and effective personal statement for your judicial clerkship applications. Many judges find these statements very helpful, so make yours as good as possible! Lunch will be served. RSVP by Thursday, October 24, on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the "Events" tab.

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