|9 ||February 10 |
- 11:30am 2020-02-10T13:00-06:00
Clinical Faculty Interview
- 11:30am 2020-02-10T12:45-06:00
Drawing Board Luncheon: Calvin Johnson
- 12:00pm 2020-02-10T14:00-06:00
CSO Atrium Counseling
- 12:00pm 2020-02-10T13:00-06:00
TVL Practicum Info Session
|February 11 |
- 11:30am 2020-02-11T13:00-06:00
Constitutional Studies Luncheon: Claus
- 11:45am 2020-02-11T12:45-06:00
2Ls: Using OSCAR for Judicial Clerkships
Want to apply for clerkships and don't know how? Join the Judicial Clerkship Program as we tackle how to figure out who you want to work for and how to apply! This event is for 2Ls and 3Ls.
Lunch will be served. RSVP by Monday, September 17, on Symplicity
For more information, contact the Judicial Clerkship Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/11/50625/
- 11:45am 2020-02-11T12:45-06:00
Careers in Antitrust Law
ABA Section of Antitrust Law will discuss careers in antitrust.
It is open to all law students who would like to hear from seasoned Texas practitioners about careers in Antitrust. This is a great opportunity to meet and learn from lawyers with various perspectives about what it’s like to practice in these areas.
Lunch will be served. RSVP by Monday, February 10, on Symplicity.
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/11/51785/
- 11:45am 2020-02-11T13:00-06:00
What Starts Here: Wisdom From Texas Law
This three-part series will feature Dean Ward Farnsworth, Professor Mechele Dickerson, and Professor Wayne Schiess. Consider this a fireside chat where these Texas Law superstars will impart lessons that they have learned from the school of life.
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/11/51825/
- 12:00pm 2020-02-11T14:00-06:00
Summer Human Rights Fellowships
- 3:45pm 2020-02-11T17:30-06:00
Law and Economic Seminar - Rebecca Stone
|February 12 |
- 8:00am 2020-02-12T09:00-06:00
Texas Law Women's Christian Fellowship
Women's Bible study at the law school. This semester we will be studying "Living Free." This event occurs every other Wednesday from 8:00 am to 9:00 am in the jury room. Coffee and breakfast will be provided.
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/12/54365/
- 11:30am 2020-02-12T13:30-06:00
|February 13 |
- 8:00am 2020-02-13T11:00-06:00
Staff Valentine's Day breakfast
- 11:30am 2020-02-13T13:00-06:00
Faculty Colloquium - Oren Bracha
- 11:45am 2020-02-13T13:00-06:00
Professional Development Institute
The 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. Now in its ninth year, the five-week Institute is promoted widely to employers, many of whom contributed to its content. This must-attend program will help you prepare for your summer clerkship or postgraduate job. The program takes place on Thursdays (January 23-February 20, 2020) from 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m. Lunch will be served.
Online registration is open until noon on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.
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), which is presented each Spring, will help you be a more competitive candidate and a better lawyer.
Please note that 2Ls and 3Ls who attended last year may sign up for this year’s Institute.
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/13/51648/
- 11:45am 2020-02-13T12:45-06:00
Becoming a Public Defender
Interested in a career in indigent criminal defense? Come learn strategies to set yourself on the right path to become a public defender. We will have a great panel of public defenders to share their experience and wisdom.
Lunch will be served. RSVP by Wednesday, February 12, on Symplicity.
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/13/53065/
- 12:00pm 2020-02-13T13:30-06:00
ACCA - Outreach Argument
The Army Court of Criminal Appeals makes several trips to law schools each year in order to expose students to this unique Court and to showcase military justice in action.
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/13/52725/
- 12:00pm 2020-02-13T13:00-06:00
Starting a Career in a Solo/Small Firm
RSVP Online by Wednesday, February 12. Co-hosted by the Student Bar Association.
Members of the American Bar Association's (ABA) Solo, Small Firm, and General Practice Division (GPSolo)will be on campus to share some tips for establishing a career in a solo or small firm setting. Come learn more about the ABA and GPSolo and what benefits are available to all law students, as well as some career development insights from experienced attorneys in the field.
Lunch will be provided.
Directions: Take the elevators in the Susman Godfrey Atrium (the elevators are located right outside of the Tarlton Library in the Atrium) up to the 5th floor of Jones Hall. Once on the fifth floor, you can locate the room number.
Find out more about the ABA Solo, Small Firm, and General Practice Division (GPSolo): https://www.americanbar.org/groups/gpsolo/
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/13/54285/
- 1:30pm 2020-02-13T15:00-06:00
ACCA - Informal Q&A for Students
Following the Army Court of Criminal Appeals outreach oral argument, students are invited to an informal Q&A session with ACCA judges and JAG Corps counsel. Refreshments will be served. This is a great opportunity for interested students to ask questions about the Army, JAG officer basic training, preparing to practice as a Judge Advocate, assignment process, family considerations, etc.
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/13/54547/
- 3:30pm 2020-02-13T16:30-06:00
Introduction to Federal Clerkships
What is a judicial clerkship you might be wondering? Or perhaps you know what a clerkship is, but are pretty sure that it’s not for you? Or, you’ve known you wanted to clerk since first grade, and want to figure out how to make yourself as competitive as possible? Or, maybe you’re thinking, “SCOTUS or Bust!”? The Clerkship Program will be hosting an introductory program on judicial clerkships on Thursday, February 13th at 3:30pm in both TNH 2.138 and 2.139. Both rooms will be joined by a group of federal judges to talk about why clerkships are particularly valuable, what they look for in clerks, and how the role of a clerk varies in different chambers and types of federal courts. Please RSVP on Symplicity to attend. The following judges will be joining us:
Hon. Leo Brisbois, United States Magistrate Judge, Minnesota (Chair, NCFTJ, 2019 – 2020)
Hon. Richard Boulware, United States District Judge, Nevada
Hon. Nannette Brown, United States District Judge, Louisiana
Hon. Diana Song-Quiroga, United States Magistrate Judge, Texas
Hon. Willie Epps, United States Magistrate Judge, Missouri
Hon. Juan Vasquez, United States Tax Court
At this meeting we will discuss the timing of your own clerkship search, things to be thinking about now if you want to clerk, and how to best position yourself to be a competitive clerkship applicant.
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/13/53805/
- 4:30pm 2020-02-13T00:00-06:00
1Ls: Clerkships and Cookies with Judges
|February 14 |
- 8:00am 2020-02-14T08:45-06:00
TVL Practicum Information Session
- 8:45am 2020-02-14T10:30-06:00
1L Valentine's Breakfast
- 10:00am 2020-02-14T12:00-06:00
CSO Atrium Counseling
- 12:30pm 2020-02-14T13:45-06:00
Lunch and talk with Mark Greenberg
Lunch and talk with Mark Greenberg, Migration Policy Institute, about immigration and public interest advocacy careers.
oin us on Friday, February 14 for an informal lunch and discussion with Mark Greenberg, senior fellow at the Migration Policy Institute in D.C. Mark will discuss immigrants and public benefits, other developments in immigration policies, and advocating for immigrants and low-income groups as a career path. Mark worked for many years at the Administration for Children and Families in the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services, which has responsibility for refugee resettlement and the unaccompanied children program. He also served as the executive director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty, Inequality, and Public Policy, and began his career as a legal services lawyer for ten years. His bio is available here: https://www.migrationpolicy.org/about/staff/mark-greenberg
RSVP by Monday, February 10 at https://markgreenberglunch.eventbrite.com.
Cohosted by Professor Bill Beardall and the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/14/54465/
- 1:00pm 2020-02-14T18:30-06:00
Beyond Inequality Workshop
- 1:45pm 2020-02-14T15:15-06:00
One-on-One Meeting with Mark Greenberg
Interested students can meet directly with Mark Greenberg, Senior Fellow at the Migration Policy Institute, after his lunch-time discussion [Title TBD by WWJC].
From 2009-17, Mr. Greenberg worked at the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ACF includes the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which has responsibility for the refugee resettlement and unaccompanied children program, and has a strong research agenda relating to the programs under its jurisdiction. Among these are a wide range of human services programs, including Head Start, child care, child support, child welfare, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
RSVP by Thursday, February 13, on Symplicity.
Full event information: https://law.utexas.edu/calendar/2020/02/14/53825/
- 8:00am 2020-02-15T18:30-06:00
Beyond Inequality Workshop