Inside Cincinnati Law (J-Term)

The Inside Cincinnati Law program is a two-week Winter Term experience that will expose students to the practice of law in government, private practice, and corporations in Cincinnati, Ohio. During these two weeks, students will hear from alumni guest speakers and others in the public and private sectors, gain insight into the practice of law through shadowing experiences, and learn more about law school through law school visits and tours.

Week 1 (January 12-16). Guest Speaker Presentations. Students will meet with various alumni and other practitioners who work in government, law firms, and corporations. Each speaker will instruct students on a specific legal topic or area of law (such topics may include health law, media law, municipal law, products liability law, sports law, etc.).

Week 2 (January 20-23). Shadowing Experiences. Students will participate in two (2) shadowing experiences, each lasting two days. The first shadowing experience will be in a legal employment environment, which will provide students with the opportunity to observe the practice of law. In the second two-day session, students will tour area law schools and visit witcurrent law students and admissions representatives. These tours and visits will include sitting in on law school classes and shadowing law students. Students will learn what law school might be like and hear more about the law school admission process.

Students will receive three (3) academic credits for the successful completion of the program.

If interested in this program, please complete the application (attached) and return it to the Pre-Law office no later than OCTOBER 31ST! If you have questions, please email Maria Vitullo.

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Legal Specialist Internship

~~To apply for this job, please go to Miami Career Link website~~

Towneez Inc., a tech start-up company located in Orlando, Florida, is in need of a part-time Legal Specialist (this position may grow into the position of Operations Manager). This is a telecommuting position and does not require travel.  Work hours and meetings are flexible and are scheduled around class commitments.

 

As Legal Specialist, you will be responsible for:

  • Working with Management of Towneez, Inc., appropriate legal entities, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office to identify all trademarks, patents, domain names, and copyrights that need to be protected
  • Special projects as needed to ensure organization runs as smoothly and as efficiently as possible

Skills Needed:

  • Exceptional communication skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Be comfortable with legal jargon
  • Ambitious
  • Strong work ethic
  • Be comfortable working without supervision
  • Class in Intellectual Property Law/Rights helpful

All candidates must sign an NDA prior to job interview.

Base Pay:  $10-$15/hour

Women, Law, and Legal Advocacy Seminar in Washington D.C.

Women, Law & Legal Advocacy Seminar
Seminar Dates | November 13 – 15, 2014

Washington, D.C.

The Women, Law & Legal Advocacy Seminar is aimed at college women considering careers in law. During the seminar, students will explore the connections between legal careers and the legislative process in Washington, D.C. This seminar exposes students to a range of professional opportunities in the law, from issue advocacy to government service. You can learn more at http://plen.org/programs/seminars/law/.

PLEN provides need-based scholarship for outstanding women interested in attending the seminar.  There is still time to apply before the scholarship deadline on October 10.

Please feel free to contact me directly or or PLEN directly at 202-872-1585 with any questions.

Free Online Chat with Law School Admissions

Pre-law students are cordially invited to participate
in a free online chat about the law school admission process
Wednesday, October 15th, 7:30-8:30pm.

This event is co-hosted by MAPLA (Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors)
and MALSA (Midwest Alliance of Law School Admissions).

This is an opportunity to gain valuable insight into the law school admissions process.
Pre-Law advisors are also welcome to join the conversation!

For details on how to preregister and receive a reminder email, go to:
http://mapla.org/Online_Chat.html
To join the chat on Wed Oct 15, please click on:
https://msulaw.campfirenow.com/35128

Get your questions answered by Deans and Directors of Admissions at several law schools including: Cincinnati, Marquette, Michigan State, Southern Illinois, Kansas, and Valparaiso.
Along with several undergraduate pre-law advisors from institutions such as:
Illinois, Miami U., Notre Dame, Purdue, and Ohio State.

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