Dean of Students Office Event

Edward W. Hinton Moot Court Competition Finals

Date: 
04.27.2015
Location: 
Weymouth Kirkland Courtroom

Join us for the final round of the Edward W. Hinton Moot Court Competition.  The 2015 case is Horne v. Department of Agriculture, No. 14-275.

Questions presented:

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Oral Communication

The Many Paths of a JD/MBA: Alumni Panel Discussion

Date: 
04.24.2015
Location: 
Room III

Curious about where a JD/MBA can take you?  Join us for a panel discussion featuring University of Chicago JD/MBA alumni.  Organized by the JD/MBA Association and Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.  Lunch from Cedars will be provided. 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

Keystone Program: The Evaluation Process and Receiving Feedback

Date: 
04.23.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for a program designed to prepare you for the evaluation and feedback process.  Our panelists will include:  Lisa Brown, Professional Development Partner, Schiff Hardin, Renato Marioti, U.S. Attorney's Office, and Ryan Rolfson, Partner, Ropes & Gray.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Keystone Program: Perfecting Your Professional Image Business Dress Program

Date: 
04.21.2015
Location: 
Room V

Need some tips on how to choose the right suits and outfits to wear to interviews and work that complete your professional persona? We will showcase the DOs and DON’Ts of office and interview attire during this program, while personal shopper Judi McCarthy explains what are the best choices for your body type and style.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Keystone Program: The Language of Leadership: How to Say the Right Thing at the Right Time to the Right Person Part III featuring Patrick Barry, '12

Date: 
04.20.2015
Location: 
Room V

This three-part workshop is designed to help you write like you - only better. The organizing theme is the language of leadership, but you certainly don't need to be an aspiring managing partner to attend. All you need is to want to become a better writer.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Written Communication

Keystone Program: Ensuring Summer Success

Date: 
04.16.2015
Location: 
Room IV

Join the Office of the Dean of Students, the Office of Career Services, and the D'Angelo Law Library for a program designed to get you ready to succeed this summer. 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Keystone Program: How to Handle Your Firsts as a Young Attorney with Patrick Castle and Katie Knue

Date: 
04.14.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join Patrick Castle, ’12, litigation associate at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP and Katie Knue, ’14, corporate associate at Kirkland & Ellis, for a discussion about some of the firsts you will encounter as a junior lawyer.  They’ll cover topics like how to prepare for and handle your first court appearance, your first client meeting, your first deal closing, your first time declining a

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Learning from Leaders in the Profession

Keystone Program: From Classroom to Practice: Writing in the Real World featuring Julie Schrager

Date: 
04.08.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join us for a discussion with Schiff Hardin's legal writing coach Julie Schrager, '89, to learn how to adapt what you’ve learned in legal writing to your first summer legal experience. We’ll focus on understanding your audience, reaching a well-reasoned conclusion, and writing clearly and concisely.

Lunch from Maggiano's and Passover friendly food will be provided.

Keystone Points: 
20
Category: 
Written Communication

Wellness Wednesday Program: The Body Project Workshop with Martha Burla

Date: 
05.06.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join Health Educator Martha Burla from the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness for The Body Project Workshop.  This lunch program aims to promote a positive body image and hopes to empower students to love and accept their bodies by providing a safe space to discuss important issues related to body image. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.&nbs

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
The Well-Rounded Lawyer

Wellness Wednesday Activity: Mindfulness Meditation

Date: 
04.01.2015
Location: 
Auditorium

What exactly is meditation?  How can it help you to be a better student and a better lawyer?  Come join Ginger Carr from the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness for a session on meditation and learn how practicing meditation can increase calmness and physical relaxation, improve psychological balance, and enhance overall health and well-being.  Sponsored by the

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
The Well-Rounded Lawyer
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