Dean of Students Office event

Diversity Month Event: MLK Weekend of Service 2016

Date: 
01.18.2016
Location: 
Various Locations

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday, UCSC will be collaborating with UChicago Lab Schools, UChicago Charter Schools, and the nonprofit City Year Chicago to plan an MLK Weekend of Service for students, faculty, and staff.

Keystone: Presentation Stagecraft with Peter Bensinger

Date: 
02.24.2016
Location: 
Room V

Peter Bensinger Jr. is a former New York actor whose program, “Enhancing The Persuasiveness Of Courtroom Advocacy Through Presentation Stagecraft” draws upon both his theater training and the 23 year trial history of Bartlit Beck, an elite law firm specializing in trying high stakes, complex commercial cases.

Keystone: Giving Back While Growing Your Career - The How & Why of Non-Profit Board Service

Date: 
02.23.2016
Location: 
Room IV
 
Never before has the role of non-profit board members been so important.

Keystone: How to Get In-House & Succeed Once There

Date: 
02.22.2016
Location: 
Room V

At some point in almost every lawyer’s career, he or she gives some thought to the idea of moving in-house.  As a law student, you may already be considering this move or career path.  There are a number of reasons that you may be attracted to a career in-house: you may have heard about the dreaded billable hour, the requirements of business development obligations, or&

Winter Visit to the Courts

Date: 
02.12.2016

All lawyers should understand how to navigate a courthouse and have the opportunity to observe court proceedings prior to becoming practicing lawyers.  The Office of the Dean of Students is coordinating a visit to the Daley Center and the Dirksen Federal Building on the morning of February 12, 2016 for students to tour the buildings, observe court proceedings, and mingle wit

Mentor-Mentee: Keeping in Contact I

Date: 
09.20.2015 - 05.31.2016

The key to managing and building your career is learning how to effectively network with people. This includes finding mentors and creating a lasting relationship.  Connecting with your mentor and keeping in contact is an important step in moving forward.  Make sure to keep in contact with your mentor at least once a semester.

Douglas Hallward-Driemeier & Daniel Hemel, "Insights from the Obergefell Supreme Court Arguments"

In the 2014-2015 Supreme Court Term, Mr. Hallward-Driemeier argued two cases, including the landmark Obergefell case.

"Standing Up for Marriage Equality: Insights from the Obergefell Supreme Court Arguments"

Student organization presenters: 
OutLaw

Keystone: 10 Common Pitfalls for Practicing Attorneys with Matthew Henderson and David Sorensen

Date: 
01.15.2016
Location: 
Room V

This presentation will offer a unique view of legal malpractice claims from "the trenches." Two Chicago attorneys who concentrate their practices defending lawyers in malpractice cases and disciplinary proceedings will discuss the types of negligence and other misconduct that most often lead to legal malpractice claims and offer risk management advice on how to prevent them.  Topics will i

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