Dean of Students Office Event

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: 
Professional Judgment

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

Wellness Wednesday: Be Wise, Be Well: Facts on Tap with Julie Edwards and Lena Ismail

Date: 
04.01.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join Health Educators Julie Edwards and Lena Ismail from the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness for a lunch talk about alcohol and its effects on your mind, your body, and your performance in class and beyond. The program will provide information and resources for students on the ways to have a healthy relationship with alcohol. 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
The Well-Rounded Lawyer

Keystone Program: Dealing with Difficult Counsel featuring Peter Bensinger

Date: 
03.26.2015
Location: 
Room IV

Dealing with difficult counsel is a challenge that many attorneys will encounter throughout their career.  Join Peter Bengsinger, Partner at Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP, to learn the tools that you will need to conquer these difficult situations. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students. Bergstein’s Deli will be provided for lunch.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Interpersonal Skills

Snacks Study Break

Date: 
03.11.2015
Location: 
Green Lounge

Take a break from studying and grab a snack in the Green Lounge. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

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