Dean of Students Office Event

Bigelow Practical Writing Presentation: Government Lawyering

Date: 
02.28.2013
Location: 
Room III
Guest presenter Michael Negron will discuss his experience with legal writing in the context of government lawyering.  Mr. Negron currently serves as chief of policy under Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.  Mr.

1L Bigelow Breakfast

Date: 
02.18.2013
Location: 
South Green Lounge

1L students are invited to celebrate turning in their Winter Bigelow Memo with a breakfast generously sponsored by Allen & Overy and the Office of the Dean of Students.

Bruce I. Ettelson, '89 "More than Grades: Building a Successful Career in Private Practice"

Date: 
03.28.2013
Location: 
Room V

Bruce I. Ettelson, P.C., ‘89, is a partner in the firm of Kirkland and Ellis LLP. He leads the Firm’s Private Funds Group, which was recently ranked by Chambers & Partners, an international legal publisher, as Tier 1 in the U.S., UK, Asia-Pacific and globally — making Kirkland the only law firm in the world to be considered in the top tier for each of these core jurisdictions.

Keystone Program: Patrick Barry, ’12, presents "Happy Papers Are All Alike: How to Write a 'Substantial Paper' that Readers Will Recognize as a 'Substantial Paper'"

Date: 
02.14.2013
Location: 
Room III

Recent Law School graduate Patrick Barry (who is also finishing up his Ph.D. in English from the University of Michigan), will give students tips on how to write substantial papers. Lunch from Maravilla's provided. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students. 

Keystone Program: Jeff Anderson, "Hallmarks of Effective Leadership"

Date: 
02.12.2013
Location: 
Room V

Please join Jeff Anderson, Associate Dean for Leadership Development at the Booth School of Business, for a lunch talk.

Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

**This event qualifies for 10 Keystone Professionalism & Leadership Program points in the Managing and Building Your Career category.

Second City Improv Communications Training

Date: 
02.01.2013
Location: 
Room V

The Office of the Dean of Students presents Second City Improv Communications Training, a Keystone Professionalism & Leadership Program.  On February 1st, join Second City's Director of Outreach & Diversity, Dionna Griffin-Irons for a 2.5 hour dose of improv, leadership tools, and creative communication strategies for your career and the courtroom.

Diversity Month Program: Shades of Green: How Environment and Culture Conflict

Date: 
01.31.2013
Location: 
Room IV

Nelson Soza from the Pilsen Alliance will discuss environmental harms in minority neighborhoods.  Specifically, Mr. Soza will speak about the Pilsen Alliance's fight against the coal plants in Pilsen which were recently shut down, and the effects of those plants on the Pilsen neighborhood and on the Pilsen residents. Mr.

Don Harmon, JD/MBA '94, "Running for Office: From UChicago Law to the Illinois State Senate"

Date: 
02.18.2013
Location: 
Room V

Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students office, the Law School Democrats, and the JD/MBA Association.

Omar S. Ashmawy, "Ethics in Practice: A Real World Perspective from Washington, DC to Guantanamo Bay"

Date: 
01.28.2013
Location: 
Room V

Omar Ashmawy is the Staff Director and Chief Counsel with the Office of Congressional Ethics (“OCE”).

Diversity Month Program: How to Make Partner

Date: 
01.25.2013
Location: 
Room III

Join APALSA, BLSA, OutLaw, and SALSA for a panel discussion on how to make partner at a law firm.  The panel will feature Seung Baik, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, Amy Crawford, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Daniel Lange, Partner, Katten, Muchin, Rosenman, LLP, and Barack Echols, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP and will be moderated by student Ankur Shingal.  Diversity Mont

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