Dean of Students Office Event

Katherine Eldred presents, "Hey guys, there's a whole section on tax law down here we can burn": Careers for Tax Lawyers after the Financial Freeze

Date: 
02.21.2014
Location: 
Room V

How did a lawyer originally from Kentucky end up as an Executive Director in Ernst & Young LLP’s International Tax Services – Financial Services Group?  What should you know if you’re interested in tax law and/or building a career in London?  This program will answer those and other questions.  Katherine Eldred graduated from the Law School in 2002 and clerked on the 9th

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

Capturing the Essence of a Place with Your Travel Photography

Date: 
02.14.2014
Location: 
Room III

Whether your primary camera is your smartphone or a DSLR, Ralph’s talk will help you learn the importance of using a Shot List for creating a cultural portrait of any destination. He’ll define what a shot list is and explain how to effectively create and use one in order to bring back a more interesting and well-rounded set of images from your travels.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
The Well-Rounded Lawyer

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

Date: 
02.19.2014
Location: 
Room V

Never before has the role of non-profit board members been so important. With many non-profits stretched beyond the capacity trying to meet serious community needs with constricting financial resources, board members must provide both strategic leadership and steady stewardship, with a focus on financial sustainability.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Service to the Community

Academic Counselor Program: Mock Exams

Date: 
12.05.2015 - 12.06.2015
Location: 
Room II

Join your Academic Counselors for a mock exam. This program will give students the opportunity to see and feel what it is like to take an exam at the Law School.   Please be sure to bring your own copy of an exam to take.  Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Geoffrey Stone, "The President's Review Group on NSA Surveillance"

Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor Geoffrey Stone talks about his involvement in the President's Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology. Organized by the Office of the Dean of Students and recorded on February 4, 2014.

Vincent Warther presents, "Working with Expert Witnesses"

Date: 
02.20.2014
Location: 
Room IV

Join Vincent Warther for a lunch talk about working with expert witnesses and the challenges that expert testimony poses for attorneys and courts. Professor Warther has a Ph.D. in financial economics and has worked as an expert witness for many years on a wide range of cases requiring expert testimony on financial and economic issues.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Capturing the Essence of a Place with Your Travel Photography

Date: 
02.14.2014
Location: 
Room III

Whether your primary camera is your smartphone or a DSLR, Ralph’s talk will help you learn the importance of using a Shot List for creating a cultural portrait of any destination. He’ll define what a shot list is and explain how to effectively create and use one in order to bring back a more interesting and well-rounded set of images from your travels.

Chris Nybo '02 presents, "Running for Office: From UChicago Law to State Representative"

Date: 
02.12.2014
Location: 
Room IV

A former State Representative and Elmhurst Alderman, Chris Nybo is currently a candidate for the Illinois Senate.

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

Academic Counselor Session on Grades

Date: 
01.16.2014
Location: 
Room II

Join the academic counselors for a discussion on what the grading system means, the significance of first quarter grades, how to discuss 1L grades during interviews and how to approach professors on an ongoing basis. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Students.

Diversity in Public Interest Panel

Date: 
02.07.2014
Location: 
Room I

This Diversity Month program features a panel of minority attorneys discussing their work in public interest and the reasons less minority student pursue work in public interest fields. Organized by Asian Pacific American Law Students Association, Black Law Students Association, Latino/a Law Students Association, Public Interest Law Society, and South Asian Law Students Association.

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