Dean of Students Office Event

Wellness Wednesday Activity: The Oriental Institute

Date: 
01.07.2015
Location: 
Meet at the VCA Desk

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for a tour of The Oriental Institute as part of January's Wellness Wednesday Activity.  Look for Candace Bergeron at the VCA desk and we will all walk over together.  Please see the link below for additional information on the museum.  http://oi.uchicago.edu/museum-exhibits

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
The Well-Rounded Lawyer

Body Language with John Michael Schert

Date: 
03.02.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join us for a presentation by John Michael Schert, Visiting Artist and Social Entrepreneur at Chicago Booth, on the practical applications of body language for lawyers. Attendees will learn to apply a personal practice of physical evaluation in order to better understand how they are perceived and recognize non verbal behaviors.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Interpersonal Skills

The Always Articulate Attorney: Mastering Professional Speaking Skills featuring Marsha Hunter

Date: 
02.26.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join us for a presentation by Marsha Hunter on how to be an articulate attorney. Speak with confidence, look your listeners in the eye, and be what you must soon become: the always articulate attorney.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Oral Communication

David Mendelsohn on Succeeding in the Legal Profession

Date: 
02.25.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join us for a discussion with David Mendelsohn, Managing Partner of DLA Piper's Chicago office, on how to ensure your success in the legal profession.

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

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

Date: 
02.16.2015
Location: 
Room V

Senator Don Harmon and his family have deep roots in the 39th Legislative District. Harmon was born and raised in Oak Park. With the help of family and scholarships, Harmon graduated from St. Ignatius High School on Chicago’s west side, and Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. Harmon worked his way through the University of Chicago, where he received both a law degree and an MBA.

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

JoAnn Buss on Litigation Docketing

Date: 
02.23.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join us for a discussion with JoAnn Buss on litigation docketing. JoAnn is the Director of Docket and Court Services at Sidley Austin with over 35 years of legal experience. She is also a founding member and former president of the Chicago Area Docket Association.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Building a Book of Business Panel Discussion

Date: 
02.10.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join the Office of the Dean of Students for a panel discussion that will focus on how young attorneys begin building a book of business both within and outside of the firm. Panelists include:

Nicholas Anaclerio, Shareholder, VedderPrice (http://www.vedderprice.com/Nicholas-Anaclerio/),

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Finishing Touches: Revising, Editing, and Proofreading Your Own Work

Date: 
02.05.2015
Location: 
Room V

Join us for a discussion with Schiff Hardin's legal writing coach Julie Schrager, '89, to learn how to review your work so that your final draft demonstrates that you are smart, careful, and precise.

In addition to having worked in government and in private practice, Julie has also worked as a legal research and writing professor at several Chicago area law schools.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Written Communication

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

Date: 
01.16.2015
Location: 
Room I

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