Dean of Students Office Event

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&

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

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

Keystone Points: 
30
Category: 
Practical Skills

Keystone: Managing Distractions with Robin Ross

Date: 
02.09.2015
Location: 
Room V
Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Emotional Intelligence & Diversity

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.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

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

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Professional Judgment & Ethics

Keystone: Diversity & Discrimination as Legal Ethics Issues with Gail Morse and Lea S. Gutierrez

Date: 
02.04.2016
Location: 
Room V

As part of the nationwide discussion about diversity and discrimination on bases including race, national origin, gender, transgender issues, sexual orientation, and disability, the ABA and the legal profession as a whole are evaluating attendant legal ethics issues.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Professional Judgment & Ethics

Keystone: Finishing Touches: Revising Editing, and Proofreading with Julie Schrager

Date: 
01.29.2016
Location: 
Room V

It’s not too early to learn how to review your work so that your final product demonstrates that you are smart, carefu

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Practical Skills

Keystone: The Always Articulate Attorney with Marsha Hunter

Date: 
01.08.2016
Location: 
Room III

Join Marsha Hunter for a presentation 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: 
Practical Skills
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