Student organization event

Diversity Month Program: A Discussion on Women's Professional Development with Chief Judge Diane Wood

Date: 
01.14.2016
Location: 
Room IV

Chief Judge Diane Wood will visit the Law School to present "Making Your Voice Heard" and to speak on issues related to women's professional development and the difficulties they face. 

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Emotional Intelligence & Diversity

Diversity Month Program: Challenges to Racial and Ethnic LGBT Equality

Date: 
01.12.2016
Location: 
Room V

This panel will include attorneys and professionals working on LGBT immigration work, HIV/AIDS prevention, and the difficulty of LGBT outreach in minority communities. Come learn about the challenges facing ethnically and racially diverse LGBT groups and what Chicago groups are doing to address these important issues.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Emotional Intelligence & Diversity

Diversity Month Program: Intellectual and Developmental Disability Law

Date: 
01.11.2016
Location: 
Room IV

A representative from L'Arche Chicago, a community that supports individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, will speak about the legal atmosphere of living with a disability and will talk about managing the L'Arche communities.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

Diversity Month Program: Why Public Defense?

Date: 
01.06.2016
Location: 
Room D

Cook County Public Defender Jonathan Bedi will about why students should pursue a career in public defense, including the high level of need in low-income communities and communities of color. He will delve into the benefits and rewards of this nontraditional career path.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Diversity Month Program: Life Without Parole: Kids in the Criminal Justice System

Date: 
01.05.2016
Location: 
Room V

This lunch talk aims to expose the audience to the critical issues affecting adolescents and youth in the criminal justice system in the United States, especially with regard to fair hearings and sentencing.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Professional Judgment & Ethics

Diversity Month Program: 1L Diversity Fellowship Lunch Panel

Date: 
01.04.2016
Location: 
Room IV

This panel will feature lawyers from multiple firms that are involved in their firm's diversity programs. It will provide interested 1Ls with the opportunity to learn about diversity programs at different law firms.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career

Sanford Levinson, "An Argument Open to All: Reading The Federalist in the 21st Century"

With commentary by Professor Sal Churi

Participating faculty: 
Salen Churi
Student organization presenters: 
American Constitution Society
Student organization presenters: 
American Constitution Society
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

John McGinnis, "Campaign Finance, the First Amendment, and the Roberts Court"

With commentary by Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos

Participating faculty: 
Nicholas Stephanopoulos
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society
Student organization presenters: 
Federalist Society

Mentor-Mentee: Keeping in Contact II

Date: 
09.25.2015 - 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

APALSA Mentoring Program Kick-Off Reception

Date: 
11.05.2015
Location: 
Kirkland & Ellis
Keystone Points: 
15
Category: 
Managing & Building Your Career
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