Student organization event

Environmental Law: A Transactional Approach featuring Kirkland & Ellis Partner Jeanne Cohn-Connor

Date: 
05.14.2015
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Allen Li (allenl@uchicago.edu)

Jeanne Cohn-Connor is a partner in the environmental transactions group at Kirkland & Ellis.  She has over twenty-five years of experience in environmental law where she represents clients in environmental enforcement cases, compliance matters, restructuring cases and corporate transactions.

Helen Alvaré and Mary Anne Case, "Is there a place in family law for the notion of complementarity between men and women?"

Helen Alvaré is a Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law, where she teaches Family Law, Law and Religion, and Property Law. She publishes on matters concerning marriage, parenting, non-marital households, and the First Amendment religion clauses.

Robert Alt and Lavea Brachman, "Think Tanks"

 

Robert Alt is President and Chief Executive Officer of The Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions.

"Documented" Screening

Date: 
05.14.2015
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

hklazar@uchicago.edu

The Immigration Law Society and Law School Democrats invite you to view a portion of the film "Documented."  The film was produced and directed by Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist who outed himself in 2011 as an undocumented individual living in the United States.

LSRJ Presents Dr. Willie J. Parker: "Shall the Fundamentalists Win? Abortion and Religion: One Christian's View"

Date: 
05.07.2015
Location: 
Room III
Contact info (email or phone): 

sefulop@uchicago.edu

“I do abortions because I am a Christian,” Dr. Willie Parker stated in a 2014 interview with Esquire magazine. Join Law Students for Reproductive Justice for a lunch talk with Dr. Parker, one of the two doctors who travel to Jackson, Mississippi, to provide abortion services at the Pink House, the last remaining clinic in the state. Dr.

Serving the Least of These: Ministry and Criminal Justice

Date: 
05.04.2015
Location: 
Room II
Contact info (email or phone): 

Joel Kim

joelk@uchicago.edu

Cliff Nellis of Lawndale Christian Legal Center will come to speak about his experience working with youth involved in the criminal justice system. He will share about his work providing holistic legal services and job training mentorship. He will also discuss the role that faith-based organizations play in providing stability and guidance in the community.

The Metamorphosis of IP Investing

Date: 
05.04.2015
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Hannah Cook (hcook@uchicago.edu)

The last decade has seen vast changes in the way companies develop and monetize intellectual property. Among some of the most active IP investing opportunities are in private equity, public equity, securitization, syndication and special situations. Michael D.

Faculty: 
Michael Friedman

The Domestic Violence Project Presents: The 411 on Getting your 711

Date: 
04.29.2015
Location: 
Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 
 gracegoodblatt@gmail.com

Do you want to get experience standing up in court and advocating for real clients in front of a judge? A 711 license allows law students to get that kind of valuable experience and it can be used in a variety of different settings, including clinics, the Domestic Violence Project, the State's Attorney's Office, and other internships.

Law Women's Caucus, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and The Office of Career Services present: Anatomy of a Case with Leslie Smith, Partner at Kirkland & Ellis

Date: 
04.23.2015
Location: 
Room II

Leslie Smith, a litigation partner at Kirkland & Ellis, walks through a recent case she litigated.  She will discuss the formation and evolution of the case strategy as well as her experience interacting with clients, handling difficult negotiations, and playing a leadership role on the case team.

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