Career Services

Postgraduate Public Interest Fellowship Information Session

Date: 
03.30.2017
Location: 
Rm. C
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Curry

If you are considering applying for a public interest fellowship after graduation or after a judicial clerkship, please join us for this program.  The program will cover types of fellowships, timeline considerations, available resources, and tips for navigating the process.

Skadden Fellowship Info Session featuring Susan Butler Plum

Date: 
03.28.2017
Location: 
Rm V

The Skadden Fellowships allow graduates to design their dream public interest jobs. These two-year fellowships fund work in civil legal services for clients living in poverty. Susan Plum, the Executive Director of the Fellowships, will be video-conferencing with students to explain the program and answer your questions.

Meet the Chief Deputy of the Colorado Public Defender, Brian Connors

Date: 
02.03.2017
Location: 
Rm V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Join Brian Connors, Chief Deputy State Public Defender at the Colorado Public Defender’s Office, to hear about public defense and opportunities available to students.

The Colorado Public Defender is a state-funded agency responsible for indigent criminal defense in all of Colorado’s 64 counties. They hire lawyers and paid interns who make a commitment to statewide placement.

[Lunch will be provided]

Meet Mr. Brian Connors, The Chief Deputy of the Colorado Public Defender (Lunch Provided)

Working with Traumatized Clients

Date: 
02.06.2017
Location: 
Room C
Contact info (email or phone): 

Nura Maznavi (nmaznavi@uchicago.edu)

Panelists will discuss how to prevent, identify, and address potential adverse psychological, emotional, and interpersonal consequences of working with traumatized clients. This discussion will explore both the occupational hazards and ethical obligations towards clients stemming from secondary trauma.

International Human Rights Summer Internship Program Info Session

Date: 
01.09.2017
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen aican@uchicago.edu

First and second year students are invited to join the IHR Summer Internship Program Info Session to learn about available opportunities to work abroad on human rights and other public interest issues during the summer of 2017 and the Program logistics. The Program alumni will be availale to share their expeiriences and answer questions.  

Boxed lunches will be provided.

JD International Human Rights Summer Internship Program Info Session

Date: 
01.09.2017
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Aican Nguyen aican@uchicago.edu

This is an OCS information session for first and second year students interested in working abroad on public interest issues during the summer.

Faculty Committee on Law Teaching Information Session

Date: 
02.27.2017
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

The Law School encourages students to consider careers in law teaching and provides a range of resources and services designed for the individual interested in the academic marketplace. The Faculty Committee on Law Teaching invites all interested students for an information session on careers in law teaching.

The Wells Fargo Bank Litigation and Reflections on the Public Service Attorney for the Present and for the Future: with Los Angeles City Attorney, Mike Feuer

Date: 
11.16.2016
Location: 
Room C
Contact info (email or phone): 

p-woo1@uchicago.edu

The Los Angeles Office of the City Attorney plays a leading role in shaping the future of their city by fighting to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods, reducing gang activity, preventing gun violence, standing up for consumers and the elderly, protecting the environment and much more.

Career Panel on Education Law

Date: 
11.14.2016
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

Caroline Wood, mcwood@uchicago.edu

Are you interested in education? Have you ever thought about going in-house at a university? Are you curious to know what education law actually is? Join the Education and Child Advocacy Society for a panel on careers in education law! Panelists include:

Elizabeth Shanin, Assistant General Council at the University of Chicago

Jamel Greer, Associate at Franczek Radelet

Consulting as a Career Path for Lawyers

Date: 
10.28.2016
Location: 
Room V
Contact info (email or phone): 

Robin Ross, Executive Director, Doctoroff Business Leadership Program, robinross@uchicago.edu
Mindy Finnigan, Associate Director, Office of Career Services, mfinnigan@uchicago.edu

Please join us for an engaging and informative discussion on management consulting as a career path for lawyers.

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