Career Services event

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.

Ensure Access on Election Day!

Date: 
10.27.2016
Location: 
Classroom F
Contact info (email or phone): 

nmaznavi@uchicago.edu

Volunteer on Election Day to conduct ADA accessibility surveys at Chicago Polling Places

Opportunities with the City of Chicago Law Department

Date: 
11.03.2016
Location: 
Room V

Steve Patton, Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago, will host a lunchtime program to discuss careers and other opportunities with the City of Chicago Law Department. The Corporation Counsel will lead a panel comprised of UChicago Law and other members of the City of Chicago Law Department. This event is open to 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls. Speakers:

Steve Patton, Corporation Counsel

City of Chicago Mayor’s Office Fellowship Program

Date: 
10.11.2016
Location: 
Room IV

Come hear about this 2017 summer law & policy program which offers summer fellowships to law students interested in learning about City government and public policy. The program provides an in-depth view of how City government operates. This is an ideal opportunity for 1L or 2L summers. Speaker: Kathryn O’Connell. Lunch will be served.

Careers at the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division

Date: 
10.19.2016
Location: 
Rm. IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

Susan Curry, Director Public Interest Law & Policy, currys@uchicago.edu

Andre Geverola (’03), Brent Snyder and Jennifer Dixton, of the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, will address all classes of law students to explain in-depth about the work of the Antitrust Division. Lunch will be served.

Suing the Government Is a Growth Industry: How to make the most from your law degree (and your life) with a career in public-interest law

Date: 
10.05.2016
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 
Stacy Massey
Sometimes law students are told they have two options:  a miserable life earning decent money at a law firm, or a rewarding job coupled with a vow of poverty.  This isn’t true.  On October 5, Bob McNamara, a senior attorney with the Institute for Justice, will discuss his public-interest career and steps you can take to have a career at IJ.  The Institute for Justice, the

1L Interviewing Information Session

Date: 
01.12.2017
Location: 
Auditorium
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

No matter which summer option you plan to pursue, make sure you’re prepared for the interview. Even if you are experienced at interviewing, legal interviews can be challenging. What are lawyers looking for in summer candidates? What questions are they likely to ask? Learn about legal interviewing from the employer’s point of view.

1L Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Date: 
10.19.2016
Location: 
Auditorium
Contact info (email or phone): 

career_services@law.uchicago.edu

How does today’s challenging legal market affect what employers really look for in a student resume and cover letter? Join us for candid advice and practical tips on crafting an effective resume and persuasive cover letter.

*Please bring a copy of your resume with you to this workshop.

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