Career Services

Pro Bono Pledge

Date: 
10.26.2011
Location: 
Green Lounge

To celebrate National Pro Bono Week, the University of Chicago Law School is launching its Student Pro Bono Program!

Public Sector Job Search Program

Date: 
10.11.2011
Location: 
Room II

This program is primarily for 2Ls who are interested in public sector positions for the summer and/or post-graduation, but 3Ls are also welcome (as are 1Ls who are welcome to attend for general informational purposes). 

LL.M. Resume and Cover Letter Workshop

Date: 
10.03.2011
Location: 
Room V

LL.M. Resume and Cover Letter Workshop with Leslie Hauser and Lisa Abrams.

Law Teaching Conference

Date: 
09.16.2011
Location: 
Faculty Workshop

Alumni interested in participating in this conference should contact Lois Casaleggi, Senior Director of Career Services, lcasaleggi@law.uchicago.edu.

Faculty: 
Brian Leiter
Faculty: 
Douglas G. Baird
Faculty: 
Lisa Bernstein

Convocation 2011: Hooding Ceremony

Remarks from the Law School's 2011 Hooding Ceremony on June 11, 2011. Speakers included Dean Michael Schill, Debra Cafaro, '82 (recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Award), and Professor Douglas Baird.


30:42 minutes (28.12 MB)

Building a Public Interest Career

Date: 
05.13.2011
Location: 
Room I

This moderated panel will feature three Chicago-area public interest law attorneys, each at different stages of their careers. Come hear these practitioners discuss their career tracks, highlight issues related to transitioning between firms and public interest, and answer questions.

Douglas Wilber, ’10, Staff Attorney, Chicago Legal Clinic

LRAP 101: Everything you need to know about the Old and New Programs

Date: 
05.12.2011
Location: 
Room I

The Law School recently announced a redesign of its Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP). This new program and its predecessor program are intended to alleviate the debt burden of our graduates who work in public interest. Have questions about it? Wonder which program – the new or former LRAP -- is right for you?

Pro Bono Coffee Mess and Awards Presentation

Date: 
05.11.2011
Location: 
Green Lounge

The Public Interest Law Society and the Office of Career Services are pleased to announce the 2011 PILS Awards. Come and honor the winners of the 2011 PILS Awards ($500 prize): one member each of the 2L and 3L classes will be chosen by a panel of public-interest alumni judges.

Also: UCLaw Pro Bono Pledge Sign Up Table

Public Service in Private Practice: Pro Bono Opportunities at Law Firms

Date: 
05.09.2011
Location: 
Room I

As a kick-off to Public Interest Law Week, the Public Interest Law Society (PILS) invites you to hear a distinguished panel of attorneys discuss their pro bono matters. Come learn how these lawyers structure public interest practices within their law firms:

Holly Snow, ’09, Associate, Paul Hastings

Kelly Huggins, Staff Attorney, Sidley Austin

Market Series: The New York Legal Market

Date: 
04.11.2012
Location: 
Room V

Interested in working in New York? Come to this program about the New York legal market featuring Carol Kanarek, the co-founder of Kanarek & Brady, LLC. Ms. Kanarek has provided career-related services to major law firms for more than 20 years, and previously worked as a corporate associate with Thacher, Proffitt & Wood in New York.

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