Indiana Law Annotated for February 4, 2013

February 4, 2013

This Week in the Law School

Five OCPD Events This Week

Including Career Choices talks on large firms and non-practitioner jobs.

Interested in an IP Externship?

Learn more on Tuesday.

SBA Spring Fling

Friday at the Bluebird.

Get Your Barrister's Ball Tickets This Week

Sales end Friday.


Monday, February 4

OCPD Networking Workshop

Learn more about strategies for networking to help you be more successful in your career pursuits. This interactive session will help you become more comfortable with this time honored technique and encourage you to tap into your network successfully. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP on Symplicity by 9 a.m. Monday, February 4. Room 125, noon.


Tuesday, February 5

Intellectual Property Externship Lunch Discussion

Externships are an important way to build your CV and gain valuable work experience. This meeting will be led by Professor Janis and students who have taken part in national externship opportunities through the Center for Intellectual Property Research. Come hear about our current externship opportunities with Cook Medical, Indiana University Research and Technology Corporation, Purdue Research Foundation, Crane, and BASF Corp., along with exciting new externships on the horizon. Lunch. Moot Court Room, noon.

Interview Workshop

Join the OCPD for this workshop designed to help you make the most out of your first impression and interview experiences. These interactive sessions will cover the comprehensive process, including content, style, and what to wear to make a flawless first impression. Our goal is to empower you with the skills and confidence to succeed during your upcoming interviews. Lunch will be provided to those who RSVP on Symplicity. Room 125, noon.

BLSA General Body Meeting

Room 120, noon.

Bible Study

Come have lunch with us! Room 216, noon.

Foreign Language Conversation Group

Room 121, noon.

1L How to Write a Brief with Lexis Advance

The Lexis Account Executive will address how to use Lexis Advance to assist in researching and writing the 1L legal research and writing brief and memorandum of law. Come and find out how Lexis Advance differs from other research services. Moot Court Room, 10:00-10:45 a.m. Repeats on Wednesday, February 6, Moot Court Room, 2:15-3:15 p.m.

Lexis Think Like a Lawyer 1: Professional Research Skills Certification

Come to this class and learn valuable research skills and become Lexis Advance certified. This is a great way to enhance your resume and become a more proficient legal researcher. Moot Court Room, 11:00 a.m. - noon. Repeats on Wednesday, February 6, same time and place.

Women's Law Caucus Thank You Lunch for Auction Volunteers

This is a thank you lunch for all of the volunteers who helped out with our annual auction. The money raised at the auction will go to Middle Way House and the Protective Order Project (POP). We will have representatives from these two organizations at the lunch to speak about their organizations. Room 213, noon.


Wednesday, February 6

OCPD Fellows Open House

Stop by to meet the OCPD fellows and learn how they can help you. Free munchies. Room 020, 11 a.m. - noon.

1L How to Write a Brief with Lexis Advance

See Tuesday, February 5.

Lexis Think Like a Lawyer 1: Professional Research Skills Certification

See Tuesday, February 5. Moot Court Room, 2:15-3:15.


Thursday, February 7

Career Choices: Practicing in a Large Firm

Devin Schaffer, JD'08, Jones Day, and Libby Baney, JD'07, Faegre Baker Daniels, will talk about practicing in big firms. Pizza provided to those who RSVP at least 24 hours prior to the event. ID card is required to check in. Check Symplicity often as small-group sessions are posted/updated daily. Room 125, noon.

Tax Policy Colloquium

The Tax Policy Colloquium welcomes Adam H. Rosenzweig (Washington University Law), who will be presenting his paper, "A Corporate Tax for the Next One Hundred Years: Pro-Growth, Pro-Employment and Self-Financing." For more information about this talk and the colloquium series, please go to the colloquium website. Room 216, 1:25-3:25.

Cybersecurity Seminar Series

Presentation by Somesh Jha, Professor of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin. Room 335, noon.


Friday, February 8

Career Choices: Non-Practitioners

Please join Andy Ko, Open Society Foundations, and Jarrod Franklin, JD'08, JW Jones Company, LLC. Pizza provided to those who RSVP at least 24 hours prior to the event. ID card is required to check in. Small-group sessions will be posted and updated on Symplicity daily. Room 125, noon.

Student Bar Association Spring Fling

Get excited for SBA's Annual Spring Fling at the Bluebird, featuring The Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute Band! Come to the Bluebird and enjoy some throwback Chili Peppers tunes! Tickets will be ONLY $5 and can be purchased all week in the hallways and from your Student Bar Association representatives. It will be a '90s theme night so come in your freshest Saved by the Bell-iest gear! Pogs may be available. Tamagotchis upon request. Bluebird, 8:00 p.m.


Saturday, February 9

No events scheduled.


Faculty News

Professor Mark D. Janis gave a talk on February 1 as part of IU Department of Telecommunication's Media Arts and Sciences Speaker Series. The title of the talk was "Intellectual Property Protection for Virtual Designs."



Friday is the last day to purchase Rapheal M. Prevot, Jr. Barristers' Ball tickets

Friday, February 8 is the last day to purchase tickets for the Barristers' Ball. The ball will be held at the Bloomington Convention Center on Friday, February 15th from 7 p.m. until midnight. The theme this year is The Great Barristers, inspired by The Great Gatsby. It's sure to be a memorable night. Tickets are $45 and can be bought at and during the lunch hour this week.

CJAM Basic Mediation Training

The Community Justice Mediation Center (CJAM) offers a 32-hour basic mediation training for any community member interested in helping facilitate community mediation. The spring training will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. over two weekends, February 9-10 and 23-24, at the Law School. Participants who complete the training are eligible to work as CJAM volunteer mediators; however, any community member interested in learning basic mediation skills is welcome to participate. The training will be led by senior mediators from the Community Justice and Mediation Center. Tuition is $200, with scholarships available. For more information or an application, e-mail, or phone the office at (812) 336-8677.

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