This week in the Law School
Welcome #Back2Baier, including to our new graduate programs students who joined our community this month.
Classes do not meet Monday, when we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. See Monday's entry — and other opportunities to participate on campus.
BLSA MLK Jr. Day panel
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. on Zoom
The Black Law Students Association will host a panel to celebrate MLK day focusing on what advocating for progress looks like for present-day Black attorneys.
ACS clerkship panel
Noon - 1 p.m. on Zoom
Join the American Constitution Society and a panel of esteemed judges to talk about the benefits of clerking, how to apply for clerkships, and what role clerks play in the judiciary.
OCI Prep: Interview Skills Workshop
Noon to 1 p.m. on Zoom
CSO is holding an Interview Skills Workshop to help you get ready for the OCI season. Brush up on your interview skills, ask a few questions, and get ready to put your best foot forward.
Register on CareerNet.
Reset — with our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team
Noon - 1 p.m. in 124
Join your DEI team for an opportunity to Reset. This is an open forum for students from marginalized communities to take a break from the stresses of law school, vent, share stories, and discuss strategies for wellness in law school. Pizza will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there!
Questions? Email us at email@example.com.
OLL spring mock trial training
6:30 p.m. on Zoom
Outreach for Legal Literacy is hosting a spring training that is required for all volunteers.
Spring Presidents Council meeting
Noon - 1 p.m. in 121
Meet with Director Beck and Dean Parrish to discuss student organization activities, policies and procedures. Student organization presidents are required to attend this meeting, or to send a proxy.
Bring your own lunch.
Summer judicial opportunity info session
Noon - 1 p.m. on Zoom
Join CSO to learn about summer judicial opportunities available to 1Ls and get tips on how to put your best foot forward in your application materials.
Register on CareerNet.
Call out for Admissions Student Ambassadors
Noon - 1 p.m. in 122
We'll share Information about becoming a Student Ambassador. As a student you have the opportunity to play a significant role in recruiting efforts, and the Office of Admissions would appreciate your help. As a Student Ambassador, you will meet with prospective students, provide them a tour of the Law School, and bring them to a class. Being a Student Ambassador is a commitment of a few hours over the course of each semester. Your efforts help show prospective students all about our Law School.
ILAP spring letter round sign-up
The Incarcerated Individuals Legal Assistance Project is hosting two letter rounds this semester. If you are interested in participating in this first letter round, please let ILAP know by filling out this form by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19.
See the ILAP canvas page for more details on both letter rounds this semester. If you have any questions, send us email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Basic mediation and restorative justice training (40 hours) on Zoom: Winter 2022 dates
Training February 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, and March 3 and 5.
The Community Justice and Mediation Center (CJAM) offers a 40-hour training program for those interested in learning about conflict resolution, mediation, and restorative justice. Participants will enhance their interpersonal skills in communication and listening, problem solving, and negotiation; and they will increase their understanding of restorative justice philosophy and methods, sources of conflict, and processes leading to constructive conflict resolution. The training should benefit anyone concerned with managing conflict and its resolution. The training also provides the background and skills necessary to work as a community mediator and restorative justice practitioner and qualifies participants to volunteer in CJAM’s programs. The training will be led by senior mediators and restorative justice practitioners.
This winter, the training will take place on Zoom Thursday evenings, 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., over five weeks beginning February 3 and continuing through March 5. Tuition is $300 ($275 if received by January 17, 2022).
Learn more about the training and register. You may also apply for a scholarship. For questions or more information, email email@example.com.
Upcoming EPA hiring events
Between January 15 and February 1, 2022, the EPA will host nation-wide hiring outreach events for:
- Native and/or Indigenous students and recent graduates;
- Black and/or African-American students and recent graduates;
- Latin and/or Hispanic students or recent graduates; and
- Asian-American and/or Pacific Islander students and recent graduates.
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