This week in the Law School
- Final dean candidate Town Hall. Monday.
- Dedication of the Leonard D. Fromm Office for Student Affairs. Friday.
- Alumni Summit board meetings and class reunions. Friday and Saturday.
Dean candidate #3 Town Hall
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
Check your email for details.
CotEF general body meeting
Noon - 12:50 p.m. in 120
Join the Church of the Evidence Fish general body meeting to discuss the upcoming euchre tournament and finalize rules. Meet to build fellowship in the Evidence Fish and bring cheer to those who attend. And euchre. Open to everyone.
HLS call-out meeting
Noon - 1 p.m. in 124
Interested in health law? See yourself working in medicine, policy, or health care after law school? Join the Health Law Society to review our current speaker series and discuss job opportunities for 1Ls and 2Ls.
LETS call-out meeting
Noon - 1 p.m. in Dunn Meadows
Join Life Experience, Then School for our call-out meeting. We are a group of non-traditional students who have experienced life after undergrad before coming to law school. Many of us have years of work experience. Many have families, long term partners, or children.
We organize events to foster community and provide social spaces for non-traditional students to enjoy law school with their families.
International opportunities information session
3:20 - 4:20 p.m. in 122
Join Dean Lesley Davis and Lara Gose for an overview of international opportunities offered by the Law School and our overseas partners. Learn more about the Stewart Fellows international internship program, opportunities to study abroad, and more.
ELS general body meeting
4:30 - 5:15 p.m. -- meet in the Student Lounge
Join the Environmental Law Society for our general body meeting. We will meet in the student lounge then find a spot outside.
Careers in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps
Noon - 1 p.m. in 213
Join a conversation with recruiters from the Air Force, Marines, and Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Learn how practicing law in a JAG Corps differs from private sector practice, what you can do now as a 1L, 2L, or 3L to be competitive for JAG opportunities, and more! Panelists include Cdr. Mark A. Lindsey, Navy JAG; Maj. Jonathon Hoover, Air Force JAG; and Maj. Gregory Jensen '04, Marines JAG.
Office hours with the Navy JAG
1:30 - 4 p.m.
Join Commander Mark Lindsey after our "Careers in JAG Panel" for one-on-one office hours to learn more about Navy JAG, their work, and the application process for law students.
Meetings will be held in the CSO classroom, 016A.
Register for a one-on-one meeting with Commander Lindsey on CareerNet.
SMMC Competition bailiff call-out meeting and training
4 - 5 p.m. in the Moot Court Room
Are you a 1L interested in being a bailiff for the Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition?
Acting as a bailiff is a great opportunity to meet 2Ls and 3Ls and practicing attorneys. It also gives you a chance to see what the competition is like. Bailiffs will read the oath of the Court, and will keep time during oral arguments. Join us to learn more about the role and to sign up for bailiff spots this fall!
HLS Speaker Series: Paige Coomer
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Zoom
Join the Health Law Society for our weekly meeting to hear from and meet practitioner Paige Coomer '17.
Paige is an attorney-advisor at the Office of General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Atlanta, Georgia. She provides legal advice and litigation support to HHS’s operating divisions, including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Administration for Children and Families.
Legal Data Visualization Lab call-out meeting
Noon - 12: 40 p.m. in 121 and on Zoom
Join us to learn more about this initiative. Whether you are just curious about coding, data analysis and visualization, or have already established some relevant skills, we have a place for you!
ChIPs Maurer call-out meeting
Noon - 1 p.m. in 120
Are you interested in intellectual property? Join student leaders at a call-out meeting to learn about the ChIPs chapter at Maurer School of Law.
ChIPs is a nonprofit group with over 3,000 members dedicated to advancing women at the confluence of technology, law, and policy. ChIPs has the dual purpose of increasing diversity and inclusion in these fields as well as accelerating the progress of innovation that benefits our society.
Wednesday Wanderings: Flora and fauna
3:30 p.m. at the exit near the Student Lounge
Join Dr. Christian Freitag, Jamil Ghazal, and Mike Spaulding for a ramble and learn about Bloomington’s flora and fauna.
First Generation Lunch
Noon - 1 p.m. in 125
The Office of Student Affairs is hosting an informal lunch gathering for first-generation law students. Join us for a supportive discussion and chance to connect with fellow first generation students, faculty, and recent graduates.
Networking lunch with IndyBar
Noon - 1 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge
Interested in learning more the Indianapolis legal community? Meet current Indianapolis Bar Association leaders over lunch to learn about the advantages of participating in your local bar association, leadership benefits, and tips and tricks for forging your own path. Don't miss this lunch! (Seating is limited.)
Participants include: The Hon. Alicia Gooden, Marion Superior Court; Rebecca Geyer '98, Rebecca W. Geyer & Associates; and David Duncan, Scannell Properties.
RSVP on CareerNet.
Summer programs information session: DC, NY, Miami
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. in 124
Are you interested in spending your 1L summer in New York, Miami, or DC? CSO is hosting an information session for you to learn about our alumni-run programs in each of these cities.
Find more details and RSVP on CareerNet.
APALSA general body meeting
4:30 - 5:15 in 124
Members of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association will hold their first meeting of the year. Meet faculty, discuss diversity initiatives, and socialize with members in different class years and programs. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Please welcome members of the Law School’s alumni and affinity boards as they visit Baier Hall for our Alumni Summit. Meetings will be held throughout the day.
BLS hosts Chapman and Cutler
2:15 - 3:15 p.m. in 216
Join the Business and Law Society to learn from a partner from Chapman and Cutler LLP, an AM 200 law firm in Chicago.
Reservations are closed.
Leonard D. Fromm Office for Student Affairs dedication
4 p.m. in the DeLaney Moot Court Room
Join the Indiana Law community for the dedication of the Fromm Office for Student Affairs, named in memory of Leonard (Len) D. Fromm. Fromm joined the Law School in 1979 as director of student affairs, and, from the beginning, was a strong and effective advocate for students within the school’s administration. Just as important, he served the students as a thoughtful, empathetic, and deeply trusted counselor. He knew every student at the school. During his 33 years at the Law School, Len interacted with nearly 6,000 students, helping them discover their potential and grow as professionals and as people. He stayed in touch with a staggering number of them after graduation and often became the strongest personal link between alumni and the Law School. Sadly, Len passed away in 2013 and we hope you can join us in honoring his memory as we dedicate the space where Len made such an impact on so many. Speakers will include Interim Dean Christiana Ochoa, SBA President Alexa Rojas ’23, and Professors Mark Need JD/MBA ’92 and Aviva Orenstein.
Sex Ed Trivia at the Back Door
7 - 10 p.m. at the Back Door
Join If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice and OUTLaw for sex education trivia! The top teams will win prizes. There is a suggested donation of $5 to Indiana Youth Group, which supports queer youth in Indiana. You may make donations via Venmo or pay cash at the door.
If/When/How and OUTLaw swag will be available.
All-reunion evening reception
7 - 9 p.m. in Baier Hall
The Law School will host a reception for members of the classes of 1972 (50-year), 2010, 2011, 2012 (10-year), and 1995, 1996, and 1997 (25-year) for an all-reunion evening reception.
Register for the 19th annual Socctoberfest
The co-ed round-robin tournament for both JD and Graduate Legal Studies students will take place on October 21, 5 - 7 p.m. at Karst Farm Park. Students of all ability levels are welcome to play. Simply register by midnight on September 30. Details about the event can be found on the Law School calendar.
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