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Monday, November 5, 2012

A Day at the Court: A Visit to Lane County Circuit Court
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lane County Circuit Court
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
Are you interested in criminal law, civil litigation, or domestic relations? Are you interested in trial practice? Do you wonder what the inside of a courtroom really looks like? If you answered yes, or even maybe, to any of these questions, please join the Career Center staff at our local courthouse. The event will begin with a talk from a Circuit Court judge. You will then observe a number of matters from the "Show Cause" docket. After the hearings, the judge will talk with you about the proceedings and his rulings. RSVP on Symplicity.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Lane County Circuit Court Clerkships
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 243
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
Lane County Circuit Court Presiding Judge Karsten Rasmussen and Judge Josehpine Mooney will discuss the benefits of spending a year as a trial clerk. They will also discuss the application process and what they look for in an applicant.

The court is now accepting applications for one-year clerkships starting in Fall 2013. The deadline to apply is December 10.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Phi Alpha Delta SUIT UP! Event
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Law School Commons
Contact: Kristyn Houston • Email
Phi Alpha Delta and various clothing stores present the proper way to dress for professional events.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

2012 Oregon Minority Lawyers Luncheon: Eugene
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ambrosia Restaurant; 174 East Broadway Eugene, Oregon 97401
Contact: Chase Morinaka • Email
Website
Please join guest speaker and Oregon law graduate District Attorney John Haroldson as he discusses working with diverse ethnic communities both inside and outside of the bar organization.

Fine Italian dining with a choice of entre selection will be available with registration.

$12 OMLA members
$15 OMLA friends

Monday, November 12, 2012

Finding Free Money: Funding Your Unpaid Summer Job
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
282
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
This is an introduction to the various ways to raise money while you develop skills through an unpaid summer job, including local, state, and national funding sources. Some of the best summer jobs are unpaid. Planning ahead and seeking multiple avenues for funding is crucial. RSVP on Symplicity.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Explore: JD Advantage – Work Outside the Practice of Law
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 141
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
Not sure you want to practice law? Explore the range of professional jobs held by law school graduates. This panel of professionals will discuss their career paths that led them to work in which a JD is an asset, but not a requirement. RSVP on Symplicity.
Africa's Development Challenges: A Focus on Corporate Accountability in the Chad-Cameroon Pipeline Project
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Law School, room 241
Contact: Lauren Ice • Email
Africa is categorized by the United Nations Development Programme as being the poorest continent in terms of development. The World Bank and other institutions attest to this. To come out of this, African countries are encouraging Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) by inviting Transnational Companies (TNCs) which bring enormous challenges. Ekontang Makia will discuss human rights and environmental challenges of TNCs with a focus on the Chad-Cameroon pipeline project. Hosted by the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics. Lunch will be served.
American Constitution Society Supreme Court Preview
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Rm 175
Contact: Linda Bruce • Email
ACS is hosting a panel discussion where Professors Paris, Bonine, Leonetti, and Harris will offer their insights on important upcoming cases in the 2012-2013 term of the Supreme Court.
1L Diversity Fellowships
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TBD
Contact: Bonnie Williams • Email
Diversity fellowships provide excellent (but rare) opportunities for 1L students to secure a summer position with a large law firm. Recruiting personnel from Portland firms will discuss what they look for in diversity fellowship applicants. The panel presentation wil be followed by a social hour, during which attendees will have the opportunity to speak with recruiters. RSVP on Symplicity.
6th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture presents Patrice H. Kunesh, Deputy Solicitor for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Room 110
Contact: Isla Dane • Email
Please join us for the 6th Annual Rennard Strickland Lecture. This year's speaker is Patrice H. Kunesh, of Standing Rock Lakota descent, and is the Deputy Solicitor for Indian Affairs at the U.S. Department of the Interior, where she supervises the Division of Indian Affairs on litigation and policy matters concerning American Indian tribes and individual Indians.

Reception immediately following in the Many Nations Longhouse.

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