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Published in the November 15, 2011, Advisor

Taking advantage of networking opportunities like the ones noted below can help you achieve your professional goals. You will be receiving additional information about some of these events through email. Note that partial reimbursement for eligible expenses may be available through the Career Center if arranged in advance. Stop by for details.

If you feel a little apprehensive about networking skills or just have some questions, please make an appointment and come talk to us. In addition, you can check out these three resources from our library:

  • How to Work a Room: Your Essential Guide to Savvy Socializing
    by Susan RoAne
  • Building Career Connections: Networking Tools for Law Students and New Lawyers
    by Donna Gerson
  • The How-Tos of Informational Interviewing: A Step-by-Step Guide (brochure)
    by NALP

Thursday, November 17, 12-1 p.m., Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208, Portland
Oregon State Bar’s Oregon New Lawyers Division: PRODUCT LIABILITY DEFENSE CLE presented by Anne Talcott (UO Law ’96). There is no charge for law students.

Thursday and Friday, November 17-18, UO Law School
Portia Project Annual Conference, “PRISONS AND PEOPLE: A Focus on Women and Their Children”
The free conference features presentations by former inmates of Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, members of the families of incarcerated women, experts in criminal justice, corrections administrators, counselors, representatives of organizations that assist women during the reentry process, and students enrolled in the Law School’s seminar on “Women in Prison.” If interested in also attending the reception in the Lewis Lounge on Thursday night, contact Prof. Barbara Aldave at 541-346-3985.

Saturday, November 19, Near Autzen Stadium, Eugene
Mingle with UO Law alumni and faculty before home football games. Students must register through Rachel Kahn, Alumni and Development Office, for a fee of $5. Watch for her email two weeks before game day.

Thursday, December 15, 12-1 p.m., Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208, Portland
Oregon State Bar’s Oregon New Lawyers Division: PROFESSIONALISM FOR NEW ATTORNEYS CLE on Ethics presented by the Hon. John Acosta (UO Law ’82). Law students may attend at no cost.

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