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UPCOMING NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Published in the October 4, 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, Friday, and Saturday, October 13-15, Salishan Resort, Gleneden Beach
Oregon State Bar FAMILY LAW SECTION Annual Conference
This is a great opportunity to learn about cutting-edge family law issues and to network with members of the bar. Registration for students by October 1, $75; after October 1, $95. http://osbfamilylaw.homestead.com

Tuesday, October 18, 3-4 p.m., Wayne L. Morse United States Courthouse, Eugene
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. RSVP to Michelle Lane. Stay after the CLE for a social, 4-5 p.m.; appetizers provided; no-host bar.

Thursday, October 20, 12-1 p.m., Multnomah County Courthouse, Room 208, Portland
Oregon State Bar’s Oregon New Lawyers Division: FAMILY LAW 101 CLE presented by Shawn Menashe (UO Law ’03) and Zach Fruchtengarten (UO Law ’00) of the Oregon State Bar. There is no charge for law students. RSVP (optional) to Michelle Lane.

Thursday, October 20, 9 a.m-4:15 p.m., Oregon State Bar Center, Tigard
How to Try a WORKERS’ COMPENSATION Case CLE
This seminar will provide valuable advice about client intake, key claim documents, working up the case, handling the hearing and appeal, and tips for a successful workers’ compensation case. Scholarships are available for law students; contact Steven Schoenfeld or Rob Guarrasi at 503-699-5588.

Thursday, November 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Jonathan’s, 136 High Street SE, Salem
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. RSVP to Michelle Lane. Stay after the CLE for a social, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; appetizers provided; no-host bar.

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. RSVP (optional) to Michelle Lane.

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.” To attend the conference on Friday in room 142, RSVP to Amy McDonald. If interested in also attending the reception in the Lewis Lounge on Thursday night, contact Prof. Barbara Aldave at 541-346-3985.

Saturday, October 29, and Saturday, November 19, Near Autzen Stadium, Eugene
UO Law FOOTBALL TAILGATES
Mingle with UO Law alumni and faculty before home football games. Register online here. Fee is $15.

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. RSVP to Michelle Lane.


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