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Classroom to Workplace 2014, April 21-25, Do more this summer than just keep your head above water! Brought to you by MU Law Library and Career Development


The summer is fast approaching and now is the time to prepare to rock your summer job. Classroom to Workplace is a week-long event geared to helping law students prepare to practice, brought to you by the Mizzou Law Library and the Career Development office. Sessions are scheduled for Monday through Friday and will help you gain skills and know-how for your summer jobs.

 

Monday, April 21

1 - 1:50 p.m.

CANCELLED: Your Just Desserts – the Costs of WLNext and Working Efficiently
Rm 4

Practical legal business-minded concepts to empower you when transitioning from law school to real-world practice.  1200 Points for in-person session, party favors, and delicious desserts to tempt your taste buds.

Sign up at http://lawschool.westlaw.com, through the Training Calendar.

Credit: Professional Perspectives Component and Career Component credit available
1L Research Competition: 2 pts

Noon - 2:00 p.m.

2014 MO Bar Course on Professionalism
Rm. 5

This annual program is designed for 3Ls planning to become members of the Missouri bar to assist you in obtaining two free credit hours of ethics and professionalism Continuing Legal Education. Rule 15.05(e) requires all newly admitted attorneys to receive 2 credit hours of ethics and professionalism CLE within 12 months prior to or following admission to the bar, so attending this presentation will fulfill that. 

3Ls only
Credit:   CLE credit - 2 hrs ethics and professionalism



Tuesday, April 22

1 - 1:50 p.m.

Prepare to Practice: Using Bloomberg Law This Summer
Rm 4

Come learn how to use Bloomberg Law this summer! With your open password, you can utilize Bloomberg Law's myriad legal resources and unique practice & drafting tools wherever you work, whether in litigation, transaction, judicial, or corporate settings. Sub sandwiches will be provided.
 
Credit: Professional Perspectives Component and Career Component credit available
1L Research Competition: 2 pts

2 - 2:50 p.m.

Summer Clerkships: The Insider’s View
Courtroom

Get the inside scoop from students who have traveled the road ahead of you.  Learn what it is really like to work at law firms and how to make a smooth transition and avoid the traps and pitfalls of the summer law clerk experience.
 
Credit: Career Component credit available
1L Research Competition: 2 pts



Wednesday, April 23

1 - 1:50 p.m.

Lexis Tools to help you Think Like a Lawyer
Rm 4

Learn about the brand new features and tools on Lexis that will help save you time and help you succeed in your summer jobs, in school, and as a practicing attorney!  400 points and FREE Lunch for all who attend.  Please RSVP by 4/22 at 3PM.  To RSVP, please sign in with your Lexis ID at www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool and click on Training at My School.
 
Credit: Professional Perspectives Component and Career Component credit available
1L Research Competition: 2 pts



Thursday, April 24

1 - 1:50 p.m.

The Big Ask with Professor Conklin
Rm 4

Nervous about the prospect of negotiating your salary?  Apprehensive about having to communicate about money?   If this describes you, come out to this presentation where you will learn about the strengths and weakness that men and women bring to the table in these type of negotiations.  Learn strategies that will help you to get paid what you are worth.

Lunch will be served
RSVP on Symplicity required
Credit:  Career Component credit available
1L Research Competition: 2 pts



Friday, April 25

1:30 -2:30 p.m.

Missouri eFiling System with Cathy Zacharias from Office of State Courts Administrator
Rm. 4

eFiling is now mandatory in Boone County (and for a growing list of courts  in Missouri) for almost everything lawyers file with the court.  Come to this session designed for law students and attorneys to learn the rules for the new Missouri eFiling procedures and  an overview of the process and procedures to eFile cases with the court including:  registration, filing a case, uploading documents, setting up accounts and paying fees, and how to access cases on Secure Case.net. 

Credit:  Professional Perspectives Component and Career Component credit available
1L Research Competition: 4 pts