Today, April 14th, first-year law students interested in a judicial clerkship will want to attend the informational session at 1:oo in the Courtroom, “Applying for Judicial Clerkships:  1L Version”.   The time to apply may be as early as the summer BEFORE your 2L year!  Come learn about applying from the faculty Clerkship Committee, Career Development, and current 2Ls who have been through the process.  You may need to start working on applications over the summer, and this is a session you won’t want to miss!  Pizza will be provided, so please RSVP through Symplicity.  Also, Career Component Credit will be offered.

Also on Monday, April 14, 3Ls have the opportunity to attend, “Job Search Success after Graduation” at 1:00 in room 7.  Receive tips for conducting a job search while studying for the bar, and learn techniques for managing stress and frustration.  Dean Key will be presenting and  Career Component Credit. Pizza will also be provided so an RSVP is required.

If neither of those two events fit your interest, consider having lunch with  Alum H. Dwight Douglas, General Counsel at Freeman Health System in Joplin, Missouri at the Life of a Lawyer event on Monday, April 14th, at 1:00 in room 204. This event is co-sponsored by the Health Care Law and Policy Club and the Career Development Office.  Freeman Health System is ranked the top hospital in southwest Missouri and #4 in the state by US News & World Report. This is sure to be an interesting and informative lunch. Please RSVP through Symplicity.

On Wednesday, April 16th, join Dean Key for a visit to Springfield, Missouri.  The group will attend the Springfield Metro Bar Association (SMBA) luncheon and CLE program.  Afterwards, the group will visit the law firm of Strong Garner Bauer and the Greene County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.  Students will have the opportunity to talk with attorneys at each location.   Lunch and transportation provided.  Please let Dean Key know whether you would like transportation or if you intend to drive yourself. Professional dress is recommended.

Also on Wednesday, April 16 at 1:00 p.m. in room 6, the Career Development Office and AIPEL will host Mr. George Wu, a patent prosecutor at Husch Blackwell in St. Louis and  Mr. Jason Mudd, a patent litigator, shareholder of the firm EriseIP in Kansas City, and author of the famous “MUDD outlines.” Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP through Symplicity.

On Friday, April 18th in room 204 at 1:00 pm, Brian Hamilton (’10) will be at the law school for the Insight Program. The program is designed to give diverse law students the opportunity to hear from diverse attorneys about their law school and professional experiences. Lunch will be served and attendance is limited; so, please RSVP by Wednesday, April 16.