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What's going on?: September 28- October 2

Welcome back to Hulston Hall!  I hope everyone has had a relaxing weekend and that the 1Ls didn’t stress about their mid-term too much.

Today, we will be having Life of a Lawyer: Justin Fowler, ’05 at 1:00 p.m. If you RSVP’d… Don’t forget.

Don’t forget to RSVP to attend the Pro Bono Month Kick-off which will be next Monday, October 5th @ 1 p.m. in the Courtroom.  Thomas Harvey, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Arch City Defenders in St. Louis, will be speaking about how he started a not-for-profit law firm right after graduating, and why he has such a passion for Pro Bono service.  Further, students who completed enough hours during the 2014-2015 school will receive a Pro Bono Program Certificate and their may even be some special recognition for some outstanding performances.  Both General Perspectives and Career Component Credit will be available, but you can only earn one.  RSVP on Symplicity.

We will be taking a limited number of students to the Missouri Bar Association Annual Meeting in St. Louis on October 7th and October 9th.  On the 7th, we will be attending the New Lawyer Practice series as well as the reception and on October 9th we will be attending the morning Continuing Legal Education Courses followed by the Mizzou Law Alumni Luncheon.  We will provide transportation for a limited number of students on both of these days.  For more information and to RSVP… please visit the event on Symplicity.  P.S. registration and transportation are FREE!

Resource ReviewUncategorized: 101 Great Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions

Nervous about interviews?  If so, 101 Greatest Answers to the Toughest Interview Questions  by Ron Fry, is a great book offering an inside view of what employers look for in your answers to their toughest questions.  The book is divided into ten chapters each addressing common types of interview questions.   Though some of the questions  Continue Reading »

Career 411: Telephone Etiquette

In the age of email, text, LinkedIn, and Facebook, the art of a simple telephone conversation is becoming lost in the mix.  In my short time at Mizzou Law, I am continually amazed at how little students, staff, and faculty use the telephone.  With few exceptions, most of the phone calls to and from my  Continue Reading »

What's going on?: September 21-25

For all of you 1Ls… I know that you are studying hard for your first torts mid-term.  Good Luck!!! This week, be sure to check out the Advanced Job Search Program on September 23rd at 1:00 p.m. in the Courtroom.  This program will be presented by Dean Lisa Key who will discuss what you can  Continue Reading »

What's going on?: September 8-11

I hope everyone had a relaxing and enjoyable Labor Day Weekend!!!  This is the last holiday until Thanksgiving and where law school really ramps up.  We will have some wonderful programming in the next couple of weeks. 1Ls… please sign up for MANDATORY Symplicity Training on the Mizzou Law Career Development Office TWEN page.  Each  Continue Reading »

What's going on?: August 31-Sept. 4


Week 2 is upon us… which means only 16 more weeks until winter break.  Are you counting down already? This semester is already so busy for many of you, either just figuring out what this whole law school thing is… or keeping up with classes, student orgs, journals, jobs, etc.  Let me help you keep  Continue Reading »

Career 411: Application and Interview Tips


Welcome back! My name is Anna Lloyd, and I have recently joined the Career Development Office. Previously, I managed recruiting and diversity programs at Stinson Leonard Street LLP, a law firm of about 500 attorneys. With the fall recruiting season starting, I thought I would share application and interview tips for applying for summer associate  Continue Reading »