OFFICIAL LLS EVENTS
- Congratulations Graduates!
Good Luck for those of you taking the Bar Examination!
- Looking for a singer for Commencement
Are you a graduating next month and would love an opportunity to showcase your vocal talent in front of your peers? We are looking for a graduating student to sing the national anthem at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony. Please submit a sample recording to = firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. If you don't have a recording but want to audition, send us email and we will set up a time for you to show us what you got!
NEWS & NOTICES
- LEGAL MUSICIANS WANTED FOR DISNEY HALL!
Do you play an instrument or sing? The Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic, Legal Voices and Gary Greene, Esq., and His Big Band of Barristers are looking for musicians and singers who are lawyers, judges, law students and legal staff. The orchestra and chorus are gearing up for their 10th Annual Disney Hall Concert Extraordinaire on Saturday, June 29. The mission of this 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization is to bring the legal community together and to raise funds for those who cannot afford legal services and other charitable causes. They are auditioning ALL instruments and vocalists.
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- Summer 2019 Clinical Mediation Opportunity for FIRST YEAR LAW STUDENTS - INTERVIEW NOW!
Interested in completing your pro bono hours this summer?
The Loyola Center for Conflict Resolution's Conciliation & Mediation Assistance Clinic (C-MAC) is interviewing for Summer & Fall of 2019! At C-MAC, students earn units, satisfy pro bono, and/or get paid (work study positions available) while getting invaluable hands-on mediation (in-person) and conciliation (by telephone) experience. Students do intake work, convening, conciliation and co-mediation on a wide variety of cases including but not limited to divorce/family, neighbor-neighbor, landlord-tenant and consumer-debt disputes. Students may also participate in our Dependency Court Mediation Program (DC-MAC) if available on Mondays and/or Tuesdays. Please contact Mercedes.Smith@lls.edu or call 213-736-1083 to sign up for the group interview taking place this Tuesday April 23rd at 5pm and or for more information.
IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES
- The Wellness Calendar for the week is available here:
- The 2019 American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize is a writing competition designed to promote scholarship in the areas of professionalism, ethics, civility, and excellence.
Interested applicants must submit an original, unpublished essay on a topic that addresses issues of legal excellence, civility, ethics, and professionalism by July 1, 2019.
- Students interested in applying to become a member of the 2020 Loyola team for the State Bar Section of Environmental Law Negotiations Competition should contact Professor Selmi (Dan.Selmi@lls.edu).
SCHOLARSHIPS & WRITING COMPETITIONS
- Public Interest Law Department seeking 2019 summer work-study students: The PI Department needs both full and part-time students to assist Professor Sande Buhai with legal research and writing and update the LLS Approved Pro Bono Organization contact lists. Light office work or assistance with events may also be required. Students will be paid subject to work-study regulations. Office hours are flexible and may be worked around a student's course schedule. Applicants may not be enrolled in a course taught by Professor Buhai during the 2019 summer session. Interested students should send a resume and unofficial transcript to Professor Buhai at email@example.com.
- Summer Work Study Opportunity: The Federal Trial of the Kent State Eight: Justice Denied
May 4, 2020 will mark the 50th anniversary of the deaths of four students at Kent State University in Ohio, shot by National Guardsmen during a campus protest against the expansion of the Vietnam War into Cambodia. This project will examine the federal trial of the eight guardsmen charged with violating the students’ civil rights. The research assistant will conduct legal research, review documents, and perform other duties as assigned.
The supervising professor is Daniel Jacobs, formerly a Justice Department lawyer, and author of “BP Blowout: Inside the Gulf Oil Disaster” (Brookings Institution Press: 2016).