Events

  • Jan 12
    Careers in Corporate Law: Commercial Transactions and Bankruptcy 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The Business Law Society and Career & Professional Development Center invite you to learn from current practitioners about the role attorneys play in structuring commercial transactions and financing corporate asset purchases. The panel will be moderated by Professor Steven Schwarcz. This discussion is the third panel of a five-part series introducing students to the variety of different career paths available under the umbrella of business law. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Nick Kitzman at Nicholas.Kitzman@duke.edu or Amanda Fannin at Amanda.Fannin@duke.edu. Sponsored by the Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 20
    Careers in Corporate Law: Capital Markets and Securities 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The Business Law Society and Career & Professional Development Center invite you to learn from current practitioners about the types of transactions that occur within capital markets, the role that lawyers play in these transactions, and the skill sets to develop during law school to prepare for a successful career in capital markets and securities. The panel will be moderated by Professor James Cox. This discussion is the fourth panel of a five-part series introducing students to the variety of different career paths available under the umbrella of business law. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Dorothy Jenke at dorothy.jenke@duke.edu or Mitch Brunson at mitchell.brunson@duke.edu. Sponsored by the Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 26
    Careers in Corporate Law: Mergers & Acquisitions 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    The Business Law Society and Career & Professional Development Center invite you to learn from current practitioners about the general structure of a M&A deal, the role that lawyers play in these transactions, and the skill sets to develop during law school to prepare for a successful career in M&A. The panel will be moderated by Professor Terence Hynes. This discussion is the fifth panel of a five-part series introducing students to the variety of different career paths available under the umbrella of business law. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Dorothy Jenke at dorothy.jenke@duke.edu or Ashley Waid at ashley.waid@duke.edu. Sponsored by the Business Law Society and the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Feb 16
    Careers in International Law: Merging Law and Diplomacy: A Conversation with Michael Kleine '93 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    The "Careers in International Law" Speaker Series will host Michael Kleine, Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy in Laos for a wide-ranging conversation about merging law and diplomacy. Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Kleine served as Minister-Counselor for Economic Affairs at U.S. Embassy Seoul and was responsible for leading Embassy efforts to ratify and implement the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement. Over the course of his Foreign Service career, Mr. Kleine also served on detail with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, contributed to U.S. policy on North Korea, managed U.S.-Phillippines relations, and supported consular operations in Ho Chi Mnh City, Vietnam. He will speak about his career path, day-to-day work, and offer advice to students interested in working for the U.S. Government in both legal and diplomatic capacities. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program and the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu. Lunch will be served.

  • Feb 24
    Careers in International Law: Anti-Corruption Investigations at the World Bank: A Conversation with Robert Delonis 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    What does it mean to work at the World Bank? The Careers in International Law speaker series will host Mr. Robert Delonis, a Senior Litigation Specialist in the Integrity Vice Presidency for a conversation about his time and work at the World Bank Group. Mr. Delonis investigates and pursues sanctions related to fraud and corruption in Bank-financed projects and will talk about his experience working in cross-border project finance, intergovernmental organizations, and anti-corruption investigations. He will also speak about his career path and the types of positions at the World Bank. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law and the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 25
    1Ls: Blueprint for Success 5:00 PMOff-campus

    The primary 1L and employer networking event at Duke as the 1Ls contemplate their upcoming 2L job search. In 2014, more than 40 organizations, 60+ lawyers and recruiting professionals and over 170 students participated in a high-energy & interactive evening. Blueprint offers a unique opportunity to establish meaningful connections with private- and public-sector decision-makers from around the country in advance of the fall recruiting season. To be held at the Durham Convention Center. This event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please visit the Blueprint webpage, or contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu

  • Mar 25
    LLM Alumni Panel II: 10 Tips on Preparing for the Bar 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join three LLM alumni who successfully took and passed the New York Bar for their top 10 tips on preparing for the Bar Exam. They will answer your questions such as: 1) Should I take a commercial review course? 2) Is it worth studying for the course locally? 3) How should I pace my study? 4) Which test center should I choose? 5) Which hotel to book and when to book it? 6) What to expect during the exam? And many more! Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the Office of International Studies. For information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Apr 1
    LLM Info Session and Workshop for the New York Bar 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This is a MANDTORY workshop for all students planning on taking the New York Bar Exam either in July of 2015 or February of 2016. Students will receive instructions on how to correctly fill out the new ¿LLM Certificate of Attendance Form.¿ Please make sure to bring a copy of your class schedule for the fall and spring semesters and a printed copy of the attached form. We encourage you to review the form ahead of time. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and tht Office of International Studies. For information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.