Events

October 21, 2014

  • Oct 21
    JD-LLM Careers in International Law: Patrick Duggan 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Patrick Duggan JD-LLM '10, Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice Environmental Crimes Section, for a discussion about international environmental law, global development and intersection between criminal justice system and the environment. Co-sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law, and the Career and Professional Development Center. Lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

October 22, 2014

  • Oct 22
    Canceled - Day in the Life of a Litigator 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Wondering what it means to practice "litigation"? Do you want to be in court frequently? Or might you prefer legal research and writing? What else does "litigation" include? Attorneys with large firm, commercial and white collar litigation experience, as well as with public defense and prosecution experience at the county and Federal levels, talk about the daily work and life in different practice settings. The most successful and fulfilled professionals purposely build their careers upon personal interests, strengths and passions, and the career options within litigation are vast. Today is the day to learn more. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Alan Dickinson at dickinson@law.duke.edu.

October 23, 2014

  • Oct 23
    Canceled - Day in the Life of a Corporate Lawyer 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    The most successful and fulfilled professionals purposely build their careers upon personal interests, strengths and passions, and the career options within corporate law are vast. As you continue to think about your own professional goals, we invite you to learn more about transactional law from a practitioner's perspective. Panelists include Jeffrey Hart, a partner at Robinson, Bradshaw & Pinson, P.A., whose primary practice areas include private fund formation, joint ventures, and advising emerging growth companies, and Margaret Rosenfeld, a partner specializing in corporate and securities law at Smith Anderson. They will answer your questions and provide their perspective on what it takes to excel as a corporate lawyer. For more information, please contact Alan Dickinson at dickinson@law.duke.edu.

November 04, 2014

  • Nov 4
    LLM Interviewing and Networking Skills Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Designed specifically for LLM students, this interactive presentation will focus on interviewing skills and techniques designed to help students prepare for the International Student Interview Program in January. The workshop will address the basics of interview preparation and help you master more advanced skills such as handling open-ended questions with confidence, addressing difficult or uncomfortable questions, and crafting thoughtful questions to ask the interviewer. Co-sponsored by the Career Center and the International Studies Office. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

November 07, 2014

  • Nov 7
    1L Professional Development Workshop 1:00 PMSee description

    The Career & Professional Development Center and upper-level students will work with all 1Ls to teach critical skills for success as law students and as attorneys - building professional relationships and interviewing. In addition, upper-level students will discuss their personal 1L summer experiences with different types of employers. We will wrap up the day with a 4:00 reception in Star Commons. [1Ls with last names beginning with A-K will start in room 3037; L-Z will start in room 3043.] Participation is required for all students in the Class of 2017. For more information please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

November 10, 2014

  • Nov 10
    JD-LLM Careers in International Law: Matthew Droz '05 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join Matthew Droz '05, Counsel at ExxonMobil in Houston, Texas for a discussion on working in-house, cross-border oil & gas issues, and project development and finance. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by the JD-LLM Program. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

November 12, 2014

  • Nov 12
    Finding and Funding Summer Public Interest Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This program will provide an overview of the many resources for finding summer public interest jobs and how to fund those that are unpaid. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

November 18, 2014

  • Nov 18
    Information Session with Practising Law Institute: Patent Bar Exam 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    If you are a student with an undergrad degree (or at least two years of coursework) in engineering, computer sciences or the hard sciences (chemistry, biology, physics, some related fields), and are interested in becoming a Patent Agent or Attorney,Practising Law Institute (PLI) invites you to a presentation by John White, Academic Director of PLI¿s Patent Office Exam Course. Topics for discussion include: The latest info on the Patent Office Exam, Who can take it, How it works, now that it's on computer and "on demand", When you should take it, How the America Invents Act is impacting the Exam, and Recommendations on when and how to study for this very difficult Exam.Scholarships to PLI's other IP programs will also be discussed.For more information, please contact careercenter@law.duke.edu

February 25, 2015

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

    This event is the primary 1L and employer networking event at Duke as the 1Ls contemplate their upcoming 2L law firm job search. To be held at the Durham Convention Center. For more information, please visit the Blueprint webpage, or contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu