Events

  • Nov 24
    Alternative Legal Careers in the UK: A Conversation with Ian Mok '11 (Financial Crime Consultant Manager, Deloitte) 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

    Please join Ian Mok for an informal conversation about working in regulatory and compliance departments of major financial services companies in the U.K. Following graduation, Mr. Mok spent a year at Goldman Sachs before transitioning to Deloitte. Students will hear about his career-path and day-to-day work. Lunch will be served. Attendance is limited; please RSVP to kobelev@law.duke.edu. Co-sponsored by International Studies and the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • 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 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
    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. 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