Events

October 01, 2014

  • Oct 1
    NCBA International Law School Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join Randal Hanson (partner, Womble Carlyle), Andrea Carska-Shepard (General Counsel, Workplace Options), and Jon Erwin (partner, K&L Gates) for a discussion about current trends in transnational legal practices in North Carolina. Our guests will share their experiences in a spectrum of areas, including cross-border M&A and biotechnology, international business negotiations, import¿export regulations, cross-border procurement, and international trade and arbitration. All law students are welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

October 02, 2014

  • Oct 2
    JD-LLM Careers in International Law: Katelyn Love '11 & Louise Williams 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Ms. Love the Associate Counsel at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, and Louise Williams, the Principal Associate at the Trade Policy Group of Nathan Associates, for a conversation about international trade, immigration policy and national security. Ms. Love with share insights into working for the U.S. government and discuss her day-to-day work; Ms. Williams will discuss helping build countries' capacity to engage in international trade, with a special emphasis on issues of workforce development and gender integration. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu

October 03, 2014

  • Oct 3
    Careers In Service Speaker Series Part IV: So You Want to Practice Financial Law 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Lawyers in many government agencies and public interest organizations are heavily involved in policy work, regulatory work and litigation to promote a healthy financial sector and protect consumers. Come learn about some of the many ways to be involved in this work at the national and state level or on behalf of consumers through non-profit work. The panel includes: Tamala Boyd '04, New York City Department of Consumer Affairs; Gary Lisker '88, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority; Al Ripley, NC Justice Center. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest Advising. Lunch will be served. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Oct 3
    Careers In Service Speaker Series Part IV Question & Answer Session 1:30 PMLaw School 3000

    Please join us for an informal question and answer session with the panel guests of the Speaker Series. Coffee and snacks will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center and the Government and Public Service Society. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Oct 3
    Clerkships: Meet the Judges 4:00 PMSee description

    Students interested in post-graduate clerkships are invited to join judges from all levels for panel discussions. Find out what judges look for in clerkship applicants. Event will be held in rooms 4042, 4045, 4049, and 4055. Join us afterwards for a reception in the mezzanine. RSVP for the fall clerkship programs: https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6grrHNjEFDcfP37. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Hannah Beardsley at Hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu

October 06, 2014

  • Oct 6
    Finding and Applying for International Summer Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This program will provide an overview of CPDC resources for finding international opportunities overseas. The topics discussed will include the array of international options available, including law firms, international organizations, and NGOs and how to find and apply for them. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

October 07, 2014

  • Oct 7
    Pizza with the North Carolina Bar Association 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Please join us for a brief discussion with the leadership of the North Carolina Bar Association on the state of the profession, current trends, and ways you can be involved now to further your career. All law students are welcome to attend, especially 1Ls. Enjoy free pizza and hear from leaders in the field! For more information, please contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 7
    1Ls: Writing Successfully - Crafting Resumes that Work 12:30 PMWebcast

    Your resume is your initial personal marketing tool in the job search, and a well-crafted document is essential. Starting today, you may view the webcast posted to the Career Center's homepage in which career counselors review the expected style and substance of legal resumes. For more information, contact Alan Dickinson at dickinson@law.duke.edu. Note: This webcast must be viewed by all members of the Class of 2017 at last 48-hours prior to students' respective initial counseling sessions.

October 08, 2014

  • Oct 8
    JD-LLM Careers in International Law: Christopher Pearson Fazekas '04 (UAE) 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Christopher Pearson Fazedas, the Senior Legal Counsel at Mubadala Development Company (UAE) for a conversation about international trade and finance and working in-house at a major international conglomerate based in the Middle East. Mr. Fazekas will discuss his career path, day-to-day work and a 1L summer internship opportunity at the company's Abu Dhabi Office. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu. Lunch will be provided. This event is co-sponsored by the JD-LLM Program in International and Comparative Law and the Career and Development Center.

  • Oct 8
    1Ls: Career Center Open House 3:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    For more information please contact Alan Dickson at dickson@law.duke.edu

October 09, 2014

  • Oct 9
    LLM Alumni Panel on Career Opportunities in the U.S. 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Three LLM Panelists currently working in the U.S. will discuss opportunities and challenges for foreign LLMs in the U.S. legal market and will share their own job search experiences. The panelists include General Counsel of a private equity fund for real estate developers in Charlotte, the Director of a major international NGO in Raleigh, and a principal at a local venture capital firm in Durham. Sponsored by International Career Development. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 9
    Government and Public Interest Reception 4:30 PMLaw School Third Floor Mezzanine

    Interested in talking with government and public interest alumni? Join us for an informal reception to learn more about government and public interest work. Local alumni, as well as others from around the country, working at places such as the SEC, Federal Public Defender's Office, Department of Justice and Department of State, will be on hand to answer your questions and discuss their work. Please RSVP (https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_8AqdCcy1lcGXxfn) by Wednesday, October 8 if you will be able to attend. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

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 Career Center and the International Studies Office. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

October 22, 2014

  • Oct 22
    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
    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
    Finding and Funding Summer Public Interest Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    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.

  • 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

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.

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