Events

  • Sep 2
    Information Session with Air Force JAG 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

    Join the Air Force JAG for an informational session. It is highly recommended you attend this session if you intend to apply to the Air Force JAG. For more information, contact the Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 3
    Information Session with Navy JAG 9:30 AMLaw School 4040

    Join the Navy JAG for an informational session. It is highly recommended you attend this session if you intend to apply to the Navy JAG. For more information, contact the Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 3
    Faculty Clerkship Kick-off 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    Join members of the law school faculty for a panel discussion about their clerkship experiences. Panelists include Professors Joseph Blocher, Tom Metzloff, Marilyn Forbes and Marin Levy. Professor Blocher clerked for Guido Calabresi of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Rosemary Barkett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Professor Metzloff clerked on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, followed by a clerkship with the Supreme Court of the United States. Professor Forbes clerked for the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Professor Levy clerked for Judge José A. Cabranes of the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Lunch will be provided. 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

  • Sep 3
    U.S.-style Business Networking in Professional Situations: A Conversation with Mary Crane 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Mary Crane, a nationally recognized speaker and trainer, for a presentation on how to make the most out of networking events for LLM students. Covered topics include: research and preparation for events, introducing oneself, introducing others, initiating, maintaining, and exiting conversations, follow-up, and related issues. Sponsored by the Career Center and International Studies. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 5
    Information Session with Army JAG 12:30 PMLaw School 4000

    Join the Army JAG for an informational session. It is highly recommended you attend this session if you intend to apply to the Army JAG. For more information, contact the Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 5
    Career Kickoff and Pass the Bar for LLMs 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

    Join the Career Center and International Studies Office for an overview of US bar exams and job hunting in the United States and abroad for LLM students. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 9
    Foundations of Professional Development 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Your career as a lawyer is underway. Just as success in Contracts requires your mastery of a distinct body of knowledge and set of professional skills, so it is with your career. This initial session will cover goals to set, concrete steps to take now, and proven keys to professional success. Please note: Attendance is required for all members of the Class of 2017 and lunch will be served. For additional information, contact Alan Dickinson at dickinson@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 10
    Government & Public Interest Fall Events Kickoff 5:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    Please join the Office of Public Interest Advising, the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono, and the Government and Public Interest Society as we officially kick off the fall 2014 government and public interest event season. A short information session concerning upcoming fall events, along with some introductory information, will start the kickoff, and then students will have a chance to meet and talk to other students and administrators about government and public interest careers and lives. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 12
    Careers in Service Speaker Series Part I: So You Want To Practice Civil Rights Law 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Sep 12
    Careers In Service Speaker Series Part I 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.

  • Sep 16
    3Ls: Passing the Bar 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    It is already time to prepare for the Bar Exam. Learn about the "nuts & bolts" of Bar Exams from experienced professionals, and the concrete steps you must take to maintain your eligibility for admission to any state bar this July - dates and deadlines, components of a bar application, the breadth of character and fitness investigations, and more. Contact the Career Center at careercenter@law.duke.edu with any questions.

  • Sep 19
    Careers in Service Speaker Series Part II: So You Want to Work in Criminal Law 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Sep 19
    Careers In Service Speaker Series Part II Question & Answer Session 1:30 PMLaw School 4046

    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.

  • Sep 19
    Meet the Clerks 4:00 PMOff-campus

    Meet local judicial law clerks, past and present, at Fullsteam Brewery. Hear about their experiences and the benefits of a post-graduate clerkship. 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

  • Sep 23
    JD/LLM Careers in International Law: Practicing Cross-border M&A in Brazil 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Please join Jonathan Kellner '03, counsel at Linklaters Sao Paulo office, for a discussion on working as a corporate attorney in Brazil. Prior to Linklaters, Mr. Kellner was a senior associate in Skadden's corporate and Latin America Practices. His practice focuses on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, bank finance and investment funds for United States and Brazilian corporations and financial institutions. Lunch will be served. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at Kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 25
    3Ls: Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Informational program for 3L students on the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program, an elite federal government fellowship program for newly-graduated professionals in law, public policy, and public administration. PMF recipients may apply with various federal government agencies through a preferred hiring system. Application window for PMF will be October 1-15; there is a multi-step application process, which will be presented and discussed at this program. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 26
    Careers in Service Speaker Series Part III: So You Want to Work In Government Agencies 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. Contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu for more information.

  • Sep 26
    Careers In Service Speaker Series Part III Question & Answer Session 1:30 PMLaw School 4046

    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.

  • Sep 29
    International Week Panel: Comparative Prosecutorial Practice Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join judges and prosecutors in the international LLM program for a panel discussion on criminal judge systems in their home countries. Co-sponsored by the Career Center and the International Studies Office. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

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

    Please join us for a brief discussion with the leadership of the North Carolina Bar Association International Law Section on the state of the profession, current trends in international law practices, and ways you can be involved that will advance 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 Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

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

    Description: Please join Ms. Love, the Associate Counsel at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, for a conversation about national security and enforcing the nation¿s immigration laws. Ms. Love will share insights into working for the U.S. government and discuss her day-to-day work at USCIS. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu

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

    Please join us as a diverse panel of public interest and government legal professionals talk and answer questions about their career paths. Lunch will be provided. Co-sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society and the Career and Professional Development Center. 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

  • Oct 7
    1Ls: Writing Successfully - Resumes & Cover Letters 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Cover letters and resumes are your initial personal marketing tools in the job search, and well-crafted documents are essential in these competitive times. 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 and cover letters, and share several ways students can make the most of both documents. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. 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.

  • Oct 7
    Pizza with the North Carolina Bar Association 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    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
    Pizza with the North Carolina Bar Association 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

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

    Please join Christopher Pearson Fazekas, 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 1L summer internship opportunity at the company's Abu Dhabi Office. For more information please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.