1L Blueprint for Success

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
4:30 - 8:00 PM
Durham Convention Center



Blueprint for Success is a required event for all 1L students. It offers a unique opportunity to establish meaningful connections with employers from around the country in advance of 2L recruiting season. 

2016 Evening Overview

4:00-4:45 PM: Student Check-In
5:00-6:00 PM: Student Networking Presentation
6:15 PM: Networking Expo Begins
7:45 PM: Raffle 
8:00 PM: Conclusion of Networking Expo 

Blueprint for Success will be held at the Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan Street.


Employers: sign up to be a Sponsor or Participant!

This spring networking event is an efficient and productive way for employers to meet the 1L class as they start to prepare for the upcoming 2L job search.  More than 50 organizations, and 100+ lawyers and recruiting professionals participate in this high energy & interactive evening. Blueprint for Success offers a unique opportunity to establish meaningful connections between employers and students in advance of the busy fall recruiting season. For more information on joining as an employer sponsor or participant in 2017, please email Erin Biggerstaff, Recruiting Coordinator.


2016 Sponsors

Duke Law School extends its deep gratitude to the following law firms for their financial support of this event in 2016. In addition, we thank all participating professionals for sharing their time, knowledge and expertise and for making this such a successful event each year. We greatly appreciate your ongoing support of, and involvement with, Duke Law School and its students.

1Ls: Registration will open January 2017

Blueprint for Success is a required event for all 1Ls. 

For more information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff.

2016 Additional Employer Participants:

  • Advancement Project
  • Arnold & Porter
  • Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider
  • Baker Botts
  • Brooks Pierce
  • Clifford Chance
  • Community Legal Services of Philadelphia
  • Cravath Swaine & Moore
  • Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Ellis & Winters
  • Foley & Lardner
  • King & Spalding
  • New York District Attorney
  • North Carolina Capital Defender
  • Office for Institutional Equity, Duke University
  • Proskauer Rose
  • Sidley Austin
  • Smith Anderson
  • Thompson & Knight
  • Thompson Hine
  • Town of Cary, NC
  • U.S. Attorney's Office, DOJ
  • U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Solictor
  • U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Solicitor
  • U.S. DOJ Consumer Protection Branch
  • U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • Waller
  • Williams Mullen
  • Womble Carlyle
  • Wyrick Robbins