Events

  • Apr 11
    Clerkships: a Discussion with the Hardt Cup Judges 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Come join our distinguished panelists, Judges Bernice Donald (6th Circuit), Lawrence Vilardo (Western District of New York), and Judge Terrence Boyle (Eastern District of North Carolina) for a discussion about clerkships. The judges will share their perspectives on topics such as how to increase your chances of obtaining a clerkship, how to prepare for a clerkship, and what it takes to be a successful clerk. They will also answer questions. Lunch will be provided. For more information contact Hannah David at Hannah.david@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Apr 6
    2L Summer Success Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 30
    1L Required Event: Preparing for the 2L Job Search 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Live program will take place in 3041 and will also be streamed in 3043. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 29
    2L Summer Success Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 22
    2L Summer Success Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 21
    1L Blueprint for Success 5:00 PMOff-campus

    Duke Law CPDC will host the annual "1L Blueprint for Success" event at the Durham Convention Center. Students will have the opportunity to network with lawyers and recruiters from top law firm and government and public interest law offices across the country. For more information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 7
    North Carolina Court of Appeals Oral Arguments 9:30 AMLaw School 3043

    The North Carolina Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments at Duke Law School on Tuesday, March 7. We welcome students, staff, and faculty to attend this session. Two cases will be heard by the Court. For more information contact Hannah David at Hannah.david@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 23
    Alternative Careers in the Law: Rooting Out Corruption and Fraud at the World Bank, a Conversation with Christopher R. Kim 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Ever wondered what it is like to work for the FBI and the World Bank? Please join ALSA and Mr. Christopher Kim, a Senior Investigator at the World Bank, who will discuss his unique career path through the FBI and the World Bank. He spent his immediate post law school career with the FBI doing criminal investigation and then spent the past few years pursuing administrative investigation at the World Bank. Lunch will be served. Sponsored by ALSA and the CPDC. For more information contact David Kuwabara at david.kuwabara@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • Feb 21
    Clerkships: a Discussion with the Dean's Cup Judges 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Come join our distinguished panelists, Judges Jose Cabranes (Second Circuit), Jeffrey Sutton (Sixth Circuit), and Algenon Marbley (Southern District of Ohio) for a discussion about clerkships. The judges will share their perspectives on topics such as the benefits of clerking, what they look for in applications, and how they work with their clerks. They will also answer questions. Lunch will be provided. For more information contact Hannah David at Hannah.david@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 30
    Akin Gump - Pro Bono Scholars Presentation 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Come learn about The Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars Program, a two-year program foroutstanding law students who want to make pro bono work an important part of their law firm careers. The Pro Bono Scholars are rising second-year law students who work with a public interest organization for at least seven weeks and three weeks in Akin Gump's Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York or Washington,D.C. offices. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Jan 26
    DBA Networking Thursday 5:00 PMLaw School Blue Lounge

    All the fun of a DBA Thursday, plus the chance to practice your "networking" skills. Please join DBA and faculty for a social gathering with a networking focus. There will be food, beverages, great conversation and a networking "scavenger hunt" with a prize! For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Co-sponsored by DBA and the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 26
    Building Relationships: Networking 101 for 1Ls 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Building relationships is the foundation to a successful job search (and ultimately a career), but many people find "networking" to be a challenge. Join us for a lunch discussion with a panel of your 2L and 3L classmates, who will share their insights and experiences with developing a professional network. This program will also prepare you for this afternoon's DBA Networking Thursday, where you can practice the skills discussed at lunch. This event is a pre-requisite for any students planning to attend the ESQ Career Symposium on February 3-4. Co-sponsored by DBA and the Career & Professional Development Center. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 25
    Navigating the Path to Patent Practice 12:30 PMLaw School 4044

    Learn about the unique specifics of pursuing a career in patent law, including the state of the market, the job search and various practice options. With the help of practicing attorneys, we will cover the differences between patent boutiques and full-service firms, prosecution vs. litigation, and additional opportunities, including in-house and government positions. Upper-class students will also discuss their individual job searches, including participation in the Loyola Patent Fair, as well as their interviewing experiences. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and moderated by Jennifer Caplan. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 19
    Transactional Skills Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Join corporate healthcare lawyers from Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson for a practical 1-hour transactional skills session, covering practice points and best practices for junior lawyers. This session is designed for any students interested in gaining hands-on transactional experience. Health care law will be used as a case study, but there will be a wealth of general knowledge about corporate/transactional law as well. Space is limited so RSVP here: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F0C49A5AC29A2FE3-transactional. Co-sponsored by Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson and the Career & Professional Development Center. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 18
    Careers in International Law: Anti-Corruption Investigations at the World Bank: A Conversation with Robert Delonis 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    What does it mean to work at the World Bank? Please join Mr. Robert Delonis, a Senior Litigation Specialist in the Integrity Vice Presidency with over six years of experience at the Bank, will be joining us 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 CPDC and International Studies. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at Kobelev@law.duke.edu.