Events

  • Jan 22
    PILF and Summer Funding: Find out how to get your hours! 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    All members of PILF who still need hours for summer funding or bar grants and have questions about how to earn them should plan on joining PILF for a general body meeting. At the meeting, we will update students on the many opportunities to earn PILF hours this semester and answer related questions; give an overview of the auction and auction related volunteer opportunities; and answer summer funding related questions (Dean Boswell can address all sources of funding). Please note that we will not be providing lunch so you should feel free to bring your own. The meeting should last about a half hour. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Stella Boswell boswell@law.duke.edu

  • Jan 23
    A Day in the Life of a Local Government Attorney: An Introduction to Careers in Local Government 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Students are invited to join the panel discussion "A Day in the Life of a Local Government Attorney: An Introduction to Careers in Local Government." This event will be a Q&A-style facilitated discussion with local government attorneys representing Wake County, Durham County, the Town of Cary and the UNC School of Government. Their focus will be on discussing their experiences in local government and providing advice on obtaining a job or internship in the field. A list of internships will be made available to students and lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Government and Public Service Society, the Career & Professional Development Center and the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. Please see Stella Boswell, boswell@law.duke.edu with questions.

  • Jan 24
    Student Panel: Tales from Real-Life Interviews 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    Join the Career Center and a panel of students for a discussion on how to prepare for interviews, what to expect, and tips and strategies for successful interviews. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 25
    Goldman Sachs 1L Associate Information Session (Video Conference) 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Please join Neil Wolitzer '02, Partner & Managing Director of Goldman Sachs' Real Estate Investment Banking Group in New York, to learn about the new Summer Associate program for 1Ls, which he is spearheading. More information on the program can be found on Symplicity. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at Dale.Malone@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 25
    North Carolina Bar Association Statewide Law Student Networking Reception 5:00 PMLaw School 4045

    All NCBA Law Student Division members are invited to attend a networking reception with the leadership of the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina State Bar. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided. RSVP by January 22 at tinyurl.com/NCBALawSchool18. Held at N.C. Bar Center, 8000 Weston Parkway, Cary, NC. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Jan 25
    1GP Kickoff Dinner 6:00 PMLaw School 3037

    A Kickoff Dinner for the 1GP program will be held at Tyler's. Please contact Jennifer Caplan at Jennifer.Caplan@law.duke.edu for more information or to RSVP.

  • Jan 29
    Information Session with US Navy JAG Corps 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

    Interested in working with the Navy JAG Corps? A representative will be on campus to discuss the application process and what life as an Navy JAG officer is like. It is highly suggested you attend this session if you are interested in applying for Navy JAG opportunities. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at Dale.Malone@law.duke.edu.

  • Jan 29
    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 30
    3Ls: Duke University Office of General Counsel Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4040

    The Duke University Office of General Counsel invites interested 3Ls to a lunch-time conversation to learn about the two post-graduate Fellowships the Office will have available this year. With a staff of fourteen attorneys, the Office of Counsel provides legal representation and advice to Duke University and Duke University Health System. All third years considering their post-graduate plans are encouraged to attend, as no specific background is required for these positions, though one position will have a focus on health care. Attorneys and current Fellows will attend. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • 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 31
    BigLaw as a First-Year Associate 12:30 PMLaw School 4040

    Please join the Career & Professional Development Center for a discussion panel of recent Duke Law graduates as they share their personal insights into life at a "BigLaw" firm. Discussion topics will include a typical day within various practice areas, work-flow management, work-life balance, mentorship, training, and diversity initiatives. Panelists will be visiting from Paul Hastings in New York, Latham & Watkins in Washington, DC, Vinson & Elkins in Houston, and Mayer Brown in Charlotte. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Feb 1
    Networking and Interviewing for Introverts 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

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

  • Feb 17
    2018 PILF Auction & Gala 6:30 PMWashington Duke Inn

    The PILF Auction & Gala is an annual cocktail party fundraiser that draws high levels of participation among students, faculty, staff and alumni. By donating and bidding on a wide range of both silent and live auction items, the entire Law School community comes together for this popular event in order to support students engaged in summer public interest internships. The items at the auction will be donations solicited by PILF throughout the year from law firms, local businesses, faculty, students, and alumni. Popular items have included a law school parking lot pass, vacation time shares, Duke Basketball paraphernalia, dinners with professors, guitar lessons, and climbing trips. Sponsored by PILF. For more information, please contact Stella Boswell boswell@law.duke.edu or Grace Hitzeman grace.hitzeman@lawnet.duke.edu.

  • Feb 19
    1GP Lunch with Professor Don Beskind 12:30 PMLaw School 4044

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

  • Feb 20
    Clerkships: a Discussion with the Dean's Cup Judges 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Come join our distinguished panelists, the Honorable Pam Harris, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Amul Roger Thapar, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and Srikanth Srinivasan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit 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. Sponsored by the Career Center. For more information, please contact Hannah David at Hannah.david@law.duke.edu.

  • Feb 22
    Bridge To Practice Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Come learn more about the Bridge to Practice Fellowship Program. This information session will outline how current 3Ls can use the Bridge to Practice Fellowship Program as a part of their search for permanent employment. Prior Bridge to Practice Fellows will discuss how they leveraged their Bridge to Practice experiences into rewarding careers. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Feb 27
    Covering in the Workplace: Practicing as a Diverse Attorney in an Established Profession 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

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

  • Mar 20
    1L Blueprint for Success 4:30 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 and visit https://sites.duke.edu/dukelawcpdc/1l-blueprint-for-success/. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center.