Events

  • Apr 13
    1L Advice Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3037

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

  • Apr 11
    Clerkships: a Discussion with the Hardt Cup Judges 9:00 AMWashington Duke Inn

    Sign-up to have breakfast with 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. Breakfast will be served at the Washington Duke Inn. Sign-up is required and the spots are currently full. For more information contact Hannah David at Hannah.david@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Apr 10
    2L Summer Success Series: Communicating in the Workplace as a Millennial 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Communication skills are key to success on the job, but did you know that being a millennial affects how you communicate with others? Today's workforce has four generations (Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials), and each of these generations has their own style and expectations for communication. Camille Stell, VP of Client Services at Lawyers Mutual, will teach you how to recognize and avoid generational stereotypes, discuss differences productively, and communicate effectively across generations. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Co-sponsored by Lawyers Mutual and the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Apr 6
    Crafting Your Narrative to Practice Law in California 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Considering California to launch your career? Many people have a sense of the work in Silicon Valley, but wondering what practice looks like in L.A., or how they differ, or what employers look for in candidates to hire? Join two leaders of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles and experienced alumni Chris Dusseualt and Tiaunia Bedell as they answer these and other questions you may have about practice and how to position yourself for long-term success in California. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Apr 6
    Pizza with the North Carolina Bar Association 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join the leadership of the North Carolina Bar Association regarding your free law student membership and ways you can be involved now to start networking and gain skills to further your career. All law students are welcome, and 1Ls are especially encouraged to attend. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu

  • Apr 4
    Public Service, and Prosecution at the DA's Office in Charlotte 12:30 PMLaw School 4046

    Assistant District Attorneys from North Carolina's largest prosecutorial district will speak with students about what it is like to work as a public interest lawyer for the state and receive specific insight into the day-to-day operations of the local office. Students will receive advice on practical experiences that can be gained as law students to better prepare them for the job. Students will also receive information about the 10-week Summer Intern Program that provides law students with the opportunity to practice under the supervision of Assistant District Attorneys and gain practical experience as trial attorneys. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 31
    1Ls: OCI Resource Overview 2:00 PMLaw School Blue Lounge

    We will go over some of the resources at your disposal as you prepare for, and participate in, Fall 2017 On Campus Interviews. We will also discuss the bidding process and how to prepare a successful bid list, and answer questions about OCI. 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

    Although you are still 1Ls, the 2L job search has arrived. How do you find a 2L job? When and where should you start looking? And how can you use your 1L summer most effectively to secure a 2L job? In our final required program of 1L year, we will answer these questions, introduce you to the 2L job search resources at your disposal, and lay the groundwork for your 2L job search. 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: Advice from 3Ls for a Successful Summer 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Come hear from your classmates about their 2L summer experiences and learn what to expect during your 2L summer. A 3L panel will share tips for preparing for the summer, exceeding expectations, navigating social events, and handling challenges as they arise. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 29
    Double-Black-Diamond: Thinking and Writing for Law Clerks 12:30 PMLaw School 4045

    Andrew Kasper, the career clerk for Judge Wynn (4th Cir), will be holding a training session for 3Ls clerking after graduation. The program will be an hour-long exploration of top tips to expert-level thinking and writing for judicial law clerks. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For additional information, contact Hannah David at hannah.david@law.duke.edu.

  • Mar 28
    Coffee Break with Fenwick & West LLP 4:30 PMLaw School Blue Lounge

    Please join Mark Stevens to enjoy a break from studying while learning about his unique practice with emerging companies, investment banks, venture capital firms, and other technology investors in Silicon Valley. Mark also works with mature companies in their tech-related initiatives, and his clients cover a variety of industries, including gaming and entertainment. He has been listed as one of California's Top 100 Lawyers and a Law360 Rainmaker, with the total announced value of his team's transactional work in excess of $50 billion. Refreshments will be served. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Mar 28
    Information Session with US Air Force JAG 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

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