Events

  • Aug 26
    Public Interest and Pro Bono Board Meeting 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Planning meeting for the Public Interest and Pro Bono Board. For more information, please email Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono.

  • Aug 29
    2Ls and 3Ls: Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4044

    If you are planning to attend the 2016 Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair, we encourage you to attend this information session to learn more about how to register, search for employers and apply for positions. A separate session for 1Ls will be held later in September. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono.

  • Aug 30
    Government, Public Interest and Pro Bono Kickoff 4:00 PMLaw School Star Commons

    The Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono invites all new students to join us for a Public Interest and Pro Bono Kick-off event on Tuesday, August 30. Students will have the chance to learn about various pro bono and public interest opportunities from student group leaders and participants. A "cook out" dinner will be served. Please RSVP here: https://duke.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_eFeWraBNwmKZf25. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 1
    Career Kickoff and Pass the Bar for LLMs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    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 more information, contact the Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 1
    HUD Information Session on 2017-2018 Legal Honors Program 2:30 PMLaw School 4044

    Join members of the Department of Housing & Urban Development staff as they share information concerning the 2017-2018 Legal Honors Program with the HUD Office of General Counsel. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono.

  • Sep 7
    1L Required Event: Principles of Professional Development 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    This event is your introduction to the Duke Law Career & Professional Development Center and all that we have to offer. We will go over your professional development plan for 1L year and beyond, discuss our programming and resources, identify concrete steps for you to take now, and give you the chance to ask early questions about career planning. The live panel will be in room 3043 and the event will be streamed live into room 3041. Please note: Attendance is required for all members of the Class of 2019. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

  • Sep 8
    Careers in Government and Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    On Thursdays and Fridays this September, all students are invited to join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Alumni and practicing attorneys from around the country will be on hand to speak about their experiences. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Check back for the specific topics on each date. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 13
    Faculty Clerkship Panel 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, and Kathryn Bradley. 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 U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in New Orleans, followed by a clerkship with the Supreme Court of the United States. Professor Bradley served as a law clerk to Judge Frederic N. Smalkin of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and Justice Byron R. White of the Supreme Court of the United States. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information please contact Hannah Beardsley at hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu

  • Sep 15
    Careers in Government and Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    On Thursdays and Fridays this September, all students are invited to join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Alumni and practicing attorneys from around the country will be on hand to speak about their experiences. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Check back for the specific topics on each date. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 22
    LLM Resume and Cover Letter Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Career counselors to give an interactive presentation on crafting American-style resumes and cover letters. Bring a copy of your draft U.S.-style resume to the workshop for review. Workshop is mandatory for LLM students who plan to participate in the annual LLM Job Fair in January 2016. The event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 23
    Careers in Government and Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    On Fridays this September, all students are invited to join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Alumni and practicing attorneys from around the country will be on hand to speak about their experiences. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Check back for the specific topics on each date. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 27
    US Army JAG Corps Information Session 12:30 PMLaw School 4172

    Interested in working with the Army JAG Corps? A representative will be on campus to discuss the application process and what life as an Army JAG officer is like. It is highly suggested you attend this session if you are interested in applying for the Army JAG internship or working as an Army JAG after graduation. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono.

  • Sep 27
    1L Required Event: Professional Communication Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

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

  • Sep 27
    Careers in International Law: International Trade & Maritime Law, a conversation with Jan Yves Remy and Coalter Lathrop '06 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Jan Yves Remy, Counsel at Sidley Austin and Coalter Lathrop, Principal at Sovereign Geographic for a wide ranging conversation about litigation and dispute resolution in the context of advising governments on international trade and maritime law matters. Mr. Lathrop '06 is an international lawyer and cartographer with litigation experience before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). Ms. Remy recent representations include matters involving sovereign governments engaged in high-profile ongoing disputes at the panel and appellate stages of WTO dispute settlement. The panelists will discuss their current work and offer advice to students interested in careers involving transnational litigation. Sponsored by the Office of International Studies. For more information, please contact Ashley Parson at Ashley.Parson@law.duke.edu

  • Sep 29
    NCBA International Law Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join members of the North Carolina Bar Association for a panel discussion of current trends in transnational legal practices in North Carolina. All law students are welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center and the Office of International Studies. For more information, please contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 30
    Careers in Government and Public Interest Speaker Series 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    On Fridays this September, all students are invited to join us for panel discussions on different types of government and public interest careers and practice areas. Alumni and practicing attorneys from around the country will be on hand to speak about their experiences. Lunch will be provided but please bring your own beverage. Check back for the specific topics on each date. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Sep 30
    Meet the Clerks 4:00 PMOff-campus

    Meet local judicial law clerks, past and present. Hear about their experiences and the benefits of a post-graduate clerkship. Food will be provided. Event held at Tobacco Road Sports Cafe. Sponsored by the Office of Career and Professional Development. For more information, contact Hannah Beardsley at Hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 4
    Finding and Applying for International Summer Jobs 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    This program will provide an overview of CPDC resources for finding international opportunities overseas. The topics discussed will include the array of international options available, including law firms, international organizations, and NGOS and how to find and apply for them. The event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Oct 5
    JD/LLM Careers in International Law: Practicing Cross-border M&A in Brazil 12:30 PMLaw School 4047

    Please join Jonathan Kellner '03, counsel at Shearman & Sterling's Sao Paulo office, for a discussion on working as a corporate attorney in Brazil. Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Mr. Kellner served as counsel at Linklaters and a senior associate at Skadden. 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

  • Oct 24
    1L Required Event: Preparing for the 1L Job Search 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

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

  • Oct 26
    Clerkships 101 12:30 PMLaw School 3043

    More details coming soon. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information please contact Hannah Beardsley at hannah.beardsley@law.duke.edu

  • Oct 28
    Equal Justice Works Reception 6:30 PMSee description

    All Duke alumni in the DC area are welcome to join us for a reception recognizing D.C. area Duke Law School alumni practicing in government and public interest law. Come and share information and advice about your work with current Duke Law students who will be in D.C. for the Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair. Check back soon for Registration link and more details. Sponsored by the Office of Public Interest and Pro Bono and the Duke Law Alumni Office. For more information, please contact Emily Sharples at sharples@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 8
    1Ls: Cover Letter Overview 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

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

  • Nov 9
    LLM Interviewing and Networking Skills Workshop 12:30 PMLaw School 4055

    Designed specifically for LLM students, this interactive presentation will focus on interviewing skills and techniques designed to help students prepare for the International Student Interview Program in January. The workshop will address the basics of interview preparation and help you master more advanced skills such as handling open-ended questions with confidence, addressing difficult or uncomfortable questions, and crafting thoughtful questions to ask the interviewer. The event is sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, contact Oleg Kobelev at kobelev@law.duke.edu.

  • Nov 17
    Finding Your 1L Summer Job: A 2L/3L Student Panel 12:30 PMLaw School 3041

    An informational panel of current 2L and 3L students will share their personal insights on how best to pursue and secure rewarding opportunities as a first-year candidate. All first-years are encouraged to join the discussion and benefit from the varied perspectives of their peers. Lunch will be provided. For additional information, contact Dale Malone at dale.malone@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.