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February 20, 2020

  • Law School Star Commons

    Stop by to learn more about GPI careers direct from alumni and practitioners through this informal table talk session. Jamie Yavelberg L'93 will be available from 2:30-3:30 p.m. She is a Deputy Director with the U.S. DOJ Civil Division, Commercial Litigation Branch, Fraud Section, and has worked on a wide range of enforcement matters, including cases involving: health care providers, pharmaceutical and device companies, government contractors, financial fraud, and white-collar criminal investigations. Captain Andrew House and Lieutenant Kevin Edwards with the U.S. Navy JAG Corps will be available from 10-1 p.m. They have worked on a wide range of in-house, trial, and appellate litigation matters spanning both domestic and international law, and can answer questions about the JAG internship and officer application process and service commitment. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Lauren Sloan at lauren.sloan@law.duke.edu.

February 25, 2020

  • Law School 4055

    The Bridge Fellowship allows Duke Law students who are pursuing post-graduate employment to engage in a paid, substantive three-month professional fellowship following the 2020 bar exam. The fellowship is particularly valuable for students who intend to launch full-time careers with employers that prefer or require bar passage and employers that otherwise hire only as positions become available.

    The program is effective because Bridge Fellows:
    ¿ Continue to build subject matter expertise in a targeted field,
    ¿ Develop professional relationships and references, and
    ¿ Broaden networks for full-time employment.

    Please attend the Info Session for more information, and reach out to your career counselor with any questions. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Lauren Sloan at lauren.sloan@law.duke.edu.

March 04, 2020

  • Law School 4046

    Please join John White, Academic Director of Practicing Law Institute's Patent Office Exam Course, to learn more about taking the Patent Office Exam, including who qualifies, how to prepare, and why and when to take it. Mr. White will also discuss the most recent developments with the Exam, including the impact of the America Invents Act. This program is geared towards students with an undergraduate degree (or at least two years of coursework) in engineering, computer science, or the hard sciences. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Lauren Sloan at lauren.sloan@law.duke.edu.

March 05, 2020

  • Law School Third Floor Mezzanine

    1Ls are invited to stop by for casual lunch and conversation with current Duke Law 3Ls who will be incoming associates at Weil next fall. Lunch will be provided. For more information contact Lauren Sloan at lauren.sloan@law.duke.edu. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center.

March 16, 2020

  • Law School 4047

    This program is for 3Ls who will be clerking after graduation. Andrew Kasper, former career clerk to U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Wynn (4th Cir), will provide an overview of what to expect during your clerkship and how to excel as a judicial clerk. He will also answer questions. Lunch provided. Sponsored by the Clerkship Office. For more information, please contact Leigh Marquess at leigh.marquess@law.duke.edu.

March 17, 2020

  • Law School 4046

    Please join us for a unique opportunity to learn about living and working in Atlanta from attorneys practicing in the Atlanta office of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. When making a decision about your law school future, you not only need to consider what type of practice you would like to be in but also what type of city you would like to live in. This program will give you personal insights into why Atlanta, one of the nation's fastest-growing cities but still maintaining its low cost of living, is a great place to live and work for new attorneys. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Lauren Sloan at lauren.sloan@law.duke.edu.

  • Off-campus

    Duke Law CPDC will host the annual "1L Blueprint for Success" event at the Durham Convention Center. Students can build their networking skills and establish meaningful connections with key employers from around the country. All 1Ls planning to participate in Fall OCI Segment I in July 2020 are required to attend. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff at erin.biggerstaff@law.duke.edu.

April 01, 2020

  • Law School 3041

    The Career and Professional Development Center team will provide an overview of the 2L job search process. This program is part of the 1L Professional Development Credit and Programming course. First-year students must attend this program to satisfactorily fulfill the requirements of their Professional Development credit. It will be offered twice - on April 1st and April 2nd. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Lauren Sloan at lauren.sloan@law.duke.edu.

April 02, 2020

  • Law School 3041

    The Career and Professional Development Center team will provide an overview of the 2L job search process. This program is part of the 1L Professional Development Credit and Programming course. First-year students must attend this program to satisfactorily fulfill the requirements of their Professional Development credit. It will be offered twice - on April 1st and April 2nd. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Lauren Sloan at lauren.sloan@law.duke.edu.

April 06, 2020

  • Law School 3043

    Learn about the many resources at your disposal over the summer for On Campus Interviews held July 27-July 30, 2020 (with a preview night on July 26 from 2-5 p.m.). We will discuss the bidding process, how to prepare a successful bid list, using your counselor as a resource over the summer, and how to network and prepare for interviews. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Lauren Sloan at Lauren.Sloan@law.duke.edu.

April 09, 2020

  • Law School 3037

    How does an hour of billed time become actual revenue? What are the actual expenses associated with an attorney? What are the ways a junior attorney can add value? Why did the firm make that decision? Lawyers who understand the firm's business are better equipped in their careers to connect their daily practice to the strategic goals and directions of their organizations. Join Associate Dean Bruce Elvin to learn the answers to these and other questions that can help you have a successful summer. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center. For more information, please contact Lauren Sloan at lauren.sloan@law.duke.edu.

July 27, 2020

  • Washington Duke Inn

    Segment I of Fall 2019 On-Campus Interviews will take place Monday, July 27 through Thursday, July 30. All interviews will be held at the Washington Duke Inn. Sponsored by the Career & Professional Development Center. For additional information, contact Lauren Sloan at lauren.sloan@law.duke.edu.