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Robert C. Watson Intellectual Property Writing Competition

   I’m posting this writing competition announcement on behalf of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) has sponsored this competition for many years to encoura ...

Posted Nov 25, 2011 by Mike Hall

Hands-on Summer Work Helps Set UW Law Students Apart

From clerkships to clinical assistantships to working as summer associates at firms, summer legal work can help students gain practical skills and experience that benefit them during law school and beyond. It can also help set students apart whe ...

Posted Nov 9, 2011 by UW Law News

Andy Ferguson 3L Leads Apple Business While Finishing Degree


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Posted Nov 3, 2011 by UW Law News

Rocco DeFilippis 2L Helps Madison-area Resident Escape Fire


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Posted Nov 2, 2011 by UW Law News

Dane County Bar Association Lunch-November 8

   Please Join the Dane County Bar Association for its November Luncheon “Touched by Fire: The Civil War’s Impact on Wisconsin Law”November 8, 2011 The Hilton Monona Terrace Hotel9 East Wilson Street12 Noon$20 Meal CostReservati ...

Posted Nov 1, 2011 by Mike Hall

Louis Jackson Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law

   The Jackson Lewis law firm and IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law are co-sponsoring the Louis Jackson National Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law.  The competition is open to all students who are currently enrolled or ...

Posted Nov 1, 2011 by Mike Hall

Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic - Summer 2012 Opportunities

The University of Wisconsin Law School Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic (L&E Clinic) is recruiting students for the summer 2012 program, with an option to participate during the 2012-2013 academic year. Applicants should email Janet Christo ...

Posted Oct 25, 2011 by Mike Hall

Greening the Grid Conference - November 4th

Energy Hub hosts annual conference Nov. 4: “Greening the Grid”With its upcoming free conference, “Greening the Grid,” UW’s Energy Hub (eHub) student organization continues its tradition of creating a forum to connect students with acad ...

Posted Oct 19, 2011 by Mike Hall

Summer 2012 Externship Opportunities for 2Ls

   REMINGTON CENTERSummer 2012 Externship Opportunities for 2LsStarting the week of October 24, 2011, applications will be accepted at the Remington Center for second-year law students interested in a criminal justice-related externsh ...

Posted Oct 18, 2011 by Mike Hall

Pro Bono Program Opportunity - Death Penalty Defense Case

Applications are now being accepted for a pro bono internship with Foley & Lardner working on a death penalty defense case.  More information below:Project Description: Foley & Lardner is providing pro bono representation for ...

Posted Oct 5, 2011 by Julia Zwak

Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics

FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics), in collaboration with The Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is now accepting applications for a fellowship designed to challenge law students t ...

Posted Oct 4, 2011 by Mike Hall

Memo-Writing Guide for Small-Section Students

"A Guide to Writing a Legal Memorandum" for small-section students is posted on the Legal Research & Writing program page under "Legal Writing Resources & Links": http://www.law.wisc.edu/lrw/resources_and_links.html Small-section stu ...

Posted Sep 27, 2011 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

Learn How You Can Study Law Abroad

Interested in studying law abroad? Learn about Law School exchange programs and other opportunities at: The Information Session on Study AbroadTuesday, October 4, 12-1 p.m.Lubar Commons (7200 Law) "Studying at the European University Inst ...

Posted Sep 27, 2011 by UW Law News

Jamie Yoon 3L Awarded Mettner Foundation Scholarship

First Joseph P. Mettner Foundation Scholarship Awarded    The Joseph P. Mettner Foundation awarded their first scholarship to University of Wisconsin Law School student Jamie Yoon. The foundation was established last year to ...

Posted Sep 22, 2011 by Law School News

Nobel Laureate for Economics Elinor Ostrom Speaking at Law School

On October 6, 2011, the University of Wisconsin Law School and the Law School's Program in Real Estate, Land Use, and Community Development -- http://law.wisc.edu/ils/relucd/programhomepage.html -- are cosponsoring an event which will bring Pro ...

Posted Sep 19, 2011 by Mike Hall

Volunteer to be a Chazen Ambassador

VOLUNTEER TO BE A CHAZEN AMBASSADOR Introduce students and the entire UW community to the new Chazen Museum of Art during the University Open House on Thursday, October 20 2011, 12pm-12am Chazen Ambassadors will help students, faculty and staff ...

Posted Sep 9, 2011 by Mike Hall

Student Assignment Website

with information about professors' initial assignments has been posted on the Current Student page.  This webpage replaces the assignment bulletin boards on the fifth floor.  A limited number of professors have posted their assignmen ...

Posted Aug 31, 2011 by Mike Hall

Bookmart Information

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Posted Aug 26, 2011 by Mike Hall

"The Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Lessons Learned and Action Needed"

Friday, September 9th, 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p. m., Room 2260, UW Law SchoolJoin faculty, staff, students, and members of our community for a lecture by Fran Ulmer, Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission and 1972 graduate of the UW Law School. ...

Posted Aug 23, 2011 by Mike Hall

LAW & ENTREPRENEURSHIP CLINIC SEEKS STUDENTS FOR FALL 2011 SEMESTER

The University of Wisconsin Law School Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic is recruiting students for the fall 2011 semester, with an option to participate during the entire 2011-2012 academic year. Applicants should email a cov ...

Posted Aug 1, 2011 by Mike Hall

Aug. 30 - Sept. 2: Class of 2014 Orientation

The University of Wisconsin Law School is pleased to welcome the class of 2014 to campus this August.  Orientation for first-year students begins Tuesday, August 30th and will continue throughout the week.   Orientation intr ...

Posted Jul 19, 2011 by Law School News

Mandatory Law Review Write-On Information Session

Want to write on to Law Review?  Come learn the ins and outs of the write-on process in one of our exciting (and mandatory) information sessions! We will discuss application procedures, the components to be submitted, ...

Posted Apr 6, 2011 by Mike Hall

Part Two of SPSF Applications Due at Noon on Thursday, April 7

Attention 1Ls and 2Ls:  If you have submitted Part I of an application for a Summer Public Service Fellowship (SPSF) and have received an offer of a qualifying job with a government agency or nonprofit, remember that the deadline for submit ...

Posted Apr 2, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

How to Interview for a Legal Position

It's never too early to begin preparing for the fall interviewing season!  Get tips from an expert.  Kirsten Keegan Vasquez, an alum and a principal of Major Lindsay and Africa, a Chicago-based lawyer placement firm, will give students ...

Posted Apr 2, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Kane County Bar Foundation Scholarship

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Posted Apr 1, 2011 by Mike Hall

Have a Successful Summer Clerkship

On Friday, March 25, from 12:25 to 1:15 in Room 5229, lawyers from Foley & Lardner, Reinhart Boerner, and Godfrey & Kahn will present advice and tips for having a successful summer clerkship.  Lunch will be provided for students who ...

Posted Mar 22, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Produce Great Written Work This Summer

April 1: From 12:25-1:15 in Room 5229, lawyers from Godfrey & Kahn will talk to students about how to impress your summer employer with the way you handle your work assignments -- how to make sure you understand the scope of the projec ...

Posted Mar 12, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Starting A Solo Practice, Part II

If you are interested in hanging up a shingle after graduation, you will not want to miss "Starting a Solo Practice Series - Part II " on March 25 from 8:30-11:00 am in Room 3250. Among the topics discussed will be how to get clients. Food ...

Posted Mar 12, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Lunch with Lawyers Program on International Law

The next Lunch with Lawyers event is on Thursday, March 31 from 12:25 - 1:15 in Rm. 5229. The International Law Practice Section will sponsor this event. Pizza will be served - please RSVP in Symplicity by March 29 so enough food can be orde ...

Posted Mar 12, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Info Session on Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkships

 2Ls: Interested in a Post-Graduate Judicial Clerkship? If so, please come to an information session on applying for judicial clerkships. We will discuss each component of the application in detail. Pizza will be served. Thursday, Ma ...

Posted Mar 12, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Finding Funding for Unpaid Public Interest Summer Jobs

Do you have an unpaid public interest/public service summer job?  Wondering how you are going to fund it?  If so, please come to an informational meeting on how to find and apply for funding for summer public interest/public servic ...

Posted Feb 26, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Skills for Success series continues this week

On Thursday March 3rd and Friday March 4th, attorney and law firm consultant Michael Moore will present the second and third parts of a three part series on essential skills for success in the legal profession.  Thursday's program will be o ...

Posted Feb 26, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Spring 2011 Credit Changes

Hello 2 and 3L Students: You can't do Spring 2011 credit changes using "edit" in My UW after FEBRUARY 11, 2011 (for courses with variable credits including any journals, clinicals, etc.)  To do a credit change now: &nb ...

Posted Feb 15, 2011 by Joanna Binsfeld, Associate Student Services Coordinator

Lunch with Lawyers -- Business Law (Foley & Lardner presentation)

On Thursday, February 3rd from 12:25 - 1:15 in Rm. 2211, attorneys from Foley & Lardner will be here to discuss career paths and opportunities in Business Law. The attorneys will talk about the kind of work they do and what kind of coursew ...

Posted Jan 31, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Interviewing Skills Workshop -- and lunch!

Lawyers from Quarles & Brady will be presenting an interviewing skills workshop at noon on Friday, February 4, in Room 2260 - all law students are welcome to attend.  Pizza will be served, courtesy of the firm.  RSVP by Wednesday F ...

Posted Jan 30, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Summer Department of Justice Extern Program

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Posted Jan 24, 2011 by Joanna Binsfeld, Associate Student Services Coordinator

Spring 2011 Add/Drop Deadlines

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 Last day to DROP courses or withdraw without Dropped or W grade notation on your Transcript Friday, January 28, 2011 Last Day to ADD Courses without Departmental approval   ...

Posted Jan 20, 2011 by Joanna Binsfeld, Associate Student Services Coordinator

Register now for March 5 MPRE

The Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam will be offered at the Law School on the morning of Saturday, March 5, 2011. A passing score on the MPRE is required for admission to practice in every state except Wisconsin, Maryland and Was ...

Posted Jan 14, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Summer Internships in Thailand and Vietnam

1Ls and 2Ls are eligible to apply for summer internships in Bangkok, Thailand, and Vietnam.  Deadline to apply is Feb. 1, 2011.  For more information on the Thailand internship, go to law.wisc.edu/ealsc and click on "summer internsh ...

Posted Jan 13, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Funding for Summer Public Interest/Public Service Positions

If you are networking or applying for summer jobs, you will find that most public interest/public service positions are either unpaid or extremely low paid. Please keep in mind that the Law School provides limited funding for these types of ...

Posted Jan 13, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Wisconsin Public Interest Interview Program

The Wisconsin Public Interest Interview Program (PIIP) is an opportunity for Wisconsin non-profit organizations and government agencies to interview law students for summer internships and permanent post-graduate positions. PIIP will be held on ...

Posted Jan 13, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Army JAG interviews

A recruiter for the Army JAG will be visiting the Law School on February 14 to interview 1Ls for paid, civilian law clerk positions throughout the country, and to interview 3Ls who want to be considered for Active Duty Accessions.  For ...

Posted Jan 13, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Boardman Law Firm to interview 1Ls

   1Ls:  Boardman Law Firm, a mid-size Madison firm, will be interviewing selected 1Ls here at the Law School on Thursday, Feb. 10, for a summer law clerk position.  Check the Job Bank on Symplicity for information on ho ...

Posted Jan 13, 2011 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Internships in India, summer 2011

The application deadline for internships in India for summer 2011 will be Wednesday, February 23, 2011.   The details of summer internships as well as the application form are available at: http://law.wisc.edu/academics/international/intern ...

Posted Jan 7, 2011 by Sumudu Atapattu

Study abroad news

A follow up information session on Study Abroad to explain the application and selection process will be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at noon in Lubar Commons.  This will be conducted by the program directors of the Law School's excha ...

Posted Jan 7, 2011 by Sumudu Atapattu

Writing-Sample Workshop Materials

The handouts from Friday's Writing-Sample Workshop are now posted on the Legal Research & Writing Program page under "Resources and Links": http://law.wisc.edu/lrw/resource_index.html . Handouts include a list of tips for writing samples and ...

Posted Dec 20, 2010 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

Writing-Sample Workshop on December 17

Students interested in polishing their revised small-section paper for a writing sample should attend our writing-sample workshop at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 17, 2010, in room 5229.  We'll cover the basics of reader expectations, form ...

Posted Dec 6, 2010 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

Small-Section Memo Questions

Students revising their small-section writing projects are welcome to stop by the Legal Research & Writing Program office (suite 4373) to ask any general writing or citation questions.  For more information, contact Professor Ursula Wei ...

Posted Nov 24, 2010 by Ursula Weigold, Prof.

Lunch with Lawyers - Appellate Practice - November 17

Attorneys from the Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin will be here to discuss their career paths, to give you advice on how to prepare to be an appellate lawyer, and to share the ...

Posted Nov 4, 2010 by Kate McMahan

Ten Questions to Ask Yourself About Choosing a Practice Area - November 11

The program “Ten Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Choosing a Practice Area” is designed to provide law students with an overview of the wide array of law firm practices and give them ...

Posted Nov 4, 2010 by Kate McMahan


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