What’s Happening This Week
Legal Research Certificate Before and During Spring Break
2/23 – Starts at 9:30 am
Location: Law Library
Enhance your resume and marketable skills by obtaining a Certificate of Achievement in Legal Research. Receive a “Certificate of Achievement in Legal Research” at the law school Commencement Ceremony by attending the 8 required sessions and 4 electives (total of 12) and successfully completing the assessment portion of each such session. Sign up for scheduled sessions on TWEN or contact the instructor at the reference desk or by email to request a different session or time. Groups of 3 or more may request Saturday or evening sessions. For your convenience, classes will be offered this week as well as during Spring Break. To learn more, visit TWEN and add “Certificate….”
Why Can’t We Be Friends: Race and Class in Today’s Society
2/24 — Start time at: 12:00 pm
The American Constitution Society and Black Law Students Association will be welcoming professor Jody Armour of USC Gould School of Law to speak on issues relating to race and class in today’s society. The event will be in rooms 206/217 on February 24, 2015 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm! Food will be provided!
Art Gallery Exhibit Opening- Breaking Illusion: Artist as Scientist
2/24 – 5:30pm- 7:00pm
Location: La Verne Law (320 E. D Street, Ontario 91764)
Join us for an evening of celebration and art.
Entertainment Law Career Day
2/28 – Registration will begin at 9:30am
Location: Southwestern Law School
If you’re interested in Entertainment Law, you need to attend this event! The date is Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Southwestern Law School. The event will consist of 2 panels each hour, for a total of 8 panels. To accommodate the Inland Empire commute, the event will begin at 10:00 am this year instead of 9:00 am. Registration will begin at 9:30am. Please register with the Career Development Office by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org Registration deadline is Monday, February 23, 2015 by 5:00pm.
Every Friday 12:00-12:30 p.m.
Location: Main Campus
Interfaith Chapel Seminar Room
You are invited to join a 30-minute meditation, led by different facilitators each week. No experience is required. Instructions and guidance will be provided, along with meditation pillows and cushions for those who prefer to sit on the ground (begins Friday, Feb. 6).
Sneak Peek at the Weeks Ahead
LACBA’s Domestic Violence Project Training
3/4 – Start time at: 6:00 pm
Location: LACBA Conference Center, 1055 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Helping Families In Crisis
Domestic Violence Training Seminar
5:15-6:00pm Registration and Dinner
6:00-9:15pm Program 3hrs CLE Credit
Register at www.lacba.org/DVSeminar or (213) 896-6560
Jobs in Environmental Law – Government & Private Practice Jobs
3/10 – Start time at: 5:15 pm
Location: Room 206
You are invited to join a panel discussion on careers in environmental law. We will host a variety of speakers, including an environmental attorney who works for the District Attorney’s Office and a private attorney who represents nonprofits (including Sierra Club, National Audubon Society, and Endangered Habitats League).
This lively discussion, which will be moderated by Administrative Law Judge Laurine Tuleja, will open your eyes to careers and jobs not typically considered by law students. Our speakers will include representatives from:
• Riverside County District Attorney’s office
• Johnson & Sedlack, Attorneys at Law
• South Coast Air Quality Management
• Department of Social Services, Affordable Care Act Bureau
Refreshments will be served. The program will end at 6:15 pm.
Co-sponsored by: Law Review
3/17 & 3/18 – Starts time at: 11:00am
Livescan fingerprinting will be available to students on March 17 and March 18 from 11AM – 6PM with a $10 subsidy by the school.
Undeniable Law School Tour
3/26 – Starts at 5:15 pm
Location: Room 206
Guest speaker Ruth Carter, Esq. will be visiting La Verne Law to share her story of how she went from a non-traditional law student, middle of the pack grade-wise, to the first ABA Legal Rebel from Arizona in 2012.
Beyond the Bar Training: Put Your Legal Career into Overdrive – In Just One Day.
Location: Loyola Law School Los Angeles
As a practicing attorney, it’s always a good idea to sharpen your skills and gain that extra edge for thriving in today’s legal market. Here’s a great opportunity to further propel your career. BARBRI’s exclusive professional development Beyond the Bar workshop will help you remain equipped with the right tools and enhance your legal knowledge. You will experience informative, empowering sessions that offer proven practical know-how. Skills you can only get from the nation’s leader in legal education, BARBRI.
Click here for the BARBRI Beyond the Bar Associate Skills Training flyer
If you would like to attend, please click here for registration information.
2015 Law Student Diversity Scholarship
Deadline of: March 30, 2015
DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship program.
Two scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each will be awarded to applicants who best meet the
Demonstrated academic excellence
Service to the profession
Service to the community
Service to the cause of diversity
Minorities in the Legal Profession
4/9 – Starts at 5:15 pm
Location: Room 206
Hear practicing attorneys speak about their experiences as minorities in the legal profession. We will feature local attorneys who will reveal the impact of diversity in the practice of law.
Co-Sponsored by: HNBA
3 Credit Experiential Learning Requirement
Classes of 2016 and beyond, remember you have a 3-credit experiential learning requirement. Externships, practicums, and clinics satisfy the requirement. Look for summer externships now. For more information, read the Externship Directive on the Externship Information 2014-15 page. If you have additional questions, contact Professor Uchimiya at email@example.com.
Lost and Found Policy
Please note that the lost and found service is now in place. The Security Guard Desk, located in the first floor lobby of the University of La Verne’s College of Law building, is the central location for La Verne Law’s lost and found service. Hours of operation coincide with facility hours of the College of Law.
Career Opportunities This Week
Access to the jobs below requires a password. If you do not remember your password, click on any job posting below and then click on “forgot password.” (You can also request a password reset by contacting our office anytime):Corporate Legal Intern
Niagara Bottling, LLC (Ontario, CA)
POSITION TYPE: Summer Associate, Resume Collect
Nordanyan Law (Burbank, California)
POSITION TYPE: Law Clerk, Associate, Legal Assistant, Paralegal
POSITION TYPE: Legal Related
Liberty Law Firm (Chino, CA)
POSITION TYPE: Law Clerk
Beacon Immigration (United States)
POSITION TYPE: Associate
Fridley Law Firm (Brea, CA)
POSITION TYPE: Law Clerk, Staff Attorney
Allison & Jones, LLP (West Covina, CA)
POSITION TYPE: Law Clerk
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