Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Beyond the Traditional Fair Update

Two new firms have been added to the schedule for the Beyond the Traditional Fair. Details can be found on Symplicity.

There is still space available for one-on-one meetings with the employers - you can sign up under the OCI tab.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Beyond the Traditional Fair

Bidding for the Beyond the Traditional Fair will open on Monday, October 15th. Sign-ups for one-on-one meetings with the employers will begin on Monday, the 22nd. Please review the document on Symplicity, in the Events section for full instructions and timeline.

Korean American Bar Association of Washington Scholarship

The Korean American Bar Association of Washington (“KABA”) offers a $4,000 scholarship to a law
student who has demonstrated a significant commitment to community service, particularly service to the
Korean/Korean American community. You need not be of Korean ethnicity to apply.

All applicants will be judged on the following criteria:
a. Community service and community involvement, particularly service to the Korean/Korean
American community;
b. Academic achievement, work experience, activities, and post-law school goals; and
c. Essay.
There is no minimum G.P.A. requirement.

KABA will select candidates to be interviewed.

The scholarship recipient(s) will be selected and notified by the KABA Scholarship Committee.
The award will be presented at the KABA Annual Banquet in February 2013.

Applications are DUE January 11, 2013
Finalists contacted for interviews No later than January 25, 2013
Interviews January 28 - February 1, 2013
Notifications No later than February

Please see Symplicity posting for application and instructions.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The How to Hang a Shingle CLE Will Be a Great Opportunity to Learn and Network

Don't forget to register for How to Hang a Shingle, and be prepared to not only learn, but network; bring your business cards!

If you haven't yet, fill out the SU Reprographics online business cards form to order some.

Immediately following the full day CLE program, there will be a happy hour reception at The Chieftain. CPD has reserved the back pool room, and will provide appetizers for the first hour.

RSVPs from current SU Law students and 2012 graduates should be directed to Erin Fullner.

See you this Friday!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Beyond the Traditional Fair

What are you going to do with your JD?  Come explore the variety of career options a JD presents.  Meet with individuals who are applying their JD in fields such as human resources, contract management, policy analysis, investigations and regulations.  If you are considering a career outside the traditional practice of law, now or years down the road, then this fair is not to be missed.  The evening will start with a panel discussion on leveraging your JD into positions beyond private practice and move to scheduled meeting slots with JDs in roles such as :

•    Investigator with US Dept of Labor
•    Wealth Advisor with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
•    PMF Fellows
•    Equal Opportunity Specialist with US Dept of Housing
•    Contract Specialists, Human Resource Advisors, Recruiters with top NW companies such as Amazon, Boeing, etc

Tuesday October 30, 5-7pm, Campion Hall. RSVP in Symplicity. - Stay tuned for Attendee bios!

Contact Anna Dudek Ross with any questions – and no, no Halloween costumes required!

WSAJ Speed Networking Event

The Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ - formerly the WSTLA) Speed Networking Event is a great way to make contact with practicing attorneys. Space is limited!

November 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Second Floor Gallery. RSVP in Symplicity.

Summer in DC Info Session

Interested in spending the summer in Washington D.C.? Then be sure to attend our Summer in DC Info session. This talk will answer any questions you might have about the program, and give you a timeline of important dates.

October 9th, Noon, Room C6.

The Filipino Lawyers of Washington Scholarship

The Filipino Lawyers of Washington (“FLOW”) awards three $1,000.00 scholarships to law students
attending a law school in Washington State. The scholarships are intended to recognize law students who
have a demonstrated significant commitment to community service, particularly service to the
Filipino/Filipino-American community. You need not be of Filipino ethnicity to apply.

See Symplicity for details and application instructions. Deadline is October 5th.

Monday, October 1, 2012

Federal Attorney Networking Event

On Thursday, 10/4, 5-7pm the Federal Attorney Networking Group – Seattle, more commonly referred to as FANGS, will be having a networking event at Fado (801 First Avenue).  This is a great opportunity to talk with current federal agency attorneys about their work and career paths.  There is room for 7 students to attend.  Please RSVP directly with Anna Dudek Ross – first come first served.   There will be other opportunities like this in the future so stay tuned!