The 26th Annual David D. White Award Reception honoring John H. Strick, IIBarnes & Thornburg LLP41 S. High Street, Suite 3300Columbus, OHProceeds of the event benefit the David D. White Scholarship, the second largest named endowed scholarship offered by the Law School.RegistrationTo purchase tickets, please visit our online store. If you need to pay by check, please contact Terri Botsko, Director of Law Alumni Relations. (email@example.com or 614-236-6604.) Questions If you have any questions or trouble registering, please contact Terri T. Botsko (firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-236-6604).
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Interest meeting for persons looking to assist or participate in the reactivated APALSA (Asian Pacific American Law Students Association) student group.
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A Call to Action of African-American Male Lawyers to Address the Status of African-American Males
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Jones Day, working in partnership with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, would like to invite you to attend an informal presentation entitled, "Strengths and Skills Analysis." Representatives from Jones Day will help you learn how to identify and utilize your personal strengths and skills. Following are a few questions that may give you an idea of what will be covered in this discussion:
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. A light lunch will be served.
Join the co-chairs of the Columbus Bar Association's Minorities in the Law Committee for an informative session about the 2014 Minority Clerkship Program.
During this information session, prospective applicants will hear about the program and the application and interview process, as well as hear from past participants about the value of this summer educational program.
To ultimately participate in the application process for the clerkship program, you must attend this information session.
The Columbus Bar Association's Minority Clerkship Program (MCP) was established in 1987, and is a collaboration of the Columbus Bar, the Moritz College of Law of the Ohio State University, and the Capital University Law School. The program was a major initiative of former Columbus Bar President Ben Zox, and was launched under the leadership of Guy Reece, who chaired the Minorities in the Legal Profession Committee. Norton Webster, an active member of the committee for over twenty years, chaired the subcommittee that designed and nurtured the program. The program's immediate goal is to provide legal experience and education for African American, Asian, Hispanic and Native American law students through summer placement at local law firms, government and corporate offices. A secondary goal is to increase and integrate attorneys of color into the Columbus legal community. The program focuses on arranging clerkship positions primarily for 1st year students because a student's placement in a law firm after their first year of school increases their competitive advantage in vying for clerkships for the second more critical summer. Since the inception of the program in 1987, employers have generously contributed more than $4.8 million in salaries, employing more than 600 summer clerks. Carlile Patchen & Murphy, Crabbe Brown & James, Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, Schottenstein Zox & Dunn, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, and Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease have been part of the MCP since the beginning. Between 2000 and 2008, MCP helped to nearly double the number of minority attorneys in Central Ohio firms that participate in the Columbus Bar's Managing Partners Diversity Initiative. To participate in the clerkship program, first and second-year minority students (from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and Capital University Law School only) are scored on the basis of their writing, interview skills and class rank by potential employers. First or second year students are matched with participating law firms, government agencies and corporate legal departments.
Laptop vs. Handwriting?
What if my computer crashes?
Do I have to use a #2 pencil?
We'll examine these and several other exam-related issues!
Touching base with students to discuss strategies for finishing the semester with fervor.
Lunch will be provided. RSVP to Darren Nealy at email@example.com.
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