Announcements

An Evening with Hon. Richard Morrison

Discover why the Tax Court matters. Mr. Morrison will cover what makes the Tax Court unique, how to effectively represent clients in front of the Court, and how CPAs are engaged in the process. Qualifies for 1.0 hour Ethics CPE and CLE. Tuesday, October 3, 5:30 – 8pm. Room 290. For more info and how to register: futuretaxleaders.com/events.

For more information, contact:

Grad Tax at gradlegalstudies@law.du.edu


Faculty Do Pro Bono Too – Get Involved!

October 5th, 12-1 pm
Room 180

As part of Denver Law’s celebration of pro bono during the month of October, join a group of Denver Law faculty in a discussion about their pro bono efforts, including how you can get involved! This represents just a sampling of efforts undertaken by our faculty and staff. Professors Chen, Garcia Hernandez, Kwoka, and Marceau will share. Lunch provided.

For more information, contact:

Alexi Freeman at afreeman@law.du.edu


Public Interest Orientation

New students–join us to learn more about pursuing public interest opportunities at DU! Hear from students with experience about a day in the life of an extern/intern in public service–from nonprofits to public defense to prosecution to public interest firms and more! Want to stand up next to a client in Court? Draft appeals? Write a bill? Lobby at the legislature? Represent the people? Learn what your day will actually look like in these positions. Then get an overview of how the Office of Career Development and Opportunities, Externship Office, Student Law Office, and Student Financial Management can help you find jobs, get credit, get training, and afford your public interest position. Lunch provided! RSVP on the CDO Blog, Denver Law Career Connection, lawcareerblog.law.du.edu

For more information, contact:

Elise Logemann at careers@law.du.edu or 303-871-6124

Sponsored by Career Development & Opportunities


Veterans Advocacy Project Information Session

The VAP pairs Veterans with teams of Colorado attorneys and Denver Law students. These teams work on benefit disability compensation and discharge upgrade cases. Students earn 3 field credits plus take a 3 credit graded seminar focusing on issues related to handling these types of cases. If you are interested in participating in the VAP in the spring semester, please attend this information session on October 5th at noon in Room 125.

For more information, contact:

Ann Vessels at avessels@law.du.edu


American Kennel Club announces Animal Law Writing Contest

The American Kennel Club invites all currently enrolled law students at ABA-accredited institutions to participate in the ‘Animal Law Writing Contest’ for a chance to win one of two cash prizes. Interested students will be required to submit an 8-15 page in-depth analysis of one of two provided topics. Submissions can be emailed to doglaw@akc.org no later than March 30, 2018.

The First Prize winner will receive $2,500. The Second Prize winner will receive $500. For detailed information on the animal law writing contest, requirements, and submission process, please visit us online at writeaboutanimallaw.com.

For more information, contact:

Emily Holmes at emily.holmes@akc.org or 919-816-3549

Sponsored by American Kennel Club


Spring 2018 Colorado Appellate Court Diversity Internship Program

Join Justice Monica Márquez and Judge Gilbert Román on October 4th from 12-1 pm in Room 125 for an information session about the Spring 2018 Diversity Judicial Internship Program. This internship program is designed to increase access to the Colorado court system for diverse law students.

For more information, contact:

Leann Steele at lsteele@law.du.edu

Sponsored by Legal Externship Program and Career Development & Opportunities


Sports & Entertainment Law Journal: Candidacy Period

SELJ’s Candidacy Period has opened! Packets are due Sunday, October 1, at 11:59 p.m. through TWEN.

Join the TWEN page or email Will (wtaylor18@law.du.edu) to receive the packet.

For more information, contact:

Will Taylor at wtaylor18@law.du.edu

Sponsored by Sports & Entertainment Law Journal


A Message From the Office of Events About Booking Tables on the 1st Floor

A message from the Events Office…

For more information, contact:

John Farrell at jfarrell@law.du.edu

Sponsored by Office of Events


Semester in Practice Application - Spring 2018

The application for Spring 2018 Semester in Practice is now open. Applications are due by 11:59 pm on October 9, 2017. To apply please visit https://udenver.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eA4yalUakZKBAJ7.

For more information, contact:

Leann Steele at lsteele@law.du.edu or 303-871-6486

Sponsored by Legal Externship Program


STLA- Opening Statements

STLA is hosting 4 Presentations for Trial Skills in the upcoming weeks!!

Wednesday Sept. 20th will be the first presentation on How to Craft an Opening statement!

Wednesday Oct. 4th will be a presentation on Direct Examinations by Madalia Maaliki, a District Attorney from Adams County.

Wednesday Oct 11th will be a presentation on Cross Examinations by Nick Bancroft, a Public Defender in Boulder County.

Wednesday Oct 18th will be a presentation on Closing Arguments by Sean Olson, a Civil Litigation attorney.

All presentation will include food and will be at 4:30 in rm 180 for about an hour. Hope to see you there!!

For more information, contact:

Maggie Toth at mtoth19@law.du.edu

Sponsored by STLA


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