August 25, 2014 | Volume XXII, Issue 2

Jobs & Opportunities: Sept. 16, 2013

Published: September 16th, 2013

Category: Jobs and Opportunities

Professionalism Week kicks off today

Professionalism Week is a series of events organized by the UF Law community to advance students’ transition into the legal profession. Events begin today and run through Friday, including the following programs:

  • Managing Your Online Image: Monday, 8 a.m., Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard
  • Networking 101: Tuesday, noon, Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180
  • Dress for Success: Wednesday, noon, Marcia Whitney Schott Courtyard
  • Government, Public Service, and D.C. Opportunities: The Insider’s Perspective: Friday, noon, Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180 (Presentation)

Visit http://www.law.ufl.edu/career-services/professionalism-week-2013 for more information.

Gerald T. Bennett American Inn of Court accepting applications

The Gerald T. Bennett American Inn of Court is now accepting applications from second- and third-year law students. The Bennett Inn will be hosting a reception Tuesday with drinks and appetizers from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Faculty Dining Room. All are welcome to come and learn about the Bennett Inn and meet current members. Dean Robert Jerry and faculty adviser Professor Jon Mills will also be in attendance.

The Bennett Inn, co-sponsored by the University of Florida Levin School of Law, is dedicated to improving the skills, professionalism and ethics of the bench and bar through the assessment of cutting edge legal trends, innovation and technology.  The Bennett Inn is a platinum chartered member of the American Inns of Court, America’s oldest, largest and fastest-growing legal mentoring organization. The Bennett Inn is a cooperative learning Inn, which distinguishes it from other Inns in Florida– it has student members who sit on the executive board and each group has a student leader coupled with a master/barrister to engage in true cooperative learning with a strong mentoring component. Members join with local judges and lawyers dedicated to restoring the nobility and ideals of the legal profession in a hands-on, practical way. The Bennett Inn meets approximately once a month during both semesters on Tuesday evenings from 5:30-7:30 in the Faculty Dining Room.

The student application for membership can be found at Bennettinn.org.  Applications are due by Friday to Membership Chair Mary K. Wimsett, mkwimsett@adoptionlawfl.com. Direct any questions about the reception to her, or to 2013 board members, Kevin Miller, kevmill555@ufl.edu, or Jessie Ervalino, jessie.ervolino@gmail.com.

Student Law Alumni Council social Friday

Join UF Law alumni for the fourth annual Student Law Alumni Council social at the Hilton’s 2-Bits Lounge Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. This is a great opportunity to network and socialize with many of our alumni throughout the region. Complete the online application to join the Student Law Alumni Council and RSVP. For more information on the Student LAC click here.

If you have any questions, contact the Alumni & Development Office at 352-273-0640 or campbell@law.ufl.edu.

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