Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Thursday, February 19, 2015
12:00 PM
Firm Spotlight Event: Debevoise & Plimpton
Attorneys from Debevoise & Plimpton's New York City office will speak to students about working in a big law firm in New York, give advice about how students can stand out in interviews, and provide information about different practice groups. Chick-Fil-A lunch will be provided.
Contact: Kara O'Connell
Sponsor: Black Law Students Association ; Virginia Law and Business Society

WB152
Monday, February 23, 2015
08:00 AM - 08:45 AM
A Conversation with John Bellinger, Former U.S. State Department Legal Adviser
John Bellinger, Arnold & Porter partner and former U.S. State Department legal adviser, will discuss career options in international law and national security law over breakfast.
Contact: Joby Ryan
Sponsor: Career Services; John Bassett Moore Society of International Law; Virginia Journal of International Law

Caddell Conference Room (SL366)
Monday, February 23, 2015
12:00 PM
Fried Frank Private Equity and Corporate Practice Presentation
Rebecca Zelenka, a partner with Fried Frank's Washington, D.C., office, will present on the realities of private equity and corporate practice, and take questions from students.
Contact: Joby Ryan
Sponsor: Career Services

Caddell Conference Room (SL366)
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
04:00 PM
Clinic Information Session
Professor Balnave, director of clinical programs, and representatives from each clinic will be present to answer questions.
Contact: Eleanor Diamond
Sponsor: Public Interest Law Association (PILA)

Caplin Pavilion
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
05:00 PM
Surviving Your First Year of Firm Practice
Join us for a panel discussion regarding ways to handle tricky, everyday situations that will arise during your first year of legal practice in a law firm. From how to say "no" to work when you are overloaded, to how to get the work you really want, this panel will address concerns and offer tips to get you off to a strong start in your firm. Panelists are: Carrie Stanton '11 of Williams Mullen, Rachel Horvath '10 of Morin & Barkley, Jordan McKay '10 of Michie Hamlett and Joby Ryan '05, who was an associate at Hogan Lovells before joining the Law School as director of career services.
Contact: Lisa Napier
Sponsor: Student Affairs ; Virginia Animal Law Society; Virginia Law & Business Review; Virginia Law and Business Society

WB104
Thursday, February 26, 2015
05:00 PM
Cahill Gordon Presents: Anatomy of a Deal, with Reception to Follow
Tim Howell '03 will present a program for 1Ls on the anatomy of a deal: who are the different players and what do they do. After the program, there will be a reception in Purcell Reading Room. RSVP by Feb. 23 to Dmanion@cahill.com.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

WB101
Monday, March 2, 2015
06:00 PM
Eighth Annual Etiquette Dinner
Nancy Mitchell of the Etiquette Advocate will conduct the Eighth Annual Etiquette Dinner. This year, the dinner will be sponsored by McGuireWoods, and lawyers from that firm will attend the meet-and-greet session at 6 p.m. as well as the dinner, which will start at 6:30 p.m. Business attire is expected. Although the majority of the cost for the dinner will be borne by McGuireWoods and the Law School, each participant will be expected to pay $20 towards the food expenses. The menu includes a simple salad, chicken or vegetarian entrée with sides, dessert and coffee. Contact Lisa Napier for reservations by 5 p.m. on Feb. 23.
Contact: Lisa Napier
Sponsor: Career Services; Student Affairs

Caplin Pavilion
Monday, March 16, 2015
05:30 PM
Bryan Cave Spring Panel
Bryan Cave attorneys discuss the recruiting process.
Contact: Natalie Ofoche
Sponsor: Black Law Students Association

WB128
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
04:00 PM
Women in Big Law Panels and Reception
All are invited to attend a panel from 4-5 p.m. (WB102, WB104) to learn more about female attorneys' experiences in big law, then attend the 5 p.m. reception in Caplin Pavilion and mingle with law firm associates, partners and recruiters from firms in Richmond, D.C., New York and more. Dress is business casual.
Contact: Danit Tal
Sponsor: Virginia Law Women

WB102; WB104; Caplin Pavilion
Thursday, March 26, 2015
05:00 PM
"Why You Should Consider an Elite New York Practice"
Len Teti ’05 from Cravath, Swaine & Moore will talk about what it’s like to work at a New York law firm, the types of practices available, and the role of a junior attorney. All students interested in working at an elite New York law firm are encouraged to attend. Food and drinks will be provided. No RSVP is required.
Contact: Lauren Kunkle
Sponsor: Career Services

SL294
Monday, March 30, 2015
01:00 PM
The Threat is Real: A Discussion of Cyber-attack Investigations with Robert Mueller
Former FBI Director Robert Mueller and several of his WilmerHale partners will discuss the challenges of cyber investigations. The panel will draw upon their experience in government and private practice to address the issue. Lunch will be provided.
Contact: Joby Ryan
Sponsor: Career Services; WilmerHale

Caplin Pavilion
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
01:00 PM
Tips From Trial Lawyers: Effective Oral and Written Advocacy
Two seasoned litigators from Hollingsworth LLP will share practitioner's tips on effective oral and written advocacy to help students prepare for their 1L oral arguments and beyond.
Contact: Joby Ryan
Sponsor: Career Services

WB101
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
05:30 PM
BLSA Spring Diversity Reception
Contact: Natalie Ofoche
Sponsor: Black Law Students Association

Caplin Pavilion
Friday, April 17, 2015
05:00 PM
Reception for 1L Mock Interview Day
Reception following 1L Mock Interview Day program for student participants and employer interviewers.
Contact: Patrice Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

Caplin Pavilion
Friday, April 17, 2015
09:00 AM
1L Mock Interview Day
Formal mock interview program for 1L students and employer interviewers followed by a reception for all participants at 5 p.m.
Contact: Patrice M. Hayden
Sponsor: Career Services

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