December 22, 2011

Upcoming 3L Government Honors and Internship Deadlines

The following government programs have 3L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2011-12 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at

Upcoming 2L Government Honors and Internships Deadlines

The following government programs have 2L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2011-12 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located at

December 21, 2011

Next Week in LCS - December 21, 2011

Congrats to our December 2011 Graduates! And to everyone else for completing your first or another semester of law school.  Please check out our 10 Things To Do For Your Legal Career During Winter Break, which we sent earlier this week and is also available in the link at the bottom of this email.  We hope your winter holiday seasons are restful and productive.  See you in 2012!

1Ls: Are you ready to get involved? Looking for small time commitment that makes a big impact? LCS is now accepting applications for its Ambassadors Program to help shape the policies of our office while also learning more about the services our office provides students and alumni.  The application form can be found in the Symplicity Document Library.
Postgraduate Judicial Clerkships! Are you interested in pursuing a postgraduate judicial clerkship? Mark your calendars for 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25 to attend a presentation in 341 Lewis on Judicial Clerkship Application Nuts & Bolts, a presentation on the application procedures and resources that will ease the process. Bring your questions and don't forget to RSVP in Symplicity
Graduating Students (3Ls/4Ls/LLMs): Please ensure that your graduation date is correct in your Symplicity profile. Email your advisor or our office (law_career [at] if you need to update that.  You will be receiving updates from our office based on that information.
Symplicity has unvieled its new student mobile website! You will now be able to access job postings, events calendar, surveys, and so much more! Login today to take a look!
Check out the new LCS Tutorials! From the shortcuts in Symplicity, you can access programs on using Symplicity, Professional Dress, and Technology in Your Job Search.  The LinkedIn Tutorial is now available, and its intructions are available just below the LinkedIn icon in the Symplicity shortcuts.
Our office will reopen on Monday, January 2, 2012. We have already begun to schedule appointments for early January before classes begin so stop by or call (312-362-8385) to set up an appointment with your advisor!
Next  Week's Calendar - check out Symplicity, the College of Law, and local bar association calendars for more events, training opportunities, and deadlines.
Tuesday, December 27
  • 4:00 PM: Milwaukee Area Law Firm 1L Receptions, Off-Site
Saturday, December 31
  • Deadline: NACDL Diversity Essay Competition. Please see Job Posting #15468 for details.
Latest Law Career Services Blog posts:
Check out our tweets at @DePaulLawCareer! If you don't have a twitter account, you can also follow it via RSS Feed. Here's a sampling:
Come visit us in 340 O'Malley, which is on the north side of the building, facing Jackson Boulevard. We have computers, a resource library, and lounging space as you work on your job search and professional development tasks.
Law Career Services Location & Details: 340 O'Malley, which is across from the two new small classrooms (343 & 344), facing Jackson. To make an appointment or access your Symplicity account/reset your password, stop by or call the office  at (312) 362-8385.
  • Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

News and Announcements from the CBA

Christmas Carol CD Now Available
The CBA Symphony Orchestra's recording of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" is now on sale for $12.Order at or pick up a copy in the CBA's Legal Bookstore (312-554-2130).

December 20, 2011

Upcoming CLE and Volunteer Opportunities at the CBA


CLEAdvantage - CBA Member Discount CLE Plan: Members can attend most CLE seminars for only $125 per plan year. Seminars are also webcast at and the West LegalEdcenter (see costs online).
Ethics Jeopardy (1 PR Credit)
January 10/12:00-1:00 p.m./$30 Member/$60 Nonmember/$25 Gov't Member