Law News and Announcements

PRE-LAW CLUB 

 

Tuesday, Feb. 2 :  12-1 Ben Hoffman, Director of Admissions -  U of North Dakota Law School –   SUB 234

Friday, February 12 :  12-1Meet the Lawyer – Ashely Whipple – former prosecutor and private practice of law - SUB 233

Tuesday, February 16:  12-1Meet the Lawyer – Chris Gillette – Family Law - SUB 233

Thursday, February 25: 12-1 - Meet the Lawyer – Aparna Rajagoal-Durbin – former Diversity & Inclusion Manager at the

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and engineer – 12-1 – SUB 235

Monday, February 29: 12-1 - Meet the Lawyer – Honorable Holly Brown – SUB 233

Wednesday, March 2: 4-5Gallatin County Detention Center Tour – by reservation only *watch for email*

Wednesday, March 9: 5 pmMovie Night - Procrastinator Theater (Pizza served)

                                                 showing: A Few Good Men

                                                                                          

LAW WEEK - WEEK OF APRIL 4TH

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO APPLY FOR LAW SCHOOL NEXT FALL,THIS WEEK IS FOR YOU! Everyone welcome!

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Monday, April 4:  12-1Women in the Law – Janice Whetstone and Susan Swimley - SUB 232

Monday, April 4:  5-6How to Pay for Law School – Office of Financial Education - SUB 236

Tuesday, April 5:   5-6How to Write a Winning Personal Statement – Writing Center

Wednesday, April 6:  5-6 Law School 101108 Plant Bioscience Building - *for students starting the law school application process next fall

Thursday, April 7:  12-1  Law School 101 – 108 Plant Bioscience Building -  *for students starting the law school application process next fall

Thursday, April 7:  5-6 - What Can You Do With a Law Degree? – SUB 168 (co-sponsored with Career Services) – Mike Larson, Montana Bar Association; Audrey Cromwell (ASMSU attorney); Kellie Petersen (MSU Legal Counsel); Kyle Siemer (Bobcat Athletics NCAA Compliance Specialist) - Pizza served!

Friday, April 8: 2-3 -  LSAT Prep and Practice – watch for email.  RSVP required.  Limited seating available. 

Wednesday, April 13 -  4-5 – Gallatin County Detention Center Tour – by reservation only *watch for email*

 

LAW DAY EVENTS

Thursday, April 21: 12-1 LAW DAY Panel Discussion (co-presented with ASMSU) - Procrastinator Theater

                                        Join us for a panel discussion moderated by Dean of Students, Matt Caires.     

Wednesday, April 27 - LAW DAYwith the Montana Supreme Court - SUB Ballrooms  

                                     9:30 am overview of the case. Oral arguments begin at 10 am sharp

                                     *oral arguments in Krakauer vs. the Commission of Higher Education

                                      *read the briefs here: https://supremecourtdocket.mt.gov/search/case?case=18028

 

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Have an idea for a guest speaker or activity? Let us know!  denise.malloy@montana.edu

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