American Bar Association Law Student Division to Conduct 10th Circuit Spring Meeting at TU

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The American Bar Association Law Student Division will conduct its 10th Circuit Spring Meeting at The University of Tulsa College of Law on Saturday, February 19.

Law students from any of the law schools in the 10th Circuit (Oklahoma, Kansas, and Arkansas) may attend the event, which is free. Online registration is over, but students may register starting at 9:30 a.m. at the entrance of John Rogers Hall. A continental breakfast will be served at 9:30 a.m. as well. The meeting runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Spring Meeting is designed to bring law students together to exchange ideas and develop camaraderie. The Spring Meeting will be a particularly enlightening event for law students interested in:

• Discussing important issues facing law students and legal education
• Learning how to get the most from your legal education
• Building a network to launch your career after graduation
• Obtaining an inside look at the current scope of the legal job market

Presentations will include:

• Carving Your Own Niche in the Legal Profession
• Taking Control of Your Future
• Life Balance vs. Work Balance in a Legal Career
• Marketing a J.D. Degree for Non-Legal Careers: What You Can Do Now to Prepare for an Alternative Career
• What You Can Do Now to Prepare for a Traditional Legal Career

TU College of Law staff and professors will be speaking at the event, as will local attorneys. At 4:15 p.m., an election will be held for the 2011-2012 10th Circuit Governor.

Scott Been