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Jan
28

Public Interest Law Week Panel

12:00pm - 12:50pm @ BLB 240
Working for the Government Non-Profit Organization– Local agencies talk about what they do and how you can become an intern.

5:00pm - 5:50pm @ Hendricks Heritage Room
Working for the Government/Non-Profit Organization – Local attorneys working in non-profit and government organizations talk about what they do and how you can become an intern.

Jan
29

Public Interest Law Week Panel

12:00pm - 12:50pm @ BLB 240
Working for a Non-Profit Organization – Hear from local attorneys working in non-profit organizations and what you can do as an intern.

4:30pm - 6:00pm @ 109 BLB
FBI recruiter Gigi Joyner will share information on careers with the FBI.

Jan
30

2020 Symposium Prosecutorial Ethics: A 360° View

600 Travis, Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

9:30am-12:30pm

Jan
31

Government and Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT)

12:00pm - 2:00pm @ The Commons 
Public Interest Law Week culminates in our largest recruiting event for public interest and government employers—the UHLC Government and Public Interest Table Talk (GPITT). Local government and public interest employers come to UHLC to meet students and discuss summer internship opportunities during the table talk. Students are advised to dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes.

Feb
03

Justice Ruby Kless Sondock Lectureship Jurist in Residence Program

“51 Imperfect Solutions”

Guest speaker:
Judge Jeffrey Sutton
United States Court of Appeals,
Sixth Circuit

4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

University of Houston Law Center Bates Law Building - Room 109 1 Hour CLE

Feb
04

ASIL Careers in International Law Event

11:45am - 1:15pm @ Hendricks Heritage Room
Students interested in pursuing a Career in International Law.

5:00-6:30pm @ Hendricks Heritage Room
The Role of Climate Change in Atrocity Prevention.

 

Feb
06

Oral Arguments at UHLC, Fifth Circuit

8:30 a.m. Doors Open

9:00 a.m. Arguments Begin (must be in courtroom prior to start)

(estimated time of 40 minutes per case, with a very brief break to enter/depart the court room in between each case if needed)

UH Law Center, Krost Hall
4604 Calhoun Road
Houston, Texas 77204 

Free and Open to the Public

No large bags, back packs or electronics allowed

Parking is available in the new Parking Garage 5/Elgin Street Garage

Feb
13

Black History Month Presentation

“Constitutionalizing Inequality”

Guest speaker:
Devon Carbado
The Honorable Harry Pregerson
Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law
Former Associate Vice Chancellor of BruinX for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

6:30 pm 

Feb
18

Small & Midsize Firm Week Panel

12:00pm - 12:50pm @ BLB 240
Student Perspective – Join upper class students as they discuss how they secured employment with firms outside of the OCI process.

5:00pm - 5:50pm @ Hendricks Heritage Room
Student & Employer Perspective – Join upper class students and hiring attorneys and recruiters as they discuss how to secure employment with firms outside of the OCI process. 

Feb
19

Small & Midsize Firm Week Panel

12:00pm - 12:50pm @ BLB 240
Employer Perspective – Hiring attorneys and recruiters from small and midsize firms discuss their recruiting strategies and hiring cycles.

Feb
21

Small & Midsize Firm Open House

12:00pm - 2:00pm @ The Commons
Geared specifically towards small to midsize firms (50 or fewer attorneys), local employers come to UHLC to speak to students interested in law clerk, summer associate, and attorney positions. Culminating after career panels discussing the advantages and challenges of small, mid-size and growing firms, the career fair gives employers the opportunity to share information about their organizations and opportunities for the upcoming summer or academic year. Students interested in niche practice areas or the hands-on training and experience typical of smaller firms should attend this recruiting program.

Feb
28

2ND ANNUAL DENNEY L. WRIGHT
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY TAX CONFERENCE
AND
THE HOUSTON BUSINESS AND TAX LAW JOURNAL'S
20TH ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Greater Houston Partnership
701 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, Texas 77010

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. Reception

Mar
03

Yale L. Rosenberg Memorial Lecture

“The First Amendment and Economic Inequality”

Guest speaker:
Nelson Tebbe
Professor of Law
Cornell Law School

Mar
04

Lunch with a Lawyer & Dinner with a Lawyer

Lunch with a Lawyer 12:00pm - 12:50pm @ BLB 1

Dinner with a Lawyer 5:00pm - 5:50pm @ BLB 1

The purpose of this program is for the attorney to have a candid conversation with a group of up to 20 students who are interested in the practice area or practice environment of the particular attorney.

Mar
28

44th Annual Law Gala & Auction

The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
1600 West Loop South
APR
01

Passport to Success: Professional Development

12:00pm - 12:50pm @ Krost Hall
Session IV: Tips for a Successful Summer Legal Employment Experience

Eveing Session Legal Job Search for Part Time Students 5:00pm - 5:50pm @ Hendricks Heritage Room
Discuss job search challenges specific to evening program students and share strategies to successfully secure legal employment that fits in with your unique life considerations (full-time employment, family life, evening classes, graduation date, etc.).

PAST 2020 EVENTS

Jan
17

Human Trafficking Training & Prevention

UH Law Center, TUII 144
4604 Calhound Rd.
Friday, January 17th, 2020

9:00 - 11:00 a.m

Jan
17

Joseph A. Vail Asylum Law Workshop

University of Houston Law Center
4604 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204-6060

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

Jan
03

WASHINGTON D.C.
Alumni and Friends Reception

Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
2660 Woodley Road, NW | Washington, Dc 20008

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

 

Click here for the 2019 Event Calendar