Summer Work Study and Funding Information Session

Join me and Rukiya Harris of Financial Aid for an information session on Summer Work Study and Funding.  We'll discuss the application process as well as options for matching funds.

Details for Wednesday's session:

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
5:00pm
Room 1D

Hope to see you then!

Maureen Olives
Director of Public Interest Programs

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BLSA: February Meeting: K2A

Hello Everyone:
 
BLSA will be holding our February Meeting on 

Thursday, Feb. 24. from 11:45 to 1:00 p.m. 

Please join us in welcoming our guest speaker Ernest Jones, one of the founding members of BLSA! Room K2A.
 
As usual, this event is open to everyone. Mr. Jones will be speaking about his efforts to start BLSA right here at Temple.  Questions about this or other BLSA events should be directed to lawblsa (at) temple (dot) edu.

 
* lunch will be provided!!!
 
Ernest Jones is a founding member of Temple BLSA.  Mr. Jones is a true Philadelphia Barrister.  He recently retired as the President and CEO of the Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation (an agency which funds, coordinates and implements employment and training activities in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), a position that he held since 1998.  Prior to joining the Philadelphia Workforce Development Corporation, Jones was president of the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition.  He also served as executive director of Community Legal Services, Inc. Prior to that he served as the first general counsel to the Temple Legal Aid Office.  Jones began his legal career as an assistant district attorney.  He received his J.D. from Temple University School of Law and a B.A. in Economics from Dickinson College.  He is involved with and serves on the boards of numerous civic, business, academic and community-based organizations.
Mr. Jones' inspiring sense of humility and a terrific sense of humor compliments his accomplishments as a Philadelphia Barrister. 
“I have been blessed throughout my life with family and friends who helped me navigate life’s ups and downs. I have also been very fortunate in being able to work in positions that gave me a great deal of personal satisfaction. As I move on to the next stage in my life, I look back with no regrets and a lot of fond memories."  -Ernest Jones, 2010

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TRIAL TEAM IS NATIONAL FINALIST IN NACDL TOURNEY

TRIAL TEAM IS NATIONAL FINALIST IN NACDL TOURNEY

        This past weekend at the Bexar County Courthouse in San Antonio, Texas, Temple's National Trial Team took champion finalist honors in the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' (NACDL) Cathy Bennett National Criminal Trial Competition.  The team advanced to the championship round where it lost a split decision to a team from the University of Florida School of Law.

        The team is composed of Anthony Coccerino, Andrew Katz, Daniel Parker and Greg Weyer.  "Best Advocate" awards went to Dan Parker in the final round and to Andrew Katz in the semi-final round.

        Other participating schools were: American, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Chapman, Colorado, Cooley, Houston, Pacific-McGeorge, St. Mary’s and Stetson.

        The team was coached by Priya DeSouza, Esq. ‘09 (Chester County DA’s Office) and Jessica R. Oneill, Esq. (Environmental Protection Agency).

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TEMPLE SALDF IS HAVING A BAKE SALE!!

SALDF Members (and others who want to help out): We need your help for our bake sale next week! On Thursday,
2/24 from 11-2 we will be selling treats on the first floor of Klein.
The bake sale is really crucial to fund our programs and help us help animals.

You can do 2 things:
-Bake. Even if it comes from a box. We'll take whatever you can make!
This is where help is most needed.
-Sit at the table. It's easy- all you have to do is give people
change. Any amount of time you can give will help.

Please contact Dynah at dynahmite (at) gmail (dot) com to let us know how you
want to help out. Thank you!

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Federalist Society Originalism Event Rescheduled–Tuesday 2/22 at noon

The Temple Chapter of the Federalist Society will be presenting a debate entitled "Originalism: The Method, The Myth, The Legend" on Tuesday, February 22nd at noon in Room K2A. 

The event will feature Professors Saikrishna Prakash and Robert Reinstein. Professor Prakash is a former clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas and currently a professor at the University of Virginia Law School. Professor Reinstein has taught at Temple Law for over thirty years, including twenty as Dean.

All are welcome. FREE JIMMY JOHNS WILL BE PROVIDED!!!

Please contact Nick Mozal at nmozal (at) temple (dot) edu. If you have any questions about this event or the Federalist Society.

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Next Week in Career Planning

Click the link below this sentence for a listing of next week’s Career Planning events.

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Summer Work Study and Funding Information Session

Join me and Rukiya Harris of Financial Aid for an information session on Summer Work Study and Funding.  We'll discuss the application process as well as options for matching funds.  For those of you that can't make it at this time, I will be repeating the session at 5pm on Wednesday, February 23rd, Room TBA.

Details for Monday's session:

Monday, February 21, 2011
12:00pm
Room 1C

Hope to see you then!

Maureen Olives
Director of Public Interest Programs

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