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Worldview Wednesday – Mexico

Please join the International Law Society (ILS) and the Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA) for Worldview Wednesday
this Wednesday, February 16 at 12pm in K6A.  Alvaro Ramirez, an LLM candidate from Mexico, will be presenting. Pizza and a Mexican treat will be served.
 
“Worldview Wednesdays” is a lunchtime series hosted throughout the spring semester to promote interaction between the JD and LLM students.  This is a fantastic opportunity to network with your fellow Temple students and learn about legal systems from diverse cultures throughout the world.  Each presentation focuses on explaining the legal system and current affairs of the presenter’s home country and is then opened for questions and discussion.
 
Thanks and we hope to see you there.
ILS and LALSA

Please send questions to 

ILSTemple (at) gmail (dot) com.

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Thursday 4-5pm in K2B, Guest Speaker Gilbert Casellas -Refreshments will be served

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Ever wonder what it is like to be VP of Corporate Responsibility for Dell, Chairman of the EEOC or General Counsel for the U.S. Air Force, a Federal Judge, a Nonprofit Executive Director or a Large Firm Attorney?

If so, come meet Mr. Gilbert Casellas, an individual who has held all of those positions throughout his career! He will be speaking on Thursday, February  17, 2011 from 4-5pm in room K2B. Mr. Casellas will speak to students about career choices, his career progression and how students might best prepare for a position in those practice settings.

This is a great way to network and ask Mr. Casellas about his career and how he got there. This is also a unique opportunity to get an insiders perspective and use this to your advantage when you interview for jobs!

Come learn about the possibilities!

***LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED***

If you have any questions, please contact LALSA’s President, Natalia Urrea, atnurreaos (at) temple (dot) edu.

This event is brought to you by Temple’s Latin American Law Student Association.

The following is Mr. Casellas’s biography:

 Mr. Gilbert F. Casellas has a broad and diverse range of successful experiences at the highest levels of business, law, and government. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Corporate Responsibility for Dell Inc. where he led the creation of an integrated and global corporate responsibility function that encompassed the company’s diversity, sustainability and corporate giving activities. He has previously served as Chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force and Co-Chairman of the U.S. Census Monitoring Board. For a number of years he practiced law in Philadelphia and Washington, DC with major law firms and for two years served as President of The Swarthmore Group, a registered investment advisory firm.

He has been a member of the board of Prudential Financial, Inc. since 1998 where he serves as a member of the audit committee and of the University of Pennsylvania since 1996 where he is a charter trustee. In 2009, he was appointed by President Obama to serve as a civilian member of the Military Leadership Diversity Commission. He also currently serves on the Diversity Advisory Board of Toyota Motor North America Inc. and previously chaired the Committee on Workplace Diversity for Yale University and the board of the Hispanic Federation. From 2001 to 2006, he was a member of The Coca-Cola Company’s Diversity Task Force.

He is a former President of the Hispanic National Bar Association and recipient of the “Spirit of Excellence” award from the American Bar Association, the U.S. Department of the Air Force’s Decoration for Exceptional Civilian Service and the Lucero Award from Latino Justice/PRLDEF.

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IPLS: District of Delaware Panel Discussion – Hosted by Drexel Law

The Drexel Law Intellectual Property Society invites you to a panel discussion with the Judges from the District Court for the District of Delaware. All four active Judges will be in attendance answering students' questions about federal litigation practice, IP litigation, and about trial advocacy in general.

The event will be held on Tuesday, February 22nd, from 6-8pm in Room 140 of the Drexel Law main building (3320 Market Street).

If you would like to attend, please RSVP by sending an email to drexellawip (at) drexel (dot) edu by Monday, February 14th.

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Law School Talent Show

Save the Date!
Law School Talent Show

Friday March 25, 2011 @ 5 pm
3rd Floor Barrack 

Interested in performing?  Please e-mail 1L SBA Honor Code Rep, Alex Radus, at tua58699 (at) temple (dot) edu by February 25th.  Please include a list of the people who are included in the act, a short blurb about what you'd like to do, and any equipment that might be needed.  Everyone is encouraged to perform, upperclassmen and faculty included, but, of course, if you just want to watch, that's groovy too!  

General questions about the event can be directed to Brian Auerbach, at bauerbac (at) temple (dot) edu, or corner your section's representative and ask them!
Co-Sponsored by the Temple University, Beasley School of Law 1L SBA Representatives and BARBRI Bar Review

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February 12: OutLaw and GPALS Masquerade Ball

This Saturday, February 12, 2011, join OutLaw and the Philadelphia area law schools' LGBT law student organizations at Mad River from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM.  Everyone is welcome.

Featuring: 

$3 drinks and 

FREE appetizers

Suggested donation: $5 at the door to benefit the Attic Youth Center of Philadelphia (http://www.atticyouthcenter.org)

Location: Mad River, 126 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Questions: Contact Romina Gomez (rgomez (at) temple (dot) edu), Brady Craig (bcraig (at) temple (dot) edu)

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Careers in Intellectual Property Law – February 15

Do you want to put that engineering degree to use after law school?  Does a likelihood of confusion in the marketplace cause you great concern? 

Come learn about — Careers in Intellectual Property Law on February 15th at 12:00pm in K1D!

Hear speakers from:
  
Blank Rome
Woodcock Washburn
GlaxoSmithKline
and more!

Topics will include Trademarks, Patents, Licensing, and Cyberprivacy.

The panel is sponsored by IPLS (Intellectual Property Law Society) & the Office of Career Planning.

Pizza & Soda will be provided.

Contact Merilee (marevalo (at) temple (dot) edu) with any questions.

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Lunar Banquet Ticket Sales – THIS WEEK!

APALSA (Asian Pacific American Law Student Association) Lunar Banquet Ticket Sales
 
We will be selling tickets to the Lunar Banquet in the Breezeway this week during the following times:
 
Monday (2/7): 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Tuesday (2/8): 11:00am – 5:30pm
Thursday (2/10): 12:00pm – 4:00pm
 
The Lunar Banquet is a huge celebration ushering in the Year of the Rabbit.  This year, it will be held at Ocean Harbor, 1023 Race Street, Saturday, February 12, 2011 from 7:30pm-12am.

 

Highlights: EIGHT course meal.  BYO!!!  Professor Reinstein!  May Mon Post!  Dancing!  Photo booth!

 

 
Tickets are $15 for students if you pre-purchase, $25 at the door, and $30 for non-students.  Cash or check accepted.

 
If you have questions, please contact Grace Lim at 

grace (dot) lim (at) temple (dot) edu.

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