Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Entrepreneurship/Small Firm Practice

TOMORROW, THURSDAY, Sept. 22nd at 5 PM in Room 292

If you are interested in learning more about the entrepreneurial opportunities a law degree can provide, including starting your own practice, please join us Thursday, September 22nd at 5:00 PM in Room 292, as we welcome a distinguished alum as part of the Dean's Alumni Practice Series. John Carrino (R-N '00), partner at Carrino Gallagher in Nutley, NJ, will be here to speak about his career path to his current position and answer questions from students. Along with equity positions in a variety of businesses, John has taken his legal education and practice and has successfully applied it to the many moving parts in the business world. John has a diverse background in technology and currently holds a patent on an advanced communication and notification software application that is widely adopted and used in the marketplace today. In addition to discussing the various business opportunities a J.D. can provide, John will be also able to offer his perspective on the current state of the legal market.

Refreshments will be served!

Please let us know that you are planning to attend by RSVPing in the Events section of Symplicity, under Workshops. 1L/2LE and 1LE students should RSVP by sending an email to our office (  Seating is limited.

If you can't join us in person, we'll be tweeting highlights LIVE.  You can also tweet us your questions  - #RNLAWDAPS.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

International Law Program

Presented by Matthew Wilson, Senior Associate Dean of Temple University Law School's Japan Program
Thursday, Sept. 15th, at 5:00pm, the Baker Trial Courtroom
The one hour program covers the following topics:
1. What is International Law? This is a question that many law students interested in the area need to how to effectively answer.
2. What is an International Lawyer? Prof. Wilson talks about his own experiences in the U.S., Japan, Philippines and Northern Mariana Islands, and exactly what an “ international” attorney does.
3. Opening the door: things that a law student can do during law school to get involved in transnational or international legal matters.
4. Studying Abroad: How to effectively utilize study abroad programs during law school. It cannot be used just as a vacation.
5. Where the jobs are: conventional and unique international career opportunities for law students domestically in the United States, overseas, and on tropical islands.
6. Job searching tips: how a U.S. educated law student can go about finding an internationally related legal internship or job either domestically or overseas.
7. Practical Application: How international experiences translate into networking, client development, and career opportunities in the United States