Law Offices:
News & announcements for the week of
November 29, 1999

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Lottery Results for Spring, 2000 Semester

The results of the lottery for the Spring, 2000 semester are posted on the bulletin boards outside of Suite 600.  The results can also be found on the Law Offices Home Page at  

Students who do not wish to accept a place in the Clinical Education Program should notify Phyllis Powell so that place may be given to a student on the waiting list. 

Please see either Norma Valle or Phyllis Powell to obtain a permission slip to register for Clinic. 


This program in which first-year students may apply is different from anything at any other law school!  The first-year students who are accepted begin the program during their second year of law school. 

Becoming a lawyer takes more than sitting through three years of law school lectures.  It involves more than learning how to cross-examine hostile witnesses, write persuasive briefs, and talk to clients.  Reading about subjects such as legal ethics or law practice management is not the same as learning about them from experience. 

Throughout the LADR program, you will learn legal doctrine, lawyering skills, and professional values, and work in Chicago-Kent's teaching law firm, supervised by clinical professors who are expert practitioners and mentors.  You will learn the art of lawyering through two years of intensive skills and clinical training.  Your experience will teach you how to become a competent, ethical, socially responsible lawyer. 

To learn more about this program, please contact Prof. Gary Laser, Room 631, or pick up an application and curriculum memorandum in Room 600. 

APPLICATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM MUST BE TURNED IN BY JANUARY 31, 2000.  Please turn in applications in Room 600. 

Please join the Law Offices in welcoming Associate Professor of Clinical Practice Laurie Leader, who is scheduled to begin December 1, 1999.  Ms. Leader is a well-known sole practitioner specializing in the practice of commercial and employment litigation.  She will lead an Employment Discrimination / Civil Rights practice group. 
The Law Offices of Chicago-Kent offers nine long-standing programs in live-client clinical legal education which accommodate over 150 students in the fall and spring semesters and over 50 students in the summer semester. 

For a complete description of all clinical programs, please visit the Law Offices Home Page at 
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