JUDGE TO SPEAK ON HOW TO REPRESENT YOUR CLIENTS IN MEDIATION
The Hon. John W. Cooley (Ret.) will be guest lecturing
in Professor Pam Kentra' Mediation and ADR Procedures clinic class on Monday
March 20th from 4:00-5:50 in Room 345. Judge Cooley is a former United
States Magistrate Judge, a partner at a Chicago law firm, a former Assistant
United States Attorney and the former Senior Staff Attorney for the United
States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He is a highly successful
mediator and arbitrator and the author of many books and articles on Alternative
Dispute Resolution. All students interested in ADR or who may represent
clients in an ADR proceeding are welcome to attend the lecture and discussion.
LEGAL EXTERNSHIP PROGRAM - FALL 2000 SEMESTER
Do you want practical legal experience in a specialized area of law, either in a government agency or a private firm or corporation?
Do you want to make yourself more marketable to prospective employers?
If so, consider Legal Externship for Fall Semester, 2000.
Legal Externship is a 4-credit hour non-graded program open to students in their last year of law school. You can extern in a private or public, civil or criminal practice -- everything from the State's Attorney's and Public Defender's Office to the Illinois Commerce Commission to a major corporation. Many externships enable you to use your 711 license and appear in court.
Information packets with accompanying application forms are available in the Law Offices Reception Area and the Career Services Office.
To learn more about the program or to set up an interview to discuss
your placement choice and opportunity, contact Professor Gross.
PROFESSOR KLING AND IN-HOUSE CLINIC STUDENTS MEET THE PRESS
Professor Richard Kling and In-House Criminal Clinic students
Kate Moriarty, Susana Ortiz, and Scott Stewart were featured in the March
7 edition of the Chicago Sun-Times. The article emphasized that "law
clinics give students an essential background in how the law works."
Professor Kling further stated, "I think a clinical education should be
required, just as internships are required for doctors."
LAW OFFICES OF CHICAGO-KENT
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 www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.