ADVISORY COMMISSION APPOINTMENT
Clinical Professor Edward Kraus, who supervises the Health
and Disability Law clinic, has been appointed to the HHS
Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines. Read the full
SPRING 2012 LEGAL EXTERNSHIP PROGRAM
A2P Legal Externship is a 4-credit hour non-graded program
which enables students to extern with a supervising attorney
in a wide variety of legal areas – civil and criminal. Externships
are available for the Fall and Spring semesters and in Summer
session. Some public sector externships enable students
to obtain a 711 license and appear in court.
Examples of civil law externships in governmental and public
interest places: the City of Chicago Corporation Counsel's
Office, Office of the Illinois Attorney General, Illinois
Commerce Commission, Immigration Court of the U.S. Department
of Justice, Internal Revenue Service, and Environmental
Protection Agency, as well as approved in-house corporate
Students interested in criminal law may extern at the U.S.
Attorney's Office, the Office of the Federal Defender, and
at the offices of the State's Attorney and Public Defender
in Cook County as well as the surrounding counties.
Information and application packets for Spring 2012 semester
are now available in front of the Spakateria, in Career
Services Office, and in Room 600 Law Offices reception area.
SPRING 2012 FOR CREDIT LEGAL EXTERNSHIP
Part of 4 Credit Hour Spring 2012 Legal Externship Program
Mitsui Rail Capital, LLC
Mitsui Rail Capital, LLC (MRC) is a railcar operating lessor
servicing customers throughout North America, including
Canada and Mexico. MRC's customer base includes many Fortune
500 companies in a wide variety of sectors, including energy,
mining, coal, steel, automotive, appliances, grain, plastics,
etc. MRC also provides rail and infrastructure advisory
services to its sister-companies in Amsterdam, Munich and
Sao Paolo, as well as affiliated sister-companies worldwide.
The extern will work directly with General Counsel on numerous
legal matters including but not limited to: equipment leasing
agreements; equipment financing and other financial documentation;
NDAs or other confidentiality agreements; corporate governance
documents including board minutes, consents/resolutions,
company and employee policies; matters relating to human
resources and employment; insurance claim handling and reporting;
various litigation matters; and other legal matters as needed
by the company.
Extern applicants can be either 2Ls or 3Ls. Students who
have had course work in Business Organizations, Commercial
and Secured Transactions and/or Employment Law are preferred.
In addition, the extern should have an interest or experience
in cross-cultural business environments.
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample
and transcript (unofficial on-line transcript is acceptable)
by either regular mail or email to:
Mr. Rudy A. Figueroa, Jr.
VP of Administration, Human Resources & Legal Department
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Mitsui Rail Capital, LLC
71 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Application Deadline: Thursday, December 1, 2011.
If you are selected to extern, please notify Prof. Gross
immediately for permission to register for Legal Externship
(4 credit hours).
For a complete description of all clinical programs, please
visit the Law Offices' Home Page at http://www.kentlaw.edu/academics/clinic.