Student Bar Association
Candidate statements and petitions to run for a position on the 2014-15 SBA are due this Friday, April 18, at 5 p.m. Running for a position on the SBA is a great way to get involved and allows you to represent your classmates as the voice of the student body. The election is open to every student at Chicago-Kent, so even if you've never held a position on SBA before, we encourage you to run! The following positions are open.
Executive Board Positions
- Vice President (Day)
- Vice President (Evening)
Bar Association Representative Positions
- Chicago Bar Association Representative
- American Bar Association Representative
- Illinois State Bar Association Representative
Class Representative Positions*
- 2L Day Representative (4 positions)
- 2L Evening Representative (2 positions)
- 3L Day Representative (4 positions)
- 3L Evening Representative (2 positions)
- 4L Evening Representative (2 positions)
- LL.M. Representative (2 positions)
*Please note that you must be in the corresponding division to run for a class representative position.
To run for a position, candidates must:
- Get the appropriate number of signatures (10) on the election petition form, and submit the completed form to the SBA mailbox or via email to the election co-chairs (see addresses below) no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, April 18.
- Prepare a short candidate statement (one paragraph maximum) and email your completed statement to election co-chairs Megan Mulherin and/or Megan Morton no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, April 18. Your candidate statement must be in Word format and emailed!
- If you are running on a ticket, then one person from your ticket must email the election co-chairs no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, April 18, with a list of all individuals on your ticket as well as the name of your ticket.
Elections will take place on Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25, and will be conducted online via TWEN.
Please refer to the email sent to the student body last week, as well as the SBA website (http://studentorgs.kentlaw.iit.edu/sba) for election details and procedures. Please contact election co-chairs Megan Mulherin (email@example.com) or Megan Morton (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions or concerns.
Congratulations to the 2014 Bar and Gavel Society inductees!
Twelve members of Chicago-Kent's Class of 2014 have been named to the Bar and Gavel Society.
Each year, Chicago-Kent inducts into the society graduating seniors who have distinguished themselves through outstanding service to the law school, the community, and the legal profession. The names of the 2014 inductees are as follows:
Eun "Sunny" Nam
Please, join us in honoring them at the Bar and Gavel Induction Ceremony on Monday, April 21, at noon in the Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium. The Bar and Gavel Induction Ceremony will be held in conjunction with the SBA Awards, with a cocktail reception to follow.
Positions available for 2014-15 executive board
It's that time of year again. Who will be the next face of the Lambdas? We highly encourage all of our members to be a part of the executive board for the 2014-15 school year. The following positions are available: president, vice president, treasurer, secretary, events chair and publicity chair. For more information about each position, please click here or email email@example.com.
Applications will be available until they are due on April 18 at 5 p.m. Voting and results will occur the follow week.
Chicago-Kent Law Review
2014-15 Chicago-Kent Law Review executive board
On Sunday, April 6, the Law Review elected its new executive board for the 2014-15 academic year. Please join us in congratulating the 2014-15 executive board:
Executive Notes & Comments Editor
Executive Article Editors
This group will do a fantastic job guiding and improving the Law Review! Congratulations!
Criminal Law Society
A Debate on the Pathway for Legalization of the Undocumented
Date: Monday, April 14
Time: Noon to 1:15 p.m.
Location: Governor Richard B. Ogilvie Auditorium
- Dan Stein, President of the Federation for American Immigration Reform
- Dave Gorak, Executive Director of the Midwest Coalition to Reduce Immigration
- Linus Chan, University of Minnesota Law School Professor
- Alexandra Filindra, University of Illinois at Chicago Professor in Political Science
- The Criminal Law Society
- The Republican National Lawyers Association
- Loyola Law School's Latino Law Students Association
- The Immigration Law Society
- American Constitution Society
- The Federalist Society
Entrepreneurial Law Society
"Raising Private Equity" with Michael Cannon, founder of VestEdge Consulting
April 17, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Refreshments will be served.
Come join the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, the Entrepreneurial Law Society, and IIT's CEO Society for Michael Cannon's lecture on raising private equity.
Michael Cannon, founder of VestEdge Consulting, is an entrepreneurial lawyer and finance executive with more than 30 years of broad corporate finance and legal experience in both early-stage and publicly traded companies and a broad background in providing legal, financial and business consulting services to entrepreneurial growth companies. His particular expertise (and enjoyment) comes from working closely with experienced management teams in helping them successfully plan, fund, manage and grow their businesses.
During this lecture, you will learn about:
- The Federal & State Regulation Paradigm
- Federal & State Private Offering Registration Exemptions
- Federal & State Broker-Dealer Exemptions
- Venture Capital vs. Angel Investors
- Individual Angel and Angel Group Investing
- Fundraising Process
- The TCTN Story – A Brief Personal Case Study
Intellectual Property Law Society
April 15: IPLS Alumni Reception
6 to 10 p.m. in the 10th floor event room
IPLS Alumni Reception honoring 2014 Distinguished Alumna Nabeela Rasheed of McAndrews Held & Malloy. The event is open to everyone; food and drink will be provided. Next year's IPLS executive board will also be announced.