Announcing the Next
Installment of ELS
The first 12 students to RSVP for each
Roundtable will receive a free lunch featuring a government
agency, non-profit, or law firm!
How it works: RSVP
to Jennifer Schaffer at firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating the roundtable(s)
that you wish to attend. Then, show up in room 355 to enjoy
free lunch with an environmental practitioner, courtesy of
ELS. The lunch is informal. If you have questions for our
guest, feel free to ask them. If not, just come eat and make
Please note that there
is a 12 student maximum (excluding the ELS organizer), so
you must RSVP for the roundtable and be put on the guest list.
If you are scheduled to attend, but cannot make it, please
notify Jennifer as soon as possible.
Lunch with the
Tuesday, March 2 from
12:00-1:00pm (Room 355)
Meet Jim Ritt, an antitrust lawyer
turned environmental teacher. Mr. Ritt practiced law for over
30 years, working as a prosecutor in a law firm, and as
in-house counsel. Eventually retiring from law, Mr. Ritt is
now an instructor at the Chicago Zoological Society and
teaches environmentally oriented classes for students from
preschool through graduate school.
ELS Organizer: Jennifer
Alternative Careers in Public Interest Law
Date: Wednesday, March
Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Room 210
What can you do with a law degree? How have law degrees
enhanced the career paths of Kent alumni and other law school
graduates in Chicago that are not currently engaged in the
traditional practice of law? Are you interested in public
service? Come and learn from a panel of law school graduates
that are using their degrees in non-traditional and exciting
Sponsored by the Environmental Law Society and the
Career Services Office. The program will be videotaped
and available for viewing online through the Career Services
Please RSVP through Symplicity under the Events tab.
Food will be
Lobby Day with Sierra Club!
ELS is mobilizing a group
of students to accompany Sierra Club on Lobby Day. ELS
members who attended Lobby Day last year said it was a unique
experience that they really enjoyed.
This year, Lobby Day will be
on Wednesday, March 10th and Thursday, March
2009-2010 T-Shirt Design Contest!
Submission Deadline: Noon on
March 12, 2010
First Prize: $50 Gift
Certificate to Publican Restaurant and YOUR design on this
contest is open to ALL
currently-enrolled Chicago-Kent students. This is the perfect
opportunity to show off your creative side and your design
skills! You could
even win a fabulous prize in the process!
print: The winning design will be creative,
the Chicago-Kent Environmental Law Society in some
are welcome to select their own imagery. A
of shirts and ink is available for use in the design.
designs must be original. No copyrighted designs
, logos, or slogans may be submitted. Team submissions are fine, but only one
gift certificate will be awarded. All designs must be
submitted on or before the
deadline. No late submissions
will be considered.
The winning design
be selected by the ELS
Board of Directors.
For details on available ink/shirt colors, technic
requirements for file types,
the like, please email Kate Thomas at email@example.com
If you have any questions about ELS,
please feel free to email Jennifer Schaffer
(ELS secretary) at firstname.lastname@example.org or
check out our web page at