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August 05 2015

06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
2015 Summer Recruiting Mixer - Layfield & Wallace Trial Attorneys

Become A Professional Trial Attorney!
Join Us For Our Summer Post-Bar Recruiting Mixer

Layfield & Wallace, APC is one of the premier and fastest growing Plaintiff Only Contingent Fee Trial Firms. An opportunity exists for up to 14 post-bar candidates to compete during a 3-month training program for 6-8 associate positions. We will provide you access to the most innovative training program in Southern California to become a top trial attorney.

When: August 5, 2015 / 6pm-8pm
Where: Los Angeles Athletic Club, 3rd Floor
431 W. 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

**RSVP with resume and law school transcript via email by August 3, 2015 to recruiting@layfieldwallace.com


  • Hiring 14 Post-Bar Associates (7 positions for each office) -- Orange County Office & Los Angeles Office
Start Date: September 8, 2015
End Date: November 20, 2015

Call back interviews will be held the week of August 11th. Final interviews will be held the week of August 17th.

  • 6-8 Associate positions will be offered following bar exam results for the following participating schools:
Whittier | UC Irvine | Western State | Chapman | USD | Pepperdine | California Western | Southwestern | Loyola | USC | UCLA

August 06 2015

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Moot Court Competition

The FBA is putting on a moot court competition to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act on August 6, 2015, in which law students will be competing. The moot court will be judged by District Judges Huff and Houston of Southern District of California District, as well as Judge Owens from the Ninth Circuit. 

Please register online at www.fbasd.org.

10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Federal Defenders of San Diego Mock Trial

Volunteers will listen to opening statements and witness testimony, view exhibits, hear closing arguments, deliberate and participate in a question and answer session with the defense attorneys. This mock trial involves a federal criminal case that is currently set for trial.

August 07 2015

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference

The Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference (MMRC) is an annual event that connects the largest legal employers in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area with diverse rising 2L and 3L candidates from around the country. Each year’s conference and job fair includes between 25 and 30 employers and upwards of 100 law students.

Employers participating in the interviews will include small, medium and large firms; corporate law departments; and public interest, nonprofit and government entities. The conference is sponsored by Twin Cities Diversity in Practice but is a unique opportunity to interview with both private law firms and local government employers as well. During lunch, students enjoy a discussion on key issues relevant to their job search and building a successful career.

CLICK HERE to be directed to information regarding registration for the 2015 Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference to be held at St. Thomas University on Friday, August 7, 2015.

August 08 2015

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
18th Annual San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association Bay Area Job Fair

On Saturday, August 8, 2015, SFIPLA will host the 18th Annual SFIPLA Bay Area Job Fair for rising 2L and 3L students. All accredited law schools in the United States are invited to participate in the SFIPLA Job Fair. Rising 2L and 3L students will be provided with a list of participating employers and asked to designate the employers with whom they would like to interview. Employers will then have an opportunity to review the resumes of interested students and select the candidates to interview.

The 18th Annual SFIPLA Bay Area Job Fair is co-sponsored by the University of California, Hastings College Of Law.

For detailed information for student registration and bidding, please contact your school Career Services Department and register online At https://law-sfipla-csm.symplicity.com/students/ REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON April 23, 2015. YOU MUST COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION AND EMPLOYER SELECTION BY 5:00 pm (PDT) MAY 24, 2015.

August 12 2015

12:00 AM -
Summer 2015 Classwork Ends

To day is the last day of summer classes.

August 18 2015

09:00 AM - 02:30 PM
New Student Registration

New Students arrive on campus to register for Fall 2015 classes.

August 21 2015

12:00 PM - 01:15 PM
SDCBA Presents: Introduction to Mindfulness - Managing Stress in High-Conflict and Challenging Environments

August 21, 2015 12:00pm -1:15pm (Free to Members)

Speaker:
Rochelle Calvert (Voth), Ph.D., B.C.B.A. is a clinical psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst in private practice in San Diego. She is the founder of New Mindful Life and has studied mindfulness for the past 12 years teaching classes, workshops, and retreats in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Mindfulness Based Eating and Mindful Parenting.

During this session on mindfulness you will learn:
What it means to be mindful and the scientific research to support efficacy in managing stress
How to practice mindfulness
Ways to integrate mindfulness into everyday life, specifically with stressors related to managing a high stress environment, conflicts and others under stress
What resources are available to support and develop a regular mindfulness practice

What benefit does Mindfulness provide to your life?
A greater capacity to manage stress
Communicate more effectively with colleagues and clients
Learn to respond rather than react to situations in day-to-day life
Develop a greater understanding of patterns that are habitual and causing more stress
Establish deeper and more meaningful relationships
Have greater clarity about ourselves, others and the environment
Develop the capacity to understand complex situations
Learn to address conflicts and difficult situations more effectively
Cultivate creativity and ease in life

Click here to register for this event

August 24 2015

08:00 AM - 03:00 PM
New Student Orientation

New Students arrive on campus for their Law School Orientation!

August 25 2015

12:00 AM -
Coursework Begins for Entering Students (Legal Skills)

Entering students begin the one-week Introduction to Legal Skills curriculum.