What's New and Notable


Milwaukee Bar Association's Grow Your Practice Institute: Effectively Managing Your Time

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 4:00pm Milwaukee Bar Association, 424 E. Wells St.

Presenters:  Thomas M. Olejniczak, the law firm of Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C.
                      Aaron T. Olejniczak, Andrus Intellectual Property Law, LLP

Discover useful tips to manage your time and your practice. The work of an attorney can be demanding, overwhelming and never-ending. This father-son team will share how to find a work-life balance, how to work with your employer to develop boundaries on your work, the value of time spent volunteering, how to effectively record your time, and much more. Following the presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to share ideas and ask questions in facilitated small group discussions.  

Monday, July 10
4:00 - 5:15 p.m.

Credit: 1.0 CLE credit

To register, please click here.

Note: This is an event for Milwaukee Bar Association members. Law students can join the MBA for free here.

Contact: Nadelle Grossman

Sports Law Program Orientation and Welcome Mixer

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 5:00pm Room 144 & Tory Hill Cafe Patio

All first year and transfer students with an interest in the Sports Law Program are invited to attend the Annual Spots Law Program Orientation meeting on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at 5 p.m. in Room 144. Second or third year students who have not attended the Orientation meeting in the past should also attend. Topics that will be discussed include:

The Annual Welcome Mixer will follow the Orientation meeting on the patio outside of Tory Hill Café from 5:30-7:00 p.m.  All first year students, returning Sports Law program students, faculty and administrators, are invited to attend. Appetizers and drinks will be provided compliments of the National Sports Law Institute. Register on the event webpage or by clicking here.

Contact: Prof. Paul Anderson
Pro Bono Opportunities

Not Too Late to Dive Into Summer Pro Bono

You can still come out of your summer break with a resume containing pro bono legal work experience. How? Easy! Start by reviewing the summer pro bono opportunities listings and then contacting Angela Schultz or Katie Mertz with questions. 

Contact: Angela Schultz
Pro Bono Opportunities

Immigration Law Caravan: August 8-12

Earn 40 pro bono hours in 5 days this August. Join a small group on an all-expense paid trip across Wisconsin to provide pro bono legal advice and information to Mexican Nationals. Eight bilingual law students are needed. You will work under attorney supervision to provide know-your-rights presentations at predetermined locations in Appleton, Green Bay, Wautoma, Mauston, and Rock County. Following the presentation, audience members will receive a screening interview from a attorney and law student team to determine legal needs. Lodging, transportation, and food provided. To sign up or ask question, email Angela Schultz

Contact: Angela Schultz
Pro Bono Opportunities

New MVLC Clinic at Sojourner Family Peace Center

The MVLC has added a new location. We are now providing brief legal advice and referrals at Sojourner Family Peace Center on the 2nd and 4th Mondays from 5-7 PM. Sojourner is the largest domestic violence and sexual assault service provider in the state. We are thrilled to join them and expand our services to this population. When you next sign up for your MVLC shifts, consider joining us at Sojourner! 

Contact: Angela Schultz
Pro Bono Opportunities

Volunteer with the Marquette Law School Summer Youth Institute

Sign up to coach middle and high schoolers as they prepare and present an oral arugment at the fifth annual Marquette Law School Summer Youth Institute (SYI). Three law students are still needed to get in on the fun. Review the dates, times, and sign up HERE. To learn more about the program, read the SYI webpage. Still have questions? Email Angela Schultz. 

Contact: Angela Schultz
Student Organizations

Marquette Benefits & Social Welfare Law Review Write-On Competition Ends TOMORROW

Marquette Benefits & Social Welfare Law Review Write-On Competition ENDS TOMORROW. All competition materials must be turned in by Tuesday, June 27 at 11:59 PM CST. All materials and information are available on the Lexis Web Course "2017 Marquette Benefits and Social Welfare Law Review Competition." If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact either alexandria.carlson@marquette.edu or hayley.kresnak@marquette.edu

Contact: Alexandria Carlson
Pro Bono Opportunities

Students Needed for MVLC Shifts for the Remainder of the Summer

Students are needed to fill MVLC shifts throughout the remainder of the summer. Shifts are available in various locations at a variety of times. Trained students should submit their preferences via the student scheduling sign-up online form through their pro bono account. Students who have not trained to work with the MVLC should complete the online training and submit the form as soon as possible. Please direct questions to mindy.schroeder@marquette.edu.

Contact: Mindy Schroeder