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May 15, 2017 — Volume 6, Number 17

Important Deadlines

  • Wed. May 17: Deadline for all students to vacate their lockers.
  • Fri. May 19 at 4 p.m.: Law School Commencement Mass.
  • Sat. May 20: School of Law Commencement.
  • Mon. May 22 at 9 a.m.: Deadline to request a summer locker.
  • Wed. May 31 at 5 p.m.: Deadline to register your student organization for 2017-2018.
  • Fri. June 16 at 5 p.m.: Deadline to apply for the Student Leader Scholarship.
  • Fri. July 21: Deadline to apply for the Wallace Chapter, American Inns of Court.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, May 17

May 17

Intellectual Property Information Series 2017: Strategies for Entrepreneurs, Startups, and Small Businesses

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 // 5 p.m.
San Diego Central Library Shiley Suite (9th Floor) 330 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101

All are invited to this first in a series of instructional seminars about how intellectual property contributes to innovation and potential … Read More

Friday, May 26

May 26

State Bar of California Litigation Section: Protecting the Consumer Rights of Veterans and Serving Military

Friday, May 26, 2017 // 5 p.m.

Veterans and serving military personnel face unprecedented challenges on behalf of all of us. They and their families also face serious prob… Read More

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May 2017 Graduates: Get Paid During Bar Study

AccessLex Institute is conducting a study on bar preparation habits and we encourage our May 2017 graduates to participate. The time commitment is just a few minutes per day during the bar preparation period, and participants receive $250 plus the possibility of receiving a $500 Apple gift card. If you are planning to take the California bar exam in July, be on the lookout for an email from Law Student Affairs this week for information about how to opt in.

J. Clifford Wallace Chapter, American Inns of Court: Application due July 21

The J. Clifford Wallace Chapter of the American Inns of Court is accepting applications from law school students. The mission of the American Inn of Court is to unite a cross-section of the bench and bar in an education forum to encourage excellence, professionalism, and ethics in advocacy, as well as to promote fellowship of the bench and bar. The Wallace Chapter membership reflects the rich diversity of the San Diego bench and bar. The members are grouped into "pupilage" teams which fosters the development of mentoring relationships and are responsible for presenting one program a year on a topic of interest. If you are interested in applying for membership to the Wallace Chapter, please fill out the application and email it to Michael Conger by July 21. Information about the Wallace Inn structure and time commitment is available online. This is an excellent opportunity to network and learn from local judges and attorneys.

Lockers: Important Information and Deadlines

If you currently have a locker, your deadline to vacate it is Wednesday, May 17. All lockers must be vacated at the end of each academic year. Any belongings left in the lockers after May 17 will be collected and donated. If you are studying for the bar exam on campus or taking summer school, you may request a summer locker to use. The deadline to request a summer locker has been extended. To request a summer locker, email the Office for Law Student Affairs by Monday, May 22 at 9 a.m. In your email, include your name, USD ID number, USD email address, and phone number. Contact: Office for Law Student Affairs.

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