Room 325 – 1L Moot Court competition, 6:00 p.m.
Room 326 - 1L Moot Court competition, 6:00 p.m.
Room 335 (Historic Courtroom) - 1L Moot Court competition, 6:00 p.m.
Wade Auditorium- Moot Court/Advocacy Workshop, Noon
Historic Courtroom- ABA Team Dress Rehearsal, 4:00 p.m.
Room 325 - 1L Moot Court competition, 6:00 p.m.
Room 335 (Historic Courtroom) – Mock Trial competition – 6:00 p.m.
Room 226- Career Services, Day in the Life Series, Noon
Room 244 – BARBRI presentations, Noon
Student Lounge – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Room 230- SBA Weekly Meeting, Noon
Lobby area - LAW REVIEW SYMPOSIUM
Room 136 (Wade Auditorium) – LAW REVIEW SYMPOSIUM
Room 335 (Historic Courtroom) – Mock Trial competition 6:00 p.m
BLSA Hugs & Kisses Fundraiser
The "Hugs and Kisses" fundraiser will run from February 24th-28th in the student lounge
from 12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. BLSA members will be selling real hugs and Hershey chocolate.
1 hug or 4 Hershey kisses will be a $1.00. There will also be "wishing wells" where
people can make their wishes. All proceeds will go to St. Jude Children's Hospital.
ABA Team Dress Rehearsal
Please come to the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Teams’ Dress Rehearsal on Tuesday,
February 25 at 4:00 pm in the Historic Courtroom. The 3L team of Jasen Durrence and
Lee Whitwell takes on the 2L team of Rachel Cade and Kyle Turner as they debate computer
fraud and whether law school interns should be paid. Come to see top-notch advocacy
and to cheer on the teams before they leave for Las Vegas.
How I Put My Law Degree to Work: Finding Your Niche in the Law
On Tuesday, March 25th from Noon- 1:30 pm in Room 244, TLAW will host this program which highlights non-traditional
legal careers. The panelists have diverse careers ranging from the owner of Yolo
to a Rule 31 Mediator. There will also be a special appearance by Tennessee Court
of Appeals (soon to be Tennessee Supreme Court) Judge Holly Kirby.
Moot Court/Advocacy Workshop for 1Ls
FIRST YEAR STUDENTS - Remember the mandatory Moot Court/Advocacy Workshop on Tuesday,
Feb. 25 at noon in Wade. Learn about the winning tradition that is Memphis Moot Court!
We will discuss the travel team program, Moot Court Board, in-school competitions,
and the 2L Appellate Advocacy class. We’re thrilled to welcome another class to the
Memphis Moot Court program! Pizza will be served.
The MBA Day in the Life Series
The MBA Day in the Life Series continues this week with a program focusing on In-House.
It will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 26 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in Room 244.
The Day in the Life Series will feature a panel of attorneys who work in the same
subject area but in different capacities. The panelists will discuss what they do
in their jobs, what they like most about their work, and what law students should
do if they are interested in these areas.
LAW REVIEW SYMPOSIUM
The 2014 University of Memphis Law Review Annual Symposium will take place THIS Friday,
February 28. This year's Symposium is titled Juvenile Courts in Transition: Where
We Have Been and Where We are Going. For more information on registration, topics
and speakers, please click here>>
BLSA and SBA Charity Basketball Tournament
BLSA and SBA are co-hosting a basketball tournament to benefit St. Jude on Saturday,
March 1 at noon. We are hoping that student organizations will enter their own teams.
Let Chris Tutor (email@example.com) or Anthony Adewumi (firstname.lastname@example.org) know ASAP if your organization is interested because there is an 8 team cap. Additional
details are below:
8 teams, double elimination
Team registration will be on a "first come, first served" basis
5-on-5 basketball tournament
5 players minimum, 7 players maximum allowed on each team (co-ed teams
$50 entry fee per team
15 minutes per game
No referees, teams will call their own fouls
$5 general admission fee
Boys and Girls Club-Porter Goodwill Branch 620 South Lauderdale, Memphis, TN 38126
Moot Court Board Accepting Applications
The Moot Court Board is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Board. Second-year
students are eligible if they have successfully competed in at least two inter- or
intra-school advocacy competitions, have a GPA of at least 2.0, and will be students
for both the fall and spring terms next year. Please submit a letter of interest
and a signed grade release authorization form to Lee Whitwell by Monday, March 3 at
noon. Blank grade release authorization forms are available in the Moot Court Board
HEALTH LAW SOCIETY WHO’S WHO NETWORKING CHALLENGE
The Health Law Society will be in the Student Lounge taking entries for the competition all
week! The quiz has been moved to March 3!
Step 1: A visual directory of participating students will be made and competitors
will have a week to memorize the names and faces of the students. If you want your
peers to learn your name, all you have to do is sign a waiver to release your name
and photo for use in the directory. Please clink on the link to complete the waiver:
click here for waiver
Step 2: The Health Law Society will be sitting in the student lounge taking entries
on February 17-21 at noon. It is $5 to enter the competition. This valuable resource
alone is well worth the entry fee! After entering, you will be emailed the visual
directory of every student who signed a waiver. This valuable resource alone is well
worth the entry fee.
Step 3: Study your visual directory then show up to room 226 on March 3 at noon. you will be given a 25- question quiz showing only the faces of your peers, and
you will have to write in your answer. There will be a first, second, and third prize!
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Pro Bono Project
VITA is a running pro bono project that is held every Wednesday from Feb. 5th until
mid-April. Volunteers will help with intake and/or assist people with filing tax
returns. Volunteers will choose dates and times that are convenient. This is a great
way to earn pro bono credit and to learn a little more about client consultations
and tax! For more information, email Zach Ogale at email@example.com.
Student Organizations and Memphis Law administrators are encouraged to submit information
for upcoming events to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday at 10 a.m. to be included in the Weekly Events email and webpage. A full
listing of law school events can be found here.