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  • Attention 2Ls: Apply for the 15th Annual Carl “Tobey” Oxholm Summer Fellowship

    Deadline: November 1

    The Fellowship is open to all second-year students who have an interest and seek to explore a career in local government through a hands-on experience in the Solicitor’s Office during summer 2022.

    The Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Carl “Tobey” Oxholm Summer Fellowship with the Philadelphia City Solicitor’s Office. The Fellowship is open to all second-year students who have an interest and seek to explore a career in local government through a hands-on experience in the Solicitor’s Office during summer 2022. The winner of this fellowship prize of $10,000 will be paid in May 2022.

    All interested 2L students should submit the following application materials via Symplicity Job Posting by noon on Monday, November 1, 2021. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered. Selected students will be invited to interview in November. Fellowship recipient will be selected in early December.

    Application Materials

    1. Résumé
    2. A personal statement (two pages maximum)
      • highlighting your past experience and/or interest in municipal government
      • explaining why a summer in the Solicitor’s Office “fits” who you are and what you think you might want to do after graduation
      • identifying two to three (maximum) practice group units within the Solicitor’s Office where you would prefer to work (ranking your preference and explaining your choices)
    3. A personal reference from one of your professors at the law school, providing insight into what you would bring to the internship. (These can be emailed directly to jdm368@drexel.edu by November 1.)

    To learn more about the City Solicitor’s Office and its practice group units please, visit https://www.phila.gov/departments/law-department/.

    09.27

  • Join the Philadelphia and Pennsylvania Bar Associations

    Bar associations offer myriad opportunities to learn, network, and hear about jobs (sometimes before they are advertised).

    Build your resume, build your network! Bar associations offer myriad opportunities to learn, network, and hear about jobs (sometimes before they are advertised). The first step to getting involved and including this on your resume is to sign up today.

    Register

    09.20

  • Pennsylvania Bar Young Lawyers: Phillies v. Cubs Game

    The Philadelphia Zone of the Pennsylvania Bar Young Lawyers will be holding a Phillies night on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

    The Philadelphia Zone of the Pennsylvania Bar Young Lawyers will be holding a Phillies night on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Tix are $16 apiece (4 tickets max per ordering person; first come, first served).

    For tickets, contact PBA YLD Zone 1 Co-chair Karen Grethlein (KEGrethlein@MDWCG.com).

    09.13

  • Are You Interested in the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Team?

    Possibly? Well, you should be! 98% of all cases settle before trial. The Kline ADR Team focuses on pre-trial skills that all lawyers need to perfect: arbitration, negotiation, client counseling, and mediation.

    Possibly? Well, you should be! 98% of all cases settle before trial. The Kline ADR Team focuses on pre-trial skills that all lawyers need to perfect: arbitration, negotiation, client counseling, and mediation.

    The ADR Team will hold tryouts for 2Ls and 3Ls who are interested trying out for:

    • The ABA Client Counseling Competition
      • Application
      • Additional information (including spring competition dates) about the Client Counseling Competition can be found by here
    • The ABA Representation in Mediation Competition
      • Additional information about the Representation in Mediation Competition (including spring competition dates) can be found here.

    Students interested in trying out for either of the Spring 2022 competitions may email Professor Kraybill, ADR Team faculty advisor (nck26@drexel.edu) and Francesca Spinelli, ADR Team president (fs436@drexel.edu).

    Client Counseling

    • Tryouts for the Client Counseling Competition will be held September 14th and 15th 2021 via zoom. 
    • During the tryout, each participant will interview a client about the client’s specific legal problem. The client will be played by a current executive board member of the ADR team, with judges observing. 
    • The interview session which will last approximately fifteen (15) minutes.
    • The problem will be released after the deadline for interested participants. 
    • Please direct any questions about the Client Counseling Competition to Francesca Spinelli.

    Mediation

    • Tryouts for the Mediation Competition will be held September 22nd and 23rd 2021 via zoom.
    • Each participant will act as counsel for their client while negotiating with opposing counsel regarding an issue. Opposing counsel will be played by a current executive board member of the ADR team, with judges observing the mediation.
    • Each tryout will last approximately 25 minutes.
    • The problem is short and simple and does not require any outside research. The problem will be released after the deadline for interested participants. 
    • Please direct any questions about the Mediation Competition to Francesca Spinelli.

    09.7

  • The CSO Welcomes Upper-Level Students!

    Start the fall semester off right by making an appointment with a CSO advisor.

    Start the fall semester off right by making an appointment with a CSO advisor. Now is a great opportunity to check in and jump start your professional development. We can review your resume or cover letter, help you prep for your next interview, and coach you to a positive outcome. You can make an appointment on Symplicity.  Search by an advisor’s name for the most appointment slots. If you can’t find a time that works with your class schedule, email us directly:

    09.7

  • Part-time Job: Admissions Assistant

    The Admissions office is seeking current Kline Law students with excellent communication, organization, and time management skills to assist us.

    Job Description

    The Admissions office is seeking current Kline Law students with excellent communication, organization, and time management skills to assist us. This position will sit at the welcome desk in the admissions suite to answer the phone, greet guests, and assist with projects like event preparation and bulk mailings.

    Interested candidates must have the ability to work at least 15 hours per week in our office between the hours of 8:30am and 5:30pm, Monday through Friday.

    Pay is $12 per hour.

    If interested, please send your resume to Hanna Fiodarava at hf374@drexel.edu to schedule an interview.

    09.7

  • Combating Vaccine Hesitancy

    The Covid Campus Coalition is a student-led organization that provides college students across America with accurate, timely information about existing and emerging Covid vaccines.

    The Covid Campus Coalition is a student-led organization that provides college students across America with accurate, timely information about existing and emerging Covid vaccines. We are seeking collegiate student leaders who are passionate about public health, advocacy, and communication. Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a tangible impact on the public health of our nation. Here's our website if you would like to learn more: https://covidcampuscoalition.weebly.com/about-us.html

    Position Description

    • Attend a 30 minute Zoom Meeting once every two weeks with other student ambassadors for updates and information
    • Create a Covid Campus Coalition Instagram account for your school and promote the account as much as possible
    • Post a graphic each week. We will email you a graphic specifically targeted towards your university; all you have to do is post it!

    The Benefits

    • Your university and (if you would like) your name & photo will be added to our website
    • You will meet other student leaders from across the country
    • You will contribute to ending the pandemic and getting back to normal college life!

    Students who are interested in opening a chapter can reach out directly to CCC founder Jordan Tralins via email at jrt269@cornell.edu, and can cc Prof. Dale Cooke (dc598@drexel.edu). 

    09.7

  • Free Sweatpants

    If you haven’t already received your welcome back gift of KSoL sweatpants, you can pick up a pair in the Admissions office on the first floor.

    If you haven’t already received your welcome back gift of KSoL sweatpants, you can pick up a pair in the Admissions office on the first floor.

    09.7