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UC Irvine School of Law
October 6, 2013

Deadlines | Speakers | Meetings | Workshops | Announcements | Mix & Mingle


None this week!


Tuesday, October 8, 6:30pm
Two Sided Story
: Movie Screening and Discussion
, Social Science Plaza A, room 2112
The Olive Tree Initiative and UCI's Center for Citizen Peacebuilding are hosting a screening and discussion of the new documentary Two Sided Story with Robi Damelin (Israeli spokesperson) and Bassam Aramin (Palestinian spokesperson) as part of The Parents Circle - Families Form.  Two Sided Story tells the story of 27 Palestinians and Israelis who meet through a Parents Circle project and begin to explore the experience and narratives held by the "other side." 

Wednesday, October 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
LLSA: OCHBA Wally Davis Scholarship Information Meeting, LAW 4850
The OCHBA's Wally Davis Scholarship is given to three Latino students who are presently attending law school and who have demonstrated involvement in the Latino Community. Join Jacob Gonzales of Waldron & Bragg in Newport Beach (and co-chair of the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association's Scholarship Committee) for a Q&A session on the application process. 



Thursday, October 10 & Friday, October 11
CARES Advocacy
, 1:45pm - 6:00pm, LA County DPSS Office

Monday, October 14
Environmental Law Society General Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 4750

National Lawyer's Guild (NLG) Regular Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 4850

SBA Board Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 3600

Wednesday, October 16
OCHRA Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 4750

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF) Meeting, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, LAW 4700


Tuesday, October 15, 10:40am -12:30pm
CDO: Mandatory 1L Career Development Orientation, EDU 1111
October 15 is the first date that law school career offices can meet with 1L students about employment. December 1 is the first date 1L students are permitted to apply to or speak to employers about jobs. These are nationwide dates, so every law student is on the same timetable to begin the career search.  The Career Development Office (CDO) will be holding a mandatory meeting for 1L students on Tuesday, October 15 from 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. in EDU 1111. Lunch will be provided. A great wealth of helpful and comprehensive information will be covered. The CDO staff is eager to work closely with each of you. Personalized help is our model; the better we know you, the more we can assist you. We will see you all on October 15!

Wednesday, October 16, 11:45am - 1:00pm
Financial Aid:  Understanding Credit Reports and Scores Workshop, MPAA 408
Offered by Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Orange County. This informative workshop will show students what lenders look for on credit reports, how to establish good credit and how to legally eliminate credit report errors for free. For more information about UCI Law’s financial literacy services, go to the Debt Management page.

Sunday, October 20, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
FREE MPRE Exam Review with Dean Chemerinsky (2Ls/3Ls),
EDU 1111
UCI School of Law is once again pleased to hold a special 3 ½ hour MPRE exam preparation course. The course is designed for students taking the  November 2, 2013  MPRE exam.  Passing the MPRE is necessary for admission to most state bars, including California.  It can be taken after the first year of law school. Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will teach the course, which is free to all students.  Room capacity is limited.  Please RSVP to Debbie Mondares at by Thursday, October 10.  Since we open this review to students from other OC law schools, it is important to reserve your seat early (we do block off a number of seats for UCI Law students).

Monday, October 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
ABA Site Team Visit: Student Meeting
, EDU 1111
All students are invited; if your time is limited please drop by for a few minutes or if you can stay the whole hour, please do.  (We know that 1Ls are in class for part of the meeting.  Please come by once class is over!)  Please mark your calendars now for this important meeting.  RSVPs are not necessary, but we do hope there is a good turn-out.  Cookies, brownies, and coffee will be served.


Monday, October 7 - Friday, October 11
Mid Semester Review Week
- No Classes
The Law Library will have modified hours this week.  These modified hours are:
Sunday, October 6: 1pm - 10pm
Monday - Friday, October 7 - 11: 8am - 6pm
Saturday, October 12: 1pm - 6pm
Sunday, October 13: 1pm - 10pm

Bar Exam Loans
The summer following graduation is often spent studying for the bar exam and not working. To assist students with paying for bar exam courses and bar exam expenses, we offer Bar Exam Loans. These loans are private education loans for which third-year students may be eligible. Lenders will often allow up to six months of forbearance or interest-only payments. Information about interest rates, origination fees and repayment options are available at this site.

Disability Services Office/Law School Special Hours - EDU 1016
Wednesday Afternoons, 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Please make appointments through the Disability Services Office (949-824-7494) or by e-mailing Senior Disability Specialist Lori Palmerton at  Drop-ins are welcome but students with an appointment will be seen first.



Mix & Mingle

Tuesday, October 8, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
AEE Launch Event, McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (MDEA)
The Association of Energy Engineers UCI student chapter is hosting a launch event with special guest Gene Beck speaking about solar technologies. Refreshments provided!