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UCI Law Student Newsletter September 26 - October 2
Announcements and Deadlines

See this week's SBA Meeting minutes attached. 

Early Bar Prep Week Oct 4-8: It is time to start thinking about bar exam logistics. To help you prepare, next week we will have a Zoom presentation (and private Q and A) by the California State Bar on bar licensure and the Moral Character determination issues, bar prep companies will be available to answer your questions, a fingerprinter will be on campus, and Dean Basick will tell you everything you need to know about bar prep strategies and deadlines. See dates and times below. 

Class of 2022:  Apply for the Carrie Menkel-Meadow and Robert Meadow Public Interest Scholarship by 4:00pm on Friday, October 1.  See Nasreen Zia’s email from Thursday, September 23 for more information.

Classes of 2022 & 2023: The 4th Annual New York State Public Defenders Career Fair is being held virtually on Friday, October 29. Register to attend by October 20.

Classes of 2022 and 2023: The Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP) registration closes October 11. All application materials must be uploaded to the WRP site by October 13, no later than 11:59pm PST. No late applications will be accepted. If you have questions please contact UCI Law's coordinator, Brandy Stewart, at or (949) 824-5963.

All Classes: Reed Smith offers programming on a Firmwide and local level to assist with your professional development and provide insight into life at Reed Smith.  Their recruiting team invites you to sign up for their mailing list to be the first to know about upcoming webinars and events hosted by the firm.

All Classes: California Employment Lawyers Association is having its annual conference October 27-29 and November 4-5 virtually. Apply for a scholarship to attend by Friday, October 1.

COVID-19 Community Status Updates

This Week

Monday, October 4

ABA Webinar for Mental Health Day -  Just Ask: How We Must Stop Minding Our Own Business in the Legal World: Depression and Suicide Essentials: at 1pm EST/10am PST, Registration at this link.

Admissions Ambassadors Fall Meeting: 12:00pm - 12:45pm, Edu 1131.

California State Bar Presentation (on the Bar Licensure Process): 12:00pm, via Zoom (use this link), Meeting ID: 983 0468 3373 /Passcode: 011020.

1L Affinity Group Outlining Workshop: 6:00pm to 7:00pm. [RSVP required to receive Zoom link; reach out to your respective LLSA, FGP, BLSA, APALSA, or MESALSA board if you’d like to attend].

Private Counseling from State Bar Representatives: to answer individual questions on bar application and moral character issues.  Zoom rooms will be available [links to follow from Dean Kyle Jones].

Tuesday, October 5

SBA Meeting: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, MPAA 420. 

CDO: Crash Course: Public Interest Job Interviewing 101: 11:00am to 12:00pm, Virtual Event. 

CDO: CA Attorney General's Honors Program Division of Medi-Cal Fraud & Elder Abuse Information Session: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Virtual Event. 

Wednesday, October 6

CDO: Administrative Law Jobs Panel: 9:00am - 10:00am, Zoom Meeting, [Zoom link here].

Business Law Society General Meeting: 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Law 3750.

Graduate Tax Program Info Session: 12:00pm -1:00pm, Virtual Event, [Register Here].

UCDC Information Session (Externships): 12:15pm to 1:10pm, MPAA 408/Virtual Event. [Register by October 1].

FEFS | Disinformation in American Elections Part I: Election Officials: 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Virtual Event, [Register here].

Thursday, October 7

Fingerprinting (which is required for the Moral Character Application): 8:00am - 5:00pm, in the law school courtyard. The cost is $17 payable by cash or check. [More details to follow from Dean Kyle Jones].

Bar Vendors Tabling: 10:00am to 3:00pm, some of the major bar prep companies will be available in the law school courtyard to answer your questions. Attending vendors have agreed to keep their lowest fall 2021 price available for UCI Law students through at least the end of October.

Reimagining the Latinx Experience in America | Adriana Villavicencio, Am I My Brother’s Keeper?: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Virtual Event, [Register Here].

LLSA First General Meeting: 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Edu 1131.

OutLaw First General Meeting: 12:00pm - 1:00pm, MPAA 408.

Tax Law Society - Mentor/Mentee Mixer: 12:00pm - 1:00pm, MPAA 420.

Early Bar Prep Planning: 12:15pm to 1:15pm, with Dean Basick in EDU 1111.

ABA Webinar for Mental Health Day - Protecting Well-Being in Law School and in the Transition to Practice: 4pm EST/1pm PST, Registration link here.

CDO: The OCBA Family Law Section: Business Valuations in Dissolution of Marriage Cases: 5:00pm to 7:00pm, Virtual Event. 

Friday, October 8

Socio-Legal Studies Workshop: Miguel R Quintana-Navarrete: 12:00pm to 1:15pm, Virtual Event, [Register Here].

ABA Law Student Division and ABA COLAP – Mental Health Day Initiative: A weekend to dedicate to personal well-being activities.  Please share with #LawStudentWellness and #ABAMentalHealth.

Saturday, October 9 - Sunday, October 10

ABA Law Student Division and ABA COLAP – Mental Health Day Initiative: A weekend to dedicate to personal well-being activities.  Please share with #LawStudentWellness and #ABAMentalHealth.

Next Week

Monday, October 11

Mid-Semester Review Week

Tuesday, October 12

Mid-Semester Review Week

Wednesday, October 13

Mid-Semester Review Week

Thursday, October 14

Mid-Semester Review Week

UCI Long US-China Institute & GLAS | Angela Zhang, China’s Great Reversal in Regulating the Platform Economy: 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Virtual Event, [Register here].

CDO: CA Attorney General's Honors Program General Information Session: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Virtual Event, [Register here].

CDO: Latham & Watkins: Case Study with Latham's Capital Markets Practice: Coinbase IPO: 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Virtual Event, [Register here].

Friday, October 15

Mid-Semester Review Week