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UCI Law Student Newsletter May 8 - May 14
Announcements and Deadlines

Class of 2024 - Meet the Firms: Meet the Firms is Monday at 6pm. To attend, you must register in LEO by 5pm today.

Graduate Student Survey: UCI is currently conducting a study of our graduate programs and it is designed for all graduate and professional students. They want to make sure law student voices are heard, so we encourage you to complete this survey by Monday, May 9. You will recieve a $10 gift card for submitting and will be entered into a drawing for an additional $100 gift.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, help raise awareness about mental health and help seeking behaviors. UCI Counseling Center programs will be listed below.

Class of 2023 - Judicial Clerkships: Are you interested in applying for judicial clerkships? If you haven’t already done so, schedule a clerkship advising appointment with John Arden in LEO.

Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair: will be held in-person in Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 through Friday, July 29, 2022 (interviews are held on Friday, July 29) for rising 2Ls and 3Ls. Registration is now open. In the past, pre-registration closes about a week before the conference (specific date TBD) but earlier registration highly recommended. For more information on Lavender Law, including registration fees, see the CDO’s Career Fairs & Conferences page. If you intend to participate, please notify your primary counselor.

Boston Lawyers Group 2022 Annual Diversity Job Fair: The BLG Annual Diversity Job Fair for Law Students of Color will take place virtually on July 22, 2022. It is designed to offer rising 2L students opportunities for 2023 Summer Associate positions. Registration is open now.

2022 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair: This annual career fair will take place July 22-23 and brings together prominent law firms and government legal departments in the San Francisco Bay Area with highly qualified diverse second-year law students. Registration is open now.

2022 Ms. JD Law Student Leadership Academy: Rising 2L and 3Ls are welcome to attend this two-day virtual conference from June 23-24. This event will prepare you to lead and thrive in law school and your future careers in the legal profession through professional skill-building, educational workshops, and empowering discussions. Registration is free and open now.

Equal Justice Works National Advisory Committee: The deadline to apply has been extended to Monday, May 9 at 11:59 p.m. ET. NAC members act as Equal Justice Works ambassadors within the law school and legal services communities, and help bridge the gap between law school and the public interest field.

UCI Forward Coronavirus Information

This Week

Monday, May 9

CDO: July 2022 EIW Pre-Bidding Panel: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Virtual.

UCI Cross-Cultural Center: Under-the-Table Domestic Violence: 12:00 to 1:00pm, CCC Dr. White Room.

UCI Student Wellness: Quick Bites - Diet & Sleep: 12:30pm to 1:00pm, Virtual.

UCI Cross-Cultural Center: Generational Healing: 4:00pm to 5:00pm, CCC Dr. White Room.

CDO: Meet the Firms: 6:00pm to 8:00pm, UCI Student Center Ring Road.

Tuesday, May 10

Early Bar Prep Workshop #6: Summer Bar Prep Kick Off: 12:30pm to 1:30pm, EDU 1111.

UCI Cross-Cultural Center: Race, Power, & Responsibility (Part 1): 5:30pm to 6:30pm, Virtual.

Wednesday, May 11

UCI Student Wellness: Mental Health Awareness Month Tabling: 12:00pm to 2:00pm, Ring Road (Outside the Student Center)

UCI Cross-Cultural Center: Real Talk x ACTIVE: Privilege: 1:00pm to 2:00pm, CCC Dr. White Room.

UCI Student Wellness: Improve Your Snooze: 2:00pm to 3:00pm, Virtual.

Building Community Talks: 3:30pm to 6:00pm, UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom D.

Thursday, May 12

UCI Cross-Cultural Center: Art Exhibition: Intersectionality & Coalition Building: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, CCC Dr. White Room.

UCI Cross-Cultural Center: Race, Power, & Responsibility (Part 2): 5:30pm to 6:30pm, Virtual.

Friday, May 13

CDO: Information Session: U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps: 12:00pm to 12:40pm, Virtual.

CDO: EIW Firm Spotlight: Greenberg Traurig LLP: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Virtual.

CDO: EIW Firm Spotlight: Reed Smith: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Virtual.

Next Week

Monday, May 16

CDO: Skadden Fellowship Information Session: 2:00pm to 3:00pm, Virtual.

Tuesday, May 17

CDO: Venable Panel Discussion: Practice Group Showcase New York & Washington, DC: 3:00pm to 4:30pm, Virtual.

UCI Student Wellness: Body Talk: Anti-Diet Culture: 3:00pm to 4:00pm, CSWHP Conference Room, G319 Student Center.

Wednesday, May 18

IEFV | Intimate Partner Violence and Depressive Symptoms among Pregnant Women in a Homeless Shelter: The Mediating Role of Stress: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Virtual.

CDO: Venable Panel Discussion: DMV Practice Group Showcase: 3:00pm to 4:30pm, Virtual.

CDO: OCI Panel with Troutman Pepper: 4:00pm to 5:00pm, Virtual.

Thursday, May 19

CDO: Venable Panel Discussion: Practice Group Showcase California & Washington, DC: 3:00pm to 4:30pm, Virtual.

Friday, May 20

CDO: Vault Law OCI Readiness Summit: 9:00am to 2:00pm, Virtual.

CALIF | Antitrust and Race Conference: 10:15am to 3:45pm, MPAA 130.