Suit Up for the Future 2018 Program Agenda


 
Schedule Items for Week 1

Monday, June 11, 2018
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in


9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Welcome

Presenter: Presenter: Barry H. Grodsky, LSBA President 2018-19; Hon. Karen Wells Roby, Just the Beginning (JTB); Members of the Pipeline to Diversity and Outreach Subcommittee, Co-chairs Adria Nobles Kimbrough, The Kullman Firm and Scherri N. Guidry, 15th JDC Public Defenders Office; LSBA Department of Member Outreach and Diversity

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Orientation / Program Overview
Choose Law Video, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Introduction of Interns and Externs

Presenter: Members of the Pipeline to Diversity and Outreach Subcommittee, Co-chairs Adria Nobles Kimbrough, The Kullman Firm and Scherri N. Guidry, 15th JDC Public Defenders Office

10:15 AM to 10:45 AM
Break and Suit Up Photo IDs

10:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Icebreaker

Presenter: Members of the Pipeline to Diversity and Outreach Subcommittee, Co-chairs Adria Nobles Kimbrough, The Kullman Firm and Scherri N. Guidry, 15th JDC Public Defenders Office; Suit Up Interns and Externs

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Introduction of Mock Problem for Oral Argument

Presenter: Members of the Pipeline to Diversity and Outreach Subcommittee, Co-chairs Adria Nobles Kimbrough, The Kullman Firm and Scherri N. Guidry, 15th JDC Public Defenders Office

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Lunch

12:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Legal Research & Writing

Presenter: Professor Emily Bishop, Westerfield Fellow, Director of the Lawyering Program, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Break

2:45 PM to 3:00 PM
Break

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Mock Legal Problem/Questions; Mock Legal Argument Team Assignments

Presenter: Suit Up Interns and Externs

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Sign Out and Transportation Arrival

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
College and Law School Admission Preparation Workshop (Personal Statement Tips)

Presenter: Daphne A. James, Associate Director of Admissions, Office of Admissions, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center; Sierra Cason, Admission Counselor, Office of Undergraduate Admission, Tulane University; Veronica Aviles, Admissions Counselor, Loyola University New Orleans; Brent McLemore, Assistant Director at the Loyola Career Development Center, Office of Student Affairs, Loyola University New Orleans

10:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Break

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Memorandum Outline Preparation



Presenter: Suit Up Interns and Externs

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lunch

Presenter: Dayal Reddy, Attorney at Law, Metairie, LA; Natalie Blackman, Attorney at Law, Baton Rouge, LA

1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Travel to field trip: Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office
619 South White St., New Orleans, LA

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
District Attorney Presentation and Tour

Presenter: Leon A. Cannizzaro, Jr., District Attorney, Orleans Parish

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Break

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Resume Preparation

Presenter: Suit Up Interns and Externs

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Sign Out and Transportation Arrival

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Memorandum Preparation

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Constitutional Law

Presenter: Professor Isabel Medina, Professor of Law, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Criminal Law

Presenter: Professor Russell L. Jones, Jesse N. Stone, Jr. Endowed Professor of Law, Southern University Law Center

1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Break

2:45 PM to 3:00 PM
Break

4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Resume Preparation

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Sign Out and Transportation Arrival

Thursday, June 14, 2018
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in

MEMO OUTLINE ASSIGNMENT DEADLINE

9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Oral Argument Workshop (How to Deliver an Oral Argument)



Presenter: Professor Jeffrey C. Brooks, Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center; Annie Scardulla, Advocacy Fellow, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center

10:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Break

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Memorandum Preparation

Presenter: Suit Up Interns and Externs

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Lunch

1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Memorandum and Oral Argument Preparation
Viewing of 2017 Oral Arguments


Presenter: Suit Up Interns and Externs

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Sign Out and Transportation Arrival

Friday, June 15, 2018
8:45 AM to 9:00 AM
Arrival and Check-in

DRAFT OF RESUME ASSIGNMENT DEADLINE

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Memorandum Preparation

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Lunch



Presenter: J. Michael Bowman, Zen-Noh Grain Corporation, Covington, LA; Janet Kearney, College of Law Library, Loyola University New Orleans; Kimberly R. Silas, Louisiana Supreme Court, New Orleans, LA

1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Memorandum Preparation

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Brainstorming Session: Questions to Ask A Law School



Presenter: Suit Up Interns and Externs

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM
Sign Out and Transportation Arrival

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