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Tuesday March 12, 2013

CONQUERING THE MULTISTATE BAR EXAM

- Room 100

Mr. Steven Palmer with BARBRI had such a great time visiting GSU that he is coming back to speak again!

Mr. Palmer will be hosting a Bar Strategies Lecture. Learn strategies for the each of the MBE Subjects and followed by a short quiz and lecture.

A little information for those who didn’t get to hear him speak this fall:

Steven Palmer has taken and passed the Bar in 15 States! A former lecturer for KaplanPMBR, Mr. Palmer brings over 20 years of MBE-specific experience to BARBRI and on Tuesday, to Georgia State University College of Law.

Free Food will be served. All law students are welcome to attend and 3Ls are encouraged to attend.

Contact : Adam Wilkinson

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Bioethics at the Movies

11:45 am - 1 pm - Room 170

Bioethics at the Movies

Join the Student Health Law Association for this popular noon-time series during the Spring semester called "Bioethics at the Movies." Now in its seventh year, this program shows clips from contemporary movies and TV shows that raise a range of interesting issues in law and bioethics. Faculty associated with the Center for Law, Health & Society moderate each session.

Lunch is provided.

2013 Series Dates:

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Panem Idol: Is Reality TV Getting Too Hungry? Scenes from “The Hunger Games”

Moderator: Professor Jessica Gabel

 

Tuesday, February 12, 2013                        

Medical Tourism: Scenes from “Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”

Moderator: Professor Leslie Wolf

                                                                               

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 

"Surrogacy, Class ( and Humor)" Scenes from Baby Mama

Moderators: Professors Courtney Anderson and Erin Fuse Brown

 

Tuesday, March 12, 2013                                        

Bioethics Paradigm Shift in a Post-Zombie-Apocalypse World: Scenes from “The Walking Dead”

Moderator: Professor Yaniv Heled

 

Contact : Stacie Kershner, Associate Director

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EPWM Presents: Careers in Fiduciary Law

Noon - 1 pm - Room 100
The Estate Planning and Wealth Management Law Society is hosting a panel on Tuesday, March 12, at 12:00.  Come hear experts talk about their careers in the interesting (and growing) area of fiduciary law.  Lunch will be provided. Contact : Chris Lessard

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SBLI Lunch with Law Faculty

Noon - 1:30 pm - Faculty Conference Room

On March 12th, we will host our annual SBLI Luncheon with faculty and our Visiting SBLI Professor, Katherine Porter.  Professor Porter is from the University of California-Irvine School of Law.  The title of her presentation is Making Up for Misbehavior:  The $25 Billion Mortgage Settlement.  The lunch will be in the Faculty Conference Room.

Please RSVP by March 6th to Vickie Dye at vdye@gsu.edu.

Contact : Vickie Dye, Special Events Coordinator, (404) 413-9024

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Lunch and Informational Open House

Noon - 1:30 pm -

As you plan your summer schedule, you may want to consider enrolling in the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic. To learn about the Tax Clinic stop by the Clinic’s offices (ground floor across from Career Services) during an open house on March 12 at noon for pizza or any day between 9-5, to learn about the Clinic. Following is a brief description of the Clinic. You can also learn about the Clinic from the Clinic's web site at: www.gsulitc.org  You also should feel free to contact Professor Blasi, the Clinic Director, at 404-413-9172 or Mr. Timm, the Associate Clinic Director at 404-413-9232. 

The Tax Clinic has been operating for over 20 years as a nationally recognized component of the College’s lawyer skills development program. It has assisted hundreds of students develop essential skills needed to successfully practice law. The Tax Clinic is a controversy clinic. Student attorneys represent low-income taxpayers who have disputes with the IRS. The Clinic is not designed to be a tax course nor is it intended to provide substantial litigation training. Most students who enroll in the Clinic do not intend to practice tax law.

Clinic students are assigned several cases and deal directly with clients. They are called upon to exercise professional judgment in a law-firm setting by gathering and assembling the law and facts that are set forth in briefs submitted to the IRS’s Office of Chief Counsel, Appeals, and Collections. Students draft memoranda, interview clients and engage in the typical activities of first year law firm associates. Employers have noted that students who take the Tax Clinic are well prepared to practice law.

 To qualify for admission to the Clinic, you must have completed Basic Tax and have an overall average of at least 2.3.

Contact : Sarah Ortiz, Administrative Coordinator

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Lunch and Informational Open House

Noon - 1:30 pm -

As you plan your summer schedule, you may want to consider enrolling in the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic. To learn about the Tax Clinic stop by the Clinic’s offices (ground floor across from Career Services) during an open house on March 12 at noon for pizza or any day between 9-5, to learn about the Clinic. Following is a brief description of the Clinic. You can also learn about the Clinic from the Clinic's web site at: www.gsulitc.org  You also should feel free to contact Professor Blasi, the Clinic Director, at 404-413-9172 or Mr. Timm, the Associate Clinic Director at 404-413-9232. 

The Tax Clinic has been operating for over 20 years as a nationally recognized component of the College’s lawyer skills development program. It has assisted hundreds of students develop essential skills needed to successfully practice law. The Tax Clinic is a controversy clinic. Student attorneys represent low-income taxpayers who have disputes with the IRS. The Clinic is not designed to be a tax course nor is it intended to provide substantial litigation training. Most students who enroll in the Clinic do not intend to practice tax law.

Clinic students are assigned several cases and deal directly with clients. They are called upon to exercise professional judgment in a law-firm setting by gathering and assembling the law and facts that are set forth in briefs submitted to the IRS’s Office of Chief Counsel, Appeals, and Collections. Students draft memoranda, interview clients and engage in the typical activities of first year law firm associates. Employers have noted that students who take the Tax Clinic are well prepared to practice law.

 To qualify for admission to the Clinic, you must have completed Basic Tax and have an overall average of at least 2.3.

Contact : Sarah Ortiz, Administrative Coordinator

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Corporate IP Roundtable 2013 Kickoff Meeting

Noon - 2 pm -

Networking Opportunity and Luncheon featuring Ada Nielsen, MBA, CLP, PeregrineMaven Group

Topic:  The Five Easy Pieces of IP Strategy:  A Proven Framework for Building the Corporate Culture and Leadership to Maximize IP Value in Your Organization

Location:  The Commerce Club, One-Ninety-One Building, 49th Floor, Lane Room, 191 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA  30303

Parking:  Complimentary parking is available in the One-Ninety-One Parking Gargae (enter from Ellis Street)

RSVP:  Required along with special meal requests to Christine Nwakamma at cnwakamma@gsu.edu by February 28, 2013

Presented by:  The Georgia State University Intellectual Property Advisory Board

Contact : Christine Nwakamma, 404-413-9083

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Part-time Student Mixer

4:30 - 5:30 pm - Room 170
Part-time Student mixer. Contact : Sarah Rodmaker

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