Events and Announcements

General CSO Announcement

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Honors Attorney positions for fall 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will begin accepting applications on Monday, July 28th, for the next class of Louis D. Brandeis Honors Attorneys to begin working during the fall of 2015. The application window will close on September 7th. Interested students should read more about the opportunity and contact your JD Advisor with any questions.

Sponsored by cso
For more information, contact career Services at or (314) 935-6451

Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

2014 ABA Forum on the Construction Industry's Student Writing Competition

This competition is open to all law students in good standing and attending an ABA accredited law school in the 2014 academic year. Papers may be on any topic relating to construction law. Winning entry receives $2,000. Deadline to submit is January 15, 2015. For more information go to

Sponsored by ABA
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 93-56438

Student Updates

ProSPER Webinar Viewing Party

Science Advocacy Activities When: 5:30 pm on Monday, July 28, 2014 Where: 7th Floor Conference Room, 785 McDonnell Sciences Building, Medical Campus The Society for Neuroscience recently released a webinar designed to help people interested in science advocacy learn how advocacy activities contribute to their professional success and how to involve yourself further in these activities. Many people have asked us how they can become more involved in science advocacy, so ProSPER is hosting this webinar viewing party where we can all comfortably watch the webinar and discuss it together. Snacks will be provided!

Sponsored by ProSPER
For more information, contact Kelly Kranjc at or (314) 93-53173

Garbage Bag Gala for the Salvation Army Midland Division

The Garbage Bag Gala benefits the Salvation Army Midland Division and is hosted by The Salvation Army Young Professionals Group. The Gala centers around a competitive fashion show featuring designers who build outfits from what many consider garbage, e.g., duct tape, trash bags, toilet paper, cardboard, and lint collectors. The Gala will take place at Moulin on Friday, July 25th at 7pm. All proceeds go to the Salvation Army to support the critical services they provide to our region. For more information see: For tickets see:

Sponsored by Salvation Army Young Professionals Group
For more information, contact Alex McDonnell at or (312) 618-3828

Trial Team 2014-15

Congratulations to the following students selected to participate on the 2014-15 Trial Team: new members Ana Nettles, Mary Hershewe, Mary Lucille Noah, Julieta Kosiba, Luke O'Brien, Courtney Harrison, Katherine Asfour, Stella Kamm and Patrick Hassett as well as returning members Fady Hanalla, Noble Freeman, Maebetty Kirby, Randall Brachman and Keenen Twymon.

Sponsored by Trial and Advocacy Program
For more information, contact Dorothy Campbell at or (314) 935-7964