CLE: Intellectual Property Law Overview: How to Incorporate IP Law Into Your Practice

When: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:10pm to 8:10pm
Where: 
Newark

This program will provide an overview of current law and practices in intellectual property (IP) law for non-IP attorneys. Because IP is usually a valuable asset for businesses, and every business will encounter at least some IP issues, an understanding of IP law is beneficial. Attorneys often consider IP law to be the domain of specialized boutique firms, but aspects of this practice area can arise in other contexts or can readily be incorporated into other practice areas. 

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Workplace Justice Panel

When: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 12:10pm to 1:05pm
Where: 
Camden

Workplace Justice Panel, sponsored by Peggy Browning Fund

Interested in ADVOCATING FOR WORKPLACE JUSTICE? Join Us! Learn about Peggy Browning Fund’s paid Summer Fellowships ($6,000 & up) & Network with Labor and Employment Lawyers

REGISTER by Friday, October 20th (for food count) at http://tinyurl.com/y9jsx4vk

PANELISTS:         Philip Harvey | Professor or Law, Rutgers Law | Moderator

Iveliz Crespo | Employment Law Attorney, Mazzoni Center, Rutgers Law Alum | PBF ’13

Alumni Speaker Series: Gerald Krovatin '77

When: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: 
Newark

The Rutgers Law School Alumni Association-Newark, in partnership with the Student Bar Association is hosting attorney Gerald Krovatin '77, who will talk about "Trial Lawyering: Developing As A Courtroom Advocate" at an alumni networking event on Wednesday, October 25, at 5 p.m. 

The talk will take place in the Berson Board Room on the second floor of the Center for Law and Justice at 123 Washington St. in Newark. The event is free to attend and requires no pre-registration. There will be light refreshments and a chance for networking after the talk.

 

Human Rights Activism in the Middle East: Perspectives from the Ground

When: 
Monday, October 30, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: 
Newark

You are invited you to attend, "Human Rights Activism in the Middle East: Perspectives from the Ground," a conversation with Aya Hijazi, Human Rights Activist and Founder of the Belady Foundation, on Monday, October 30th at 5:30 p.m. in the Bergen Room at the Paul Robeson Campus Center.

Career Panel on Dept. of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and Immigration Careers

When: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm
Where: 
Camden

 

Speakers include:

•          Patrice Rodman, Deputy Chief, USCIS Northeast Division

•          Kathy Hogan, USCIS, Office of Chief Counsel

•          Chris Setz-Kelly, Staff Attorney, Nationalities Service Center

Food will be served!

RSVP by Friday, October 20th (for food count) to emacias@rutgers.edu

Co-Sponsored by the Immigration Law Society and the Center for Career Development

Newark Alumni Association Gala

When: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 6:30pm to 10:00pm
Where: 
Off Campus

This year's Rutgers Law - Newark Alumni Association Gala is honoring  Jennifer Velez '96 and Alan M. Cohen '79 with the Distinguished Alumni awards, and Hon. Sue Pai Yang '84 with the Fannie Bear Besser Award.

The gala will be on November 1, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Maplewood Country Club at 28 Baker Street.

For more information, or to purchase a ticket or become a sponsor, follow this link.

CLE: Maintaining Attorney Trust and Business Accounts (videoconference)

When: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:15pm
Where: 
Newark

This program will be videoconferenced in Newark from the live presentation in Camden. It will cover the key requirements of the New Jersey Court Rules and the Rules of Professional Conduct with respect to handling client funds, maintaining attorney trust, business and fiduciary accounts and the required recordkeeping. This will be done by providing a first-hand view of the audit process, red flags and how to avoid issues during an audit.

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Implicit Bias Talk - CLE credits

When: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Where: 
Camden

 

What:  A program regarding implicit bias will be offered prior to the Minority Student Program’s Fall Reception. Professor Stacy Hawkins, a renowned expert on employment law and diversity, will discuss the science behind implicit bias and the implications of implicit bias for the practice of law and the administration of justice.  In addition, Professor Hawkins will identify practical techniques for overcoming the operation of implicit bias in an attorney’s daily practice and in the legal profession. 

Minority Student Program’s Fall Reception "United for Justice: A Collaborative Conversation"

When: 
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: 
Camden

 

Join us at the Minority Student Program’s Fall Reception as we welcome the leaders of affinity bar associations to discuss how they are addressing some of the issues and events that have caused a division in our nation.  The discussion, "United for Justice: A Collaborative Conversation," will highlight their collaborative efforts to promote unity, justice, diversity, and inclusion.

The panelists and organizations represented are:

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