3L Christopher Garner discusses the important practical experience and skills he has gained as an extern for The Honorable Linda G. Morrissey, District Judge of the District Court of Tulsa County.
I began my externship with Judge Linda Morrissey at the beginning of this semester. I saw this opportunity listed on Symplicity and thought that it would be great to add to my resume. This experience has essentially been a practical lesson in civil procedure.
Along with being a student clinic intern, 2L Margo Shipley is also an extern at Domestic Violence Intervention Services. In this Q&A, she shares her experience and what she has learned.
How did you benefit from your externship, including the practical legal setting, course component and/or program overall?
Through my externship at DVIS, I gained knowledge and experience in the field of family law, particularly with regard to working with domestic violence victims.
2L Kimberly Fink gives an overview of Water Week 2013 and highlights some of the topics discussed.
Water Week 2013, hosted by TU Law’s SERL program, REELS, and the Energy Law Journal, proved to be another success. TU students and faculty and legal practitioners were enlightened by four experts in water law speaking from very diverse perspectives.
Kristine Bridges provides a list of professional development opportunities during the summer. Kristine D. Bridges is Associate Dean and Director for Professional Development at The University of Tulsa College of Law. She is Chair of the NALP Law Student Professional Development Section.
Although the summertime is usually thought of as a break for most students, there are a number of opportunities for student professional development during these months. Law school career counselors should encourage students to have a plan to ensure their summers are a time to energize their professional development efforts.