Become a State Bar of Wisconsin Law Student Associate today and take steps now to boost your future legal career. The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a variety of resources to help you connect with the legal profession while you’re a student. You can network with your future colleagues at events, stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the law, be added to the monthly Law Student Associate Newsletter, and access research and career resources.
Join today for free and start making connections! If you have questions, please contact staff liaison Bryant Park, org bpark wisbar wisbar bpark org, (608) 250-6083.
Upcoming Events for Law Students
Networking Event with the Labor and Employment Law Section
Save the date for the Winter Celebration Networking Event with the Labor and Employment Law Section. This will be held in Madison after you return from break on January 17 at 4:30-7:00 p.m. at the Godfrey and Kahn offices located at One East Main Street Suite 500. For more information, please contact Jane Corkery at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supreme Court Rule Ch. 50: Practical Training of Law Students
For more information regarding Practical Training of Law Students, please visit the following resources:
Clerk's Office: Clerk of Supreme Court
University of Wisconsin Law School: UW Law
Marquette University Law School: MU Law
Indian Law Section Legal Education Scholarship Announcement
The Indian Law Section is excited to announce a Legal Education Scholarship. The scholarship is for a deserving third-year law student (who will be a 3L in the 2018-2019 school year) who intends to practice Indian Law in the state of Wisconsin upon graduation. The award for the 2018-2019 school year will be $1,000. Applications must be postmarked by August 1, 2018. The application and further details for the Indian Law Section Legal Education Scholarship can be found here. Please contact Kim Burns at org kburns wisbar wisbar kburns org with questions.
Apply for a Scholarship and Learn about Today’s Hottest Intellectual Property Topics
Attend the Door County Intellectual Property Academy July 19th and 20th for cutting edge analysis of today’s hottest IP issues. Law student scholarships are available to cover tuition as well as $100 towards a hotel stay. To apply for a scholarship, email Kim Burns at org kburns wisbar wisbar kburns org and explain why you want to attend the IP Academy and how it fits in with your future goals. Learn more at wisbar.org/ipacademy
Intellectual Property & Technology Law Section Announces 2018 Writing Competition Winners
The Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section proudly announces the winners of its Annual Writing Contest for Law Students attending a Wisconsin law school. The first place winner, Kathleen Bodenbach, won a $3,000 cash prize for her paper, “The Trademark Dilution Revision Act's Nullifying Effect on Famous Mark Holder's Dilution Claims”; the second place winner, Samantha Brown, won a $2,000 cash prize for her paper, “Tribal Sovereign Immunity as a Defense at the Patent Trials and Appeal Board? Or a Violation of US Antitrust Laws?” and the third place winner, Derek Seyller, won a $1,000 cash prize for his paper, “The Final Stand for Opposition to the Washington Redskins' Trademarks.” The title of each paper is a link to a PDF of each winning paper.