3L Weekly Docket

This Week’s Weekly Docket includes a job posting for a University of Michigan Health Law Fellow, announces the 2019 Amaker Social Justice Retreat, and reminds you to talk to me about the Bridge-to-Practice program.

University of Michigan Health Law Fellowship

This full-time, one-year, (commencing fall 2019) term-limited Health Law Fellowship will provide an exceptional foundation for a health law career and is intended for a recent law school graduate who is committed to and demonstrates a prior interest in health law. The Fellow will work on the Michigan Medicine campus and report to the Associate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. The Fellow will be supervised by and work closely with the Deputy General Counsel and the eight other health care attorneys who support Michigan Medicine. The scope of work may include litigation, regulatory, governance, and transactional matters. This position is not a pathway to permanent employment in OGC.

Read more and apply here.

2019 Amaker Retreat Public Interest and Social Justice Retreat!, RSVP Today

This year’s retreat, on Friday, April 12th, at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 25 E. Pearson, will feature Wesley Bell, the newly elected prosecutor for St. Louis County, in conversation with a defense attorney on the topic,

“Are progressive prosecutors the answer to mass incarceration?”

Other panels will discuss voting rights, immigration, and challenges for law students who want to engage in public interest / social justice work, among other topics.  

The retreat will begin around 10 a.m. and run through 2:30 p.m., including lunch.

Please sign up now to reserve your spot and to receive updates.  Thank you! 


Looking for your first job out of law school? Talk to me about the Bridge-to-Practice Program!

The Bridge-to-Practice program is an amazing opportunity for any 3L searching for post-graduation employment.

Through the program, you can work for just about any organization of your choice (as long at it is not a private law firm) and get paid a stipend from NDLS to do so. You can see a list of organizations where previous Bridge-to- Practice participants have worked here. (This list is not an exhaustive list of options of organizations where you can work. It’s just a list of where past participants have worked. I can always work with you on finding a new organization.) You can read success stories of former Bridge-to-Practice participants here, here, here, and here.

If you are looking for your post-graduation job, talk to me about Bridge-to-Practice ASAP. You can email me at katelynn.mcbride@nd.edu. A conversation with me does not obligate you to the program but it does give you the chance to learn more about it and see if it is a fit for you.

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