Events

Tuesday February 26, 2013
Start: 02/26/2013 8:08 am
End: 02/26/2013 5:00 pm

Phi Delta Phi will have its spring initiation on Tuesday, February 26th.

If you achieved Dean’s Honors this past spring and are not already a Phi Delta Phi member, you are invited to join. 

If you need more information or if you believe you meet the eligibility requirements please contact Elizabeth Fortino at pdpinitiation@gmail.com by February 13th at 5pm.

Start: 02/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 02/26/2013 1:00 pm

Room 250. Lunch served.

Start: 02/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 02/26/2013 1:00 pm

Room 515. Everybody welcome! Enjoy free lunch!

Start: 02/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 02/26/2013 1:00 pm

Room 450. Mr. Mitch Stone, a white collar crime expert, will discuss his involvement with this field of criminal law. It is the first time that a white collar crime expert has been invited to speak at a meeting. As always, food will be served. 

 

Start: 02/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 02/26/2013 1:00 pm

Room 525. Become a member and take advantage of everything CBLS has to offer. Join us for our second general body meeting.

Start: 02/26/2013 12:15 pm
End: 02/26/2013 4:00 pm

Come to the atrium for our biannual Southern Hospitality event! Each plate is only $5 and you can choose from an assortment of food and desserts. It's not too late to buy or cook food, just e-mail Talia Beard at Talia.Beard@law.fcsl.edu.

Wednesday February 27, 2013
Start: 02/27/2013 12:00 pm
End: 02/27/2013 2:00 pm

Atrium. All donations go towards sponsoring a child.

Thursday February 28, 2013
Start: 02/28/2013 8:00 am

February 28, 2013  |  Room 550  |  Register here

Confirmed speakers:

  • Lunch Keynote Speaker -- Eric Schwaab (Assistant Administrator for Fisheries for the National Marine Fisheries Service with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  • Lake Ray (State Representative, Member of Waterways Commission, former Chair Duval County delegation, and current President of the First Coast Manufacturers Association) 
  • Walter (Tony) Rosenbaum, Ph.D. (Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, University of Florida and Interim Director of the Bob Graham Center for Public Service)
  • Joseph Tomain (Dean Emeritus and the Wilbert and Helen Ziegler Professor of Law, University of Cincinnati School of Law)   
  • Stephen A. Bortone, Ph.D.  (Executive Director, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council)

CLE pending.  

Questions?  Contact Professor Andrew Long (along@fcsl.edu, 904-680-7757). Click here for registration information.

Start: 02/28/2013 12:00 pm
End: 02/28/2013 1:45 pm

Room 455. The Entertainment Law Society will be hosting a legal panel with Entertainment Attorneys Scott Keniley from Keniley and Kumar LLC. in Atlanta and Marc Stollman of Stollman Law in Boca Raton. They will be speaking about conflicts of interest, legal malpractice, the legal environment in their respective cities, and current entertainment issues.  Please e-mail Hailey Yonker at C302080@law.fcsl.edu for any questions.

 

Start: 02/28/2013 12:00 pm
End: 02/28/2013 2:00 pm

Atrium. All donations go towards sponsoring a child

Start: 02/28/2013 12:00 pm
End: 02/28/2013 1:00 pm

Room 555. Interpreter/Translator Training for bilingual students to assist with Client interpretation in Clinics.

 

Start: 02/28/2013 12:15 pm
End: 02/28/2013 1:45 pm

“Bill” Flannery is one of the country’s foremost legal consultants in the area of client development and relationship building. His presentation will be held in Room 250 from 12:15 pm until 1:45 pm. This event has been approved for 1 CPE credit!

This presentation will go over these topics and more:

THINK EMPLOYER RATHER THAN YOUR RESUME!
Employers hire candidates who understands their practice and its unique challenges.
Competing on credentials alone rarely generates a job offer.
 
CONSIDER RELATIONSHIPS & BUILD RAPPORT!
Employers seek candidates who they like and trust.  Building rapport is key to finding the “right” job and succeeding in it!

R.S.V.P. on Symplicity to attend! Don't wait until the last minute to R.S.V.P. Last year this event filled up before the deadline! Make sure you don't miss out!

Start: 02/28/2013 1:00 pm
End: 02/28/2013 2:00 pm

Anyone interested in running for an Honor Court or Executive Board position MUST attend one of the following informational meetings:

Thursday,  February 28 - 1:00pm - Room 465.

Tuesday, March 5 - 12:00pm - Room 425

Please RSVP to Supervisor of Elections, Chelsi Henry C.Henry@law.fcsl.edu.

*NOTE: If you are unable to attend either meeting please contact Chelsi Henry.

Start: 02/28/2013 7:00 pm
End: 02/28/2013 9:00 pm

Atrium. e-mail Talia Beard Talia.Beard@law.fcsl.edu

Friday March 01, 2013
Start: 03/01/2013 8:00 pm
End: 03/01/2013 10:00 pm

Istanbul Grille - located off Southside Blvd. @ 9041 Southside Blvd. Jacksonville 32256. Please join us on Friday, March 1. There will be SPECIALS and COMPLIMENTARY APPETIZERS will be served. Everyone is welcome to bring family and friends. Istanbul Grille is a Turkish restaurant and Hookah lounge. They serve delicious Middle Eastern food in a relaxed Mediterranean environment.

Monday March 04, 2013
Start: 03/04/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/04/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 03/04/2013 4:45 pm
End: 03/04/2013 6:00 pm

Room 550.

Tuesday March 05, 2013
Start: 03/05/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/05/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 03/05/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/05/2013 1:00 pm

Anyone interested in running for an Honor Court or Executive Board position MUST attend one of the following informational meetings:

Thursday,  February 28 - 1:00pm - Room 465.

Tuesday, March 5 - 12:00pm - Room 425

Please RSVP to Supervisor of Elections, Chelsi Henry C.Henry@law.fcsl.edu.

*NOTE: If you are unable to attend either meeting please contact Chelsi Henry.

Wednesday March 06, 2013
Start: 03/06/2013 12:00 am
End: 03/06/2013 1:00 pm

Room 250.

Start: 03/06/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/06/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 03/06/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/06/2013 4:00 pm

The Academic Success Department will be hosting BAR APPLICATION OFFICE HOURS.  These office hours will replace the current system of individual meetings.  Changes are effective immediately.  Office hours have been scheduled to correspond with important bar application deadlines and dates.  Please see dates below. 

March 6 and 7

April 9 and 10

May 2

All sessions will occur at the 5th Floor Knowledge Bar from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thursday March 07, 2013
Start: 03/07/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/07/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 03/07/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/07/2013 1:00 pm

Room 585. Come join us for our monthly meeting. We will be discussing upcoming pro bono events. Lunch will be served. Email  Cassandra.Smith@law.fcsl.edu if you have questions.

 

Start: 03/07/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/07/2013 1:00 pm

Room 405. Still stressing about law school? Are you hoping to find some peace this week? Take a break from all that with brothers and sisters who care about you. We are discussing "The Seven Deadly Sins". A non-pizza lunch will be provided.

Start: 03/07/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/07/2013 4:00 pm

The Academic Success Department will be hosting BAR APPLICATION OFFICE HOURS.  These office hours will replace the current system of individual meetings.  Changes are effective immediately.  Office hours have been scheduled to correspond with important bar application deadlines and dates.  Please see dates below.

March 6 and 7

April 9 and 10

May 2

All sessions will occur at the 5th Floor Knowledge Bar from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Start: 03/07/2013 12:15 pm
End: 03/07/2013 1:15 pm

Room 250. Coastal Association of Public Interest Law and Phil Alpha Delta general body meeting. Join us as we discuss the upcoming 80's Prom. Mr. Rick Mullaney,  a Director of  JU Public Policy Institute will give a presentation about a new JD-MPP dual degree program offered at FCSL next fall. Lunch will be provided. Contact Larisa Ljevaja C631735@law.fcsl.edu.

Friday March 08, 2013
Start: 03/08/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/08/2013 6:00 pm
Monday March 11, 2013
Start: 03/11/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/11/2013 6:00 pm
Tuesday March 12, 2013
Start: 03/12/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/12/2013 6:00 pm
Wednesday March 13, 2013
Start: 03/13/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/13/2013 6:00 pm
Thursday March 14, 2013
Start: 03/14/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/14/2013 6:00 pm
Friday March 15, 2013
Start: 03/15/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/15/2013 6:00 pm
Monday March 18, 2013
Start: 03/18/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/18/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 03/18/2013 11:45 am
End: 03/18/2013 1:00 pm

Room 250.

Tuesday March 19, 2013
Start: 03/19/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/19/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 03/19/2013 9:00 am
End: 03/19/2013 5:00 pm

The Florida First District Court of Appeal will hear cases at Florida Coastal on Tuesday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 20 starting at 9:00 a.m. each day.  Four cases are on the calendar each day.  The panel assigned to hear oral arguments includes Judge Philip J. Padovano, Judge Nikki Ann Clark, and Judge Ronald Swanson.  Oral arguments will take place in the Appellate Courtroom, Room 400.  

Start: 03/19/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/19/2013 1:00 pm

Room 555.  We will be talking about our  Professionalism Panel, pro-bono opportunities, and upcoming E-board elections. If you are interested in running for an E-board position, attendance is mandatory. As always, lunch will be served! Hope to see everyone there!!! If you have any questions, please e-mail Hailey Yonker at C302080@law.fcsl.edu

Start: 03/19/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/19/2013 1:00 pm

Room 515.

Wednesday March 20, 2013
Start: 03/20/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/20/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 03/20/2013 9:00 am
End: 03/20/2013 5:00 pm

The Florida First District Court of Appeal will hear cases at Florida Coastal on Tuesday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 20 starting at 9:00 a.m. each day.  Four cases are on the calendar each day.  The panel assigned to hear oral arguments includes Judge Philip J. Padovano, Judge Nikki Ann Clark, and Judge Ronald Swanson.  Oral arguments will take place in the Appellate Courtroom, Room 400.  

Start: 03/20/2013 6:00 pm
End: 03/20/2013 11:59 pm

Izzy’s Pizzeria - 8206 Philips Hwy #38. Time to give students and faculty a chance to enjoy good food with good people in a safe environment!

Thursday March 21, 2013
Start: 03/21/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/21/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 03/21/2013 9:45 am
End: 03/21/2013 11:15 am

Room 550.

Start: 03/21/2013 11:30 am
End: 03/21/2013 1:00 pm

Atrium. Each department will explain the services it offers and the improvements made over the last year to better serve you.

DRAWINGS FOR GIFT CARDS!!!   FREE FOOD AND BEVERAGES!!!

We look forward to seeing you!

 

Start: 03/21/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/21/2013 1:15 pm

Room 515. This workshop will address:

  • Assessing your candidacy for post-graduate judicial clerkships
  • Where and when to apply
  • How many applications to submit
  • What to include in a judicial clerkship application
  • Understanding OSCAR (Online System for Clerkship Applications & Review)

Pizza and drinks will be provided to those students that RSVP. Respond on Symplicity or e-mail careerservices@fcsl.edu

 

Start: 03/21/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/21/2013 1:00 pm

Room 585. This meeting will consist of a round table discussion about the most commonly litigated issues arising from hospital care.  We will present the issues to the group and hold a discussion regarding how to handle the issues to avoid litigation.

 

Start: 03/21/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/21/2013 1:00 pm

Room 405. Do you want some change in your life? Are you hoping to integrate Christian virtue into your future practice of the law? Did you know that you could get some guidance here? Continuing discussion of the "Seven Deadly Sins". Non-pizza lunch will be served.

Start: 03/21/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/21/2013 1:00 pm

Room 250. Information about the Bureau and how to join, followed by a panel discussion by current members.  Pizza will be provided!

 

Start: 03/21/2013 3:30 pm
End: 03/21/2013 5:00 pm

Suite 255. Thinking about doing a clinic or an externship? Come meet the professors, tour the clinic offices and enjoy some light refreshments. Drop in 3:30-5:00.

Friday March 22, 2013
Start: 03/22/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/22/2013 5:00 pm

Room 550. 

Speakers and Panelists include:

Arthur Crais, Jr., Former Senior Counsel, Shell Oil Company

Rod Sullivan, Florida Coastal School of Law

Taylor Simpson-Wood, Barry University School of Law

Steven Armbrust, Assistant General Counsel, CSX Transportation

Dr. Quinton White, Jacksonville University

Phillip Buhler, Moseley Prichard Parrish Knight & Jones

Start: 03/22/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/22/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 03/22/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/22/2013 5:00 pm

Take advantage of legal work experience opportunities. Contact: 

Professor Lois Ragsdale Criminal Defense Clinic lragsdale@fcsl.edu
Professor Laura Boeckman Consumer Law Clinic lboeckman@fcsl.edu
Professor Natalie Tuttle Family Law Clinic ntuttle@fcsl.edu

Monday March 25, 2013
Start: 03/25/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/25/2013 5:00 pm
Start: 03/25/2013 4:00 pm
End: 03/25/2013 5:00 pm

Come hear Matt Wilson talk about finding internation law opportunities. The event will take place in Room 455. Snacks will be provided. RSVP on Symplicity.

Tuesday March 26, 2013
Start: 03/26/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/26/2013 5:05 pm
Start: 03/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/26/2013 1:00 pm

Room 515. Join us for our 3rd Corporate & Business Law Society General Body meeting where CBLS members running for e-board positions will discuss their platforms.

Start: 03/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/26/2013 1:00 pm

Room 455. Information session regarding what the Research Bureau does and how to become a member.  Followed by a panel discussion by current members.  Pizza will be provided.

 

Start: 03/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/26/2013 2:00 pm

Atrium. External VP, President

Start: 03/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/26/2013 1:00 pm

Room 515. 

Start: 03/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/26/2013 1:00 pm

Room 555. Volunteer Immigrant Student Alliance. Please join us for our 2nd meeting of the semester. Lunch will be served.

Start: 03/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/26/2013 2:00 pm

Room 585. Sponsored by HALSA & RPPTL. Learn all about property law, its many avenues, and professionalism within the field.

 

Start: 03/26/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/26/2013 1:15 pm

What do you need to do NOW to get ready for fall recruitment? 

 

Join the CSD for a very special workshop entitled "Preparing for Fall Recruitment Workshop." The workshop will take place from 12:00 pm until 1:15 pm in Room 550. 
You Can Expect To Learn
* How On-Campus Interviews work
* What Career Fairs to attend

* How to write directly to employers for summer associate position
* How to use The Government Honors and Internship Handbook to find interesting jobs in the public sector

 

Fall recruiting starts VERY EARLY, so learn the tricks you need to know to be successful! 

 

RSVP through Symplicity so that pizza and drinks can be provided. 

Start: 03/26/2013 12:30 pm
End: 03/26/2013 1:30 pm

ATTENTION: July 2013 Bar Takers: Please join Academic Success for Bar Coaching Orientation! You will have the opportunity to meet your coaches, discuss the importance of the bar preparation services and learn more about the bar exam. Pizza will be served at the event. Family and friends are invited to attend. Please RSVP by March 22nd at 5:00pm by emailing FCSLBPN@fcsl.edu.

Out of State Takers: Tuesday - March 26 - 12:30 - 1:30 pm Room 250

Florida Takers: Thursday - March 28 - 12:30 - 1:30 pm Room 250

Wednesday March 27, 2013
Start: 03/27/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/27/2013 5:00 pm
Start: 03/27/2013 10:30 am
End: 03/27/2013 5:00 pm

Atrium. Sponsored by the Corporate and Business Law Society.

Start: 03/27/2013 11:00 am
End: 03/27/2013 2:00 pm

Atrium. Sponsored by the Caribbean Law Student Association. Best Dish wins a prize! Contact C.Grant@law.fcsl.edu.

Start: 03/27/2013 1:30 pm
End: 03/27/2013 2:30 pm

Room 455. Information session regarding what the Research Bureau does and how to become a member.  Followed by a panel discussion by current members.  Pizza will be provided.

 

Thursday March 28, 2013
Start: 03/28/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/28/2013 5:00 pm
Start: 03/28/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/28/2013 1:00 pm

Room 555. Are you fluent in a foreign language and interested in legal pro bono hours? Join us on Thursday, March 21st. You will receive 1 CPE and pizza will be served for lunch. Questions: s.parker@law.fcsl.edu or Professor Ericka Curran ecurran@fcsl.edu

Start: 03/28/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/28/2013 2:00 pm

Atrium. Secretary, Internal VP, Treasurer.

Start: 03/28/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/28/2013 1:00 pm

Room 365Hear Attorney Deborah Reid discuss Foriegn Selection Clauses pertaining to Cruise Ships and Developments in Piracy.

Start: 03/28/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/28/2013 1:00 pm

Room 455.We will be discussing the panel event, upcoming events & pro-bono opportunities for the rest of the semester. Open to all students and as always, a great lunch will be served! 

 

Start: 03/28/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/28/2013 1:15 pm

“Federal Hiring Tips & Tricks”  presented by Government Outreach Counselor Kathryn M. Oughton, Esq..  In this federal hiring presentation, we will discuss specifics on how the federal hiring process works, as well as how to successfully use USA Jobs to apply to federal positions.  We will also cover federal hiring flexibilities that may apply to you. The event will take place from noon until 1:15 pm in Room 550.

RSVP on Symplicity. Lunch with be provided.

Start: 03/28/2013 12:00 pm
End: 03/28/2013 1:00 pm

Room 455. The Criminal Law panel will consist of an ASA from the State Attorney's Office, two investigators from the Public Defender's Office and an attorney from a Private Defense Firm.  The panel will be discussing topics such as interaction with other attorneys, support staff, investigators, their clients, and their clients family members.  They will also touch on the resources they use and what documents the attorneys must sign off on and what information their support staff can assist them with.  They will also focus on their communication methods and how that changes based on the party they are speaking with and who the party is contacting.  Lunch will be provided and one CPE credit has been approved for the event.

 

Start: 03/28/2013 12:15 pm
End: 03/28/2013 1:15 pm

Room 525. Join BLSA  for our general body meeting. Mr. Mullaney will be speaking about the JD/MPP program and food will be provided.

 

Start: 03/28/2013 12:30 pm
End: 03/28/2013 1:30 pm

ATTENTION: July 2013 Bar Takers: Please join Academic Success for Bar Coaching Orientation! You will have the opportunity to meet your coaches, discuss the importance of the bar preparation services and learn more about the bar exam. Pizza will be served at the event. Family and friends are invited to attend. Please RSVP by March 22nd at 5:00pm by emailing FCSLBPN@fcsl.edu.

Out of State Takers: Tuesday - March 26 - 12:30 - 1:30 pm Room 250

Florida Takers: Thursday - March 28 - 12:30 - 1:30 pm Room 250

Start: 03/28/2013 7:00 pm
End: 03/28/2013 11:00 pm

Izzy's Pizzeria - 8206 Phillips Highway #38, Jacksonville  32256. Just behind Fitness. Free food, pool tables, games and more.  Let the Madness Begin!

Start: 03/28/2013 7:30 pm
End: 03/28/2013 10:00 pm

Room 565. "Pay It Forward." Promoting good will and paying it forward.