Events and Announcements

General CSO Announcement

LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) is excited to offer the LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program for first year students.LCLD is a national organization of more than 200 corporate general counsel and law firm managing partners. For more information about LCLD, please visit LCLD's website at

Sponsored by cso
For more information, contact career Services at or (314) .93-5.6451

Research Assistants Announcement

Professor Sepper Seeks RA for Health Law Research

Professor Sepper seeks a research assistant for research related to reproductive rights, religious objection, and general health law. Applicants should possess a mastery of Westlaw/Lexis, general library databases, and the Bluebook. RA work would be expected for 5-10 hours/week and compensated at standard RA rates. Please submit resume, transcript, and the name of a WashU professor reference to

Sponsored by Professor Sepper
For more information, contact Professor Sepper at

Scholarship, Grant & Contest Announcements

Harris Institute Blog Naming Competition - Due Nov. 3

The Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute is looking for help to name a new student blog focusing on law and justice related issues around the globe. Submit your catchy ideas for a possible title of the blog to by November 3 for a chance to win a $100 gift card to a local restaurant of your choice, and get to see your idea implemented in this new and exciting international law blog!

Sponsored by Harris Institute
For more information, contact Madaline George at or (

Trademark Scholarship Symposium - Abstract Due Nov. 15

The International Trademark Association's Sixth Annual Trademark Scholarship Symposium will take place during the 137th Annual Meeting in San Diego, California on Monday, May 4, 2015 as part of INTA's Academic Day program. To participate, submit your abstract by Saturday, November 15, 2014. For more information, email

Sponsored by INTA
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Holy Cross Journal of Law and Public Policy Accepting Submissions - Due Nov. 3

The Holy Cross Journal of Law and Policy is in the process of compiling articles for its for its nineteenth annual issue, in the Fall of 2014. The purpose of this journal is to foster an open exchange of ideas and information that pertain to current legal or political issues of general interest. Articles submitted for consideration should be thoroughly researched and footnoted. Two copies of the paper and an electronic version must be included with each submission. The deadline for submission is Nov. 3, 2014. For additional information, contact

Sponsored by Holy Cross Journal
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2014 ABA Forum on the Construction Industry's Student Writing Competition

This competition is open to all law students in good standing and attending an ABA accredited law school in the 2014 academic year. Papers may be on any topic relating to construction law. Winning entry receives $2,000. Deadline to submit is January 15, 2015. For more information go to

Sponsored by ABA
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 93-56438

Student Updates

BioEntrepreneurship Core - IP, Patents and Licensing, Oh My! Intellectual Property and Due Diligence - Oct. 22

Please join the BioEntrepreneurship Core for the second workshop in our Bench to Business Challenge series on Wednesday, October 22, 6pm at the Office of Technology Management at 4240 Duncan Ave. Technology transfer plays a key role in the transfer of intellectual property developed at university and research centers to companies. In this workshop, Blythe Burkhardt and Isabel Acevedo from the Office of Technology Management will discuss the ins-and-outs of different types of intellectual property, how to identify patentable IP, and how to leverage that IP as you build your business. Interactive exercises will allow workshop participants to engage in their own critical evaluations of IP. Dinner and beverages will be provided, so please RSVP at Be sure to check out more of our Bench to Business Challenge workshops to learn more about entrepreneurship and to participate in a business plan challenge in Spring 2015. About the event location: @4240 is a newly renovated building located at 4240 Duncan Ave. (about a 10 minute walk from the medical campus, or take the RED shuttle from EPNEC which runs continuously) that houses lab space, offices, and Wash U's Office of Technology Management.

Sponsored by BioEntrepreneurship Core
For more information, contact Michelle Faits at or (314) 604-7522

Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri Film-Showing and Discussion - "Nuts" - Oct. 28

Tuesday, Oct. 28th 6:00-9:30 Emerson Auditorium St. Luke's Hospital 232 South Woods Mill Road, Chesterfield, MO Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri invites students to a screening and discussion of "Nuts." This movie explores issues of forensic psychiatry, clinical psychology and the criminal justice system. Online RSVP appreciated For more information, go to .

Sponsored by Mental Health America of Eastern MO
For more information, contact Carrie Burns at or (314) 93-56438