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Schedule of Events

Pre-Law Open House

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

215 Fairchild Hall (Office of Pre-Law Advising)

Hosted by Pre-Law Ambassadors, Pre-Law Open House is a great chance for declared Pre-Law students or students interested in Pre-Law to network with other students, learn about the benefits of the program, meet the Pre-Law Advisor, and visit the office in a relaxed environment. Come join us for snacks and refreshments while learning about Pre-Law at K-State! 

No RSVP required.

Law Fair 

Friday, September 7, 2018

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

K-State Alumni Center

The Kansas State University Pre-Law Ambassadors, in conjunction with the Office of Pre-Law Advising, are hosting a law fair on September 7th, 2018, in the KSU Alumni Center. The fair will begin at 10:00 AM and last until 1:00 PM. In the past, over 50 law schools have been represented!

For the Fair, please come in casual attire. The law schools understand that you are coming between classes but please look neat and clean; save the ripped jeans for another day. You don’t need a resume. 

Come prepared to ask questions of the school representatives. Ask about their certificate programs, chances to study abroad, specific areas of interest, trial teams, etc.  This is your chance to learn about the differences among the schools and find the right ones for you.

The fair is open to all students, across all majors and will be a come-and-go event. Feel free to stay for a few minutes or a few hours. Registration is available at the door or online.

If you would like to register your law school for the KSU Law Fair, please click on "Law Fair" above to be redirected to the registration page.

Washburn Rural Legal Speaker: Roger McEowen

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Student Union Rm. 209

Join Washburn Law professor, Roger McEowen, for an interesting discussion about agricultural law. Agriculture and other activities in rural America face increasing levels of environmental and other regulation. Rural lawyers must be knowledgeable in agricultural law to effectively represent their clients needs. 

Professor Roger A. McEowen is the Kansas Farm Bureau Professor of Agricultural Law and Taxation at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas. He is also a Tax Director, Agribusiness and Cooperatives, Midwest Region, for Clifton Larson Allen in West Des Moines, Iowa.

He received a B.S. with distinction from Purdue University in Management in 1986, an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Iowa State University in 1990, and a J.D. from the Drake University School of Law in 1991.

This is an excellent opportunity to hear from a legal expert and have your questions answered! This event is open to all students, but seating is limited. Please RSVP to jniet@ksu.edu to sign up.

Washburn Rural Legal Speaker: Shawn Leisinger

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Student Union Rm. 209

Come hear from Professor Shawn Leisinger of Washburn Law School as he discusses ethical issues in rural practice and career options for lawyers in rural areas. Special focus will be given to discussion of the variety of traditional and non-traditional roles that lawyers can take on in rural areas and will then more broadly move to discussion of the broader ethical and moral obligations for attorneys in rural practice settings. 

Shawn Leisinger is the Executive Director of the Centers for Excellence. The Centers are focused in the areas of Advocacy, Business and Transactional Law, Children and Family Law, International and Comparative Law, Law and Government, and Oil and Gas Law. Shawn oversees development of the Center's programming and the actual events and activities of the Centers throughout the year.

This event is open to all students, but seating is limited. Please RSVP to jniet@ksu.edu to sign up.

 

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