Events

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 515.

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

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 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 1:00 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 1:15 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 12:00 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 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 1:00 pm

Room 515. 

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 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 12:00 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 12:15 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. 

Friday March 29, 2013
Start: 03/29/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/29/2013 5:00 pm
Start: 03/29/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/29/2013 5:00 pm

Order from the Coastal Bookstore or collegegrad.herffjones.com

Start: 03/29/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/29/2013 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

Saturday March 30, 2013
Start: 03/30/2013 8:00 am
End: 03/30/2013 5:00 pm

Room 250. With the supervision of the Immigrant Rights Clinic Professor, Ericka Curran, the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) will be hosting a naturalization outreach entitled the Vietnamese Refugee Initiative on March 30, 2013 from 8AM-5PM.

We are in need of volunteers to help fill out N-400, fee waivers, disability waivers, etc. During the event, students will be providing legal assistance to approximately 14-20 clients. The clients are all Vietnamese individuals who do not understand English and are either disabled, elderly, or both. There will be translators, and two student volunteers will be assigned to each translator.

Student volunteers will be filling out the forms to submit to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Students will receive legal pro-bono hours.

Anyone interested, please RSVP to Bich Tran at b.tran@law.fcsl.edu

Start: 03/30/2013 10:00 am
End: 03/30/2013 2:00 pm

Room 425. 

       Tickets will be sold March 25-March 29 in the atrium from 10-1. Tickets are $10 and the proceeds will go to charity. Tickets are limited!

       Registration will start at 10 and the exam will begin at 11.

       Then, after the exam from 12-2, Professor Anderson will go over the exam and lunch will be served.

       This is a great event to prepare for an exam in Professional Responsibility of for the MPRE. Contact Ashley Geary (C228169) with questions. 

Monday April 01, 2013
Start: 04/01/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/01/2013 5:00 pm
Start: 04/01/2013 5:00 pm
End: 04/01/2013 6:00 pm

Room 420. Would you prefer to type your examinations rather than handwrite them? With the use of ExamSoft you can do just that! The ExamSoft workshop is an opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with the computer-based testing software offered here at Florida Coastal Law. Academic Technology will be holding ExamSoft workshops for the Spring 2013 semester April 1st through April 5th.  Space at the workshops is limited, so if you plan on attending, please RSVP in advance.

Start: 04/01/2013 6:30 pm
End: 04/01/2013 8:30 pm

Room 455. "The Whistleblower" with Rachel Weisz on sex trafficking in Europe

Tuesday April 02, 2013
Start: 04/02/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/02/2013 5:00 pm
Start: 04/02/2013 10:00 am
End: 04/02/2013 1:30 pm

1st & 5th Floors. Numerous Health Care Providers will provide free examinations, testing, consultation, and discussions to students, faculty, staff,  and the outside community. 

Presenters include United HealthCare; 21st Century Oncology; Bailey’s Gym; Doctors Express – Ask a Physician;   Haven Hospice;  Anylabtestnow;  YMCA – BMI Screening/Diagnostics;  Memorial Hospital – Cardiovascular information;   HealthDesigns/Hubbard House;  TwelveOaks Recovery Center; Corporate Care Works EAP.- Health Advocate Company;  Costco Wholesale; Intracoastal Dermatology; The Back & Neck Institute; SBA Promotional Solutions and others.

Start: 04/02/2013 11:30 am
End: 04/02/2013 1:30 pm

Deck. Register March 25-29 in the atrium - team of 2. Lunch plates will be available. $5.00 per plate of 10 wings and a drink. Contact Ashley (C228169) with questions.

Start: 04/02/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/02/2013 1:00 pm

Room 365. Ethan Batstone from "Not for Sale" - global campaign to end slavery. Lunch provided.

Start: 04/02/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/02/2013 1:15 pm

Please join the CSD for this presentation from noon until 1:15 pm in Room 450.

RSVP on Symplicity.

Start: 04/02/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/02/2013 1:00 pm

Room 420. Would you prefer to type your examinations rather than handwrite them? With the use of ExamSoft you can do just that! The ExamSoft workshop is an opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with the computer-based testing software offered here at Florida Coastal Law. Academic Technology will be holding ExamSoft workshops for the Spring 2013 semester April 1st through April 5th.  Space at the workshops is limited, so if you plan on attending, please RSVP in advance.

 

Start: 04/02/2013 1:30 pm
End: 04/02/2013 2:30 pm

Room 520Prof. Alan Williams – Author of "Physician Protect Thyself," defense attorney and expert in medical malpractice,  will discuss prevention of medical malpractice cases. Students, health care providers and community members alike will benefit from this presentation

Start: 04/02/2013 1:30 pm
End: 04/02/2013 2:30 pm

Room 420. Olympic Swimmer and law professor Nancy Hogshead-Makar, who won 3 Gold and 1Silver Medal will speak from 1:30-2:30 on “National Health and Economic Outcomes from Title IX; and Why You Should Care Even if You’ve Never Done a Sit-up.” 

 

Start: 04/02/2013 6:30 pm
End: 04/02/2013 9:30 pm

Skate Station Mandarin - 3461 Kori Road - 880-7703 - www.funworks.com. Partying for Charity! Admission $6.00.

Start: 04/02/2013 11:30 pm
End: 04/02/2013 11:30 pm

Room 550. Olympic Gymnast Shannon Miller, who won 2 Gold, 2 Silver, and 3 Bronze medals speaks at a public event jointly sponsored by the Jacksonville Chamber Health Council and Florida Coastal School of Law on April 2 from 12-1. Olympic Swimmer and law professor Nancy Hogshead-Makar, who won 3 Gold and 1Silver Medal will speak from 1:30-2:30, as will Professor Alan Williams, author of the book Physician Protect Thyself.

 

Wednesday April 03, 2013
Start: 04/03/2013 9:00 am
End: 04/03/2013 4:00 pm

Atrium.

Start: 04/03/2013 1:00 pm
End: 04/03/2013 2:00 pm

Room 420. Would you prefer to type your examinations rather than handwrite them? With the use of ExamSoft you can do just that! The ExamSoft workshop is an opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with the computer-based testing software offered here at Florida Coastal Law. Academic Technology will be holding ExamSoft workshops for the Spring 2013 semester April 1st through April 5th.  Space at the workshops is limited, so if you plan on attending, please RSVP in advance.

 

Start: 04/03/2013 9:00 pm
End: 04/03/2013 11:00 pm

Wild Wing Cafe. Co-hosted by Law Students Against Violence, Lambda, and Women Law Students' Association. 

Thursday April 04, 2013
Start: 04/04/2013 9:00 am
End: 04/04/2013 4:00 pm

Atrium. 

Start: 04/04/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/04/2013 1:00 pm

Room 525. Lauren Levine will discuss ways to minimize the consequences of alcohol use and how to drink responsibly. Stimulant use (medication, energy drinks, caffeine) will also be discussed and how it can impact your academics. Don't miss this presentation if you have finals, commencement, are attending Barrister's Ball or other end-of-semester events!

1 CPE credit and lunch will be served.

Start: 04/04/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/04/2013 1:00 pm

Room 550. The Academic Success Department is hosting a 1L Bar Application Event for the Florida Bar Examination. This event will serve as an opportunity for students to start their bar applications with counselors on staff to answer individual questions. 

 

Start: 04/04/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/04/2013 1:15 pm

Join the CSD to learn more about professionalism in the workplace presented by Diann Catlin from noon until 1:15 pm in Room 455.

RSVP on Symplicity.

Start: 04/04/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/04/2013 12:00 pm

Room 420. Would you prefer to type your examinations rather than handwrite them? With the use of ExamSoft you can do just that! The ExamSoft workshop is an opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with the computer-based testing software offered here at Florida Coastal Law. Academic Technology will be holding ExamSoft workshops for the Spring 2013 semester April 1st through April 5th.  Space at the workshops is limited, so if you plan on attending, please RSVP in advance.

 

Saturday April 06, 2013
Start: 04/06/2013 9:00 am
End: 04/06/2013 2:00 pm

Jacksonville Landing. Join Law Students Against Violence, Family Law Society, American Bar Association Law Student Division & Women's Law Society Association to raise awareness against Domestic Violence. www.HubbardHouseWalk.com For more information, e-mail Jennifer Alfonso.

Start: 04/06/2013 6:00 pm
End: 04/06/2013 6:00 pm

Prime F. Osborn Convention Center. A Night in the Roaring 20's. Benefiting Jacksonville Area Legal Aid.