Events

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 1:15 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.

 

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. 

 

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.

Monday April 08, 2013
Start: 04/08/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/08/2013 1:15 pm

Room 250. Panel of attorneys practicing business law: entertainment law, sports law, and corporate practice.

 

Tuesday April 09, 2013
Start: 04/09/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/09/2013 1:30 pm

Room 525. This informational will be an excellent opportunity for the Florida Coastal Legal Community to gain knowledge of the basics of the Islamic faith so in the workforce we as professionals will have a better understanding of the differences around us.   

 

Start: 04/09/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/09/2013 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: 04/09/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/09/2013 1:00 pm

Room 405. A panel of four attorneys will speak on the ethics of the practice of law. There will be time for questions and time to speak with attorneys.

Start: 04/09/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/09/2013 1:30 pm

Room 525. Please Join the Muslim Law Students' Association in welcoming ISB Guest Speaker Allan Howard to FCSL to present this training workshop.

For years Mr. Allan has traveled the country engaging Military, Police, and various members of the Professional community in open and honest dialogue.  This workshop will be an excellent opportunity for the Florida Coastal Legal Community to gain a basic-level understanding of American Muslims that will benefit us as professionals with awareness of social, cultural, and religious varieties around us.  This workshop may directly assist participants who plan to practice in immigration, family law, probate, and criminal law.   Space is LIMITED! APRIL 9, 2013, 12-1:30PM ROOM 525  To attend Please RSVP RSVP4MLSA@YAHOO.COM Delicious Food and Drink will be served. 

 

1 HOUR CPE AWARDED FOR PARTICIPANTS

Start: 04/09/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/09/2013 1:30 pm

Room 585. The Bar Prep Instructors will be hosting a MEE workshop that will be focusing on the following:

 

• Overview of the MEE – what it consists of, purpose, subjects tested, instructions, etc.

• Review an actual Evidence MEE question

Start: 04/09/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/09/2013 1:00 pm

Room 400. Cherry Shaw, Assistant General Counsel for the Land Use and Environmental Law Department of Jacksonville will speak with students about violations of law involving animals.   Animal law issues arise in all legal fields and can provide unique pro-bono opportunities.  Learn how you can use your advocacy skills to speak for animals!

 

Start: 04/09/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/09/2013 1:15 pm

Join the CSD to hear local in-house and corporate attorneys discuss their day-to-day responsibilities from noon until 1:15 pm in Room 550.

RSVP on Symplicity. Lunch will be provided.

Start: 04/09/2013 4:00 pm
End: 04/09/2013 6:00 pm

Atrium. Workshop led by Diann Catlin. Professional Attire Required. Dinner will be served

 

Come and Learn what all professionals need to know about Business Dining for Job seekers, to Wine and Dine potential Clients, Employers and Associates, and Impress your colleagues.

The event will be a dinner style workshop where attendees are served dinner while the instructor teaches on the proper etiquette of dining with other professionals.  RSVP by April 6th at Atrium table.

Wednesday April 10, 2013
Start: 04/10/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/10/2013 5:00 pm

Play on D2L. SBA is hosting an educational tournament. SimuLawyer is an interactive game that recreates a day in a law firm. Students will compete in "Firms" of five students in a simulated contracts lesson. Teams can choose between Contracts I and Contracts II as well as questions of varying difficulty. Even better, this tournament will raise money for charity. Firms have the opportunity to choose between Wounded Warrior Project & Jacksonville Area Legal Aid as donees. Firms are encouraged to find a sponsor in the community willing to donate to the cause. Think you know contracts? Form your law firm of 5 students to compete. Registration from March 28 - April 1. Questions? simulawyerfcsl@gmail.com

Start: 04/10/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/10/2013 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 April 11, 2013
Start: 04/11/2013 11:00 am
End: 04/11/2013 2:00 pm

Back deck. Sea Oats t-shirts will be sold for $8.50 to tie dye.

Start: 04/11/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/11/2013 1:00 pm

Room 250. Do you like to think outside the box? Take a study break, eat and listen to Professosr John Knechtle, Aman L. McLeod, and Christopher Roederer debate on whether hate speech should be defined and regulated at the domestic and international level.

 

Start: 04/11/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/11/2013 1:30 pm

Room 550. 1.5 CPE credit. Fashion Show Clothing provided by The Limited and Jos. A. Bank. The event is a discussion/ fashion show on dress etiquette and instructs Coastal Students on how attire can affect law students’ professional reputations and factor in hiring, and career advancement opportunities.  Discussion led by Career Services Counselor. Enter Raffle to win $50.00 gift certificate to The Limited or Jos. A. Bank. RSVP by April 9th at Atrium Tabling.

 
Start: 04/11/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/11/2013 1:00 pm

Join the CSD to learn about the ULI from a panel of industry professionals, including opportunities for scholarships for free student memberships from noon until 1:00 pm in Room 365.

RSVP on Symplicity. Food and drinks will be provided.

Start: 04/11/2013 12:00 pm

Room 555. Come enjoy some free food while we wrap up the semester and discuss HALSA moving forward! Contact Ima at I.Ortega@law.fcsl.edu.

Friday April 12, 2013
Start: 04/12/2013 9:30 am
End: 04/12/2013 2:00 pm

Room 550. There will be a panel presented by ELS from 9:30am-11:30am titled, "Lawyers and the Media: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly" followed by a lunch reception. SLS will be presenting "Sports and Philanthropy" from 12:00pm-2:00pm followed by a meet and greet reception. Sponsored by Sports Law Society and Entertainment Law Society.

 

Start: 04/12/2013 5:00 pm
End: 04/12/2013 8:00 pm

Join us in the atrium from 5-8 p.m. for the 2013 Pro Bono Reception. More details to come.

Start: 04/12/2013 6:00 pm
End: 04/12/2013 7:30 pm

The PRO BONO HONORS RECEPTION for this year’s graduating class will be held on Friday, April 12, 2013 - 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the atrium.

Please be sure to log your pro bono hours in Symplicity no later than April 1, 2013 to be eligible to participate in this event. If you have questions about the pro bono program, please email probono@fcsl.edu.

Saturday April 13, 2013
Start: 04/13/2013 9:00 am
End: 04/13/2013 5:00 pm

Atlantic Beach 13th-19th Streets. Please save, fill and bring any large containers to water the plants! Contact Eileen at E.Laux@law.fcsl.edu for more details.

Start: 04/13/2013 7:00 pm
End: 04/13/2013 9:00 pm

Fire Fighter Hall: 618 Stockton St., Jacksonville 32204. Tickets are $10. On sale April 1 - 12. Proceeds benefiting the Hubbard House. Contact: Vdaylawstudentsagainstviolence@gmail.com for more information.

Tuesday April 16, 2013
Start: 04/16/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/16/2013 5:00 pm

Eligibility:  Must be 2nd semester 1L, 2L, or 1st semester 3L on first day of class, Fall 2013 and top 30% academically. For application materials, email pdinkel@fcsl.edu.

Start: 04/16/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/16/2013 1:00 pm

Room 515. Speaker: A. Jordan Felix, FCSL Alumni & Jacksonville Attorney. Everyone Welcome!

Wednesday April 17, 2013
Start: 04/17/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/17/2013 5:00 pm

Eligibility:  Must be 2nd semester 1L, 2L, or 1st semester 3L on first day of class, Fall 2013 and top 30% academically. For application materials, email pdinkel@fcsl.edu.

Start: 04/17/2013 11:00 am
End: 04/17/2013 3:00 pm

Atrium. 

Start: 04/17/2013 11:00 am
End: 04/17/2013 3:00 pm

Atrium. 11:00am-3:00pm

Thursday April 18, 2013
Start: 04/18/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/18/2013 5:00 pm

Eligibility:  Must be 2nd semester 1L, 2L, or 1st semester 3L on first day of class, Fall 2013 and top 30% academically. For application materials, email pdinkel@fcsl.edu.

Start: 04/18/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/18/2013 1:00 pm

Room 555. A lunch and resource support event for all FCSL Veteran/Active Duty/Reserve Students! RSVP to Lauren Levine at LLevine@fcsl.edu 

Friday April 19, 2013
Start: 04/19/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/19/2013 6:00 pm

Florida Coastal Alumni from around the country will be back on campus to celebrate Alumni Weekend on April 19-20.  The classes of 2002/2003 will be celebrating their 10 year reunion and the classes of 2007/2008 will be celebrating their 5 year reunion. On Friday, April 19 we will host a day full of CLE's on the 5th floor. CLE's are available to students on a first-come, first-served basis. Please visit http://alumni.fcsl.edu/AlumniWeekend2013 for more information.

Saturday April 20, 2013
Start: 04/20/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/20/2013 6:00 pm

Florida Coastal Alumni from around the country will be back on campus to celebrate Alumni Weekend on April 19-20.  The classes of 2002/2003 will be celebrating their 10 year reunion and the classes of 2007/2008 will be celebrating their 5 year reunion. Please visit http://alumni.fcsl.edu/AlumniWeekend2013 for more information.

Start: 04/20/2013 8:30 am
End: 04/20/2013 5:30 pm

Room 585. Professor Ray Guzman, MBE Expert, will present a workshop to prepare students for the Evidence portion of the Multistate Bar Examination.  This free workshop will include a complete review of the law of Evidence and is your opportunity to begin preparing for the bar examination in an organized manner to gain a clear advantage over most other applicants. PIZZA will be provided for lunch from 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  If you plan to attend, please RSVP to FCSLBPN@fcsl.edu by Wednesday, April 17th at 5:00 p.m. so that we have an accurate headcount for food.  We hope to see you there!

 

Sunday April 21, 2013
Start: 04/21/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/21/2013 6:00 pm

On campus. Join us in welcoming Florida Coastal alumni back to campus for Alumni Weekend 2013!  A full calendar of events is coming soon!

Tuesday April 23, 2013
Start: 04/23/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/23/2013 1:00 pm

Room 525. Please joint us for our final meeting of the semester. Tiajuana Flats will be served. 

Start: 04/23/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/23/2013 1:00 pm

Room 250. Join the Board of Governors, Florida Bar YLD Law Student Division and the SBA Professionalism Committee for a panel of judges and attorneys discussing how to advocate for a client in an ethical, respectful, and effective manner. The panel will discuss court room advocacy, pre-trial advocacy, and negotiations. Panelists will be prompted to discuss his or her concept of professionalism and ethics as it relates specifically to their area of experience. Each attorney will be asked to describe an ethical or professional conflict he or she experienced in practice and  how he or she approached the issue. Attorneys will be asked to advise students on how to be successful and professional member of the legal community. 

1 CPE credit.

Food and refreshments will be served!

 

Start: 04/23/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/23/2013 1:00 pm

Room 515. Fourth and last general body meeting of the semester. 

Start: 04/23/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/23/2013 1:00 pm

Room 515. All students are welcome to join us as we celebrate our year in review and welcome our new leadership team. Lunch will be served.

Thursday April 25, 2013
Start: 04/25/2013 12:00 pm
End: 04/25/2013 1:00 pm

Room 515. A non-pizza lunch will be served.

Sunday April 28, 2013
Start: 04/28/2013 2:00 pm
End: 04/28/2013 3:00 pm

FCSL Gym. All students are welcome! Please bring your own mat.

Monday April 29, 2013
Start: 04/29/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/29/2013 6:00 pm
Tuesday April 30, 2013
Start: 04/30/2013 8:00 am
End: 04/30/2013 5:30 pm
Wednesday May 01, 2013
Start: 05/01/2013 8:00 am
End: 05/01/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 05/01/2013 6:00 pm
End: 05/01/2013 8:00 pm

Atrium. Free dinner during reading week.

Thursday May 02, 2013
Start: 05/02/2013 8:00 am
End: 05/02/2013 6:00 pm
Start: 05/02/2013 12:00 pm
End: 05/02/2013 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.

Friday May 03, 2013
Start: 05/03/2013 8:00 am
End: 05/03/2013 6:00 pm