Orientation 2017

First-Year Orientation

Thursday, August 3 – Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Thursday, August 3

8:30-9:00 – Pick Up Materials and Nametags
Entrance from West Parking Lot (Coliseum Side of Law School)

9:00–9:30 – Opening Session and Introduction of the Faculty
Dean Mark Brandon
McMillan Lecture Hall (187/188 )

9:30-10:20 – Alumni Welcome
Elizabeth Huntley, Class of 1997
Lightfoot Franklin White, LLC

10:20-10:40 – Welcome by Orientation Chair and Associate Dean Arrington and Technology Overview
Robert Pendley, Orientation Chair
Claude Arrington, Associate Dean for Admissions
Terry Davis, Director of Facilities and Technology

10:40-10:50 – Class of 2020 Photo
Location TBA

11:00-12:00 – 1L Professor Panel: Preparing for the Classroom
Assistant Dean Mary Ksobiech
Professor Kimberly Boone
Professor Shahar Dillbary
Professor Heather Elliott

12:00-12:45 – Lunch with 2L and 3L Students
Front Foyer

1:00-3:30 – Introduction to the Study of Law
Dean Mark Brandon Room A255
Professor Paul Horwitz Room 273
Assistant Dean Mary Ksobiech Room 175

Friday, August 4

SCHOOL PRIDE DAY
(Show your school pride by wearing your undergraduate school colors.)

8:45-9:00 – Pick Up New Nametags
Entrance from West Parking Lot

9:00-11:30 – Introduction to the Study of Law
Dean Mark Brandon Room A255
Professor Paul Horwitz Room 273
Assistant Dean Mary Ksobiech Room 175

11:45-12:30 – Lunch and Introduction to the Administration and Academic/Law School Policy Overview
Associate Dean Grace Lee

12:45-1:45 – Diversity and Professionalism
Professor Daiquiri Steele

1:45-2:00 – Break

2:00-2:40 – Introduction to Legal Research and TWEN
Robert Marshall, Director of the Bounds Law Library and Lecturer

2:45-3:00 – Introduction of the Career Services Office
Lezlie Griffin, Assistant Dean for Career Services

3:00-3:15 – Introduction of the Public Interest Institute
Glory McLaughlin, Assistant Dean for Public Interest Law

3:15-3:30 – SBA Welcome
Merrick Wayne, SBA President
Blakely Lloyd, SBA Mentor Program

3:30-4:15 – Law Student Wellness

4:15 Social

Monday, August 7

9:00-11:30 – Introduction to the Study of Law
Dean Mark Brandon Room A255
Professor Paul Horwitz Room 273
Assistant Dean Mary Ksobiech Room 175

11:45-12:45 – Lunch with Faculty Advisors

1:00-2:30 – Introduction to the Study of Law
Dean Mark Brandon Room A255
Professor Paul Horwitz Room 273
Assistant Dean Mary Ksobiech Room 175

Tuesday, August 8

9:00-10:40 – Introduction to the Study of Law
Dean Mark Brandon Room A255
Professor Paul Horwitz Room 273
Assistant Dean Mary Ksobiech Room 175

10:50-11:50 – Introduction to the Study of Law Exam
Dean Mark Brandon Room A255
Professor Paul Horwitz Room 273
Assistant Dean Mary Ksobiech Room 175

12:00-1:50 – Lunch on your own

1:50 – Public Interest Community Service Projects
187/188

Wednesday, August 9

On Your Own

Thursday, August 10

Fall Classes Begin

All first-year students should have received an email with the schedule and additional documentation about Orientation. Please contact the Admissions Office if you are an incoming first-year student and have not received this email.