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  • Natasha Quiroga
    *Latino/a Alumni Association-WCL Bulletin for January 18, 2008* 1. Yahoo Group 2. LAAW Spring Prep Course 3. WCL Upcoming Moot Court Competitions
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      Latino/a Alumni Association-WCL Bulletin for January 18, 2008

      1. Yahoo Group
      2. LAAW Spring Prep Course
      3. WCL Upcoming Moot Court Competitions

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      1.      Yahoo Group

      If you have not already done so, please sign up for the Alumni Association's
      group on Yahoo Groups.  All you need to do is visit the Alumni Association's
      website at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/WCL-LAA, and hit the "join group"
      button.  It is important to join so that it can serve as an effective means
      to communicate with the Alumni.  Also, we have posted on the site pictures
      from various events, committee information for those interested in getting
      more involved, and minutes from the last Board meeting.



      2. LAAW Spring Prep Course

      Please join the Latino/a Alumni Association of WCL in sharing success strategies with current WCL students for lunch at the Spring Prep Course on Saturday, February 2nd.  The LAAW is also looking for alumni to share their experiences for the morning 1L session.  Please contact Carlos Quintana at cqboricua4@... by Jan 28th if you are interested in participating.

      The Latino/a Alumni Association of WCL
      in collaboration with the Latino/a Law Students' Association (LaLSA) and the WCL Office of Alumni Development and Relations, is proud to present the

      Spring Prep Course
      on Saturday, February 2, 2008
      at the WCL 6th Floor Student Lounge
         


      Join us as WCL alumni outline strategies for success in law school and beyond.  

      We will focus on skills related to writing effective cover letters, professional resumes, interviewing, and networking.  This is a great opportunity to network with local alumni.  

      10:00 AM to Noon: 1L Session

      Professor Anthony Varona, recent WCL alumni, and 2L & 3L students will discuss strategies with 1L students regarding (1) how to improve study and test-taking skills in the second semester; (2) finding a summer job; (3) planning for externships for 2L year; (4) selecting classes for 2L year, and (5) planning for your legal profession.  

      Noon to 1:30 PM: Lunch       

      WCL alumni will join 1L, 2L, 3L, and LLM students for a networking lunch.

      2:00 to 4:00 PM: 2L/3L Session         

      WCL alumni will discuss strategies with 2L and 3L students regarding (1) preparation for the Bar; (2) applying for post-graduate fellowships; (3) applying to small and medium-size firms; and (4) creating a professional career plan.  



      3. WCL Upcoming Moot Court Competitions

      Please contact Patrisha Tijerina, WCL VIce President of the Moot Court Honor Society, at 202-274-4401 (office) or 210-896-4008 (cell) or patrisha.tijerina@... if you are interested in serving as a judge for any of the following competitions:

      Alvina Reckman-Myers First Year Competition on Sunday, January 27, 2008

      Marshall-Brennan High School Competition on Saturday and Sunday, March 29 & 30, 2008


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