SBA Newsletter-December 2



Dogs December 3!

HLLSA Moot Court Applications Due December 4!

BLSA Donation Drive All Week!

Last Day of Classes December 6!

For Students:


Uvaldo Herrera National Moot Court Competition

HLLSA is looking for 2L and 3L students interested in participating in the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 25th Annual Uvaldo Herrera National Moot Court Competition.

HLLSA has a budget to send one team of three Chicago-Kent students. If you are interested please submit (in PDF format) a 5 page writing sample (preferably something showing legal analysis), a resume, and a brief statement on why you are interested in competing in a moot court competition, which includes whether you are able to work on the brief over winter break.

You can do this filling out this hllsa.

The timeline for the selection process is as follows:

Deadline to submit application materials: December 4th at 11:59pm

Selected applicants will be notified by December 9th.

The competition is March 19-21st in Phoenix, AZ. Selected participants are required to stay the entirety of the competition.

For questions or difficulties with this form, please contact the HLLSA President, Gabriel Lara, at glara2.

LEGAL EXTERNSHIPS: positions for the spring semester are now available on Simplicity with varying application deadlines over the next few weeks. Don’t miss out on these great opportunities!!

Once you have secured an externship, you will need to submit an application to the C-K Legal Externship Program, which are due on or before January 6, 2020.

You can find the applications (in neon orange) on the 3rd Floor, in Career Services, in the Law Offices and electronically here:

CK-Law Mindful Yoga

Tuesdays from 12-1 pm on the 7th floor. Bring your own mat!

If you are a 1L or 2L Yoga Instructor and interested in joining the incredible instructors-Meg and Akshita, please contact Bridget Murphy at bmurphy7


Student Events:


Come to the Chicago-Kent Lobby on Tuesday, December 3 from 3-5:30 pm to see the faculty and staff’s doggies!!



BLSA is hosting its second annual donation drive for the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center!

Below is a list of acceptable items. Please place donations in the black and yellow bin near the security desk on the 1st floor.

In addition, we will also be accepting winter items (new or gently used coats, scarves, hats, and gloves) to be distributed to local shelters.

Any questions please contact Cristina McNeily at cmcneily



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