University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh School of Law 2011 Orientation

August 25, 2011 - 9:00amAugust 26, 2011 - 2:00pm
Barco Law Building
3900 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Thursday, August 25, 2011

9:00 AM – 9:50 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast
10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Welcome to the Pitt Law Community (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)

Charmaine McCall, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid

Mary A. Crossley, Dean

10:20 AM – 11:00 AM

Initiation to the Legal Profession (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)

David A. Harris, Professor of Law

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Welcome by SBA President and Student Panel (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)

Sarah Miley, Student Bar Association (SBA) President

12:00 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch provided by Pitt Law (1st Floor Lobby)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Professionalism Panel (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom) Students, Administration and Faculty
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Character and Fitness Discussion (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)

Kevin Deasy, Dean of Students

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM Small Section Information Sessions and Tours (Various Locations)
A1-G13 B1-113 C1-G18
A2-109 B2-107 C2-G12
A3-G20 B3-Courtroom C3-111
9:00 PM The Student Bar Association (SBA) and Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) would like to invite all the incoming 1L's and their significant others to Mario's East Side Saloon in Shadyside. We will have the upstairs deck and patio reserved, where you can enjoy the fresh air, beverages, and the first of many great experiences in Pittsburgh.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Friday, August 26, 2011

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Donuts and Coffee (Student Lounge-Ground Floor)
9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Professional Development (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)
  • Pitt Law Academy-Professor John Burkoff
  • Innovation Practice Institute- Justine Kasznica
  • Career Services Office
  • JURIST-Professor Bernie Hibbits
11:00 AM– 12:00 PM

Becoming Part of the Legal Community (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)

Diane Lazzaris, Law ‘93, President of the University of Pittsburgh Law Alumni Association

Kristen Baginski, Law School Bar Exam Preparation Program

Ken Hagreen, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers

Regina Wilson, Allegheny County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Martha Mannix, Faculty, Co-Director of Clinical Programs

11:00 AM– 12:00  PM

Orientation for Friends and Family of Law Students (Room 113)

Allie Linsenmeyer, Director of Admissions

Parents, spouses, significant others, children and friends are invited to this lively discussion of the realities of living with a law student.

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Student Organization Fair (First Floor Lobby)
12:00 PM
Picnic Luncheon sponsored by PLISF-in courtyard behind the Barco Law Building
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