University of Pittsburgh

Class of 2015 Orientation

August 23, 2012August 24, 2012
Barco Law Building
3900 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA

Pitt Law looks forward to welcoming the class of 2015 and will host a mandatory orientation session on Thursday, August 23, 2012 and Friday, August 24, 2012. The agenda for orientation will be available soon, but should there be questions in the meantime, please contact Dean Kevin Deasy or Assistant Dean Charmaine McCall. Please plan to attend orientation which will be held at the law school.


Thursday, August 23, 2012

9:00 – 10:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast (Lobby and Student Lounge)
10:00 – 10:30 Welcome to the Pitt Law Community (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)
Charmaine McCall, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid
William M. Carter, Jr., Dean
10:30 – 11:00 Initiation to the Legal Profession (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)
David Herring, Professor of Law
11:00 – 12:00 Welcome by Student Bar Association (SBA)President and Student Panel (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)
Ashley Wood, SBA President
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch provided by Pitt Law (1st Floor Lobby)

JURIST Presentation
Bernard Hibbitts, Professor of Law

1:45 – 2:45 Professionalism Panel (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom) Students, Administration and Faculty
2:45 – 3:15 Character and Fitness Discussion (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)
Kevin Deasy, Dean of Students
3:15 – 4:00 Small Section Information Sessions and Tours
A1-G13 B1-113 C1-G18
A2-109 B2-107
A3-G20 B3-Courtroom C3-111
9:00PM The Student Bar Association would like to invite all the incoming 1L's and their significant others to Mario’s 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 24, 2012

9:00 – 9:30 Donuts and Coffee (Student Lounge-Ground Floor)
9:30 – 10:45 Professional Development (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)
11:00-11:30 Pennsylvania Board of Examiners (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)
11:30 – 1:30 Analytical Skills Development (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)
12:00 – 1:00 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.
1:30 Closing Remarks from Ashley Wood, SBA President (Teplitz Memorial Courtroom)
1:30 – 3:30 Student Organization Fair (First Floor Lobby)
Ice Cream Social Sponsored by PLISF
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