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Start:
August 15, 2012 @ 9:00 am
End:
August 16, 2012 @ 5:00 pm

Location

Room 1078, The University of Mississippi School of Law

Organizer

Macey Edmondson
Phone:
662-915-6819
Email:
maceye@olemiss.edu

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2012

Welcome–9:00-9:20 a.m.
Richard Gershon, Dean and Professor of Law

What Does “Law” Mean?–9:20-10:00 a.m.
Matthew R. Hall, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor

Office of the Registrar Information–10:00-10:15 a.m.
Eddie Upton, Registrar

BREAK–10:15-10:30 a.m.

Welcome from the Law School Student Body and Introduction to the Honor Code and Diversity-Professionalism Program–10:30-11:15 a.m.
Will Egen, LSSB President
Drew Guyton, Honor Council Chairman
Cory Ferraez, LSSB Senator

Breakout Groups: Student Interests (pick one to attend)–11:15-11:45 a.m.
Military/Veteran Students
Non-traditional Students
LGBT Students
Straight-from-college Students
Out-of-state Students

Mentoring Luncheon–12:00-1:00 p.m.
Law School Atrium

Breakout Groups with 1L Professors: How to Read a Case–1:00-2:00 p.m.

Case Organization–2:00-2:45 p.m.
Patricia Krueger, Legal Writing Specialist and Acting Assistant Professor of Law

What to Expect the First Day–2:45-3:30 p.m.
Breakout Groups with Current Law Students
Mentoring Groups 1-2
Mentoring Groups 3-4
Mentoring Groups 5-6
Mentoring Groups 7-8
Mentoring Groups 9-10
Mentoring Groups 11-12
Mentoring Groups 13-14
Mentoring Groups 15-16
Mentoring Groups 17-18
Mentoring Groups 19-20

Ice Cream Social and Student Organization Fair–3:30-5:00 p.m.
Law School Courtyard
Sponsored by BARBRI


THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2012

Welcome–9:00-9:10 a.m.

Richard Gershon, Dean and Professor of Law

Introduction of Chief Justice Waller–9:10-9:20 a.m.
Lemuel G. Adams, President of the Mississippi Bar

Keynote Address–9:20-10:15 a.m.
William L. Waller, Jr., Chief Justice of the Mississippi Supreme Court

Brief Announcements and Break–10:15-10:30 a.m.

Breakout Groups: Professionalism Group Sessions–10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Law Center (Please see handout for room assignments)

Luncheon–12:00-1:00 p.m.
Law Center Atrium
Sponsored by the Law Alumni Chapter

Double Decker Bus Tour of Oxford–1:30-3:30 p.m.
Load Buses in Circle Drive

Mandatory Orientation Mini-Sessions
August 20th,  12:15-12:45     Financial Aid
August 22nd, 12:15-12:45     Student Disabilities Services
August 27th,  12:15-12:45     Counseling Center
August 29th,  12:15-12:45     Career Services
September 5th, 12:15-1:15    Lawyers & Judges Assistance Program, MS Bar