SMU Corporate Law Association
The Official Corporate Law Association Page for the SMU Dedman School of Law The CLA seeks to further the individual welfare of its members, to foster education and research in the fields of law and commerce, and to educate the student body to appreciate the integration of law and commerce.
President: Kacie Kell Byrd
VP of Communications: Austin Taylor
VP of Membership: Pedro Conejo
VP of Operations: Emily Pearl
VP of Programs: Frank Patel
Treasurer: Jonathan Taylor
Scholastic Chair: Jackson Long
Speaker Selection Committee: Nicole Feragen, Emmanuel Nwakibu
SMU Corporate Law Association
Don’t forget to join CLA on Thursday, October 29th, at 12:30 for an exclusive Corporate Law Spotlight! This will be a great opportunity to network with corporate law practitioners in Zoom breakout rooms. All CLA members should have received an email with a link to register for this event. Seating is very limited, so register soon!!!
REMINDER: All CLA Merch orders must be placed and paid by tomorrow, October 1st, at 12pm!!! All CLA members should have received an email with a link to order. Venmo your total to SMU-CLA. Please reach out if you have any questions!
Don’t forget to register for the virtual Bankruptcy & Restructuring Panel happening tomorrow, September 30th, at 12:35 pm! All CLA members should have received an email with a link to register. Please reach out if you have any questions. See you tomorrow!
Happy Monday! CLA hopes that you all had a wonderful weekend, and wants to remind you all of our New Member Meeting! The New Member Meeting will be held this Wednesday, September 16th, at 5:00 pm via Zoom! Hope to see you there!
Don’t forget to log in and chat with CLA at the Student Organization Fair on September 1st from 12-3! We look forward to meeting you and telling you what CLA is all about (even if it is over Zoom)! Have a great weekend, and we will hopefully see you Tuesday!!!
Business Law Week: Feb. 10 - Feb. 13. Please see the flyer attached to the email sent on 2/7/2020, OR email me at [email protected] to get the details of each event.
Sorry I cannot attach the flyer here!
CLA MERCH!!!!!!!! Click the link below and fill out the form. Payment is due at the time of pickup. DEADLINE February 20, 2019.
Corporate Law Association. Please fill out the form if you are committed to purchasing merchandise
Don't forget about the Corporate OCI on Simplicity.
The deadline is today at 12npm so there is still plenty of time!
Most just require a resume, so it is simple to complete and a great opportunity.
I worked for Rushmore Loan Management Services (one of the potential corporations). It was a great experience and I learned a lot! There is also the potential of employment beyond the summer if the need is there!
FIRST EVENT! Thursday at 12:15 in Walsh. See details below.
BUSINESS LAW LEADERSHIP PROGRAM INFO SESSION
Come and learn about the new Rowling Center Business Law & Leadership Program (BLLP), open to all law students. DFW is one of the most vibrant business centers in the United States and Dedman Law students can benefit greatly from engaging with local business and law leaders. BLLP helps our law students build business knowledge and acumen and get exposure to top business and law practitioners and thought leaders. See attached for additional information or contact the Rowling Center at [email protected].
Hey CLA! Don't forget to RSVP for the Private Equity event on Thursday, October 3. The link is provided here: https://www.smu.edu/law/forms/10-3-2019-Rowling%20Center-Brandon%20Freeman
Also! Don't forget to pay dues (for new members only!) It's a one-time payment of $20. This due covers all 3 years of law school!
Don't forget the Rowling Center Diversity Week Event! In Hillcrest at 12:15. Chipotle first come first serve!
Hello SMU! I hope you are having a great summer!
There is an upcoming networking opportunity at the Belo Mansion. The luncheon will be a great place to learn about pro bono work and hear from great lawyers (in different stages of their career) who are dedicated to pro bono.
See the upcoming email for the flyer with the RSVP information or contact me!!!!
Be sure to RSVP for our upcoming happy hour! https://forms.gle/x4feRzCdMq2fQRMs6
Don't forget to RSVP to our first event of the semester!
Welcome back SMU!!!
Join us for Lunch and
a Conversation with Allison Casper Adams '95
Entrepreneur, Director at Oxford Exchange, and Co-owner of Caspers Company, largest McDonald's franchisee in Florida.
This will be about alternative legal careers!
The event is on Tuesday, January 15th from 12:15pm to 1-30pm. RSVP DEADLINE IS TODAY!!! https://www.smu.edu/law/forms/2019-Allison-Adams
We are distributing merch in the Pit today until 2pm! Come get your orders! If you didn’t preorder but would like to purchase a hat, tshirt, or padfolio, then drop by.
MERCH IS HERE!!!!! Come pick up ya swag on Thursday, 11/1/18 in The Pit from 10:30 ish to 2pm.
Join TSAI for a talk about Startup Law.
Free food for those who RSVP to [email protected].
TOMORROW is the last day to RSVP to the Going Corporate Panel. This is a fantastic way to learn ALL about Corporate work!!
Email [email protected] to RSVP. (Also lunch is provided)
Photos of recent events!! Fast Food with the Firms and The Student Org Fair! Look at all the fun we have and JOIN US at our next event!!
Hey Humans! Don't forget about Wellness Week next week. RSVP by tomorrow (for the amazing events and FREEE FOOOD).
Use this link: https://www.smu.edu/Law/Students/Student-Affairs/Student-Wellness
WELLNESS WEEK EVENTS MONDAY Keep Calm and Yoga On - Yoga with Roslyn Dubberstein Monday, October 8, 2018 Karcher 12:00 – 12:50 pm Roslyn Dubberstein will lead a free, restorative yoga session in Karcher Auditorium. No yoga skills required! We will have some mats but please bring your own if yo...
A look into the world of Corporate Counsel October 11! Email [email protected] to RSVP
Don't forget about our Fast Food with the Firms event tomorrow at 12:30pm in Lawyer's Inn back room! Required that you RSVP through Symplicity--remaining spots are limited. If you have already RSVPed, we will see you there for Peggy Sue BBQ and casual discussions with Haynes & Boone, Katten Muchin Rosenman, McDermott Will and Emery, and Perkins Coie attorneys.
ANOTHA ONE (networking opportunity) The 2018 Women Deal Lawyers Forum on October 3rd from 3pm to 6:30pm at the Belo Mansion.
Join for an afternoon program focusing on the unique opportunities and challenges facing women lawyers practicing M&A and corporate law. This networking opportunity is free but space is limited, so RSVP early (I'll be there!)
Upcoming Event!!! This is a great networking opportunity with a small group of people. REMEMBER: You need to pay dues before eligible.
Heads up; our merchandise pre-order will be closing THIS FRIDAY at 6pm. Email [email protected] to order. T-shirts are $20, hats are $20, and padfolios are $25. Specify t-shirt size in email. Payment can be made to @smucla on Venmo, or by cash/check.
Don't miss out on our FIRST MEETING of the year, TODAY at 12:45pm in F207! Free lunch, merch pre-order, and info about this semester's events!
Interested in financial services or banking law? Want to attend CLE programs for free? Check out this opportunity...
Thousands of attorneys and professionals will convene to enjoy comprehensive coverage of a diverse range of legal topics.
School is back in session! Swing by our FIRST MEETING of the year on Tuesday to get lunch and information on our plans for the semester.
Learn about post-graduation recruitment at this great event with SALSA & OCS!
Please join us for a discussion and guided Q&A with leading sports and corporate law practitioners. Lunch will be provided, please RSVP to [email protected].
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The CLA seeks to further the individual welfare of its members, to foster education and research in the fields of law and commerce, and to educate the student body to appreciate the integration of law and commerce. Officers 2018-2019
Nicole Feragen, President ([email protected])
Marissa Hines, VP of Communications ([email protected])
Benjamin Schindler, VP of Programs ([email protected])