News and Upcoming Events

BATES ALUMNI LAW STUDENT PANEL: Thinking about applying to law school? Come to a panel discussion with Bates alumni who are current law students. They will share their experiences preparing for, applying to, and surviving law school. Saturday, Oct. 25 4:15 – 5:30 pm.  Pettengill G25 (Keck Classroom). Snacks will be served. Sponsored by the Politics Department and Bates Career Development Center. Alumni, Current Students, Staff and Faculty are welcome to attend. Alumni panelists: David Bibb ’11, 2L JD/MBA Northeastern University Law School• Catherine Djang ’13, 2L, Columbia University Law School• Kate Fetrow ’13, 1L, Stanford Law School • Ben McCall ’11, 2L, University of Maine School of Law • Israel Piedra ’12, 3L, Boston College Law School.

Join Diplomat in Residence Mary Beth Leonard from the U.S. Department of State to learn more about careers and internships in foreign service. To join the Dept. of State, you must be a U.S. citizen. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 7:00-8:00 pm in Chase 201 (Skelton Lounge).

Interested in a career in International Affairs? On Monday, November 3, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm join representatives from The Fletcher School of International Law & Diplomacy (a joint program of Tufts University and Harvard University) and The Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University to learn more about their programs and admissions process. Pettengill G65 (Keck Classroom).

The Law School Admission Council will be sponsoring law school fairs in a number of cities around the country.  For a complete list, check   The fair will take place in Boston at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel on Tuesday, November 11. Workshops will be held from noon – 7 pm and representatives will be at the fair from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm.

Is Law School in your Future? A conversation with Law School Dean Nora Demleitner ’89, Washington & Lee University, School of Law, Thursday, November 13, 2014, Noon – 1:00 pm, Commons 211. Is law school for you? Should you go right to law school or work for a while beforehand? What do law schools look for when evaluating applicants? What is the current employment outlook for lawyers? What’s new in admission trends? These topics and more will be covered in this introductory session.

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