Fall and Spring Events 2022-2023
Admissions Process Presentation from the University of Mississippi School of Law
January 24 at 6 PM
Charan W. Gurley, the Director of Law Admissions at the University of Mississippi School of Law, will provide an overview of studying law at the University of Mississippi. Ms. Gurley will be joined by a law professor, current law student, and recent law graduate. Q & A to follow
Careers in Law – Clerk of Court with Charles R. Diard, Jr.
February 15 at 4 PM
Charles R. Diard, Jr., Clerk of Court for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, will introduce students to the role of Clerk of Court, the position’s responsibilities, and the work of the federal judiciary. Q&A to follow.
Federal Bankruptcy Courts with Judge Henry Callaway
March 22 at 5:30 PM
US Bankruptcy Court - 113 St Joseph St, Mobile, AL 36602
Judge Henry Callaway, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Alabama, invites students to tour the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in downtown Mobile. Students will learn about the work of the court, the role of bankruptcy judges, and be able to ask questions of the judge. Interested students should contact Dr. Ryan Williams at ryanjwilliams@southalabama by Monday, March 20 at 5 PM.
Admissions Process Presentation from the University of Alabama School of Law
September 26 at 3 pm in Humanities 150
Admissions personnel from the University of Alabama School of Law will give a short presentation about Alabama Law, including information about their traditional JD application process and their streamlined Alabama Scholars Admissions Program, which is open to current students and graduates from the University of South Alabama who meet certain criteria. The officers will will also conduct a Q&A for students who are interested in learning more about admissions as well as life during and after law school
Introduction to the Paralegal Profession
October 18 at 6 PM via Zoom
Adrienne Berry, President of the Alabama Association of Paralegals and Supervisory Paralegal in the U.S. Attorney's Office in Birmingham, will present an overview of the paralegal profession, including certification opportunities and requirements. Q&A to follow.
Presentation on the Mobile Drug Court
November 7 at 3 pm in Humanities 150
Judge Edward C. Blount Jr. and Joyce Morrissette, MS, Treatment Coordinator and Counselor for the Mobile Drug Court, will provide an introduction to the operation and function of the Mobile Drug Court, a problem-solving court designed to help offenders who suffer from substance abuse. Q&A to follow.