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2010 Orientation Schedule

Thur, August 12 - Fri, August 13 - Mon, August 16 - Tue, August 17

All Presentations Located in Ares Auditorium Room 164 , unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, August 12, 2010

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Sign-In and Tour of Law College

Sign-in at Lobby and go to Small Section rooms (see below).  Ares Fellows, Student Bar Association (SBA) representatives, and representatives from Student Organizations will conduct a tour of the law school facilities.

 

Professor

Atwood

Bublick

Marcus

Ratner

White

Room Number

17

135

118

137

156

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

Welcome Address, Introductions, and Greetings

Ares Auditorium, Room 164.  Welcome address by Dean of Admissions, Eric Eden, Associate Dean Kay Kavanagh, and Law School Dean Lawrence Ponoroff; Introductions and Welcome by Vice Dean Jane Korn, et al., the SBA President will introduce the SBA officers, and other Student Organization Leaders.

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Do Judges Make Law?

Presentation by Professor Dave Marcus

12:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

Lunch and Small Section Meetings 

Pick up lunch in the Lewis & Roca Lobby, and go to Small Section rooms.  Meet with Small Section Professors and Ares Fellows

12:00 – 2:00 p.m.  

Transfer & Visiting Students

Room 160 Pick up lunch and meet with:  Dr. Jordan-Curtis & Ms. Janice Marotta re:  transfer credit, registration, Arizona Law, etc.; Professor Michael Chiorazzi, Director of the Law Library, and Deans Birmingham and Nailon from the Office of Career Development.

2:00 – 5:00 p.m. 

First Year Photos

Room 137, Southeast from Speedway entrance

 

Professor Atwood’s section - 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Professor Bublick’s section - 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Professor Marcus’ section - 4:00 - 5:00 pm 

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Professor Ratner's section, and

Professor White's section

CatCards and UA Bookstore at the Main Campus Student Union

6:30 p.m. 

LWA Welcome Supper (Optional)


Sponsored by the Law Women's Association (LWA).  Hosted by Professor Andy Silverman. Invitations and maps are in your Orientation Packet.  Everyone in the entering class is invited to what has become an annual College of Law tradition.

 



Friday, August 13, 2010

All Presentations Located in Ares Auditorium Room 164

Continental Breakfast provided by the American Bar Association

9:15 - 9:30 a.m.

Law Library

Professor Michael Chiorazzi, Assoc. Dean of Information Services

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.

Welcome

Dev Sethi, President of the Law College Association

10:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Ethics, Civility, Professionalism & Beginning Professional Catprints:

Presentation by:  Professor Paul Bennett; Thomas Zlaket, Arizona Supreme Court Justice (Retired); and Professor Charles Ares.

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Break and Pick up lunch in the Lewis & Roca Lobby
11:45 - 12:45 p.m.

Substance: Use/Avoidance/Alternatives, and Wellness Panel

Hal Nevitt, Director, Member Assistance Program, State Bar of Arizona; et al.

1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

First-Year Photos
Room 137, Southeast from Speedway entrance

 

Professor Ratner’s section - 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Professor White’s section - 2:00 - 3:00 pm

1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Professor Atwood's section, Professor Bublick's section, and

Professor Marcus' section

CatCards and UA Bookstore at the Main Campus Student Union

 

Monday, August 16, 2010

All Presentations Located in Ares Auditorium Room 164
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Community Service Presentation
Presentation by The Community Service Board
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.   

Career and Professional Development Office

Dean Mary Birmingham and Dean Paula Nailon

 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.  "What Does AZ 11-1051 Mean? The Enforcement Heart of Arizona's Controversial New Immigration Law & The Building Blocks of the 1st Year Curriculum."  Presentation by Professor Marc Miller
10:00 - 10:10 a.m. Break
10:10 – 11:30 a.m.

Law School Basics, Overview of the U.S. Court System

Professor Susan Salmon, Assistant Director of Legal Writing

11:30 - 11:40 a.m. Break
11:40 – 1:00  p.m. 

Rule Synthesis

Professor Suzanne Rabé, Director of Legal Writing and Professor Susan Salmon, Assistant Director, Legal Writing

 

Professor

Barton

Herr-Cardillo

Markovich

Ryberg

Simon

Ferrell

Lett

Rabé

Salmon

Meister

Room

135

RH114

RH321

118

17

137

272

21

156

RH204

1:00 – 5:00 p.m. 

Law Student Organizations, and Some Campus Organizations

Lunch Festival and Orientation Fair:  Snacks, Beverages, and Lunch will be sold by:  Moot Court Board, NALSA, and other law student organizations.

 

Tables, Presentations and Community Service Activities organized by Student Organizations.  Tables will also be hosted by:  Residency, Financial Aid, Voters Registration, Campus Health, and the Recreation Center

 

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

 8:30 - 12:00 p.m.  *Courtroom Visits     off-campus      Click here for details, (or proceed to page 6)     Supervised by Dr. Willie Jordan-Curtis, and assisted by:  Student Organizations, SBA Representatives, and Ares Fellows.  Be sure to bring photo identification. 
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch Festival and Orientation Fair:  Snacks, Beverages, and Lunch will be sold by:  Moot Court Board, NALSA, and other law student organizations
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Briefing, Reading Cases

Ares Auditorium Room 164
Professor Suzanne Rabé, Director of Legal Writing

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  

Writing Classes 

Professors of the Legal Writing Program

 

Professor

Barton

Herr-Cardillo

Markovich

Ryberg

Simon

Ferrell

Lett

Rabé

Salmon

Meister

Room

135

RH114

RH321

118

17

137

272

21

156

RH204

 

Courtroom Visits

Supervised by Dr. Jordan-Curtis, and assisted by:  SBA Representatives, Student Organizations, and Ares Fellows.  Be sure to bring photo identification.

Professor

Judge

Court

Atwood

Designated by Court Personnel

United States District Court, District of Arizona, Tucson
405 W. Congress
Tucson, AZ 85701

Marcus

Designated by Court Personnel

United States District Court, District of Arizona, Tucson
405 W. Congress
Tucson, AZ 85701

Bublick

Designated by Court Personnel

Pima County Superior Court of Arizona, Tucson
110 W. Congress
Tucson, AZ 85701

Ratner

Designated by Court Personnel

Pima County Superior Court of Arizona, Tucson
110 W. Congress
Tucson, AZ 85701

White

Designated by Court Personnel

Pima County Juvenile Court of Arizona, Tucson
2225 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

 

2010 Continued Tracking

Continued Tracking sessions including Professionalism may be offered throughout the year on Friday afternoons of each month from 12:15-1:15 p.m., unless otherwise indicated.  Topics and speakers to be arranged.

Fall 2010

Speaker

Topic

August 20, 2010

12:30 - 2:00

Lunch Provided

Room 160

Alumni Panel: Janis Gallego, Kettie McCormick, Tamara Mulembo, Skip Skinner

Balancing Family Life, Personal Life, and Law School    (Optional)

Childcare provided by Law Students for Reproductive Justice (LSRJ)

September, 2010

TBA

Professor Barbara Atwood, Dean Kay Kavanagh, and Dr. Jordan-Curtis

Honor Code, Academic and Professional Integrity 

September 2010

 

SBA

SBA Picnic (Optional).  Come and join your classmates, upper level students, and faculty for a casual supper at the Student Bar Association’s annual welcome barbeque.    Details will be provided later.

November 5, 2010

 

Professor Suzanne Rabé, Writing Faculty, and Writing Fellows

Exam taking, academic excellence, and study skills
Lunch Provided

 

 

 

 

 

Updated: 8/15/10