Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Space Available

Robertson + Associates has an open office with a private entrance in our Olde Towne location in Ridgeland, Mississippi. This arrangement is ideal for a young attorney trying to make their way. Qualified candidates may have contract assignments in our family law only boutique, which will help offset rent. The office includes friendly reception services, access to a beautiful conference room with Apple TV, mail and copy services, kitchen, restroom, nightly cleaning and a collegiate group of professionals with whom you will enjoy spending time and brainstorming. Rent is $700 per month and those who may be interested should email Craig Robertson at craig@robertson.ms.

Monday, September 23, 2013

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Student Orientation


Robert C. Khayat Law Center, Weems Auditorium, Room 1078, 9:00 a.m.

Welcome                                                                          9:00-9:20
Richard Gershon, Dean and Professor of Law
What Does “Law” Mean?                                           9:20-10:00
Matthew R. Hall, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
& Associate Professor

Office of the Registrar Information                         10:00-10:10
Eddie J. Upton, Law School Registrar

Communications Office Information                       10:10-10:20
Jenny Kate Luster, Communications

Students Disability Services                                      10:20-10:30
Robin Yekaitis

BREAK                                                                       10:30-10:45

Welcome from the Law School Student Body        1 0:45-11:30

Introduction to the Honor Code

Diversity-Professionalism Program
Marcus Williams, LSSB President
Kimberly Joy (K-J) Lockley, Honor Council Chair
Cory Ferraez, LSSB Senator

Introduction of Faculty                                            11:30-11:45
Richard Gershon, Dean and Professor of Law

Breakout Groups with Professors                           11:45-12:30
How to Read a Case

Mentoring Luncheon                                                   12:30-1:30
Dean’s Leadership Council, Law School Atrium

Robert C. Khayat Law Center, Room 1078, 1:00 p.m.

What to Expect the First Day                                     1:30-2:15

Breakout Groups with Current Law Students
Mentoring Groups 1-2, Room 1046
Mentoring Groups 3-4, Room 1090
Mentoring Groups 5-6, Room 1092
Mentoring Groups 7-8, Room 1115
Mentoring Groups 9-10, Moot Court 1
Mentoring Groups 11-12, Moot Court 2
Mentoring Groups 13-14, Room 2084
Mentoring Groups 15-16, Room 2090
Mentoring Groups 17-18, Room 2092
Mentoring Groups 19-20, Bonus Room 2

Case Organization                                                       2:15-3:00
Patricia Krueger
Legal Writing Specialist & Acting Assistant Professor

Ice Cream Social & Student Organization Fair       3:00-4:30
Law School Courtyard
Sponsored by BARBRI

Optional Informational Sessions                                 4:00-4:30
Military/Veteran Students
LGBT Students
Students with Children
Spouses/Significant Others


Khayat Law Center, Weems Auditorium, Room 1078, 9:00 a.m.

Welcome                                                                       9:00-9:10
Richard Gershon
Dean and Professor of Law

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

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

Breakout: Professionalism Group Sessions         10:30-12:00

Luncheon                                                                   12:00-1:00
Law School Atrium
Sponsored by the Law Alumni Chapter

Yearbook Photos                                                         1:00-1:30
Rare Books Room, Law Library

Double Decker Bus Tour of  Campus & Oxford     1:30-3:30