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Orientation Schedule – Fall 2020

Monday, Aug 10

Part I – Welcome to South Texas!

FULL-TIME STUDENTS
All sections attend virtually

Welcome – 9:00-9:45
President and Dean Mike Barry

Associate Dean Mark Steiner
Lynne Liberato ’80, Haynes and Boone

Break
9:45-10:00

Learning Strategies
10:00-11:00
Professor John Worley 

Break
11:00-11:10

Presentation on Implicit Bias
11:10-11:45

Professor Shelby Moore 

Break
11:45-11:50

Presentation from Fred Parks
Law Library
11:50-12:15 

Conclude 12:15

PART-TIME STUDENTS
All sections attend virtually

Welcome – 5:30-6:15
President and Dean Mike Barry

Associate Dean Mark Steiner
Lynne Liberato ’80, Haynes and Boone

Break
6:15-6:30

Learning Strategies
6:30-7:30
Professor John Worley

Break
7:30-7:35

Presentation on Implicit Bias
7:35-8:10

Professor Shelby Moore

Break
8:10-8:15

Presentation from Fred Parks
Law Library
8:15-8:45

Conclude 8:45

Tuesday, Aug 11

Part II – Fundamental Skills for
Law School 

FULL-TIME STUDENTS
All sections attend virtually

Fundamentals/Reading and
Briefing Cases – with the
full-time Legal Research and
Writing professors
9:00-11:00
Professor Amanda Peters (a,b)
Professor Scott Rempell (c,d)
Professor Amanda Harmon Cooley (e,f)
Professor Derek Fincham (g,h)
Professor Njeri M. Rutledge (i,j)
Professor Katherine Vukadin (k,l)

Break
11:00-12:00

Fundamentals/Reading and
Briefing Cases
(cont.)
12:00-2:00

Conclude 2:00

PART-TIME STUDENTS
All sections attend virtually

Fundamentals/Reading and
Briefing Cases – with the
full-time Legal Research and
Writing professors
5:00-7:00
Professor Andrew Solomon (m,n)

Break
7:00-7:30

Fundamentals/Reading and
Briefing Cases
(cont.)
7:30-9:30

Conclude 9:30

Wednesday, Aug 12

The SBA will be located at the side entrance on Polk Street from 10:30 – 1:30 and 5:30 – 7:30 to pass out packets and ID cards. You must have proof of identification to pick up the student ID.

DON’T FORGET!

Complete the new student survey
located at www.stcl.edu/1Lsurvey

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Thursday, Aug 13

Part III – Preparing for Day One
of Law School 

SECTION A (Attend in person)
Section C only scheduled for Friday

Check in – Packet pick up
10:00-10:30

Resources for Law Students
10:00-10:30
Joe Green Auditorium
Asst. Dean Gena Singleton

Mock Class
11:00-12:00
Garrett Townes Auditorium
Professor Bruce McGovern teaching
for Professor Amanda Peters

Joe Green Auditorium
Associate Dean Ted Field teaching
for Professor Scott Rempell

Lunch – provided
12:00-12:30

Putting it All Together
12:30-3:30
Joe Green Auditorium
Assistant Dean Lisa Yarrow

Conclude 3:30

SECTION B and D
(Attend virtually)
Section C only scheduled for Friday

Resources for Law Students
10:30-11:00
Asst. Dean Gena Singleton

Mock Class
11:00-12:00
Professor Josh Blackman teaching
for Prof. Amanda Harmon Cooley

Professor John Worley teaching
for Professor Derek Fincham

Professor Vanessa Browne-Barbour
teaching for Prof. Andrew Soloman

Lunch Break
12:00-12:30

Putting it All Together
12:30-3:30
Assistant Dean Lisa Yarrow

Conclude 3:30

Friday, Aug 14

SECTION C (Attend in person)
Section A, B, and D
only scheduled for Thursday

Check in – Packet pick up
10:00-10:30

Resources for Law Students
10:00-10:30
Joe Green Auditorium
Asst. Dean Gena Singleton

Mock Class
11:00-12:00
Garrett Townes Auditorium
Professor Val Ricks teaching for
Professor Njeri Mathis Rutledge

Joe Green Auditorium
Professor Jeff Rensberger 
teaching
for Professor Katherine Vukadin

Lunch – provided
12:00-12:30

Putting it All Together
12:30-3:30
Joe Green Auditorium
Assistant Dean Lisa Yarrow

Conclude 3:30