Widener University School of Law’s Wilmington, Del. campus will host the American Bar Association Law Student Division third circuit spring
meeting Feb. 11 and 12. The program is designed to bring law students together to exchange ideas and develop camaraderie. Events begin with a networking social Friday, Feb. 11 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Scrimmages Restaurant and Sports Bar, 4723 Concord Pike. Cash bar and appetizers will be available.
The agenda for Saturday, Feb. 12 includes speakers and panels in Widener’s Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom, 4601 Concord Pike. Topics include healthcare and the law, innovations in the business of practicing law, and examining major events – particularly the recent Tucson shooting – from a legal perspective. Former U.S. Congressman Patrick J. Murphy
, a Widener Law alumnus who now teaches on the school’s Harrisburg campus and practices at Fox Rothschild LLP in Philadelphia, will deliver the event keynote address at 1:30 p.m. The Widener Law Career Development Office
will also be available to work with students on resume review and mock interviews.
Before the meeting closes, delegates from each of the participating schools will elect a new circuit governor, who will begin his or her year of service in March. Widener Law student Paul Edger, who studies on the school’s Harrisburg campus, currently serves as the third circuit governor. Widener Law students Mark Piscitelli and Suzanne Anderson, of the school’s Wilmington campus, and Owen Hoover and Chelsey Crocker of the Harrisburg campus, serve as lieutenant governors The third circuit comprises approximately 10,500 law students who study in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Meals will be provided at the school on Feb. 12, including a luncheon attended by local law professionals. Students may register outside the Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom beginning at 8:15 a.m. Feb. 12. There is no cost to attend.