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NAMES AND ADDRESSES
Law School: Indiana University Maurer School of Law 
Address: Office of Career & Professional Dev 
  211 S. Indiana Avenue Room 020 
City: Bloomington 
State, Zip: IN, 47405 
Country: United States  
Phone: 812/855-0258 

Administrator Name: Michael E. Keller 
Administrator Title: Assistant Dean 
Phone: 812/855-0258 
Fax: 812/855-4840 
Email: mikeller@indiana.edu 
Web: http://law.indiana.edu/careers/ 

Registrar's Name: Alexis Lanham 
Phone No: 812/855-1888 
Names & titles of key CSO staff: Director - David Main   dmmain@indiana.edu
Director - Caroline Dowd-Higgins   cdowd@indiana.edu
Director - Kate Caldwell   caldwell@indiana.edu
Asst. Director - Kim Bunge  kbunge@indiana.edu
Coordinator - Abby Culbert  asculber@indiana.edu 

DEGREE PROGRAMS
No. of hours required to graduate: 88 
Comments:  

No. of Full-time students 692 
No. of Evening students:
No. of Part-time students:
Other:
Total: 692 

COMPOSITION OF ENROLLMENT
'12-'13 Year 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year Total
Men: 156  148  131  435 
Woman: 85  83  89  257 
Totals: 241  231  220  692 
Black (Men): 12  26 
Black (Women): 18 
Hispanics (Men): 15 
Hispanics (Women): 10  19 
American Indian/Alaskan (Men):
American Indian/Alaskan (Women):
Asian/Pacific Islander (Men): 16 
Asian/Pacific Islander (Women): 10  16 
Disabled (Men):
Disabled (Woman):
Openly GLBT (Men):
Openly GLBT (Woman):
Comments: we do not track openly glbt 

Do you offer LL.M. degrees? Yes 
Is LL.M. grading system equivalent to JD system? No 
Do you offer joint degree programs? Yes 
NO. of LL.M. degrees awarded in previous year: 71 

FIELDS OF STUDY OFFERED > LL.M DEGREES:
Subjects Full-time Evening Part-time Other
LLM 92
MCL 5
CERT 4
SJD 22
PhD (Law & Social Sciences) 7
FIELDS OF STUDY OFFERED > JOINT DEGREES:
Subjects Full-time Evening Part-time Other
MBA/JD BUS 17 0 0 0
PhD/JD 0 0 0 0
MPA/JD SPEA 9 0 0 0
MSES/SPEA 1 0 0 0
MS/JD CEUS 0 0 0 0
MA/JD CJUS 0 0 0 0
MA/JD TELE 2 0 0 0
Minor in Law Business 0 0 0 0
MLS/JD 0 0 0 0
CLAC (MA/MS) 0 0 0 0
REEI (MA/MS) 1 0 0 0
JD/MA HPER 1 0 0 0

ADMISSIONS PROFILE
Applications received: 2751 
Size of entering class: 242 
No. of undergraduate colleges represented: 150 
No. of states represented: 33 
In-state enrollment: 69 
Out-state enrollment: 171 
Foreign countries represented:

GRADE POINT AVERAGE / LAW SCHOOL ADMISSION TEST
25% 50% 75%
Grade Point Average Full-time 3.38 3.75 3.89
Part-time
Overall
Law School Admission Test

 

Full-time 158 166 167
Part-time
Overall
In determining GPA and LSAT averages, are all students included? No 
  If "No", what percentage is not included?
GPA median out of 237 (2% not included) 2 prior matrics & 3 w/o gpas
LSAT Mediam out of 231 (5% not included) 2 prior matrics & 9 w/o LSAT scores
 

JD PROGRAM
Fall Semester: Begin Date:
End Date:
8/21/2012
11/30/2012
Spring Semester: Begin Date:
End Date:
2/10/2013
4/18/2013
Semester Break: Begin Date:
End Date:
12/15/2012
2/9/2013
Spring Break: Begin Date:
End Date:
10/14/2012
10/21/2012

CLINICAL COURSES/PROGRAMS OFFERED
Clinical Courses/Program Enrollment Based on
Federal Courts Clinic
Community Legal Clinic
Protective Order Project
Inmate Legal Assistance Project
Disability Law Clinic
Family & Children Mediation
Student Legal Services
Conservation Clinic
Entrepreneur Clinic
SPECIAL TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS
Family Law Mediation training (certified mediators)
Criminal Law Interns (certified legal interns)
Indiana Supreme Court Certified Legal Internship Program for Governmental Positions

MOOT COURT PROGRAM
Is Moot Court a required activity? No 
Please describe program, including when students participate, how board members are selected, etc.
Approximately seventy-five percent (75%) of the second year class participate in an internal moot court competition in the fall and in the spring.  The top students are then selected to serve on the Moot Court Board for the following year and to compete in external competitions.

JOURNALS/ACTIVITIES
JOURNALS
Journals No. of Students Grades Write-on Intv. Other
Indiana Law Journal 35 majority Few Top 10%
Federal Communications Law Journal 30 many Combination Top 10%
Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies 32 many Most Top 25%
 
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
American Bar Association/LSD
ATLA (American Trial Lawyers Assoc)
Amer. Constitution Society
Moot Court Board
Environmental Law Society
Federalist Society for Law & Public Studies
Feminist Law Forum
Intellectual Property Association
International Law Society
Trial Teams
Law Students for Reproductive Justice
Business & Law Society
Law & Drama Society
Phi Alpha Delta
Phi Delta Phi
Public Interest Law Foundation
Sports & Entertainment Law Society
Student Law Assoc.
Black Law Student Association
Asian Pacific American Law School Assoc.
Latino Law Student Association
Lambda Law
OWLS - Older Wiser Law Students Assoc.
Women's Law Caucus
Legal Christian Fellowship
Outreach for Legal Literacy
Health Law Society
J. Reuben Clark Society
Jewish Law Students

GRADING SYSTEM
EXPLANATION OF GRADING SYSTEMS
Letter Grades Other Grade System? Numerical Equivalents
       A+ 4.0
       A 4.0
       A- 3.7
       B+ 3.3
       B 3.0
       B- 2.7
       C+ 2.3
       C 2.0
       C- 1.7
       D 1.0
       F 0.0

 Comments:
 
MINIMUM GRADE REQUIRED TO ATTAIN (Based on May 2012 graduation class)
Top 10%: 3.73 
Top 25%: 3.58 
Top 33%: 3.52 
Top 50%: 3.44 
Top 75%: don't calculate 

Median GPA: 3.44 
Minimum grade required for graduation: 2.30 
Do you have a pass/fail option? No
If "Yes", please describe:  
Are students ranked in their class? Yes
If so, how often? after fall & spring (not 1Ls) 
Will the school verify student grades? Yes
Please describe policy: With the student's release/permission 

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND HONORS
ACADEMIC AWARDS
Name of Award No. Awarded Selection Process
Highest Grade in Course 1 or 2 Course Professor
Scribes awards 1 Top 1L's in Legal Writing Sections
Merit Scholarships 120 Merit based
CALI Excellence for the Future 1 Top grade in class: faculty choice
West Publisher's Award 1 Top GPA in each class
JUMP Scholards 3 Academic Achievement
Moot Court Awards 12 Merit
John Edwards University Fellowship 1 Top University Students
Chancellor's Scholarships 3 Top Merit
GRADUATION HONORS
  % of Class Receiving GPA Required # of Students
Order of the Coif: 10% 3.646 23
Summa cum laude: 1% 3.844 2
Magna cum laude: 10% 3.646 23
Cum laude: 30% 3.492 67
Other:
 

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Areas of practice (Include both legal and non-legal positions) % of employed students with jobs in area Employment locations % of students with known location who are in region
Private practice: 44  New England:
Business and industry: 16  Middle Atlantic:
Government: 15  East North Central: 62 
Judicial clerkship: 10  West North Central:
Military: South Atlantic: 11 
Public interest organization: East South Central:
Academic: West South Central:
Job category not identified: Mountain:
Pacific:
Non-US:

  Jurisdictions: (states and/or metropolitan areas)
                      with the highest % of graduates from the most recent graduating class
Indianapolis
Chicago
Washington DC

ON CAMPUS INTERVIEWS
  Week invitations are sent to employers:
Febraury 6
  OCI requests accepted by:  
  Mail Beginning Date: 02/06/2012
  Phone beginning date: 02/06/2012
  Email beginning date: 02/06/2012 To Email: kbunge@indiana.edu
  Online beginning date: 02/06/2012 URL: https://law-indiana-csm.symplicity.com
 
Please specify any changes in OCI procedures or policies that will be in effect for the first time during Fall 2013 :
 
OCI date assignment procedure:
 First come first served   Random
 Early/Late Rotation   Out of state employer by geographic location
  Comments:
 
  OCI Fee?
donations only
 
  OCI date confirmation will be sent to employers:
within one week of receiving
 
  if requested our school will coordinate with:
 
  Describe required employer forms:
Non-discrimination Policy form
 
OCI DATES
OCI dates for August: 08/16/2012 - 08/20/2012
OCI dates for Fall: 09/04/2012 - 10/12/2012
OCI dates for Spring: 01/28/2013 - 03/15/2013
  Flyback dates:
 

  Is video conferencing available?  Yes 
  Comments:
 

  Are employers permitted to prescreen?  Yes 
  If "No", explain:
 

OCI drop date:
Date student materials sent to employer:
Date interview schedule sent to employer:
Postage/express mail fee?
  Comments:
these dates vary by the OCI date - employers will receive materials approx. 2 weeks prior to their OCI date
 
Do you provide resume collection or direct mail option for employers not participating in OCI?  Yes 
  Are all OCI conducted in campus buildings?  Yes 
  If "No", describe alternatives and reservation procedure:
 

OTHER INTERVIEW PROGRAMS
  Cooperative/Consortia:
Patent Law Interview Program - Chicago
Cook County Bar Assoc. Minority Student Job Fair - Chicago
BLSA Midwest Minority Job Fair - Cleveland
Equal Justice Works Public Interest Career Fair - DC
Midwest Public Interst Law Conference - Chicago
New York IInternational Job Fair
Hispanic Job Fair - Hollywood
On Location Louisville
National Law School Consortium - Chicago
National Law School Consortium - San Francisco
National Law School Consortium - Los Angeles
National Law School Consortium - New York
National Law School Consortium - Washington DC
National Law School Consortium - Philadelphia
National Law School Consortium - Miami
National Law School Consortium - Dallas
Tri-State Diversity Job Fair - Louisville
ISBA - Indianapolis
 
  Diversity Interview Programs:
Cook County Bar Assoc. Minority Student Job Fair - Chicago
BLSA Midwest Minority Job Fair - Cleveland
New York IInternational Job Fair - DC
Hispanic Job Fair - Hollywood
Tri-State - Louisville
Lavendar Law Job Fair
New Hamsphire Job Fair
 

JOB POSTING
  Will you send, upon request, one package containing resumes/transcripts?  Yes 
  Will you post a notice directing students to apply directly to employer?  Yes 

If you provide job listings for graduates, describe how to send notice, when employers can expect responses, length of time notice is posted (whether in print or online), etc.;
Notices may be faxed, mailed, telephoned, e-mailed or completed on our web site.

Listings are posted daily on our web based program "Symplicity". They are password protected.

Postings are left on the listing for two months or until closed by employer.
 

FIRST YEAR STUDENTS
Describe any special regulations pertaining to the recruitment of first year students that are in addition to the NALP guidelines. For example, are first year students eligible for spring OCI? When are job notices posted during second semester?
- First-year students are eligible to participate in spring semester interview programs

-Notices received prior to November 1 are released after November 1; students are instructed to follow NALP guidelines regarding contacting employers.
 

DIVERSITY PROGRAMS
We encourage employers seeking to attract minority applicants to notify the presidents of each minority organization by letter shortly after registering for OCI or placing a job listing.  We participate in the following programs:   

1.Indiana State Bar Association Minority Clerkship Program
2.Cook County Bar Association Minority Student Job Fair
3.BLSA Midwest Minoirty Job Fair
4.ABA Minority Judicial Clerkship Program
5.Hispanic Job Fair
6. Tri-State Diversity Job Fair
7.  ICLEO
 

PRO BONO PROGRAM
Special section of Symplicity for posting of all pro bono opportunities
 

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY
Indiana University Maurer School of Law is committed to nondiscrimination in employment regardless of gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, race or ethnic orientation.   Office of Career & Professional Development facilities open only to employers whose practices support this policy.
 

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