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University of St. Thomas School of Law Career & Professional Development Preparing Professionals, Engaging Employers OCI Insider

February 11, 2014

Still looking for a Summer Associate job for this summer? Look no further! Ruder Ware is hiring two 2L Summer Associates for the Summer of 2014.

On-Campus Interview Frequently Asked Questions

Ruder Ware
Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Writing Sample

Ruder Ware
Timeline

  • Bidding Deadline: Wednesday, February 12 at 12:00 p.m. (noon)
  • Pre-Select Sign-Up: February 17, 3:00 p.m. to February 18, 12:00 p.m. (noon)
  • Interviews: Thursday, February 20 in MSL 124

Ruder Ware
Information

Ruder Ware Website
Summer Associate Program
Practice Areas


NALP Policies for Students

The Fall OCI interviewing season (and interviewing in general) can be very stressful.  Keep in mind that maintaining professionalism throughout the entire process is key.  Here is a link to “Student Professionalism During the Interview Season: A Quick Guide to Your Ethical Responsibilities in the Offer and Decision-Making Process” - Follow this link to access the PDF at www.nalp.org

Ruder Ware On-Campus Interviews

Ruder Ware, a full-service law firm with more than 40 attorneys and locations in Eau Claire and Wausau, Wisconsin, is seeking two 2Ls for its summer program. Each summer associate will spend half of the summer in the Wausau office and half of the summer in the Eau Claire office. The students will be exposed to all areas of the firm's practice. Ruder Ware will provide housing in each location.

Initial interviews may be conducted via Skype or video conferencing.

Ruder Ware summer associates may have the opportunity to participate in or work on the following:

  • Client meetings and negotiation sessions
  • Transaction due diligence and closings
  • Pre-trial discovery, including depositions
  • Pre-trial preparation and trials
  • Mediation and arbitration hearings
  • Drafting client letters, briefs, motions, contracts, and other documents
  • Assisting with the preparation of client education and information materials

Ruder Ware has hired summer associates from UST Law in the past and it has always been a very good experience. The deadline to bid for this position is February 12, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. (noon).  Do not let that deadline stop you from applying! If you believe you cannot get your materials uploaded to Symplicity on-time contact Dan Winterlin at daniel.winterlin@stthomas.edu and he will work with you.

Application Instructions

Follow this link to place your bid in Symplicity, or follow these steps:

  • Login to Symplicity
  • Click on OCI
  • Select "Spring 2014 OCI: Ruder Ware" from Session
  • Click on Review
  • Select your application materials in Bid Details

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