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44TH ANNUAL MWBLSA REGIONAL CONVENTION FEBRUARY 15-19, 2012 COLUMBUS, OHIO PROGRAMMING AND WORKSHOPS: The following is a list of our programming and workshops for the convention week: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2012: 3:00PM-5:30PM Registration 2:00PM-4:00PM Community Service Event 4:00PM-6:00PM Competitor’s Reception sponsored by Roetzel & Andress 7:00PM-8:00PM Mock Trial Competitor/Coach Meeting 8:00PM-9:00PM Moot Court Competitor/Coach Meeting 10:00PM-UNTIL Regional Executive Board Meeting THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012: 6:30AM-8:30AM Breakfast 8:00AM-5:00PM Registration 9:00AM-12:00PM Community Service: Independence High School 8:00AM-3:30PM Moot Court Competition 9:00AM-8:30PM Mock Trial Competition 9:00AM-12:00PM Diversity Law Fair (Pre-Law Division) 12:00PM-1:00PM Lunch 1:00PM-2:15PM Public Interest Law 2:30PM-3:45PM “Speed Dating”: Networking & Interview Workshop 2:00PM-4:00PM Advocacy/Social Action Event 3:00PM-5:30PM Community Service/Social Action 5:00PM-6:00PM Plenary Session 7:00PM-9:00PM Welcome to Columbus Reception sponsored by Squire Sanders 10:00PM-UNTIL Regional Executive Board Meeting FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2011: 6:30AM-8:30AM Breakfast 8:00AM-5:00PM Registration 8:00AM-3:30PM Moot Court Competition 9:00AM-8:30PM Mock Trial Competition 9:00AM-4:00PM Career Fair


12:00AM-1:30PM 9:00AM-12:00PM 1:45PM-2:30PM 1:45PM-2:30PM 2:45PM-4:00PM 2:45PM-4:00PM 4:00PM-6:30PM 7:30PM-9:30PM 10:00PM-UNTIL 10:00PM-UNTIL

“Getting to Esquire and Beyond” Luncheon Pre-Law Division Oratorical Competition IP Law Panel “Choosing a Practice Area” Sports and Entertainment Law Panel “The Road to Judiciary and Clerkships” Plenary Session Professionalism Fashion Show/Alumni Reception sponsored by OSU Regional Executive Board Meeting Social Event (Location TBA)

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2012: 6:30AM-8:30AM Breakfast 9:00AM-5:00PM Registration 9:00AM-12:00PM Mock Trial & Moot Court Final Rounds 9:00AM-10:00AM There’s No Justice… There’s “Just Us” Part I 10:15AM-11:30AM Creating Your Own Law Practice 10:15AM-11:30AM Preparing for Partnership & Advancement 11:30AM-12:45PM Lunch 1:00PM-2:15PM “Brothers-In-Law” 1:00PM-2:15PM “High Heels… High Standards” 2:15PM-3:15PM There’s No Justice… There’s “Just Us” Part II 4:00PM-6:00PM Plenary Session (2012-2013 Regional Executive Board Elections) 6:00PM-7:00PM Networking Reception/Silent Auction 7:00PM-9:00PM Awards Gala Reception Cocktail Hour and Silent Auction 8:00PM-10:00PM Awards Gala 10:00PM-2:00AM Social Event (Location: After Glow) SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2012: 10:00AM-UNTIL Regional Executive Board Transitional Meeting


2012 MWBLSA Regional Convention Schedule