AMK Law Sponsors Aboriginal Law Student Mentoring Program’s 2024 Workshops

June 5, 2024

At AMK Law, Matthew Karakoulakis is proud to support the Aboriginal Law Student Mentoring Program (ALSmentoring), a vital initiative that has been nurturing the academic and professional growth of Aboriginal law students since 2004. As one of the sponsors for the upcoming workshops, Matthew is excited to contribute to the success of these future legal professionals.

New for 2024: Creating a Standout Legal Resume Workshop

New workshop for 2024, “Creating a Standout Legal Resume,” which will provide invaluable guidance on crafting resumes and LinkedIn profiles tailored for the legal profession. This session aims to equip students with the tools they need to stand out when applying for clerkships or jobs.

When: Tuesday, 6 August 5.30pm-7.30pm
Where: Wallmans Lawyers, Level 5, 400 King William St

To participate, students need to register by 2 August by sending an email with their name and the name of their friend.

Expanded Opportunity: A Week with a Judge

The annual “Week with a Judge” program has been expanded! Now, students can spend a week with a magistrate, barrister, solicitor, or in-house lawyer. This opportunity is available any week between July and December, allowing students to gain diverse insights into different legal professions. Students can reapply each year, ensuring continued growth and varied experiences.

To register, students must complete the relevant form for their university (The University of Adelaide, Flinders University, University of South Australia and submit it to their university representative listed on the form by 27 June.

About the Aboriginal Law Student Mentoring Program (ALSM)

Implemented across all three South Australian universities, ALSM fosters one-on-one mentoring relationships between Aboriginal law students and legal practitioners. The program supports the academic success of students and facilitates their transition into legal practice. Mentors benefit by contributing to the future of the legal profession and building professional relationships while learning from Aboriginal law students.

Matthew’s Commitment

Matthew Karakoulakis’s commitment to diversity and community engagement is at the heart of AMK Law’s activities. By supporting programs like ALSM, Matthew is investing in the future of the legal profession and promoting the success of Aboriginal law students. He is honored to work alongside other prestigious law firms like Cowell Clarke, Piper Alderman, Clayton Utz, and OZ Minerals as well as universities to make a meaningful impact.

Matthew encourages all Aboriginal law students based in Kaurna Country, Adelaide to take advantage of these opportunities and looks forward to seeing the positive outcomes of their participation. For more information about the workshops and to register, please contact us or visit the ALSM website.

Disclaimer
The material contained in this publication is of a general nature only and it is not, nor is intended to be, legal advice.

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AMK Law acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are fortunate to live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, both past and present and further acknowledge the important role that First Nations peoples continue to play within our communities.

 

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