Fall 2015 Loyola Graduate Tax Program Events Calendar

August 30, 2015 Graduate Tax Welcome Brunch and Introduction to Alumni Mentors.  10:00 am, LLS Esplanade.  Students will join Program alumni and faculty for brunch in one of the year's most enjoyable events.  Students will also meet their alumni mentors.
September 3, 2015 Tax Law Society Meeting / Officer Selection and "Landing the Tax Job You Want."  12:00 - 1:00 pm, B210.  Students will join the Tax Law Society and select officers.  Faculty panelists will discuss tax externships, clinics, and various extracurricular activities, such as the ABA Tax Section's Law Student Tax Challenge. This event will be sponsored by the Tax Law Society.   
September 3, 2015 Tax Research Training. 2:00 - 4:00 pm, C403.  Professor Kowal will teach tax students advanced tax research strategies in preparation for the fall tax research memorandum assignment.  Students also will receive tax research training on the RIA Checkpoint electronic tax research platform. 
September 10, 2015 "Writing a Scholarly Tax Article."  12:00 - 1:00 pm, Bannan Room.  Tax faculty will discuss how to choose and research a topic, the writing process, and the benefits of writing a tax article, including entry in the Tannenwald writing competition.
October 6, 2015 Careers in Tax Practice. 12:00 - 1:00 pm, B220.  Panelists will discuss various types of tax specialty practices, including business tax, international tax, and state and local tax, as well as different tax practice environments, including large and small law firm practice, public accounting firm practice, and government practice. 
October 22, 2015 State and Local Tax Practice.  12:00 - 1:00 pm, B220.  Panelists will discuss aspects of state and local tax practice, including large accounting firm tax consulting, tax controversy practice, and government practice. 
October 29, 2015 Resume Submission Deadline.  5:00 pm.  Students wishing to include their resumes in the fall Graduate Tax student resume book to be distributed to potential employers must submit it via the TWEN drop box.
November 4-6, 2015 California State Bar Tax Section Annual Meeting and Tax Policy Conference.  Loyola students are invited to attend this meeting, including substantive educational sessions and networking events, in San Diego, CA.