|The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center offers a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program where law student volunteers provide free tax preparation services for federal and state income taxes to foreign students, teachers and researchers that qualify as non-resident taxpayers. Individuals who have F, J, M, or Q visas are eligible for assistance.
Dates and Time of service: February 25, 26, and 27; March 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, and 19 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Location: Paul M. Hebert Law Center 1 East Campus Drive Room W210, First Floor Enter the Law Center from the steps facing the parade grounds and turn right down the hallway. The VITA site will be in the classroom at the end of the hallway.
Eligibility: Foreign students, teachers, and researchers with F, J, M, or Q visa status.
Please note the following will disqualify you from assistance: 1099-MISC, Capital Gains, Rental Income, Sale of Real Property, Gain for Sale of Personal Property, Dividends.
What to bring: • Visa • Passport • 2012 tax return, if available • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) • Form W-2, if you received one • Form 1042-S, if applicable • Form 1098-T, if applicable • Form 1099-MISC, if applicable • Form 1099-R, if applicable • Form I-94 • Proof of bank account routing numbers and account numbers (i.e., a blank check) if you wish to use direct deposit.
The law students have offered this service since 1999. Questions should be directed to Joe Ellison at email@example.com.
|The LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources is proud to announce the students who have been chosen to serve as the Senior Editorial Board for Volume III:
Kirbie Watson, Editor-in-Chief
Iman Montgomery, Managing Editor
Michael Landis, Articles Editor
Charmaine Borne, Production Editor
Samantha Costas, Production Editor
JoAnn Hymel, Notes & Comments Editor
Michael Neuner, Online Articles Editor
The LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources is a student-edited academic journal focusing broadly on energy and its relationship to other areas of law. The JELR was created to promote the study of energy law and the effects of technological innovation on a local, national and international level.
|The Institute for Energy Law (IEL) and the LSU John P. Laborde Energy Law Center are proud to announce the upcoming Career Paths for Young Attorneys in the Energy Sector Symposium, to be held April 4-5, 2014 at the LSU Law Center.
The conference has been organized by co-chairs Patrick Dunn of EDF Trading Resources, LLC in Austin and Keith B. Hall of the LSU Law Center.
Symposium topics will include:
• In-house legal work • Working as a landman • Becoming a negotiator • Regulatory and compliance opportunities
All topics will be delivered by senior industry professionals interested in helping new graduates. A panel of employer experts will conclude the symposium by addressing key skill sets necessary for success, with particular consideration being given to students not falling within the top ranks of graduates but who have skills and interest in working in the energy sector.
Informal networking opportunities will also be available to give attendees the chance to speak with industry participants one-to-one or in small groups.
Please visit www.cailaw.org/IEL for further details and to register.
About the Institute for Energy Law An institute of the Center for American and International Law, IEL provides superior educational and professional opportunities for lawyers and other professionals in the energy industry through educational courses, conferences, scholarly publications and membership activities. IEL presents numerous educational conferences and seminars each year, publishes papers, periodicals and The Oil and Gas Reporter, and provides an important forum in which contemporary issues affecting the energy industries can be discussed.
About LSU Law Center The LSU Law Center provides a rich educational environment that gives students one of the most demanding programs of legal education in the nation. The school is consistently ranked among the top 100 law schools and recently received a #3 Best Value ranking as a result of tuition costs, state bar exam passage rates, and the percentage of students employed after graduation.
About the LSU Law John P. Laborde Energy Law Center The LSU Law John P. Laborde Energy Law Center will prepare lawyers for the full range of 21st century practice and leadership in the complex world of energy law. Created in 2012, it is the first such center in Louisiana and one of a handful in law schools nationwide.