David Carlson, of Baugh Dalton Carlson & Ryan, LLC, and the Attorney Networking group of the "Notre Dame Club of Chicago":http://ndchicago.org will be hosting a happy hour at 5:30 p.m. at the Emerald Bar & Grill, 216 N. Wabash. NDLS GALILEE students are especially invited. Timothy G. Nickels, J.D. ‘82, managing partner at Swanson, Martin & Bell, LLP, will also be hosting an informal meet-and-greet for GALILEE students at 9 a.m. January 10 in his office at 330 North Wabash, Suite 3300. Both events are designed to give NDLS students an opportunity to ask questions about career opportunities and the current state of the legal marketplace in Chicago. Assisting with the events will be Emily Fitzgerald, also of Swanson, Martin & Bell, and Fritz Shadley, J.D. ‘12, of Winston & Strawn. The GALILEE program (short for "Group Alternative Live-In Legal Education":http://law.nd.edu/academics/clinics-and-experiential-learning/immersion-courses/galilee/), gives Notre Dame law students an opportunity to learn about public interest and public service law through student-designed urban immersion programs over the winter break. Any Notre Dame law student (J.D. or L.L.M.) may participate. The program began in 1981 when six students and one professor participated in the first GALILEE immersion in Chicago. Now, over 100 Notre Dame law students, in numerous cities across the country, participate in three days of activities including meeting with legal and social service professionals, visiting battered women’s shelters, touring prisons, riding with police officers, observing court sessions, and performing service projects. GALILEE participants stay together in their chosen city in order to enhance their experience by allowing group reflection.