Saturday, January 29, 2011

LGBT Mentor Program in New York City

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Monday, January 24, 2011

Summer Jobs with the Nassau County Court System

This is a great program which results in many summer jobs for Touro Law students (especially first-year students).

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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

2011 NY Bar Foundation Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Minority Fellowship

The New York Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the 2011 Commercial and Federal Litigation Section Minority Fellowship which has been established by the Foundation through gifts from the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association. The Fellowship will be awarded to a current first year (1L) minority law student who is enrolled in a law school in the State of New York to work in a litigation position in the public sector in the State of New York during the summer of 2011. For more information, go here.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

The Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest

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The topic for the 2011 contest is "The Gulf Oil Spill: Who Are the Victims and How Do They Get Compensated?"

The author of the winning essay will receive a $5,000 cash prize; recognition in the Public Justice newsletter and on the website; publication of the essay in the Vermont Law School’s online Journal of Environmental Law; and a free Public Justice Foundation membership for the Contest Year.

Any student currently enrolled in an accredited American law school may enroll in the contest. Each entry must be submitted through a faculty adviser. All entrants must submit an INTENT TO ENTER FORM by January 31, 2011. The deadline for the essay is March 31, 2011. A panel of nationally renowned trial lawyers and law professors will judge the entries. For additional information, go here.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

2011 Lavender Law Career Fair and Conference Registration Now Open

The National LGBT Bar Association’s 2011 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair is being held September 8-10th at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel in Los Angeles. Each year, the National LGBT Bar Association hosts the Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair to bring together the best and brightest legal minds in the LGBT community. The three-day event draws over 1,200 LGBT attorneys, legal scholars, law students, corporate counsel, members of the judiciary, and other legal professionals and allies. With over 35 workshops and panel discussions and a career fair expected to draw over 500 students and 130 recruiters, the Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair is a very popular event within the LGBT legal community.

Register here.

Monday, January 10, 2011

2011 Loyola Patent Law Job Fair Registration to Commence

The Loyola Patent Law Interview Program is a two-day interview program held in Chicago each summer that brings together patent law employers and law students from across the country to interview for summer associate positions and post-graduate employment. The 2011 Patent Law Interview Program will be held on Thursday, July 28 and Friday, July 29 at the Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront at 511 N. Columbus Drive in downtown Chicago.

Online registration will open next Tuesday, January 18 and will run through Thursday, February 10. For additional information about the Fair, go here.