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Announcing an Animal Law Writing Contest for Law Students

The American Veterinary Medical Association, American Kennel Club, Cat Fanciers’ Association and Animal Health Institute offer law students an opportunity to engage in a scholarly discussion and debate of legal issues related to animals and animal law. The Grand Prize winner receives a $2500 cash prize plus round-trip airfare, one night accommodation and ground transportation […]

The 2014 Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic is on November 1, 2014

The Coral Gables Bar Association Invites You to Visit Us and Support the 2014 Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic at Amelia Earhart Park, 401 East 65th Street, Hialeah, FL 33013 on Saturday, November 1, 2014, from noon – 4:00 p.m. Come and Enjoy this Family Friendly Event! Wide Assortment of Food, Beer Stand, Chili Station, Ice […]

Coral Gables Bar Association Meeting Coming Up on November 14, 2014

November Networking Happy Hour at Cibo Wine Bar, 45 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134. Sponsored by Coral Gables Bar Association & Fernandez & Associates Court Reporters. This event is complimentary to all sitting Judges. When:   Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tickets: Member Ticket – $10.00 Good for 1 Free Drink and […]

Attend “The Impact is Not Minor: Youth in the Criminal Justice System” on October 23, 2014

Event: The Impact is Not Minor: Youth in the Criminal Justice System – October 23, 2014 Time: 6 pm – 8 pm Where: Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, 3305 College Avenue, Davie, 33314 Pre- Reception at 6 pm in Faculty Terrace/7 pm Discussion in Faculty Study Panelists: Judge Rodney Smith-11th Circuit Professor Charles […]

LOUIS TERTOCHA FASHION LAW WRITING COMPETITION

Competition rules. Contest opens September 15, 2014. The Fashion Law Writing Competition is open to students in good standing in an ABA-approved law school during the Fall 2014 through Spring 2015 terms. Essays must discuss a legal issue in the Fashion Industry. For example, without limitation, intellectual property, technology, communication, contracts, employment law and international […]

ABA New and Activities for Law Students

FELLOWSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, AND EXTERNSHIPS: Section of Taxation Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellowship Application deadline: November 14 Addresses the need for tax legal assistance, and to foster an interest in tax-related public service among those individuals who participate. Civil Liberties Union Legislative Office 2015 Summer Legal Internship (Washignton, DC) Application deadline: November 14 Legal interns […]

Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies

Major League baseball players are honoring the life of former MLBPA Executive Director Michael Weiner by creating a scholarship program to encourage the pursuit of a graduate-level degree in labor studies. Beginning January 2015, the Players Trust will annually award up to five $10,000 scholarships to individuals dedicated to a career supporting workers’ rights. You […]

The 17th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

In its seventeenth year, the GRAMMY Foundation® Entertainment Law Initiative (ELI) promotes discussion and debate on the most compelling legal issues facing the music industry today. The initiative also promotes future careers in entertainment law by seeking out the nation’s top law students and giving them invaluable networking and educational opportunities.   The writing contest […]

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Application Opens October 1, 2014

Interested in a Career in Federal Government? The Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program offers paid two-year appointments with Federal Government Agencies. More than 80 Federal Agencies recruit through this program. The Class of 2015 PMF application period will be open from October 1-15, 2014 and the announcement can be found here when it opens (simply search […]

LAWYER COMPETENCY IN THE AGE OF E-DISCOVERY WEBCAST

LAWYER COMPETENCY IN THE AGE OF E-DISCOVERY. Wednesday, October 8, 2014 | 1-2 p.m. ET | REGISTER NOW The nature of a lawyer’s duty of competence has been the subject of debate ever since the ABA revised its definition of competency two years ago to require lawyers to understand “the benefits and risks associated with […]