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Deadline Approaching: The 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition!

The submission deadline for the 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition is approaching!  All entries are due by January 4, 2017 at 10am PST (1pm EST). The competition invites law students to write a 3,000 word essay about an issue currently facing the music industry and propose a solution. Winners of the competition have […]

Latham & Watkins hosts annual Diversity Leadership Academy from March 31 to April 2, 2017 in San Francisco

Diversity Leadership Academy, taking place from March 31 to April 2, 2017 in San Francisco, brings together Latham lawyers from around the globe and talented first-year law students from across the United States, with a specific focus on developing and empowering future leaders of the legal profession and creating community among our lawyers, recruits, and […]

The FBA Section on Taxation Announces the 2017 Donald C. Alexander Writing Competition

The prizes are: 1st place: $2,000 2nd place: $1,000 And a trip to the FBA’s Annual Tax Law Conference in Washington, D.C.  Winning entries may be published in the Tax Section newsletter, the Report, or in The Federal Lawyer. Other entries may also earn an honorable mention at the conference. Requirements are as follows: Full […]

You’re Invited to a Webinar on: VOLUNTEER LEGAL INTERNSHIPS WITH THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Hosted by Rena J. Cervoni, Deputy Director and Trisha A. Fillbach, Assistant Director, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management. In this brief 30 minute session, we will discuss our Volunteer Legal Internship Program, application process and answer your questions about opportunities. Please RSVP via email for one session by 5 PM on Monday, November 14, […]

ABA Intellectual Property Law Section- Law Student Reporter Program

Participants selected for the Program are given complimentary registration to the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law’s 32nd Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference in Washington, DC on April 5-6, 2017. During the event, students attend the Section’s premier CLE programs and network with Intellectual Property Law attorneys from across the nation, while reporting on the […]

Law Student Invitation – 39th Annual ABA Forum on Franchising

The ABA Forum on Franchising will hold its 39th annual meeting at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel from November 2nd to November 4th, 2016. The Forum is extending an invitation to law students who may have an interest in franchise law to attend the meeting and will waive the registration fee for any student who […]

U.S. AIR FORCE JAG CORPS – Upcoming Application Deadlines

See below for upcoming deadlines: Spring Externship (any current law student) – October 20, 2016 December DAP Board (3Ls, graduates awaiting bar results and attorneys) – November 10, 2016 AFROTC Graduate Law Program (current 1Ls) – January 10, 2017 AFROTC One Year College Program (current 2Ls) – January 10, 2017

Third District Court of Appeal Seeks Law Clerk

The Third District Court of Appeal (3rd DCA) is seeking a Law Clerk to conduct legal research and analysis. Applicant must commit to serve a minimum of two years. This job presents an opportunity to engage in a high level of legal practice while still enjoying a family and personal life. Applicants will be evaluated based […]

The American Society of International Law Offers 50% Off on Memberships to UM Law Students

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) maintains listings on over 100 organizations and institutions’ internship, fellowship and pro bono opportunities that include, or directly focus on, the practice of international law. University of Miami School of Law is a partner with ASIL which offers 50% off of any membership. Please contact Yazmyne Vasquez at the CDO for […]

The First Amendment Foundation Hanna and Douglas Weiss Open Government Legal Fellowship – FAF Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Legal Fellowship

Supported by a donation from Kenneth L. Weiss, Esq., the Hanna and Douglas Weiss Open Government Legal Fellowship is a one-semester fellowship for a law student interested in learning about Florida’s open government laws and the legislative process. Mr. Weiss was encouraged to become involved in open government by the First Amendment Foundation and with […]