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National Association of Women Lawyers 2017 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

NAWL established the annual Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition to encourage and reward original law student writing on issues concerning women and the law. The rules for the competition are as follows: Entrants should submit a paper on an issue concerning women’s rights or the status of women in the law. Essays will be […]

Attend the UM Career Expo on February 22nd – Open to Students and Alumni

University of Miami School of Law students and alumni are cordially invited to attend the University of Miami Career Expo on Wednesday, February 22nd from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables campus. The Career Expo has traditionally attracted companies from various industries such as business, healthcare, communication, government, non-profits, […]

Miami-Dade Florida Association for Women Lawyers Annual Scholarship Program

This year the scholarship presentation will take place at the Women Making History event on March 22, 2017. Pairing the scholarship awards with the celebration of inspiring women in our community is the perfect match. Every year, several Miami law firms, judges and others donate scholarships of at least $1,250.00 to law students in need […]

FCBA Foundation Now Accepting Applications for its Law School Scholarship and Internship Stipend Programs

The FCBA Foundation is now accepting applications for its two law school scholarship programs – The FCBA Foundation Law School Scholarship and its Internship Stipend Program. 1.  The FCBA Foundation Law School Scholarship Program This scholarship is open to all students enrolled at an accredited law school in the United States who are entering their second or […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 30th, 2017)

Wednesday, February 1, 2017: ·         CDO Presents: Miami Law Externship Program Spring Orientation – 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Law School Campus, Room E-265: For students enrolled for Law896, Law 897 or Law 898 for spring 2017, this is a mandatory orientation that will discuss the student’s academic responsibilities attached to this program/course. If […]

The Law School Admission Council’s Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition

The Law School Admission Council’s Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition on:  WHY PIPELINE PROGRAMS TARGETING STUDENTS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED RACIAL AND ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THE FUTURE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION  •To Promote Diversity in Law Schools and in the Legal Profession •  The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is committed to fostering diversity […]

2017 American College of Employee Benefits Counsel 13th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Prize

SUBJECT: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO: Any J.D. and graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, 2016 and August 15, 2017.  SUBMIT BY:    June 1, 2017.  UP TO TWO PRIZES:  Alvin D. Lurie Memorial Award                $1,500 […]

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 […]