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National Association of Women Lawyers Inaugural YouTube Video Contest

Please join the National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”) as we highlight “Women Lawyers Succeeding!” NAWL invites you to participate in its inaugural YouTube video competition! Submit a two-minute video on “Women Lawyers Succeeding!” that showcases what that phrase means to your group. NAWL will post all submissions that are suitable for posting on its […]

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 […]

2017 Law Student Legal Writing Competition

This writing competition (“Competition”) is sponsored by the Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law (“Forum”) of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 (the “Sponsor”). The goal of the competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Forum. It is also intended to attract students […]

Palm Beach County Bar Association: Diversity Internship Program 2017 Application

The Diversity Internship Program is aimed at bringing diverse law students to Palm Beach County to spend a summer working with county law firms and government organizations. Program Length: May 30, 2017 through August 11, 2017. Firms and agencies are encouraged to place an intern for a minimum of at least 6 weeks. Work Schedules: […]

AIJA launches the 2017 Best International Future Lawyer Award

After the big success of the 2016 edition, AIJA launches now the Best International Future Lawyer Award 2017. Law students and trainees can win this prestigious award for the best written Essay on The impact of technology on the law and/or on the legal profession. This is a unique opportunity to show law students’ potential to their […]

The National Law Review is Hosting its 2016 Law Student Writing Competition

The National Law Review(NLR) consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for easy access by lawyers, paralegals, law students, business executives, insurance professionals, accountants, compliance officers, human resource managers, and other professionals who wish to better understand specific legal issues relevant to their work. The NLR Law Student Writing Competition offers law students […]

ABA Business Law Section Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Diversity Clerkship Program

The ABA Business Law Section sponsors the Diversity Clerkship Program. This summer program provides business law clerkship placements for nine qualified diverse first or second year law students.  Participating clerks will receive support and mentoring in the business law field and exposure to business practices. The Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program focus is on judicial clerkships, where […]

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 […]

Latham & Watkins’ 1L Fellowship Program – Applications Due January 17, 2017!

Latham & Watkins’ 1L Fellowship Program offers a unique summer employment opportunity for students who have just finished their first year of law school to spend about half their summer in one of our U.S. offices and the remaining half in-house in the legal department of one of our clients. 1L Fellows will also be […]

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 […]