Registration is limited, and RSVPs will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis!
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 5:30-7:30 pm.
WHERE:Wargo & French, LLP 201 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 1000 Miami, FL 33131
Recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer Associate position for the summer of 2016 in one of the Firm’s offices. Additionally, each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid prior to the student’s third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses.
For complete eligibility criteria, instructions, and to apply for the Scholarship Program please visit the website.]]>
All law students are welcome.
When: FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: RIVERO MESTRE LLP, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 1000,Coral Gables, FL 33134
Sponsored By: Rivero Mestre.
Last day of classes – Congratulations on the completion of the spring 2015 semester and the 2014-2015 academic year! Congratulations to the graduating class of 2015!
Monday, April 25:
Final Exams Begin – Good luck with finals!
Information about Reading Period, Finals and Summer Break - The Career Development Office will remain open during reading period, finals and summer break. Students and alumni are welcome to contact our office to schedule advising appointments during this time.
*This is the last “This Week at the CDO” for the 2014-2015 academic year. The weekly posts will return in the fall.*]]>
Saturday, May 16, 2015 from 9:00am-2:00pm (ET)JOB FAIR LOCATION: Frost Brown Todd LLC 3300 Great American Tower 301 East Fourth Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
PARTICIPATING LAW FIRMS:
The New Lawyer Training Program is an Introduction to a real world scenario of the Legal Profession. It is geared to law students who have just taken the bar exam and Attorneys who have been practicing for less than 3 years. This program will give participants real insight to navigating the courts as well as options to launch their career successfully. The program will occur on August 7 & 8, 2015.
This two day program includes a day at the courthouse with tours of the clerk’s offices, and Best Practice Seminars by Judges from the Ninth Circuit Courts.
Day 1 is primarily at the courthouse.
Day 2 is at the OCBA Center.
The program costs $175 for the two days which includes all seminars, breakfasts, lunches and receptions. And for students, a one year membership to the bar is included!
For more information, visit the website.]]>
Open to: Any J.D. and graduate (LL.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 14, 2014 and August 15, 2015.
Submit by: June 2, 2015
Prizes: ACEBC Award: $1,500; Sidney M. Perlstadt Memorial Award: $1,500
Winners will be honored during the College’s annual black tie dinner on September 19, 2015 in Chicago, IL. They will receive a plaque and an employee benefits treatise published by Bloomberg BNA Books. If deemed suitable by the editors, one or more of the winning papers will be published by the Bloomberg BNA Pension and Benefits Reporter, the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Compensation Planning Journal or another employee benefits publication. The winning papers will also be distributed to the Fellows of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, experienced attorneys who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the employee benefits field in a wide range of practice settings including law and consulting firms, universities, labor unions, advocacy organizations and government agencies throughout the United States. For information concerning the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, consult the website.
Eligibility/Topics. Except as provided in (6) below, applicants must be enrolled full-time or part-time in law school between August 15, 2014 and August 15, 2015 and seeking a J.D. or a graduate law degree (e.g., LL.M. or S.J.D.). Papers must deal with employee benefits topics. As an illustrative example, a paper might address legal issues involving health benefits, pensions, 401(k) plans, severance, executive compensation, claims, appeals, current or former spouses’ or domestic partners’ benefits, collectively-bargained benefits, benefits in bankruptcy, ERISA litigation, fiduciary obligations or the tax treatment of benefits/contributions.
Selection of Winners. Winning papers will be selected by the Writing Prize Committee based on the factors they deem relevant. Among other facts, the Committee will consider: (i) depth and creativity of legal analysis; (ii) thoroughness of legal research; (iii) organization and writing style; (iv) difficulty of subject matter; and (v) consideration of employee benefits policy implications. The determination of the Committee is final. It is anticipated that winners will be notified by July 24, 2015, or shortly thereafter.
Publication of Winning Articles(s). The College will use its best efforts to arrange for publication of the winning papers in the BNA Pension and Benefits Reporter, the BNA Tax Management Compensation Planning Journal or other professional publications, subject to receiving any necessary consents from the author and any other journal. In addition, the winning papers will be distributed to the Fellows of the College.
Prizes. Cash prizes will be awarded for up to two winning papers. The College may, in its discretion, decide to split prizes, to award additional prizes or to award fewer than two awards. Winners will be guests of the College during its annual black tie dinner to be held on September 19, 2015 in Chicago IL.
Deadline. Papers must be submitted in the manner described in paragraph 1(b) above and must be received no later than Midnight, Eastern Time, on June 2, 2015.
Disclaimer. The College disclaims responsibility for any failure to give due consideration to any submission due to any email or other electronic transmission, storage or archival errors, regardless of the cause. However, the Committee may waive the eligibility requirements applicable to any student whose submitted paper was not afforded due consideration on account of such an error in a prior year’s contest.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
$10.00 Member-Only Price for All Members who register and pay online by 2:00 PM the day of the event
$20.00 For All Non-Members and Members who pay at the door
Boston University School of Law is a top tier law school located in one of the most vibrant cities in America and housed in a spectacular new building. Each year, BU Law recruits a talented and diverse JD Class from one of the largest applicant pools in the country. The LawSchool seeks a Director of JD Admissions, who will work collaboratively with the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid to develop and implement a comprehensive JD enrollment strategy consistent with the Law Schools strategic goals and mission. The Director will have day to day responsibility for all operations of the Admissions Office, including the hiring and supervision of full-time and seasonal staff. The Director will implement best practices to inspire and motivate a talented team of admissions professionals and to provide outstanding customer service to the LawSchool‘s large applicant pool.
B.A./B.S., J.D. preferred, at least five years progressively responsible experience in higher education admissions or closely related setting and three or more years of professional experience in law school admissions preferred. Demonstrated superior organizational skills, ability to operate independently ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, high- pressure environment and the ability to lead a team to work toward common goals. Strong management skills and prior supervisory experience. Facility for collecting and using data in decision-making. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Valid drivers license and willingness to travel year-round, including some evenings and weekends. Experience with ACES2 and demonstrated success in law school enrollment management preferred.
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
See website to apply.