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ABA Justice Defenders Program

The Justice Defenders Program identifies experienced attorneys to provide pro bono assistance to human rights defenders who are the subject of retaliation for their advocacy efforts. Volunteer legal experts can become involved in a variety of ways, including by providing legal assistance to local counsel or observing a trial.  There are projects for attorneys willing […]

Read About The 10 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make While Interviewing at Public Interest Law Career Fairs

Lauren Burke is the co-founder of Atlas: DIY, developing immigrant youth, and the immigration attorney at the New York Asian Women’s Center. Lauren is a former Skadden Fellow at The Door, where she worked with Chinese child survivors of human trafficking. Since graduating from NYU Law in 2009, she has worked with over thirty law […]

Public Justice Fellowship

Public Justice is a national public interest law firm dedicated to pursuing justice for the victims of corporate and government abuses. They are seeking a law school graduate to serve as a Fellow for two years in either its Washington, D.C. headquarters or its Oakland, California office. The Fellow will help develop and litigate Public […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of February 6, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Events on Campus Monday, February 6th, Perspectives of the General Counsel: Meeting the Needs of Non-Profits, 12:30 pm, F109: Do you aspire to work in a General Counsel’s Office or serve the legal needs of non-profits? If yes, then this […]

Lawyers to the Rescue Public Service Award

Attend the Lawyers to the Rescue Public Service Award function on February 28, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the University of Miami School of Law. Lawyers to the Rescue is a non-denominational humanitarian organization created by lawyers committed to bringing legal assistance and humanitarian support to people around the world in times […]

Considering an Alternative Legal Career? Read This Article From a Professional Development Expert

During law school, some students realize that they do not want to practice law. After practicing for several years, many attorneys also reach the same conclusion. What do you do next? Read this interview given by Serena Claire Josephs, a firm-wide attorney professional development specialist at an Am Law 100 firm. There are other options.

NALP Summer Job Search Webinars Now Freely Available Online

The Association for Legal Career Professionals now has summer job search webinars, produced in conjunction with Equal Justice Works. These seminars are available on the NALP website. The two hour-long webinars offer expert tips and best practices on cover-letter and resume drafting, as well as interviewing and networking.  

Careers in International Anti-Money Laundering Presentation via Teleconference

This is a free program presented by ABA Section of International Law International Anti-Money Laundering Committee on Monday, February 6th, 2012, from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET by teleconference. A panel representing a broad spectrum of practitioners who are focused on anti-money  laundering issues will present to law students, new grads and those just […]

The Law Society Human Rights Essay Competition

Application deadline: Friday, March 23, 2012. Law students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and junior lawyers (current, prospective or inbetween stages) are invited to enter the Law Society’s annual Graham Turnbull essay competition. This year’s essay title is: ‘In the light of the growing prison population should we look for alternatives to imprisonment?’ The deadline for entries […]

The Fulbright Scholar Program for 2013-2014 is Open

The Fulbright Scholar Program is offering teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2013-2014 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators, as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. There are awards in 45 specific academic disciplines as well […]