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Educational Debt Relief Summer 2011 Webinar Schedule

Equal Justice Works is pleased to announce the launch of its new educational debt relief webinar series!  This new series is designed to address the concerns and needs of students before, during and after law school, as well as provide law school professionals with tools to help students make more informed decisions on managing educational […]

Public Service Loan Forgiveness in 5 Easy Steps

Public Service Loan Forgiveness is a great solution for folks with lots of student loans planning careers in government or non-profit employment.  But you have to take specific steps to benefit and the requirements can be confusing.   Heather Jarvis can break it down for you step by step so it makes sense once and for all.  Bring […]

The Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair

On September 2, 2011, the Hispanic National Bar Association (“HNBA”) will host its annual Career Fair, the largest Latino Career Fair for legal professionals in the country. The HNBA 36th Annual Convention: Forging the Future Together will be held August 31 – September 3, 2011 at the Sheraton Dallas hotel in Texas.   As part of the convention, the HNBA […]

Part-Time Attorney (Legal Services for Entrepreneurs)

Application Deadline: May 31, 2011. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.   General Summary of Work Performed Manage Legal Services for Entrepreneurs (LSE), a racial and immigrant justice project of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area. LSE provides free legal assistance to low-income individuals, including women, people of […]

Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Fellowship

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, beginning on May 16, 2011. Description of Fellowship:  The Lawyers’ Committee views the causes they champion as broadly related to positions and ethical stances taken by Justice Thurgood Marshall during his distinguished legal career. The Thurgood Marshall […]

New Website With Updated Resources About Student Loans

Packed with frequently updated resources for student loan borrowers and the people who love them, askheatherjarvis.com is the go-to site for students, graduates, and school professionals.  Webinar Series: Free interactive sessions with the expert herself, go to http://askheatherjarvis.com/webinars. Essential Tools: Free worksheets, summaries, and multimedia resources to help borrowers understand their options and manage student […]

Invitation for UM Law Alumni to Attend Legal Seminar (with CLE) and Open House

Ratzan Law Group is hosting an All-Day Legal seminar “Sharpening the Saw:  Trial Practice for the 21st Century” on May 5, 2011 followed by an Open House cocktail party at its office immediately afterwards.  This seminar features an array of distinguished speakers and attendees can earn 6.50 General CLE credits including up to 4.00 Certification […]

ABA Volunteer Opportunity in Health Care

Attention all Law Students:  Interested in health care law?  Want to network with attorneys in the field?  ABA OnRamps allows law students to attend ABA conferences and have their registration fee waived in exchange for their services.  This is a great way to serve the profession while learning valuable legal info not often taught in law […]

ABA Criminal Justice Presentation and Networking Reception

Join the ABA Criminal Justice Section for a panel discussion entitled, Can Good People Be Good Prosecutors: A Discussion of the Role of Prosecutors in the Criminal Justice System. This insightful panel discussion will consider how an increase in minorities in public sector positions will reduce racial bias and disparity in the criminal justice system. […]

Media Law Conference on Friday, April 15 at Stetson University College of Law

Are you planning to attend the Media Law Conference on Friday, April 15 at Stetson University College of Law?  If so, have you registered? All panelists who are members of the Media & Communications Law Committee are required to register. All registered conference attendees who are members of The Florida Bar will receive 5.50 CLE […]