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Information About The Educational Debt Relief Program

President Obama issued an executive order in the fall announcing new programs that will reduce the burden on students repaying their federal student loans. One proposal, Special Direct Consolidation, is in effect now through June 30 and allows certain borrowers to consolidate their loans and receive an interest rate reduction. The President also proposes changes that […]

The American College of Employment Benefits Counsel Announces the Eighth Annual Employment Benefits Writing Competition

SUBJECT: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO: Any J.D. and graduate (LL.M. or S.J.D) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, 2011 and August 15, 2012. SUBMIT BY: June 1, 2012. PRIZES: Clarin M. Schwartz Memorial Award$1,500 /Sidney M. Perlstadt Memorial Award $1,500 Each winner will be honored […]

Gunster is Offering a Scholarship to Participate in 30th Annual Federal Securities Institute

Gunster is again offering a scholarship for one student to participate in the full two-day 30th Annual Federal Securities Institute, Thursday – Friday, February 16-17 at Eden Rock Hotel in Miami Beach. Gunster would also like to invite 10-15 students to join the firm at the Securities Institute Reception on the evening of Thursday, February 16th. […]

Annual Law Student Conference on Public Interest Litigation

Friday, June 22nd to Sunday, June 24th, 2012. Each year the Institute for Justice, the nation’s leading libertarian public interest law firm, brings 40 top law students to Washington, D.C., to learn how to use law as a force for freedom. Though many of the alumni go on to private practice and other avenues outside […]

Free Webinar Series: The Summer Public Interest Job Search: Expert Tips on Cover Letters, Resumes, Interviewing, and Networking

This two-part webinar series, cosponsored by NALP and Equal Justice Works, will provide law students with insight on the key elements of the summer public-interest job application process. Attorneys with years of application review experience will highlight do’s and don’ts; explain how and why public interest application materials may substantively differ from law firm materials; […]

St. John’s University School of Law Seeking Associate Director of Career Development & Externship Program Coordinator

St.   John’s University  School of Law is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Director of Career Development & Coordinator of the Externship Program . Applicants must apply through the law school website.

Join the ABA Law Student Division 2012-2013 Leadership Team

The ABA Law Student Division has numerous leadership positions available either by election or appointment. Among the many opportunities and benefits, ABA Law Student Division leadership will provide you with: The opportunity to work with law student leaders across the country, including SBA Presidents, ABA Representatives, national law student organization leaders, as well as licensed attorneys and judges; […]

2012-14 NALP Street Law Legal Diversity Pipeline Project Fellowship

The Fellow will administer this program and support its growth. The Fellow will have  responsibility for providing training, curriculum development assistance and planning support to participating law firms, law schools and high schools. NALP and Street Law have tailored the Legal Diversity Pipeline Program to match with research suggesting that several factors play a role […]

The American Bar Association, Law Student Division, Offers Writing Competitions

You must be an ABA Law Student Division member to be considered for the opportunities listed below, unless otherwise indicated. Business Law – Mendes Hershman Writing Contest Entry deadline: January 20, 2012 Award: $2,500 cash, and travel expenses to attend the Section’s Spring Meeting. International Law – Rona R. Mears Student Writing Competition & Scholarship […]

The ABA Section of International Law’s 2011 International Internship Program

The ABA Section of International Law’s 2011 International Internship Program website, hosted by the Law Student, LL.M., and New Lawyer Outreach Committee, is intended to facilitate the establishment of legal internships for U.S. law students interested  in the practice of international law with overseas law firms. The Section will act as a liaison between foreign […]