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This Week at the CDO (Week of February 6, 2012)

Monday, February 6: 11th Circuit Judicial Internship Program Begins Perspectives of the General Counsel:  Meeting the Legal Needs of Nonprofits: Speaker:  Lesley Rosenthal – 12:30 p.m., Room F-109 Thursday, February 9: Ten Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing a Practice Area – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-109  

Berkeley Technology Law Journal 2012 Writing Competition – Deadline is February 24, 2012

The Berkeley Technology Law Journal is soliciting entries for their annual student writing competition. 1st Prize: $2,000 & Publication in the Fall 2012 Issue of BTLJ 2nd Prize: $750 3rd Prize: $500 Topics: Submissions are accepted on a wide variety of topics at the intersection of law and technology, including but not limited to: intellectual […]

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 […]

Smith-Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition – Deadline April 27, 2012

Notre Dame Law School sponsors an annual writing competition on the topic of Legal Ethics. All students with an interest in Legal Ethics are invited and encouraged to participate. The competition is open to all law students at U.S. and Canadian law schools. Entries should concern any issue within the general category of legal ethics. Entries […]

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 […]

The American Bar Association is Offering Free Membership for Attorneys Through August 31, 2012

The American Bar Association is offering a free membership through August 31, 2012. If you are a lawyer, not a member for the 2011-2012 ABA year, and want to join, go to this link. Use promo code RMM11MRRC and you will receive a freeABA membership.

HOPE Summer Program in Tanzania: African Probate & Policy Initiative

Program Description: The African Probate & Policy Initiative is designed to foster study, research, and on-site experiences in Africa. The Initiative will focus on the role of probate and property laws in Tanzanian society, the impact of HIV/AIDS and other illnesses, and the human rights implications of both on life in Tanzania. The Tanzanian legal […]

The Department of Education Has Released an Employment Certification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Form

The Department of Education has released an Employment Certification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness form to assist borrowers in tracking their qualifying employment and qualifying payments as they work toward earning loan forgiveness. After borrowers submit the form, they will be notified whether their employment qualifies, the total number of qualifying payments they have made […]