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Fried Frank Civil Rights Forum

The Fried Frank Michael Diehl Civil Rights Forum invites interested law students to attend its Civil Rights Forum: The Mississippi Prom Case:  Emerging LGBT Youth Issues Monday, July 12, 2010 Guest Speakers:  Chris Hampton, Youth and Program Strategist, ACLU and Christine Sun, Senior Counsel, ACLU 6:30 – 8:30 PM Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres 7:00 – […]

Networking This Summer

Summer is an excellent time to build your network of contacts.  Here are five ways to strengthen your network this summer courtesy of the PSLawNet blog. CDO advisors are available to discuss the art of networking with you this summer.  Call or email our office to make an in person or telephone appointment.

How is Your Summer Going?

Making a good impression during your summer internship is incredibly important.   Employers may be assessing your performance to determine whether to bring you back for another summer or for a post-graduate position.  Even if you are not looking to stay on with that employer, you will want to list them as a reference so doing […]

Sidley Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship

Sidley Austin LLP has been one of the most prominent and progressive proponents of law firm diversity. Sidley’s mission is to attract and retain outstanding lawyers of varied backgrounds who reflect the global marketplace that Sidley serves. Through the leadership of its Diversity Committee and Committee on Retention and Promotion of Women, Sidley aspires to […]

John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program for State and Federal Public Defenders and State Prosecutors

John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program (JRJ) will provide 10 million dollars in loan repayment assistance to state and federal public defenders and state prosecutors who agree to remain employed as public defenders and prosecutors for at least three years. JRJ will be administered by Governor-designated state agencies that must register and apply by […]

Careers in Multilateral Organizations

Want to learn more about careers in multilateral organizations such as the United Nations?  Then check out this blog post by Sara Rakita for PSLawNet.

Two Free Business Law Seminars (CLE Credit Available)

The Business Law Section of the Florida Bar and the Dade County Bar Association Business Law Committee Present: Demystifying the Securities Laws – A Practitioners Approach to Getting the Deal Done The Business Law Section of the Florida Bar and the Dade County Bar Association Business Law Committee present “Demystifying the Securities Laws – A […]

National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference

  Save the Date! What:             NATIONAL LAW STUDENTS WORKERS’ RIGHTS CONFERENCE   When:            October 15 & 16, 2010   Where:          National Labor College, Silver Spring, MD   Deadline:      August 26 if you’re asking The Peggy Browning Fund to pay for airfare.  September 30 for all others. Registration will open in July. Brochure:     Conference brochures and […]

Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair

The Hispanic National Bar Association (“HNBA”) will host its 2010 Annual Convention in Minneapolis, MN from September 8-11, 2010.  As part of the Convention, the HNBA will once again host the largest Latino career fair in the country, providing law students with an opportunity to meet, interview and network with private, government and public interest […]

Free Webinars for Students and Graduates

There are a number of free webinars available online for students and graduates starting next week.   Online registration is required. Schedule of webinars: 1.  Thursday, June 3rd, 8:30pm EDT/ 5:30pm PDT Health Law:  Where the Jobs Are and How to Get Them 2.  Wednesday, June 16th, 8:30pm EDT/ 5:30pm PDT Lawyering in the U.S. […]