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American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Women’s Rights Project, New York, Seeks Staff Attorney

The Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) National office in New York seeks applicants for a Staff Attorney position.  OVERVIEW: The Women’s Rights Project is part of the ACLU’s Center for Liberty, which is dedicated to the principle that we are all entitled to determine the course of our lives based […]

Social Justice Weekend – February 21-24, 2014

On February 21-24th, 2014, Miami’s social justice organizations are coming together to host its first Social Justice Weekend. Join them for regional asset mapping, legislative and communications training, and a picnic with John A. Powell, scholar, lawyer and author of Racing to Justice: Transforming our Concepts of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society. […]

Fellowship – Rapporteurship on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2014

The Rapporteurship on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) invites young indigenous lawyers, from the Member States of the OAS, to apply for a fellowship to assist with tasks of the Rapporteurship in Washington, D.C. The Rapporteurship on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the IACHR was created […]

Sarasota County Bar Association/Richard Garland Diversity Scholarship Program – Deadline is March 1, 2014

SARASOTA COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION  Sarasota County is located on Florida’s GulfCoast between Tampa and Ft.Myers, and includes the municipalities of Sarasota, Longboat Key, Venice and North Port. Sarasota County is under the jurisdiction of Florida’s Twelfth Judicial Circuit. The Sarasota County Bar Association is a voluntary not-for-profit association of attorneys with over 800 members. As […]

Loyola Offers 2 Fellowship Opportunities: Salisbury Clinical Fellowship in Child and Family Law & Two-Year Clinical Teaching Fellowship in Childlaw Legislation and Policy

 Salisbury Clinical Fellowship in Child and Family Law Loyola University Chicago School of Law is seeking applications for the Salisbury Clinical Fellowship in Child and Family Law. Loyola’s ChildLaw program is offering this two-year Fellowship, to commence in July of 2014. The Fellowship will provide a unique opportunity for a recent law school graduate to […]

Call for Applications: Zelle Hofmann 2014 Diversity Scholarship

The keystone of the firm’s Diversity Outreach Plan, the Diversity in Law Scholarship was created for law students who either (1) are a member of a population or group whose background and perspectives are historically underrepresented in the private practice of law; or (2) demonstrate a long-standing commitment to diversity that will be furthered by award of the […]

Miami-Dade FAWL Invites You to Attend Their Second Annual Membership Picnic

Come join other Miami-Dade FAWL members for delicious food, beer, wine and plenty of activities for the entire family, including bounce houses, games and sports activities. When: Saturday March 8, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Where: Tropical Park, Shelter 8 7900 SW 40th Street Miami, FL 33155 This is a free event! RSVP to […]

The National LGBT Bar Association Is Now Accepting Submissions for the Student Leadership Award, the Michael Greenberg Writing Competition and the International Association of LGBT Judges Writing Competition

Student Leadership Award The National LGBT Bar Association’s Student Leadership Award is the organization’s highest honor for law students. The award will recognize a law student who has demonstrated leadership within their school and in the surrounding community, especially in the area of LGBT equality. Michael Greenberg Student Writing Competition Established in memory of Michael […]

The Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation Summer Fellowship Program

The Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation will provide four summer fellowships to first and second year law students who are either enrolled in a Florida law school or who are verified Florida residents attending an out- of-state law school. Each summer fellowship will be in the amount of $5,000.  The Scholarship Committee’s selection criteria will include […]

Law360, “New Fellowship Program Targets Returning Women”

Four BigLaw firms have signed on as the first backers of a new fellowship program designed to help women lawyers who took time away from their careers to transition back to the profession. The four firms participating in the OnRamp Fellowship, Baker Botts LLP, Cooley LLP, Hogan Lovells and Sidley Austin LLP, will consider applications […]