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Just The Beginning Foundation and Judicial Resources Committee Joint Internship Diversity Project

The Judicial Resources Committee and the Just The Beginning Foundation are pleased to announce that the Joint Internship Diversity Project is entering its second year.  The Project’s ultimate goal is to share the judicial internship experience with minority, underrepresented, or economically disadvantaged law students.  The Project is national in scope and will place 50 students […]

Spring 2012 Internships at the National LGBT Bar Association, Washington, DC

The National LGBT Bar Association, a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliated LGBT legal organizations is currently seeking two interns to join its staff in Washington, DC. The Communications Intern will provide support for the organization’s development and operations staff. The Intern will provide a variety of high-level […]

The American Bar Association Section of Litigation 2012 Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

The program is a full-time, six-week minimum, summer internship program open to all first- or second-year minority and/or economically disadvantaged law students.  Selected students are given an opportunity to intern for six weeks or more during the summer with a participating state or federal judge in participating cities. Participating judges are from Illinois; Texas; Miami, […]

American Bar Association – Law Student Division: Law Student News & Activities

I.  Internships, Clerkships and Fellowships: You must be an ABA Law Student Division member to be considered for the opportunities listed below unless otherwise indicated. Business Law Diversity Clerkship Program – Application deadline: December 23, 2011 This 8-week summer clerkship placements for qualified diverse candidates who are first or second year law students. For more information, […]

Register for an Echoing Green Webinar

Echoing Green is introducing four new webinars specifically designed for women, African-Americans, U.S.-based Latinos, and local leaders from developing countries. During these webinars, past Fellows from these communities will give advice on how to put your best foot forward. Register below: 11/29, 4:00-5:00 pm EST – Opportunities and Challenges for Local Leaders from Developing Countries […]

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Diversity Task Force Student Essay Competition Call for Entries

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers invites law students from accredited law schools in the United States to submit essays for a chance to be published in The Champion magazine. 2011-2012 Essay Topic: “TOUGH ON CRIME” VS. “SMART ON CRIME”: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? What is the difference between “being tough on crime” and “being […]

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations Minority Outreach Program

Students with a demonstrated interest in labor law, as well as those students who may be interested in the field, are encouraged to participate in the LCC Minority Outreach Program.  The Program is designed to introduce minority law students to the practice of labor law and to the labor community by providing summer clerkship opportunities […]

The National Bar Association Diversity Empowerment Scholarship Award

Application Deadline: November 30, 2011 This scholarship will be awarded to three diverse first year, second year or third-year law school students. Recipients must be attending or admitted to an accredited Florida law school. Recipients will be selected on the basis of the following criteria: Academic achievement Economic need Involvement in the community and diversity […]

Attend the Microsoft Women and Minority Law Student IP Summit

Attend the Microsoft Women and Minority Law Student IP Summit on Friday, November 11, 2011 (1:30-8 pm). The event will take place at: Microsoft Women and Minority Law Student IP Summit University of Miami NewmanAlumniCenter 6200 San Amaro Drive Coral Gables, Florida 33146 The IP Diversity Summit is an opportunity for law students from diverse […]

Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship Award

The IFA Educational Foundation and DLA Piper US LLP have teamed up to sponsor the Franchise Law Diversity Scholarship Award. The goal of this program is to recognize and support academic achievement among diverse law students. Additionally, the program seeks to encourage diverse law students to enroll in courses that are oriented towards franchising. Who […]