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November 2010

Tax Law Writing Competition

The Center for Tax Law and Employee Benefits at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago is pleased to announce the Paul Faherty Tax Law Writing Competition.  The competition has a $3000.00 grand prize. Topic:  The scope of permissible topics for the writing competition is broad – any aspect of Tax Law is acceptable. Students […]

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Writing Contest

Call for Entries – Essay Competition from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (for a copy of the entry form, please email the Career Development Office) In keeping with its goal to promote diversity within the criminal defense bar, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers invites law students from accredited law schools in […]

Congratulations and Happy Thanksgiving

The CDO would like to congratulate our students on completing the fall 2010 semester and would like to wish all of our readers a happy Thanksgiving.

Information about Reading Period, Finals and Winter Break

The Career Development Office will remain open during reading period, finals and winter break.  Students and alumni are welcome to contact our office to schedule advising appointments during this time. This Week at the CDO will return in January.

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 22, 2010)

Tuesday, November 23 Putting Your Law Degree to Work in a Non-Legal Career:  Sponsored by the Academic Achievement Program.  12:30 p.m., Room 352. Wednesday, November 24 Last day of classes – congratulations on the completion of the fall 2010 semester!

Grammy Foundation 13th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

The Grammy Foundation’s 13th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative writing competition and scholarship program is a joint effort of the GRAMMY Foundation and the ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries intended to provide law students with opportunities in the field of entertainment law. Winners of the scholarships have found that the exposure created through the […]

Did You Know? Career Development Office Resources

Did you know that the CDO has the following resources available? computers, printers, scanner and fax machine (local and long distance faxes) video conferencing equipment for long distance interviews opportunity to conduct phone interviews in a quiet space order forms for student business cards a notary public All of these resources are free to use […]

Center for Internet and Society One Year Fellowship

The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) at Stanford Law School is offering a one-year Fellowship (2011-2012) to work in conjunction with its Fair Use Project (FUP) on public interest litigation involving copyright, First Amendment and technology issues.  The primary responsibility for the Fellow will be to work on current FUP litigation, and client counseling. […]

Environmental and Natural Resources Law Distinguished Environmental Law Scholar

Each year, Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College”s Natural Resources Law Institute accepts applications for its Distinguished Environmental Law Scholar position. Graduating law students and practitioners are welcome to apply for a one-year term which begins in late August. Law faculty on sabbatical may choose a one-semester or one-year term to coincide […]

Ed Baker Fellowship in Democratic Values

With a generous gift from the estate of renowned media scholar C. Edwin Baker, Demos, the New York think tank,  has established the Ed Baker Fellowship in Democratic Values. As part of our Emerging Voices Initiative, the fellowship provides: Two-three years of financial support; Editorial assistance and publishing connections; Media training and a professional communications […]