Cades Schutte LLP: Open House Invitation in Hawaii

Cades Schutte LLP is a full-service law firm with almost 70 attorneys, providing superior service in over 20 practice areas from our main office in Honolulu and offices in Kona, Waimea, Kahului, and Lihue. Since the founding of our firm in 1922, Cades attorneys have been called on to serve as counsel in some of the most notable cases and transactions in the State of Hawaii.

We invite you to an Open House to learn more about our firm and legal practice in Hawaii when you are home this summer. To learn more about us, visit the website.

Here is the information about the Open House:

Thursday, July 13, 2017
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Cades Schutte Building
1000 Bishop Street, Suite 1200
Honolulu, HI 96813
RSVP via email by July 7, 2017

American College of Employee Benefits Counsel 13th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Contest

American College of Employee Benefits Counsel 13th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Contest:

Thursday, June 1, 2017 – 8:00am

The American College of Employee Benefits Counsel is is pleased to announce the Thirteenth Annual Employee Benefits Writing Prize.

SUBJECT:     Any topic in the field of employee benefits law.

OPEN TO:     Any J.D. and graduate (LL.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, 2016 and August 15, 2017.

SUBMIT BY:     June 1, 2017

UP TO TWO PRIZES:     $1,500 each. Winners will be honored during the College’s annual black tie dinner on October 14, 2017 in San Francisco, CA.  They will receive a plaque and an employee benefits treatise published by Bloomberg BNA Books. The winning papers will also be distributed to the Fellows of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, experienced attorneys who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the employee benefits field in a wide range of practice settings including law and consulting firms, universities, labor unions, advocacy organizations and government agencies throughout the United States.  The College will also use its best efforts to have one or more of the winning papers published in the Benefits Law Journal or another professional or scholarly publication, if deemed suitable by the College’s Writing Prize Committee and the editors of the publication.

Please see website for rules, entry information and more details.

 

 

2017 Fitch Law Scholarship Essay Contest

Ohio attorney John Fitch of The Fitch Law Firm LLC is a victims’ rights advocate. His work includes representation of victims of sexual abuse.  Mr. Fitch is also dedicated to promoting the education of the public with respect to issues pertaining to personal injury and sexual abuse law in order to promote safety and increased awareness of risks that exist to the general public.

With these principles in mind, The Fitch Law Firm is honored to offer a one-time, non-renewable scholarship of $2,500.00 to one college student who wins The Fitch Law Firm 2017 Scholarship Essay Contest.

The scholarship webpage is now live! You can visit it online.

The deadline for application is August 11, 2017. All other requirement details can be found at the scholarship page.

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 23, 2017)

Tuesday, April 25: 

Last day of classes – Congratulations on the completion of the spring 2017 semester and the 2016-2017 academic year! Congratulations to the graduating class of 2017!

Friday, April 28: 

Final Exams Begin – Good luck with finals! 

Information about Reading Period, Finals and Summer Break – The Career Development Office will remain open during reading period, finals and summer break. Students and alumni are welcome to contact our office to schedule advising appointments during this time.

 

*This is the last “This Week at the CDO” for the 2016-2017 academic year. The weekly posts will return in the fall.*

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 17th, 2017)

Tuesday, April 18, 2017:

  • CDO Presents: D.C. Semester in Practice Program Information Session – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Law School Campus, Room F-302: The student body – rising 2L and 3L students – are invited to an information session about the law school’s D.C. Semester in Practice Program in connection to the 2017-2018 academic year. For any questions, please contact Sajani Desai in the CDO.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017:

  • CDO Presents: CDO Presents: Make it Your Own Law Firm: Flying Solo – 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM – Law School Campus, Room F-108: The CDO invites you to join Spencer Aronfeld (JD ’91), as he gives his annual, highly acclaimed presentation on how to develop a successful solo law practice, how to market yourself and how to network. For any questions, please contact Debbie Rowe-Millwood in the CDO.

CABA Second Annual Night with the Marlins Benefiting the CABA Pro Bono Project

When :         May 13, 2017, from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location :   Marlins Park

Registration:

Adult Tickets ($40) / Children Tickets ($30) – $40.00

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING TICKET PURCHASES: The ticket website will automatically register you for 1 adult ticket on this page. Once you are taken to the next page where you can purchase “additional tickets”, you may then enter information on the extra tickets in the appropriate boxes. For example, if you only want 1 ticket, then you do not enter any numbers in the ticket boxes. If you want 2 tickets, then you would enter “1” in the appropriate box.

Register online.

 

Public Interest Opportunities and Funding Available

Per Equal Justice Works (EJW), certain Miami-area organizations are still seeking interns for the summer.  Students who intern would be eligible to receive an educational award of $1,230 for three hundred hours of service.

In addition, students who have already secured public interest internships this summer can also apply for this award.  More information is available online and on the EJW Americorps JD website.

For host organizations currently accepting applications, please visit website. For additional details and questions, please ask your CDO advisor.

 

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 10th, 2017)

Wednesday, April 12, 2017:

  • CDO Presents: Looking Ahead to 2017-2018 – 12:30 PM – 1:50 PM – Law School Campus, Room F-209: Join the CDO to preview the 2017-2018 academic year. Topics to be discussed include opportunities with deadlines during the summer, including the Fall On Campus Interview Program (OCI), Fall Externship Program and Government Honors and Internship Programs. Students interested in participating in these programs are encouraged to attend.

Out-Of-State Summer Housing Options in Washington, D.C.

Georgetown Law is offering short-term summer housing specifically for law students in Washington, D.C. The Gewirz Student Center offers apartment style living in the heart of Washington, D.C. Summer associates, interns and students enjoy the privacy of individual bedrooms, while sharing full kitchens and bathrooms with one to two other residents.

Summer residents are automatically members of GULC’s state-of-the-art Sport and Fitness Center.  Rates are listed under the ‘Room Rates’ tab on the website. Cable, wireless internet, electricity, water, and trash removal are included in the rates.

Summer Housing will be available from June 3rd through August 5th, 2017.

 

2017 Alford Excellence Award Scholarship Application: Deadline April 18, 2017

On May 11, 2017, the Multicultural Judges and Lawyers Section (“MJL Section”) of the Delaware State Bar Association will hold its annual Judge Haile L. Alford Memorial Breakfast. The event is held in honor of Haile L. Alford, the first African-American female judge in the State of Delaware. Judge Alford was appointed by Governor Mike Castle in 1992 and served on the bench until her untimely death in 2003 at the age of 54.

During the Alford Memorial Breakfast, the MJL Section intends to grant the 201 7 Alford Excellence Award, a $3,000 scholarship, to at least three future practitioners who will sit for the July 2017 Delaware Bar Examination.

Application deadlien is April 18, 2017.

For application details and other information, please see Symplicity Job Posting ID#
18439.