Fried Frank 2017 Michael R. Diehl Civil Rights Forum – “Protecting and Advancing Civil Rights in an Uncivil Time”

Since starting their legal careers at Fried Frank, our distinguished panelists have long fought on the side of protecting and advancing civil rights for all people. Please join us for a lively discussion of how to continue the fight for civil rights, from how we got here, to what our panelists are doing at their respective organizations, to what everyone can do to keep the tide of progress rolling forward.

Guest Speakers:

Dale Ho, Director, Voting Rights Project, ACLU

Alexis Karteron, Assistant Professor of Law, Director of the Constitutional Rights Clinic, Rutgers Law School – Newark

Johnathan Smith, Legal Director, Muslim Advocates

Stephanie Toti, Law Offices of Stephanie Toti (formerly Senior Counsel, Center for Reproductive Rights)

Moderated by Jesse Loffler, Litigation Associate, Fried Frank

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

6:30 p.m. – Cocktail Reception
7:30 p.m. – Panel Discussion

Crosby Street Hotel
79 Crosby Street
(between Prince and Spring Streets)
New York City

Please RSVP by Monday, July 10, 2017

 

Call for applications: 8th International Jacques Leroy Prize – Business and Human Rights

The Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA – International Association of Lawyers) invites law students to participate in the 8th International Jacques Leroy Prize – Business and Human Rights.

Students who wish to compete for this prize must submit a written paper (plea, study, commentary on a practical case) that deals with the theme: “natural resource exploitation and respect for human rights” to the UIA before July 31, 2017.

Upon winning the competition, the recipient of the Jacques Leroy Prize will be rewarded with free participation in the annual UIA Congress in Toronto (Canada) from October 27 to 31, 2017 including free travel costs and accommodation. The winner will also receive a cash prize of €1000 and enjoy free membership in the UIA for a year.

In order to download the poster, the brochure and the rules of the competition, please visit the website and scroll to the bottom of the page where you will find each of these documents. (Please note that the download process may take a few minutes.)

For additional details, please visit the website.

UNVEILING NEW HNBA LSD CAREER OPPORTUNITIES BOARD

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HNBA PRESENTS: NEW HNBA Law Student Division Career Opportunities Board!

As part of the HNBA’s mission of advancing the pipeline of current and future Latino/a lawyers, and providing its members with robust professional development and career advancement training and opportunities, the HNBA is proud to unveil the new HNBA Law Student Career Opportunities Board, where HNBA law student members can find their next internship, scholarship, or judicial clerkship!

The HNBA invites student members to join the board and spread the word, so Latino/a law students don’t miss the chance that can make the difference in their professional development and advancement in the legal profession.

View the board!

US DOJ Career Information Fair on July 13, 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is hosting a Career Information Fair on Thursday, July 13, 2017, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. The event is open to a limited number of law students who are working in D.C. this summer.

The Career Information Fair is an opportunity for students interested in volunteer internships, the Honors Program (HP), or Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) to learn more about the many offices and components in DOJ.  There is no interviewing at the fair.  Attendees are encouraged to visit with representatives from various DOJ components, learn about the interesting and unique work of each office, and ask specific questions about volunteer, HP, and SLIP positions.  The HP and SLIP applications open on July 31 and close on September 5, 2017.

RSVP Instructions:

In order to participate, students must RSVP via email by no later than Friday, June 23.  For security purposes, students must include the following information:

When submitting the RSVP indicate in the email subject line: DOJ Career Fair RSVP

Provide the following information in the body of the email:

(1) Full name:

(2) Law school:

(3) Email address:

Space is very limited, and students will be selected on a first come, first served basis (entry is capped at 100, however, there is a limit of 10 slots per school).

Law students who are current DOJ interns in the DC-area should Not RSVP to this invitation. Current DOJ interns received a separate invitation to this event.

Information, including address, specific DOJ entry location, required I.D., etc. will be emailed directly to the attendees by Friday, July 7, 2017.

 

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.