Epstein Becker Green’s 23rd Annual Health Law Writing Competition

We are pleased to announce Epstein Becker Green’s 23rd Annual Health Law Writing Competition. The competition is open to J.D. and L.L.M. candidates who are currently attending a U.S. law school or who attended a U.S. law school during the school year ending in May/June 2020.

Information about the Health Law Writing Competition, including competition rules and submission forms, may be found online. All submissions are due by February 26, 2021. Prizes for the top three submissions are $4,000, $2,000, and $500. There are also publication opportunities.

Papers must be submitted by Friday, February 26, 2021. 

Download Our Flyer (PDF). 

WEBINAR: Finding A Job in DC During Transition 2020 – Monday, November 23 at 6:00 pm ET

There will be thousands of jobs and internships available in the next few months. Come hear tips on getting that next position from a bipartisan lineup of experts with experience from Capitol Hill, the White House, presidential & congressional campaigns, nonprofits and the private sector.

Monday, November 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm ET

RSVP here for more details

Panelists:

– Kenny Thompson Jr., veteran of the Obama White House & 2008 Obama campaign and city government. Currently Senior Director & Head of External Affairs for PepsiCo.

– Stami Williams, veteran of House & Senate Republican offices, presidential and congressional campaigns. Currently Communications Director at the Republican State Leadership Committee and adjunct professor at George Washington University.

– Carlos Sanchez, veteran of House Democratic leadership offices, multiple presidential and congressional campaigns. Current Chief of Staff to Congressman Ben Ray Lujan.

– Moderator: Tom Manatos, Founder Tom Manatos Jobs

11/23 @ 6 PM ET
RSVP here for more details

 

Clifford Chance – Virtual Internships

What is the Clifford Chance Global Virtual Internship?

  • Select a Clifford Chance program. It is free to sign-up and complete these online programs.
  • Review the tasks to get started. There are a number of tasks you can complete within each program.
  • Get video instructions. Each task has video instructions from a firm employee.
  • Complete the tasks and upload your work. Completion of tasks will unlock example model answers.
Click here for additional information and to view the various programs. These programs are FREE to students.

Advancing Inclusion in Copyright & Register Barbara Ringer’s Legacy – Reminder to Register: Event on 11/19/20

Reminder to Register for Advancing Inclusion in Copyright and Register Barbara Ringer’s Legacy: Co-sponsored by the Institute for Technology Law & Policy and the United States Copyright Office.

WHEN:     Thursday, November 19th, 2020, from 5:00-6:00 PM EST

Join the U.S. Copyright Office, Georgetown Law’s Intellectual Property and Information Policy Clinic, and Georgetown Law’s Institute for Technology Law and Policy as we examine the importance and work of creating space and opportunities in copyright and developing more diverse and inclusive legal systems for the benefit of all. This event extends and builds on the legacy of Barbara Ringer, the first woman Register of Copyrights, who invested in building broader representation during her tenure.

During the event, we will host a discussion from leading scholars of the relationship between intellectual property and critical race and feminist theory.

• Deidré A. Keller, Dean and Professor of Law, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University College of Law
• Madhavi Sunder, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center
• Victoria Phillips, Director, Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic, American University Washington College of Law

Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office Shira Perlmutter will provide opening remarks.

Amanda Levendowski, Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown Law and Director of the Intellectual Property and Information Policy Clinic, will provide a brief overview of Ringer’s impact on copyright.

Break-out network sessions will follow the discussion, facilitated by Ringer Fellows of the U.S. Copyright Office.

For additional details and to register, click here.

Invitation to Department of Justice (DOJ) Legal Internship Webinar on November 17, 2020

You are invited to attend a webinar introducing DOJ’s Volunteer Legal Internship Program. Students will learn about summer and academic-year vacancies, the application process, and get answers to their questions on Tuesday, November 17, at 1:00 PM ET.

No RSVP is required, but students will need to use the following links to access the webinar: Introduction to Volunteer Legal Internships at DOJ .

The webinar platform we are using is Microsoft Teams.  You can join by clicking the “join on the web” link that comes up when you click the meeting links:  Learn more about Teams.

Nationwide Consumer Protection Law Firm Seeking Attorney – REMOTE – Symplicity Job Posting ID# 27257

Nationwide Consumer Protection Law Firm is seeking a Florida licensed attorney with 0-5 years of experience to join firm’s busy litigation practice while working from the comfort of your home office. Position will entail litigating all aspects of breach of warranty and lemon law cases pending in courts throughout the State of Florida. Extensive training and mentoring will be provided.

Position will pay a competitive salary and provide paid vacation time, paid bar dues, paid CLE, and will also provide health insurance and 401k benefits. If interested, you may apply via Symplicity Job Posting ID# 27257.

Register for the MDFAWL and KMMF Speed Mentoring Program – Event on Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

Join Miami-Dade FAWL (MDFAWL) and its supporting organization the Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation (KMMF) for the annual “Speed Mentoring” program.  Ready to start building your network in Miami?

This event is an opportunity for law students to meet potential judge and attorney mentors from the Miami legal community. Mentors and mentees will be paired following the event.

WHEN:       Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

VIRTUAL:  Via Zoom

RSVP here. Please visit the website and RSVP before November 12th, 2020.

FOOD AND DRUG LAW JOURNAL 2020 SYMPOSIUM: Complimentary for Students

The Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI), a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational institution, is pleased to host the Food and Drug Law Journal 2020 Symposium, which is complimentary to full-time students.

WHEN:    November 12-13 | Virtual Event

Join scholars and practitioners to discuss the federal response to COVID-19 and potential legislative and regulatory changes that might help inform federal agencies’ responses to future pandemics. This year’s two-day virtual academic Symposium includes discussion of thoughtful scholarship from authors on issues such as legislative innovation, the pharmaceutical supply chain, vaccine-related liability, FDA’s One Health initiative, Emergency Use Authorizations, regulation of personal protective equipment, and new diagnostic tests, and other topics.

In collaboration with the Georgetown University Law Center and the O’Neill Institute of Global and National Health Law, this year’s topic, “This Teachable Moment: How COVID-19 Provides Lessons from FDA’s Past and Present That Will Benefit Its Future Preparedness,” takes place on November 12–13 as a completely virtual program. This academic Symposium will focus on the federal response to COVID-19 and potential legislative and regulatory changes that might help inform federal agencies’ responses to future pandemics. Authors will present their papers, followed by commentary from speakers and a moderated discussion.

To sign up, click here.

More information, including the agenda and confirmed speakers, is available on our website.

Business Litigation & Transactional Firm in Coral Gables Seeks Attorney for its Commercial Litigation Practice

A business litigation and transactional boutique law firm in Coral Gables is seeking an attorney with 3 – 5 years of experience to join its commercial litigation practice. Must be a member of the Florida Bar and must be admitted to, or be eligible for, admission to the Southern District of Florida. Experience with litigating commercial and business matters in state and federal court.

The firm’s trial lawyers focus on all types of commercial business disputes, including contract, real estate, fraud, creditors rights, lease enforcement, disputes among business owners, shareholder litigation, employment, civil RICO, asset forfeiture, banking disputes, trade secrets and restrictive covenant litigation. The transactional lawyers’ practice includes corporate, real estate, debt financing, asset-based financing, international commercial law, construction, leasing, technology-transfer, licensing and environmental law. The firm’s lawyers are licensed to practice in every state and federal trial and appellate court in Florida and have litigated, arbitrated and mediated across the country.

Apply via Symplicity Posting ID# 26975.

Invitation to Department of Justice (DOJ) Legal Internship Webinars

You are invited to attend two exciting webinars.

The first event is a “Wednesday Webinar” highlighting some of DOJ’s non-litigating components. We will host representatives from the Office of Information Policy, Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties, Office of the Pardon Attorney, and others.  Law students interested in learning more about the unique work of these offices won’t want to miss this webinar! Panelists will highlight opportunities, discuss their application process, and offer application tips. This webinar will be held Wednesday, November 4, at 12:00 PM ET.

Our second event is a webinar introducing DOJ’s Volunteer Legal Internship Program. Students will learn about summer and academic-year vacancies, the application process, and get answers to their questions. Students will have two chances to attend this webinar, either Tuesday, November 10, at 12:00 PM ET or Thursday, November 12, at 3:00 PM ET.

No RSVP is required, but students will need to use the following links to access the webinars:

Wednesday Webinar Featuring Non-Litigating Components at DOJ

  • November 4, 2020, at 12:00 PM ET

Introduction to Volunteer Legal Internships at DOJ

  • Two Chances to Attend
    • Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at 12:00 PM ET or
    • Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 3:00 PM ET

The webinar platform we are using is Microsoft Teams.  You can join by clicking the “join on the web” link that comes up when you click the meeting links:  Learn more about Teams.