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REED SMITH LLP 2011 DIVERSE SCHOLARS PROGRAM

REED SMITH LLP 2011 DIVERSE SCHOLARS PROGRAM

The Diverse Scholars Program provides two $15,000 awards toward tuition for the second year of law school, as well as a paid summer associate position after completion of the second year of law school. The program is open to first-year law students who have demonstrated excellent academic scholarship and a commitment to diversity, inclusion and community.

Summer associate positions in 2012 are available in: Chicago; Falls Church, VA; Los Angeles; San Francisco; New York City; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; and Washington, D.C.

Scholarship applicants must submit a resume, a completed application, two personal statements, law school transcript, undergraduate transcript and a legal writing sample as part of the application process. Please contact Dana Levin, Director of Legal Recruiting, at dlevin@reedsmith.com for additional information.

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National Asian Pacific American Bar Association: 2011 NAPABA Convention

 
 
    Sustainability 2011: Renewal and Growth
for Today and Tomorrow
 
 
 Omni Hotel at CNN Center
100 CNN Center
Atlanta, GA 30303
 
  

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National LGBT Bar Association: Lavender Law 2011

Each year, the National LGBT Bar Association hosts the Lavender Law® Conference and Career Fair to bring together the best and brightest legal minds in the LGBT community.  The three-day conference draws over 1,200 attendees and features over 35 workshops and panel discussions.  The career fair, held on the first day of the conference, draws over 500 students and features over 130 recruitersLavender Law 2011

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Hispanic National Bar Association 36th Annual Convention

The Hispanic National Bar Association’s 36th Annual Convention will afford students great networking opportunities and provide students the chance to participate in a Career Fair. The Career Fair will occur on September 2, 2011.

Click on the image to the left to find out more information about the convention.

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SEMJF: Southeastern Minority Job Fair

Southeastern Minority Job Fair

For the individuals that have registered, this is a reminder that SEMJF will take place on July 29, 2011- July 30, 2011 in Marietta, Georgia.

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Minority Corporate Counsel Diversity Honors Gala

MCCA Mission Statement

The Minority Corporate Counsel Association, Inc. (MCCA) was founded in 1997 to advance the hiring, retention, and promotion of diverse attorneys in legal departments and the law firms that serve them. MCCA accomplishes its mission through the collection and dissemination of information about diversity in the legal profession.

Click on image above for more information about the Honors Gala.

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IMPACT: Career Fair for Law Students & Attorneys with Disabilities

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Career Fair on Friday, August 5, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, Arlington, VA .

To register for the event click on the link below. http://www.law.arizona.edu/Career/Impact/studentregistrationintro.cfm

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Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application

Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application  

Application deadline is June 17, 2011.   

Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected, appreciated and recognized as sources of strength of the Firm. These qualities enrich the environment in which we work. With this in mind, Baker Donelson will again award three scholarships to diverse law students who will complete their first year of law school by June 2011. Each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid prior to the student’s third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses. Additionally, recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer Associate position in one of our following offices: Birmingham, AL; Atlanta, GA; Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA; Jackson, MS; or Chattanooga, Johnson City, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville, TN.  

For complete eligibility criteria, instructions, and to apply for the Scholarship Program please visit:

www.bakerdonelson.com/diversity-scholarship-diversity-practices.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Helen Beasley at hbeasley@bakerdonelson.com or 205.328.0480.    

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National Black Prosecutor’s Association

National Black Prosecutor’s Association: 28th Annual Conference

The conference includes great networking opportunities and a job fair.

When: July 24, 2011- July 30, 2011

Where: Minneapolis, Minnesota

http://blackprosecutors.org/

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