Monthly Archives: June 2015

Law Practice Today – The Finance Issue

The June edition of the ABA’s Law Practice Today is available.  Be sure to check out this month’s articles, including:

“When Growth is Smart, and Whether to Merge”

“Five Questions Every BigLaw Associate Should Ask Themselves, Happy or Not”

“Women Rainmakers – Making it Rain: Practical Tips From Those Who Do”

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Upcoming Summer & Fall Job Fairs

Students interested in attending one of these job fairs should contact the Career Services Office in order to discuss the possibility of assistance with registration and travel expenses.  Please contact Maria Comas at comas@duq.edu or 412-396-6279 for more information.

Boston Lawyers Group Job Fair for Law Students of Color * August 4, 2015 * Boston, MA
The BLG job fair provides members with access to qualified law students of color and assist them in implementing a well-rounded recruiting program and networking opportunities. Additional information and registration details can be found at www.thebostonlawyersgroup.com (under the 2015 Job Fair tab).  The application deadline is July 10, 2015, by 11:59 p.m.  The supporting documents attached highlights job fair registration instructions, frequently asked questions, timeline for key dates, and job fair invitation.

Lavender Law Career Fair * August 5-7, 2015 * Chicago, IL
The National LGBT Bar Association’s annual Lavender Law Career Fair is designed to achieve a sense of community and inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) candidates within the legal profession’s recruiting efforts. By participating in the career fair, candidates will talk directly to LGBT-friendly recruiters from law firms, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and corporate legal departments.  Additional information.

11th Annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair * August 21-22, 2015 * Kansas City, MO
Students who are interested in becoming part of Kansas City’s dynamic legal community should strongly consider attending this event.  Students who will be returning to school in August and those graduating in May are eligible to attend the job fair, as employers will be interviewing for both summer and post-graduate positions.  The HDLJF is designed to expose law students of diverse backgrounds to both traditional and non-traditional legal employers.  Student registration must be completed by July 3.  Additional information.

MABLSA Job Fair * August 22, 2015 * Washington, D.C.
Exclusively for second and third year students, the Mid-Atlantic Black Law Students Job Fair is your chance to meet with employers from various practice areas. As a reminder, you must be a national dues paying member in order to participate in the MABLSA Job Fair. It is not too late to pay your dues and participate! Dues can be paid at www.nblsa.org.  The job fair will take place at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law.  For more information, please contact mablsa.jobfair@nblsa.org

Hispanic National Bar Association Career Fair * September 4, 2015 * Boston, MA
The HNBA Career Fair is open to all law students. This year’s convention is poised to be one of the largest and most significant in HNBA’s history with numerous private and government employers from across the country attending. The Career Fair will provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to meet and interview with some of the nation’s most respected law firms, companies, and government agencies. The HNBA Career Fair is also a unique and cost-effective way to find future employment or internships.   Law students may apply for a HNBA Career Fair Travel Stipend geared towards reimbursing expenses for travel and lodging for out-of-state students, which must be submitted by July 13, 2015.   HNBA Job Fair Annoucement 2015.

Equal Justice Works Annual Conference and Career Fair * October 23-24, 2015 * Arlington, VA
The Equal Justice Works annual Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest career fair in the country.  More than 1,200 students from 165 law schools attend for two days of interviews, workshops, networking and other career opportunities.  Public interest employers conduct interviews for internship and full-time positions and meet with students in informal “table talk” settings to discuss public interest legal opportunities.  The Conference and Career Fair also feature workshops on various public interest careers and job search advice, resume and cover letter review, mock interviews, and more.  Additional information.

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