Friday, June 8, 2012

2012 Lavender Law Career Fair and Conference

The National LGBT Bar Association’s annual Lavender Law® Career Fair is designed to achieve a sense of community and inclusion for LGBT candidates within the legal profession’s recruiting efforts. Over 1,500 practicing attorneys, scholars, law students, members of the judiciary, and other legal professionals are expected to attend the Career Fair and Conference.  The event will feature career, networking, and continuing legal education opportunities tailored to the LGBT legal community.  By participating in this career fair, candidates will talk directly to LGBT-friendly recruiters from law firms, government agencies, LGBT rights groups, and corporate legal departments. Candidates are encouraged to discuss their identity and their aspirations to become part of a bias-free work environment.

The Lavender Law® Career Fair kicks off with a panel of legal practitioners with experience working in government, non-profit, small and large firms. The panel will be guided by a law career services professional will discuss the tools, considerations and critical aspects to find, research and evaluate LGBT-friendly employers in each of these legal arenas.

For more information and to register, click here.