Saturday, May 31, 2014

ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law - Law Student Reporters Program

The Law Student Reporters Program has served as a rewarding experience in which law students interact with and learn from IP practitioners from around the world at the ABA-IPL’s “IP Central” event held during the ABA’s 2014 Annual Meeting, which will take place August 8 - 9, 2014 in Boston, MA. More information about the conference is available at the official website (http://goo.gl/ZtEMFp). This year will mark the 4th anniversary of the Law Student Reporters Program, and we would like your students to be a part of it!

*APPLY*

The deadline to return your completed application for is Monday, June 9th, 2014. Download the application -- http://goo.gl/9Q5kIg.

*REQUIREMENTS*

- Applicants must be available to attend and report on both days of the conference.
- Reporters are expected to prepare a minimum of three pre-conference posts that provide a preview of their assigned events.
- Reporters must have a Twitter account and Tumblr account. You can create them for free when you apply.
- Post a professional biography to the LSAG Tumblr account.
- Attend and tweet during assigned CLE programs and Non-CLE programs using the #IPLCentral and #ABAannual hashtags.
- Attend assigned ABA-IPL committee meeting(s).
- Author “CLE Recap” blog articles for LSAG’s blog (sample:
http://lsag-aba-ipl.tumblr.com/post/47966953610/cle-review-copyright-infringement-in-patent)

Have any questions? Feel free to reach out to lawstudentreporters@gmail.com.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Kate Stoneman Project Summer Reception

The Kate Stoneman Project (KSP) was founded by 20 women partners representing 10 leading law firms headquartered in Manhattan. KSP seeks to provide a forum to address issues of common concern relating to the advancement of women in the profession, as well as a platform to leverage the collective strength of the women partners in firms to advance leadership in professional, civic, educational and charitable endeavors.  The Steering Committee of KSP invites first year law students for a reception and panel discussion focused on the benefits of practicing law as a woman at NYC law firms.  Tuesday, June 17th, 6:00 pm panel discussion - 7:30 pm reception @ the New York Historical Society, Robert H. Smith Auditorium, 70 Central Park West (between 76th and 77th Streets).  Please RSVP to Lynn Dixon @ lydixon@cgsh.com.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

JOB FAIRS
This is the time to be on the lookout for various job fairs that take place across the country.  Registration and application deadlines are throughout the summer.  Additional information about these job fairs will be posted in Symplicity (https://law-rutgers-csm.symplicity.com/) and here our Blog (http://rutgersnewarklawcso.blogspot.com/) as it becomes available.
 New Jersey Law Firm Group Job Fair: Tuesday, August 5 @ Rutgers School of Law-Newark
** Register by 3:00 PM on Thursday, June 26 ** -
https://law-njlfg-csm.symplicity.com/students
2013 Delaware Minority Job Fair: Saturday, August 9 @ Wilmington, DE campus of Widener University School of Law
**The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28, 2014** - 
https://law-dmpd-csm.symplicity.com/students
2014 Lavender Law Career Fair and Conference:   August 21-23, 2014 @ the Sheraton New York Times SquareTo register, go to www.lgbtbar.org/annual/register/

Indianapolis Bar Association 7th Annual Diversity Job Fair: August 21 -22, 2014 @ Hilton Indianapolis
** Student registration deadline is July 19, 2014** - https://law-indybar-csm.symplicity.com/students

Bay Area Diversity Career Fair: July 26, 2014 @ Hilton San Francisco Financial District
** Registration and bidding deadline: Sunday, June 15, 2014** -
http://www.sfbar.org/jdc/diversity/diversity-programs/career-fair.aspx
Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair: August 1-2 @ Kansas City Bar Association/Crowne Plaza Hotel in Downtown Kansas City
** Early Bird Registration Deadline is May 26**  Final registration deadline is June 14, 2014 -
https://law-kcmba-csm.symplicity.com/students/
9th Annual Vault/MCCA Legal Diversity Career Fair: August 1 @ Grand Hyatt, Washington DCFor more information and to register, go to: http://vaultcom.wix.com/ldcf/ldcf#!__ldcf
National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Job Fair: Tuesday, July 22nd @ the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, ArizonaAdditional information, including how to register, is posted in Symplicity (Job #12386) 

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Week of August 11, 2014 - Save the date for OCI: August

SAVE THE DATE: OCI August 2014
Large law firms, as well as government and public interest organizations, participate in our Fall On-Campus Interview Program (OCI) for 2L/3LE and 3L/4LE students.  A detailed general information packet, including important dates and deadlines, as well as a listing of participating employers, will be made available in mid-June.  Keep in mind that many application deadlines for the August session of OCI are in the summer before you return to school.  Also, note on your calendars that the interviews for the August session will be held the week of August 11th.  Be sure to read your emails and mark your calendars accordingly!

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

FREE ABA Membership for the Class of 2014!

The American Bar Association is offering all Rutgers University School of Law - Newark graduating students a free membership!  Join now at www.ambar.org/ABAgrads and discover the benefits of ABA membership:
 - CareerAdvice LIVE!, a free monthly webinar with practical tips from experts 
 - Free membership in 22 specialty practice groups to discover your career path 
 - Free subscription to ABA Journal and e-Journal 
 - Free career resources, including an online job board 
 - Bar Exam Prep: 30 Tips in 30 Minutes, a new webinar on May 22 – free for members
Sign up at www.ambar.org/ABAgrads and let the ABA help you launch a successful career!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Defense Research Institute

DRI’s Insurance Law Committee invite all law students to get a head start on networking efforts and to enjoy DRI membership benefits now. 

Law student members receive complimentary registration to all DRI seminars, complimentary registration to the annual meeting, access to DRI tools, directories and resources, and are encouraged to participate on the Young Lawyers Committee. 

If interested, please complete and submit the membership application ( file:///C:/Users/front%20desk/Downloads/Law%20Student.pdf ) with the annual fee payment of $20.00.