ABA Offerings

Vol. 39 No. 9

 

Writing Contests

Commission on Domestic Violence. First place: Publication in the American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law. Deadline: May 31.

www.americanbar.org/groups/domestic_violence/awards/law_student_writing_competition.html

 

Section of Dispute Resolution. First place: $1,000 and online publication of essay. Deadline: June 15.

www.abanet.org/dispute/essaycomp.html

 

Section of real property, trust and estate law. First place: $2,500, one-year free Section membership, and trip to the RPTE Fall Leadership Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, in November. Deadline: June 19.

www.americanbar.org/groups/real_property_trust_estate/resources/law_student_resources.html

 

Fellowships, Clerkships, & Scholarships

 

Commission on Immigration. The ABA Commission on Immigration seeks legal interns to assist in national advocacy work for immigrants, refugees, and other newcomers to the United States.

www.americanbar.org/groups/public_services/immigration.html

 

Career Resources

 

Résumé database.
The ABA Section of State and Local Government Law Section announces the launch of a new and exciting platform to help ABA law student members find meaningful work experience. The Section’s new résumé database gives students who are interested in state and local government law an opportunity to connect with employers looking for applicants with interests in a variety of areas. If you are looking for a summer or permanent position in any area of State and Local Government Law, including Land Use, Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Public Education, Public Finance, Public Utility Law, Regulatory Practice, or Zoning, upload your résumé now.

www2.americanbar.org/sections/statelocal/Pages/studentresume.aspx

 

Forum on Communications Law mentoring. Students can post questions about career development and related issues to mentors via an e-mail discussion list of experienced media law lawyers. Send an e-mail with COMMLAW-MENTOR in the subject line to teresa.ucok@americanbar.org with your name, address, law school, and year of law school graduation.

 

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