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Students: Apply for Diversity Clerkship Placement

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Students: Apply for Diversity Clerkship Placement

By Graham Hunt

10/16/13, 12:17 PM CT | Author: Tiffany Adams

The Business Law Section is now accepting applications for the 2014 Diversity Clerkship. Applicants must be diverse first- or second-year law students attending an ABA-approved law school, demonstrate financial need, and members of the ABA Law Student Division and the Business Law Section. Applications are due December 27, 2013.

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The Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship is designed to provide practical, business law experience to students, while increasing diversity in business courts. The program aims to:

  • Encourage more diverse law students to apply for clerkship positions.
  • Foster relationships between business court judges and diverse law students.
  • Provide students with a foundation in various aspects of business law.
  • Provide opportunities for students to meet a wide variety of lawyers who are active in the practice of business law and are members of the Business Law Section.
  • Establish a support system for diverse students who are pursuing business court clerkship positions and a possible career in business law.

Learn more about criteria and previous clerks on the Diversity Clerkship webpage.

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