November 13, 2018

Additional Resources for Law Students

External Resources

 

Programs for Law Students with Disabilities

1L Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Scholars Program

Description
Work with attorneys and other legal specialists on legal issues. Opportunity for the Pipeline Committee to develop strategic partnerships with law schools that support LCLD initiatives. 

Website
http://www.lcldnet.org/programs_1l_lcld_scholars_program.html

Deadline
Contact Karin Plastina at 425.421.1420 or email at kplastina@lcldnet.com

Qualifications
First-year law students in good standing at ABA-accredited law schools. 

The Attorney General's Honors Program

Description
The Program is the only way the U.S. Department of Justice hires law graduates. 

Website
http://www.justice.gov/careers/legal/entry.html

Qualifications

Graduating law students, and recent law graduates who entered judicial clerkships, graduate law programs, or qualifying legal fellowships within 9 months of graduation; demonstrated commitment to government service; academic achievement; leadership; law review or moot court experience; legal aid and clinical experience; extracurricular activities that relate to the work of Justice. 

Department of Labor Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities

Description
The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities (WRP) is a resource to connect public and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated postsecondary students and recent graduates with disabilities who are eager to prove their abilities in the workforce. Employers seek to fill both temporary and permanent positions in a variety of fields. Please understand that we work directly with campus coordinators, and cannot respond to inquiries from individual students.

Website
http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/brochures/wrp1.html

Qualifications
An applicant for the program must:
-Have a disability
-Be a United States citizen
-Be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning on a substantially full-time basis (unless the severity of the disability precludes the student from taking a substantially full-time load) to seek a degree OR
-Be enrolled in such an institution as a degree-seeking student taking less than a substantially full-time load in the enrollment period immediately prior to graduation OR
-Have graduated from such an institution within the past year

EEOC Attorney Honor Program

Description
Assigned to EEOC Commission offices designated to participate in the Program for that year. 

Website
http://www.eeoc.gov/eeoc/jobs/honorprogram.cfm

Qualifications
Third-year law students, full-time law graduates, and judicial law clerks.

The Association for Legal Career Professionals (NALP)

Description

NALP is the premier resource for information on legal employment, recruiting, and diversity. Analysis of data sources such as the Employment Report and Salary Survey, the Associate Salary Survey, the NALP Directory of Legal Employers, and others allows NALP to provide comprehensive information on a variety of topics.

Website
www.nalp.org

The Sea Glass Group

Description
The Sea Glass Group is a privately held professional search firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, specializing in the recruitment of top talent from among the ranks of college and advanced degreed professionals with evident and non-evident disabilities, including law school graduates.

Website
The Sea Glass Group

The Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities

Description
Connects public and private sector employers nationwide with highly motivated post-secondary students and recent graduates with disabilities. 

Website
http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/brochures/wrp1.html

Deadline
Contact individual school. 

Qualifications
Student of accredited institution of higher learning or graduate within past year; has a disability; U.S. citizen