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Twin Cities Day at the Law School - March 13, 2007

On Tuesday afternoon, March 13th, 2007, representatives of about a dozen Twin Cities law firms will be in the Atrium and available to talk to students about their organizations, what sort of work they do, what it's like to live and practice law ...

Posted Mar 2, 2007 by Ingrid Borwick, J.D. Advisor

Summer Public Service Fellowship Applications Available

Applications for Summer Public Service Fellowships are now available in the Career Services Office. SPSFs are provided to University of Wisconsin Law School students who work in unpaid or low-paid summer public interest jobs. When you pick up ...

Posted Feb 9, 2007 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Florida Public Defender Association Job Fair

The Florida Public Defender Association will sponsor a statewide job fair in Orlando, FL from March 1-2, 2007. Applicants will be able to meet with representatives from Florida's public defender offices and judicial circuits in one location for ...

Posted Jan 31, 2007 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Equal Justice Conference Scholarship

The law firm of Quarles and Brady has generously offered to fund the travel and expenses of one UW law student to attend the 2007 ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference in Denver, CO from March 22-24. The title of this year's conference is "Justice ...

Posted Jan 30, 2007 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

2007 PATENT LAW INTERVIEW PROGRAM

Loyola University Chicago School of Law is once again coordinating and hosting the 2007 Patent Law Interview Program. This is an excellent opportunity if youre interested in practicing patent law. If you have an undergraduate or graduate deg ...

Posted Jan 30, 2007 by Ingrid Borwick, J.D. Advisor

Insider's View on Equal Justice Works Fellowships

On Monday, February 5, Heather Jarvis, Law School Advocacy Program Manager for Equal Justice Works, will be giving a presentation on Equal Justice Works' services and funding, including the prestigious post-graduate Equal Justice Works fellowshi ...

Posted Jan 29, 2007 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Robert M. LaFollette/Keenan Peck Legal Fellowship

Senator Herb Kohl and the Senate Judiciary Committee are once again offering the Robert M. LaFollette/Keenan Peck Legal Fellowship, pursuant to which one law student will be selected to spend the summer working with the Senate Judiciary Committe ...

Posted Jan 28, 2007 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Equal Justice Works 2007 Summer Corps Program

If you need supplemental funding for your summer public interest position, Equal Justice Works announces the launch of the 2007 Summer Corps program! Summer Corps is an AmeriCorps-funded program that in 2007 will provide 350 law students with ...

Posted Jan 26, 2007 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Spring Semester Lunch with Lawyers Programs

Four "Lunch with Lawyers" programs have been scheduled for Spring Semester. Practioners will be here to discuss specific areas of the law. Pizza will be served. The programs will start at 12:00 pm. February 7 - Family Law March 7 - Criminal ...

Posted Jan 23, 2007 by Ingrid Borwick, J.D. Advisor

Summer Public Service Fellowships

Even though applications for the Law School's Summer Public Service Fellowships will not be available until sometime next month, I thought it would be a good idea to send you summary information on the eligibility criteria, as I know many of you ...

Posted Jan 22, 2007 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Wisconsin Public Interest Job Fair

Registration is now open for the Tenth Annual Wisconsin Public Interest Job Fair. The Fair will be held at the Law School on Saturday, February 17, 2007. Participating employers will be hiring predominantly for summer internships, but a few are ...

Posted Jan 19, 2007 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Funding available for internships at Communications related government agencies

FCBA Foundation Now Accepting Applications for Funding of Unpaid Legal Internships at Government Agencies: For the fourteenth consecutive year, the Federal Communications Bar Association Foundation will award stipends to law students from its C ...

Posted Jan 16, 2007 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Online Apartment Exchange for Summe r2007

Law students seeking summer housing and students with housing available for the summer are invited to participate in a free online 2007 Apartment exchange. Visit www.nalp.org and follow the link to the Apartment exchange. The exchange will be a ...

Posted Jan 16, 2007 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

State Bar of Wisconsin, Sports & Entertainment Law Section Writing Competition

Summary : The State Bar of Wisconsin's Sports & Entertainment Law Section ("Section") announces the creation of an Annual Writing Competition. The purpose of the competition is to recognize excellent scholarly activity produced by students in ...

Posted Jan 16, 2007 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Registration Deadlines for March MPRE

The Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam will be offered at the Law School on the morning of Saturday, March 10, 2007. A passing score on the MPRE is required for admission to practice in every state except Wisconsin, Maryland and Washin ...

Posted Jan 16, 2007 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Info Session on Summer Opportunities at the Wisconsin Department of Justice

On Tuesday, January 30, at noon in Room 2260, two lawyers from the Wisconsin Department of Justice (JoAnne Kloppenburg and Mike Losse) will present an informational program for students about opportunities for students to work at the Wisconsin D ...

Posted Jan 12, 2007 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Florida Public Defender Association Job Fair

The Florida Public Defender Association will sponsor a statewide job fair in Orlando, FL on March 1-2, 2007. Applicants will be able to meet with representatives from Florida's public defender offices and judicial circuits in one location for p ...

Posted Jan 12, 2007 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Elliot Spoon Business Law Writing Competition - Deadline Feb. 23, 2007

The Journal of Business & Securities Law is accepting submissions for the Elliot A. Spoon Business Law Writing Competition. Submit a journal style article on a current topic concerning business and or securities law. Submissions should be fully ...

Posted Jan 10, 2007 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

David L. Boren Fellowships

David L. Boren Fellowships Information Session: January 17, 2007, 10:00 a.m. in Room 336 Ingraham Hall. Sue Sharp, Senior Program Officer of the Institute of International Education, will be on campus to provide information and answer questions ...

Posted Dec 20, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Peggy Browning Fund Fellowships In Labor Law

The Peggy Browning Fund is sponsoring 36 funded fellowship positions at labor-related organizations throughout the United States for the summer of 2007. Complete information, including application materials, is available at www.peggybrowningfun ...

Posted Dec 8, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

1L Diversity Scholarships

Davis Wright Tremaine is offering a scholarship and summer associate position to students of color and others from diverse backgrounds. The summer associate positions are available in the firm's Seattle or Portland offices. The application deadl ...

Posted Dec 8, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

19th Annual Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference

Registration is now open for the 19th Annual Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference, which will be held in Chicago on Saturday, February 3. Registration is free, but in order to register you must send the following information to Kristin ...

Posted Nov 27, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Fish & Richardson 1L Diveristy Scholarship Opportunity

Fish & Richardson has a 1L Diversity Fellowship Program for 2007. With ten offices nationwide, F&R is offering fellowships to five minority first year law students. The program is a key component of the firm's ongoing initiative to recruit, reta ...

Posted Nov 2, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

State Bar of Wisconsin-Appellate Practice-Lunch with Lawyers Program

The State Bar of Wisconsin and the Career Services Office is co-sponsoring an "Appellate Practice - Lunch with Lawyers Program" on Monday, November 13, 2006 at 12:00 pm in room 3260. This is a great opportunity to learn and ask questions about a ...

Posted Oct 18, 2006 by Ingrid Borwick, J.D. Advisor

Initiative for Public Interest Law at Yale

The Initiative for Public Interest Law at Yale is accepting applications for one-year grants of up to $30,000 to be awarded in the summer of 2007. Complete applications must be received no later than February 1, 2007. Details about the grant ap ...

Posted Oct 11, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Free Seminar on Running a Law Office

Law students are invited, free of charge, to a seminar on running a law office. The seminar is scheduled for Friday, October 27, at the Edgewater Hotel in Madison. It is scheduled to run from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., with lunch provided. It is ...

Posted Oct 6, 2006 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Luce Scholars Program

UW-Madison is one of 60 institutions eligible to nominate candidates for the prestigious Luce Scholars Program that provides an intensive experience in Asia for young leaders who would not expect to have such exposure in the normal course of the ...

Posted Oct 6, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

State Bar of Wisconsin - Environmental Law and Agricultural Law- Lunch with Lawyers Program

The State Bar of Wisconsin and the Career Services Office is co-sponsoring an "Environmental Law and Agricultural Law - Lunch with Lawyers Program" on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 12:00 pm in room 5229. This is a great opportunity to learn and a ...

Posted Oct 5, 2006 by Ingrid Borwick, J.D. Advisor

Law Seminars For Law Students

Legal seminars are a great way for students to gain some quick knowledge in an area of law they are interested in or to demonstrate their interest in a particular area of law. For example, if you don't have time to take environmental law as a co ...

Posted Sep 29, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Recruitment Meeting for River Alliance of Wisconsin

Come to a volunteer recruitment meeting for the River Alliance of Wisconsin and learn how you can help protect and restore Wisconsin's flowing waters while gaining valuable experience for future jobs. We welcome people with all levels of exper ...

Posted Sep 18, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Upcoming Events & Deadlines & International Opportunities & Resources

Upcoming Events & Deadlines : Friday, September 15, 2006 : Professor David Schwartz will give advice and tips on creating effective resumes and cover letters and preparing for Public Interest interviews. Friday, September 15 from 12:00 - 1:30 ...

Posted Sep 14, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

What To Do As The School Year Begins

Welcome back to all the 2Ls and 3Ls - and a fresh welcome to all the 1Ls. This is my one of my regular newsletter columns where I highlight a job hunting issue each week. The other column lists a job that I highlight, either because it will be e ...

Posted Sep 12, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Applications for U.S. Dept. of Justice positions due September 18

The U.S. Department of Justice's online application for the Attorney General's Honors Program (for 3Ls and graduates completing judicial clerkships) and the Summer Law Intern Program (for 2Ls for summer 2007) is now open and can be accessed at h ...

Posted Sep 11, 2006 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Foley & Lardner Minority Scholarship program for 1Ls

Attention 1L LEO students: Please remember that Friday, September 29, is the deadline for submitting your application for the Foley & Lardner Minority Scholarship. Applications are available in the Career Services Office.

Posted Sep 11, 2006 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Prosecutorial Opportunities Symposium in Chicago

University of Wisconsin Law School students are invited to attend this year's program about career opportunities in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois, the Illinois Attorne ...

Posted Sep 11, 2006 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Speaker on "Distinguishing Yourself Through International Opportunities"

Professor Matthew J. Wilson, Associate Dean of the Tokyo campus of Temple University School of Law, will be here at the Law School on Monday, September 18, to give a presentation at noon in Room 5246 on the topic "Distinguishing Yourself through ...

Posted Sep 11, 2006 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Public Interest Job Search Workshop

Are you interested in applying for public interest law positions? If so, please come to an informative annual presentation by Professor David Schwartz, who will give his advice and tips on creating effective resumes and cover letters and prepar ...

Posted Sep 8, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Student Judiciary Positions Available

The Associated Students of Madison (ASM) Student Judiciary was created to oversee the ASM elections at UW Madison, to resolve elections disputes and disputes between the Associated Students of Madison and other parties. The Student Judiciary ha ...

Posted Sep 6, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Public Interest Email Listserv

If you are interested in receiving emails with important information about public interest programming, events and opportunities, please inform Kristin Davis, Public Interest Advisor in the Office of Career Services (kristindavis@wisc.edu).

Posted Aug 31, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship

The Hanna S. Cohn Equal Justice Fellowship will be awarded to a talented, committed law graduate at the beginning of his/her career in the area of poverty law. The fellow will be placed at the Empire Justice Center's Rochester, NY office. The ...

Posted Aug 31, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Career Services Office Update - August 29, 2006

Listed below are various resources and opportunities for law students. Where available, I have marked which students these opportunities are focusing on: 1) New Passwords for Vault Guides - Vault.com is an online resource for law students. It h ...

Posted Aug 29, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program in Germany

The Robert Bosch Foundation is now accepting applications for the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program for 2007-2008. Program highlights include: An in-depth understanding of the political, economic and cultural environment of Germany and ...

Posted Aug 23, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

8th Annual National Law Student Workers' Rights Conference

The Peggy Browning Fund is hosting the 8th Annual National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference on October 13-14, 2006 at the National Labor College, George Meany Campus, in Silver Spring, Maryland. The Conference is intended to create a gre ...

Posted Aug 23, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Equal Justice Works Career Fair

Registration is now open for students interested in attending the Equal Justice Works Career Fair, which will take place on October 19-20 at the Inn and Conference Center at the University of Maryland, University College. The Career Fair is an ...

Posted Aug 21, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

AARP Elder Law Fellowship

The AARP Foundation Litigation (AFL) announces the AARP Foundation Litigation Herbert Semmel Elder Law Fellowship for law students interested in issues affecting older Americans. The fellowship will provide a rising third-year law student with ...

Posted Aug 21, 2006 by Kristin Davis, Public Interest Law Advisor

Highlighted Job of the Week 4/21/2006

Legislative Attorney Employer : State of Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau Job Description : Duties of a Legislative Attorney include drafting legislation, providing legal advice and counsel to legislators and others, and interpreting an ...

Posted Apr 21, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Job Search Tip of the Week

The internet offers multiple ways for people to express themselves and connect with others. There are personal websites, blogs, bulletin boards, and online communities such as Facebook or Friendster. Of those online options, blogs and online com ...

Posted Apr 21, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Highlighted Job of the Week 4/14/2006

Paid Environmental Law Internship Employer : Turtle Island Restoration Network Job Description : Turtle Island Restoration Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting endangered marine species. Our Sea Turtle Restoration Proje ...

Posted Apr 14, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Job Search Tip of the Week

Preparation is the key to a successful job hunt All law students have heard these two cliches: "Preparation is key" and "The Devil is in the details". These two phrases are so commonplace, they hardly seem worth mentioning. However, what do t ...

Posted Apr 14, 2006 by Nilesh Patel, Career Advisor

Attention 2Ls: FDIC 2007 Honors Program application deadline is June 30, 2006

2007 LEGAL DIVISION HONORS PROGRAM FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION www.fdic.gov/about/legalhonors DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: The FDIC seeks up to 4 3Ls, LLMs or Judicial Law Clerks for its Legal Division Honors Program in the DC office, wi ...

Posted Apr 12, 2006 by Jane Heymann, Assistant Dean for Career Services


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