11.15.2017

$10,000 Intellectual Property Scholarship 
- The Richard Linn American Inn of Court is proud to offer the Mark T. Banner Scholarship. 
- This scholarship is part of The Richard Linn American Inn of Court's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds. 
- The recipient of the scholarship will receive $10,000 to be applied to your legal education at Touro! 
- Requirements: This scholarship is available to law students who have entered into a JD program at an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and who will continue in that program through at least the Fall semester 2018. 
- Scholarship recipients are selected by the Mark T. Banner Scholarship review board based on the following criteria:
○ Commitment to the pursuit of a career in intellectual property law.
○ Commitment, qualities and actions toward ethics, civility and professionalism.
○ Academic merit (undergraduate, graduate and law school).
○ Written and oral communication skills.
○ Leadership qualities and community involvement.
○ Member of a historically underrepresented group in IP law (including race, sex, ethnicity, sexual orientation and disability).
- The application is available on the Linn Inn of Court’s website at http://www.linninn.org/Pages/scholarship.shtml.
- Deadline: Applications need to be submitted by December 8, 2017.

11.14.2017


 Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Law School Diversity Scholarship Program
  • Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. is pleased to announce the sixth annual Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Law School Diversity Scholarship Program.
  • The scholarship, worth $2,000.00, was established to help law students who are in need of financial assistance to achieve their academic goals and professional dreams.
  • Applications are open to students who are a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority, or demonstrate a commitment to issues of diversity within their community.
  • The scholarship will be awarded to the student who best exemplifies determination to succeed in both their academic endeavors as well as their inclusion efforts.
  • How to apply: Please submit a completed application form, which can be found on the website at the following link: https://buckfirelaw.com/library/scholarships.cfm#law
  • The one page essay, must describe how you have utilized your time promoting ethnic diversity within your community. Alternatively, you may write about how you will use your law degree to promote ethnic diversity.
  • Deadline: to file an application for the scholarship is April 1, 2018.
  • Questions: please email marketing@buckfirelaw.com
JRC-JTB 2017 Judicial Internship Opportunity 

Interested in applying to a program that offers law students a chance to work with federal court judges across the nation? 
  • Well, you're in luck! The Judicial Resources Committee in partnership with Just The Beginning, is looking for applications for its 2018 summer judicial internship program.
  • The purpose of the JRC-JTB Project is to place highly-qualified minority, underrepresented and economically disadvantaged law students in the chambers of judges for summer internships.
  • The Project has been a tremendous success—in 2017, there were 100 judges participating and over 62 interns were placed with an internship! 
  • Since 2011 the program has placed close to 400 law students in judicial internships nationwide.
  • Application: To apply please visit https://www.tfaforms.com/4642477
  • Deadline: Applications have opened up today, and we will continue accepting applications until January 10th, 2018. 
  • Questions: Please direct any questions pertaining to opportunity to sjidproject@jtb.org

11.07.2017

Virtual Career Fair for People with Disabilities 
- Are you a person with a disability who is looking for a career opportunity or internship?
- Well, your in luck! CareerEco, a virtual recruiting platform, is offering a Virtual Career Fair, on November 15, 2017. 
- This is a Virtual Career Fair that is FREE for Touro students and alumni with disabilities to attend.
- This event offers competitive opportunities for every level of candidate, from experienced professionals, recent college graduates and college students with disabilities.
- Touro students will have an opportunity to access opportunities within a wide range of careers as you can chat with employees arcos the nation both in the private and public sector!
- Students will also have the opportunity to meet online with TOP employers across the nation including Amazon, Apple, Citrix, DuPont, Microsoft, PricewaterhouseCoopers, US Department of Energy, & More!
- To register to please visit www.careereco.com/events/disability
- For more information: email bender@careereco.com or call 770.980.0088.
Outside Scholarship for 1L Students!
- Wallin & Klarich, a criminal defense law firm in Southern California, has established a scholarship fund for anyone who is interested in becoming a criminal defense lawyer and is about to enter their first year of law school.
- This scholarship, $2,500, is awarded to an entering first-year law school student who overcame obstacles to be admitted and now faces financial burden associated with receiving a degree. A successful applicant must be interested in practicing criminal justice in the future.
-  The requirements of the essay must address the following questions in a single 1000-1300 word essay:
  1. Why do you want to become a criminal justice attorney?
  2. What challenge(s) have you faced in order to get to where you are today?
  3. How have these challenges shaped who you are, and how will you apply what you have learned from these challenges toward a career in criminal justice?
- Winner of the Spring 2018 Wallin & Klarich Scholarship will receive: A $2,500.00 check to be used toward law school tuition or law school required books.
- Deadline: Application must be submitted to scholarship@wklaw.com no later than November 30, 2017.
- Please click on https://www.wklaw.com/scholarship/ for more details on how to apply for this amazing opportunity!

10.31.2017


Catholic Lawyers Guild of Queens County Scholarship Announcement!
  • The Catholic Lawyers Guild of Queens County Inc. is proud to announce a Three Thousand Dollar ($3,000.00) financial need-based scholarship!
  • To be eligible to apply for a Catholic Lawyers Guild of Queens County Inc. scholarship, applicants must be:
    1. Full-time law student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
    2. A practicing Roman Catholic; and
    3. A member of a Roman Catholic Parish.
    • In addition to one of the following criteria:
      1. Be a resident of Queens County, New York; or
      2. If not a resident of Queens County, New York, the law school that you are attending must be in Queens County, New York; or
      3. Be available to attend our Communion Breakfast on December 17, 2017, to receive Scholarship if you are a successful Applicant.
    • DEADLINE: Complete the Scholarship Application (attached HERE) along with required and return it to the following address with a postmark date no later than December 4,2017.
    • Mailing address: Zenith T. Taylor, Esq. President - Catholic Lawyers Guild of Queens County 118-35 Queens Blvd., Suite 1240 Forest Hills, New York 11375
    • Questions: Please direct any questions pertaining to this Scholarship and the application process to queenscounty@catholiclawyerguild.com.

10.26.2017


Special Invitation: Partnership with National Hispanic Pre-Law Conference and Joint National Black and Hispanic Pre-Law Conference
  • The 3rd Annual National Hispanic Pre-Law Conference (http://www.hispanicprelawconference.org) and The 3rd Annual Joint National Black and Hispanic Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair (http://www.blackandhispanicprelawconference.org) are both fast approaching! 
  • The Third Annual Joint National Black and Hispanic Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair 2017 is a unique major pre-law event that provides important information, resources, and connections for both aspiring Black and Latinx lawyers. 
  • The events will take place on Friday, November 10th, 2017 and Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at New York University School of Law in New York, New York. 
  • Please click HERE- http://ow.ly/JWlI30g9oZj to register for these great events!