2015 NYC Bar Law Preview Scholarship Program for Incoming Law Students

Attention Admitted Students: You're invited to apply to the New York City Bar Law Preview Scholarship: Scholarship recipients receive more than 45 hours of instruction from top law professors and attorneys who provide comprehensive previews of core first-year classes, as well as workshops that teach academic strategies and exam-taking techniques. Scholarship recipients also receive free academic support resources and study aids throughout law school from BARBRI, are matched with an attorney mentor through the PALS Program and become law student members of the New York City Bar Association.

More info: http://bit.ly/10nXrEz. Application deadline is June 5th!


Public Interest Law Scholarship

The Honolulu law firm of Davis Levin Livingston has announced their second Public Interest Law Scholarship. The scholarship intends to support law students intending to pursue public interest law and add to the ranks of motivated young attorneys willing to consider a career as a public interest lawyer.

For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.davislevin.com/scholarship

The deadline for submission is July 15, 2015.


Staten Island Trial Lawyers Association Award

The Staten Island Trial Lawyers Association, a professional association consisting of Trial Lawyers who practice in Richmond County, New York, created an award to be given to a Staten Island resident who is currently enrolled in any accredited JD program in the United States The award amount is $2,000.

The criteria and conditions are below.  The deadline for applications is June 30th.

Please send all inquiries to:
SITLA c/o Charles DeStefano 1082 Victory Boulevard 1082 Victory Boulevard Staten Island New York. 10301

The American Bar Association's "Win a Dream Interview" Contest

Enter the ABA's "Win a Dream Interview" contest, visit www.ABADreamInterview.com. Participate now and you can win an interview for a chance at a dream internship in just three easy steps:

1. Submit a one minute video.  Explain why you should intern at one of many law firms around the country. Winners receive an interview and chance to personally pitch themselves!

2. Choose up to three firms. Select the internships for which you would like to interview, and then submit resumes, transcripts and/or other required selection criteria.

3. Join the ABA.  Membership is FREE for students. You must be an ABA Law Student Member to be eligible for this contest.

The ABA's network of internships can open a door for you, visit www.ABADreamInterview.com for a chance to win!

Visit www.ABADreamInterview.com for official rules.

New York State Bar Association Committee on Animals and the Law Student Writing Competition

The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is very pleased to announce the Seventh Annual Student Writing Competition.   
Law students are invited to submit to the Committee an article concerning any area of Animal Law. All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of attorneys and other professionals practicing or otherwise involved in animal law. 

The first place winner will receive $1,000 and a certificate of achievement. The second place winner will receive $500 and a certificate of achievement. 

The deadline for submission is July 31, 2015.


The Reeves Law Group Scholarship

The Reeves Law Group awards a $2,500 scholarship to a deserving student and future lawyer who delivers a winning presentation or authors a winning essay in their annual scholarship contest.

The full eligibility details and entry requirements for the $2,500 scholarship can be found at http://www.robertreeveslaw.com/scholarship/

Application Deadline: The deadline for this scholarship is December 15, 2015


Ed Edmondson Scholarship

WHEN?           The Oklahoma Supreme Court and the Sovereignty Symposium, Inc. will host Sovereignty Symposium XXVIII on June 3 and 4, 2015, at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Symposium registration scholarships will be offered in Congressman Edmondson’s name as the Symposium’s thank you for his support and efforts during its founding.  

HOW?               Applicants should demonstrate an interest in and dedication to Native American law issues and the need for a scholarship in a simple letter of application.  There is no formal application form. 

DUE?                   May 31, 2015 Applications may be emailed to sovereignty.symposium@oscn.net
                             Or mailed to: 
                             The Sovereignty Symposium
                             Attn: Ed Edmondson Scholarship Committee
                             Oklahoma Judicial Center, Suite 1
                             2100 North Lincoln Boulevard
                             Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 7315

For further information, contact (405)- 556- 9371, or email sovereignty.symposium@oscn.net


2015 ABA SEER Law Student Writing Competition

Energy Law
:  Discuss any aspect of energy law. Submissions may advocate a position, educate the reader, or analyze one or more cases.
Submission Deadline: May 18, 2015

Public Land and Resources
: Papers should demonstrate original thought on a question of legal and/or policy significance relating to the topic of the role of public lands and policy.  The topic is not confined to any particular type of public lands or issue. Essays should conform to the theme of the competition. Submissions may advocate a position, educate the reader, or analyze one or more cases.
Submission Deadline: April 1, 2015

All details can be found in link below:



The subject must relate to any topic in the field of employee benefits law. This competition is open to any J.D. and graduate law students enrolled at any time between August 14, 2014 and August 15, 2015.

Winners will be honored during the College’s annual black tie dinner on September 19, 2015 in Chicago, IL. They will receive a plaque and an employee benefits treatise published by Bloomberg BNA Books. If deemed suitable by the editors, one or more of the winning papers will be published by the Bloomberg BNA Pension and Benefits Reporter, the Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Compensation Planning Journal or another employee benefits publication. The winning papers will also be distributed to the Fellows of the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, experienced attorneys who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the employee benefits field in a wide range of practice settings including law and consulting firms, universities, labor unions, advocacy organizations and government agencies throughout the United States.
For information concerning the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel, contact Brian Dougherty at bdougherty@morganlewis.com or consult the website at www.acebc.com.