EXTERNAL OPPORTUNITIES

Jan. 18: Legal Services NYC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Open House

Legal Services NYC invites your diverse law student members to attend our  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Open House on January 18, 2018  at Brooklyn  Law School. See below and attachment.   The  January 18th Diversity, Equity and Inclusion  (DEI)  Open […]

Jan. 18/19: Webinar on Volunteer Legal Internships with the U.S. Department of Justice

The Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management is hosting a webinar on the U.S. Department of Justice’s Volunteer Legal Internship Program.  The webinar will provide an opportunity for students to learn about summer and academic-year vacancies, the application process, and answer any questions about […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Legal Services NYC’s Bankruptcy Assistance Project

Organization: The New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project (NYC BAP) is part of Legal Services NYC, the largest provider of civil legal services in the United States. Legal volunteers work to save New York’s most vulnerable residents from wage garnishments, […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Pro Bono Placement – Legal Aid Society – Bedford Union Armory

The Bedford Union Armory has been a part of Crown Heights since 1905. The City, which owns the site, is proposing a redevelopment plan which would lease the site to a developer in order to build 50% luxury and 50% […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Urban Justice Center – Volunteer Translators

The Immigrants’ Rights Team of the Urban Justice Center’s Community Development Project is looking for volunteers to help with translation/interpretation of Arabic (Mauritanian preferably).  Please contact Shanti Tharayil at STharayil@urbanjustice.org. Note: This is posted as an opportunity to perform volunteer legal […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Southern Poverty Law Center – Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative

Immigrants with legal counsel are more than 10 times as likely to succeed in their cases as detained immigrants without a lawyer. Yet, the great majority of immigrant detainees, especially in the Southeast, are not represented. The Southeast Immigrant Freedom Initiative relies […]

Dec. 8: CPR 2018 CPR International Mediation Competition Pre-Registration Deadline

The CPR 2018 CPR International Mediation Competition will take place in São Paulo, Brazil on April 17 & 18, 2018.   Teams interested in participating have until Friday, December 8, 2017, to pre-register after which we will select the teams […]

Nov. 20 Event: Shareholder Engagement

Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210 40 Washington Square South 4:00PM – 6:00PM On Monday, November 20, from 4 to 6 pm, the Institute for Corporate Governance & Finance will present a program on “Shareholder Engagement” that will compare and contrast the […]

Nov. 6-9: Digital Media Zone, Law, Justice and Development Week 2017

As part of the Law, Justice and Development Week 2017 organized by the World Bank’s Legal Vice Presidency and focused on “GENDER, LAW and DEVELOPMENT”, the organization is producing a 4 day-long communication initiative, the Digital Media Zone, which will […]

Nov. 6: Legal Aid Society Diversity Open House

On Monday, November 6, 2017, at 6:00 p.m., The Legal Aid Society welcomes 1L and 2L law students to attend our Fifth Annual Diversity Fair. Hosted by Debevoise & Plimpton, LLP, the Diversity Fair will offer law students the opportunity […]

Nov. 2: National Lawyers Guild Labor and Employment Committee Fall Conference Call

On Thursday 11/2 from 5:30-7:00pm, join with other law students across the country in a conference call with representatives from the SEIU and the Peggy Browning Fund to learn about summer and post-grad job opportunities.   Law students of all […]

Oct. 27-28: Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair

Equal Justice Works is hosting its annual conference and career fair on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28, in Arlington, Virginia.   More than 150 public interest employers will conduct interviews for internships and full-time jobs and meet with students […]

Oct. 13-15: Animal Law Conference

The Animal Law Conference gives attorneys, law students, professors, and activists from around the world a place to share ideas, knowledge, and practical skills about advancing the interests of animals through the legal system. The Conference is co-presented by the […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Legal Corps for Puerto Rico

In collaboration with la Mesa de Trabajo de Acceso a la Justicia (Access to Justice Roundtable), the legal clinics at the University of Puerto Rico and Interamerican University Schools of Law and the Colectivo Accion Legal, as well as institutions […]

Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Opportunity in Vienna

NYU will send a team to the next edition of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, which takes place each year in Vienna. The Moot is a unique competition designed to foster an interest in, and develop the […]

Oct. 2: ACLU Annual Diversity and Inclusion Reception

Date: October 2, 2017 Time: 5:30-7:30pm Location:  125 Broad Street, 19th Floor   The ACLU welcomes law students for a diversity and inclusion reception at our national headquarters to learn more about the work of our Legal and Advocacy Departments, as well as […]

Oct. 4: Advocates for Children of New York Open House Information Session

On Wednesday, October 4th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm Advocates for Children of New York (AFC) will be hosting an Open House Information Session for law students interested in AFC’s Summer Legal Internship in Education Advocacy Program.   The Open House […]

Oct. 5: The Kenyan Presidential Election Petition and Its Impact on Constitutional Public Affairs

On September 1st, 2017, the Supreme Court of Kenya surprised the world by annulling the August 8th Presidential Elections in the election petition Raila Amolo Odinga & another v Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission & 2 others. Senior Counsel Pheroze […]

Oct. 5/17/20: 2018 Immigrant Justice Corps Justice Fellowship Information Webinars

Applications for the 2018 IJC Justice Fellowship are getting ready to open soon!  The IJC will be hosting information webinar sessions during the month of October for interested applicants that will take place on:   Thursday, October 5th at 10:30am […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – City Bar Justice Center – Planning and Estates Law Project

The Planning and Estates Law Project (PELP) is the City Bar Justice Center (CBJC)’s pro bono program to assist low-income New Yorkers with personal planning, end of life and estate matters. PELP works in collaboration with the CBJC’s Legal Hotline, […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Help Those Most Affected by Hurricane Irma

CABA Pro Bono Legal Services is looking for volunteer attorneys to take part in a series of legal clinics aimed at assisting South Florida residents with their insurance claims after the devastating impacts of Hurricane Irma.   Volunteer your time […]

Tue 9/26 @ Noon: Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellowship Info Session

Tue 9/26 Noon-1:30pm Furman Hall, Room 334   Are you an NYU School of Law 3L interested in working with an innovative human rights organization next year? Come learn about the Masiyiwa-Bernstein fellowship program and meet representatives from our 2018 […]

James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition

The PIABA Foundation is proud to announce the James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition. The program is open to all students who are attending law school and full-time students who are not law students but they write […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Asian American Bar Association of NY Pro Bono Clinic in Chinatown

The AABANY Pro Bono Clinic in Chinatown takes place on the second Wednesday of each month from 6:30PM-8:30PM at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce, 33 Bowery, Ste. C202, New York, NY 10002 and provides free legal advice to walk-in clients, answering […]

LLM Internship Opportunity – NYLAG’s LegalHealth Unit

Are you an LLM student who is interested in gaining a comparative perspective on free civil legal services in the U.S.? Are you committed to expanding access to justice for low income New Yorkers by helping them access health, housing, […]

LLM Pro Bono Opportunity – Sidley Austin’s Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program

Major international law firm Sidley Austin seeks several NYU LLM students for a pro bono legal internship placement with their award-winning Emerging Enterprises Pro Bono Program (formerly the Africa-Asia Agricultural Enterprise Pro Bono Program).   Launched by Sidley in 2012, […]

Pro Bono Opportunity – Legal Services NYC’s Bankruptcy Assistance Project

Organization: The New York City Bankruptcy Assistance Project (NYC BAP) is part of Legal Services NYC, the largest provider of civil legal services in the United States. Legal volunteers work to save New York’s most vulnerable residents from wage garnishments, […]

Marshall: Screening and Conversation with Chadwick Boseman, Sterling K. Brown, Josh Gad, and Reggie Hudlin

“Sometimes history takes things into its own hands.” –Thurgood Marshall   Before he was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall was an attorney for the NAACP. Marshall tells the story of one of his earlier cases. The year is 1940. […]

James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition

The PIABA Foundation is proud to announce the James E. Beckley Securities Arbitration and Law Writing Competition. The program is open to all students who are attending law school and full-time students who are not law students but they write […]

George V. Powell Diversity Scholarship Program 2018

Lane Powell PC has more than 140 years of commitment to our communities. As part of our commitment to diversity, we have created the George V. Powell Diversity Scholarship. The George V. Powell Scholar will be a 2018 summer associate […]