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Deadline: Nov. 12, Law Review Symposium Essay Contest

The New York University Law Review is excited to announce that in conjunction with this year’s annual symposium, Voting and Representation: New Issues and Challenges, we are hosting a student essay contest. The Law Review invites current NYU Law students to submit a reaction […]

Oct. 20: In Conversation with Lord Mervyn King featuring Michael Sandel

In Conversation with Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, Baron King of Lothbury, Alan Greenspan Professor of Economics and Professor of Economics and Law at NYU. This event features Michael J. Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. […]

NYBSA – A Valuable Tool For Law Students

The NYBSA is pleased to welcome you as New York State Bar Association members. We hope you view NYSBA as your professional home throughout law school and as you move on to professional success. We encourage you to embrace your […]

The Local and State Government Law Section Carol Van Scoyoc Scholarship

The New York Bar Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Local and State Government Law Section Carol Van Scoyoc Scholarship. The scholarship will grant $5,000 to a law student in the State of New York who best exemplifies the […]

PILC Remote Counseling and Drop-In Appointments

PILC counselors are available for remote appointments throughout the semester. To make an appointment, you can: 1) Email pilc.appointments@nyu.edu with A description of what you are looking to discuss with a counselor Practice areas of interest Your availability (dates and […]

Public Interest Employer Web Series Videos

Join the metro area law schools for an introductory series on the practice of public interest law. Hear from employers who regularly recruit our students, learn more about various practice areas, and get to know attorneys in the field. Thursday, […]

Oct. 19: 1L Government and Prosecution Summer Internships Info Session

Join PILC and several student panelists for an info session for 1Ls who may want to spend their summers summer interning in a federal, state or local government agency or prosecutor’s office. We will talk about the varied opportunities and […]

Oct. 19: A Conversation with NYU Alumni at the World Bank Legal Vice Presidency

Join PILC for a conversation with NYU Alumni at the World Bank Legal Vice Presidency.  Vikram Raghavan (LLM ’98), Lead Counsel, will lead the conversation with Paige Casaly (JD ’16), Legal Consultant; Prachi Tadsare (LLM ’17), Legal Consultant; and the current NYU IFD Fellows Doris Matu […]

Oct. 23: Public Defender Brown Bag Lunch Series

Thinking about becoming a public defender?  Throughout the fall and spring, PILC is hosting brown bag lunches with public defender offices from around the country (see list below).  These informative discussions will give you the opportunity to learn about how […]

Oct. 23: Peggy Browning Fund’s Advocating for Workplace Justice

Please join PILC and the Peggy Browning Fund for a workplace justice panel featuring labor law practitioners from union-side firms, the government, labor unions and worker centers. The panel will take place on Friday, October 23, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 […]

Oct. 30: Public Defenders Career Fair

The University of Buffalo School of Law’s Third Annual Public Defenders Career Fair will be held on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Please register today at www.law.buffalo.edu/pd-career-fair.

Oct. 26: Public Interest Law Firms Panel Discussion

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work at a public interest law firm? What are these law firms and how do they differ from other firms and from non-profit organizations? Hear from attorneys practicing in the areas of […]

Oct. 29: Clerkships: The Pathways to Chambers

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 6:30 pm ET Register for this Zoom Webinar The Law Alumni of Color Association (LACA) and the Judicial Clerkship Office invite you to attend a virtual panel discussion on the clerkship application process. Whether you […]

Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan Extended for Two Years

On October 2, the federal judiciary announced that the Federal Law Clerk Hiring Plan has been extended for two additional years. As set forth in the plan, which is copied below, federal judges will not accept applications from students in […]

(Rising 2Ls, Rising 3Ls) Law Firm Virtual Programming – Details Available on CSM

Latham and Watkins has created various Virtual Experience Programs that allow students to complete an online internship with simulated legal tasks and learn more about Latham. The following programs are being offered:  (1) Emerging Companies, (2) Mergers and Acquisitions, and […]

Career Educational Fair: Tuesday, October 20, 2020: 5:00 – 7:30 PM (1L, 2L)

The JD Career Educational Fair (Virtual for 2020) is an educational forum designed for 1Ls, featuring practitioners spanning various practice areas. The purpose of this event is to educate students on various practice area options and facilitate networking contacts for […]

The Local and State Government Law Section Carol Van Scoyoc Scholarship

The New York Bar Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Local and State Government Law Section Carol Van Scoyoc Scholarship. The scholarship will grant $5,000 to a law student in the State of New York who best exemplifies the […]

Oct. 16: Private Sector Job Search Zoom Workshop (required for 1L students who plan to conduct a private sector job search at any time during law school) (1Ls)

This event will be held virtually. Attend the session to learn about the 1L job search process (including resume and cover letter preparation), job search resources, and networking and interview skills. Attending this workshop is mandatory for students interested in private sector […]

Oct. 12: Finding and Funding a 1L Public Interest Internship

PILC invites all 1Ls to attend this information session and learn about PILC’s Summer Funding Program. PILC counselors will offer advice on how to begin looking for a summer internship and insight into what PILC can do to help. Date: […]

Peer Tutoring Program: Requesting a Tutor

The Office of Student Affairs offers a tutoring program for students who are in need of, or interested in additional academic support. Our free tutoring service is open to all JD and LLM students. Tutors are fellow students who have demonstrated […]

Oct. 5: Moelis Fellowship Info Session

PILC will host an information session on Monday, October 5 about an exciting fellowship opportunity available to current 1Ls who have a passion for affordable housing and urban community development. The mission of the Moelis Urban Law & Public Affairs Fellowship Program is to […]

Oct. 9: A Conversation with Alvin Bragg on Police Killings

The lack of charges in the Breonna Taylor case is an all too familiar pattern, and people have taken to the streets yet again to rise up against the intolerable reality that over 1,000 people are killed by police every […]

NYU Law Picture Book Photo Request

If you have not already done so, please submit your photo to the NYU Card Center at your earliest convenience by following the instructions to submit your NYU Card photo online. Your ID photo is automatically uploaded to the NYU […]

Puerto Rican Bar Association Scholarship

The Puerto Rican Bar Association is offering scholarships to Puerto Ricanand Latinx law students who demonstrate financial hardship. Please seeThe Puerto Rican Bar Association’s website for qualifications, the application, and more information: link. For questions contact Robert Brande in the […]

Oct. 2: Brown Bag Lunch with Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz

Please join PILC for a virtual Brown Bag lunch discussion with the Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz.  A life-long resident of Queens, DA Katz has spent most of her career in public service. She has been a legislator (first, as […]

Oct. 2: Careers in Criminal Defense – A Conversation with Scott Hechinger and Sarah Lustbader

Are you a 1L interested in criminal defense but undecided about whether to pursue client-centered defense work or policy reform work?  Join Professor Rachel Barkow in conversation with Scott Hechinger ’10 and Sarah Lustbader ’10 as they discuss their careers […]

Puerto Rican Bar Association Scholarship

The Puerto Rican Bar Association is offering scholarships to Puerto Rican and Latinx law students who demonstrate financial hardship. Please see their website for qualifications, the application, and more information: link. For questions contact Robert Brande in the office of […]

Sep. 27: Apply for the Women’s Leadership Fellows Program

The application for the Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network’s Women’s Leadership Fellows Program (WLFP), open to 1L JD students, closes Sunday, September 27, at 4:00 p.m. EDT. The cohort will be selected on or before Thursday, November 5. The WLFP is a co-curricular leadership development […]

Sept. 22: PILC and Bernstein Institute for Human Rights Lunch

Join the Public Interest Law Center and the Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights for a virtual  lunch with Abigail Moy and a discussion of human rights and legal empowerment.  Abigail Moy is the Director of the Legal Empowerment […]

Sept. 25: Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship Info Session

Please join PILC for an information session on the Immigrant Justice Corps Fellowship (http://justicecorps.org/fellowship/). We will be joined by IJC staff. This event is open to 3L, 2L, and 1L students. Applications for the IJC Fellowship are due October 28. […]