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2011–12 American Bar Association Law Student Division Liaison Opportunities


The Law Student Division’s liaison program enables students to participate with practicing lawyers in the ABA’s sections, divisions, forums, and other entities. Liaison positions offer students the opportunity to network and learn about practical law issues, and they offer entities a way to promote student membership and represent the views of law students. Available positions for next year are listed below.


General Practice, Solo and Small Firm
Government and Public Sector Lawyers
Senior Lawyers


Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice
Antitrust Law – Membership and Equal Opportunity Committee
Business Law
Criminal Justice (CJ) – Council
CJ – Corrections Committee
CJ – Criminal Procedure, Evidence and Police Practices Committee
CJ – Defense Function and Services Committee
CJ – Immigration Committee
CJ – International Criminal Law Committee
CJ – Juvenile Justice Committee
CJ – Prosecution Function Committee
CJ – Sentencing Committee
CJ – Victims Committee
CJ – White Collar Crime Committee
Dispute Resolution
Environment, Energy, and Resources
Family Law
Health Law
Individual Rights and Responsibilities (IRR)
IRR – AIDS Coordinating Committee
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Labor and Employment Law
Law Practice Management
Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Public Contract Law
Public Utility, Communications, and Transportation Law
Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law – Real Property Division
Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law – Trust and Estate Division
Science and Technology Law
State and Local Government Law
Tort Trial & Insurance Practice


Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
Air and Space Law
Communications Law
Construction Industry
Entertainment and Sports Industries

Standing Committees

Armed Forces Law
Delivery of Legal Services
Election Law
Judicial Independence
Law and National Security
Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants
Legal Assistance for Military Personnel
Public Education
Substance Abuse

Special Committees, Commissions, Consortiums, and Other Organizations

ALI/ABA Committee on Continuing Professional Education
Center on Children and the Law
Center for Human Rights
Center for Professional Responsibility
Commission on Domestic Violence
Commission on Homelessness and Poverty
Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs
Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law
Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession
Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Commission on Women in the Profession
Commission on Youth at Risk
Diversity Center
Rule of Law Initiative: Europe and Eurasia Program

Project & National Student Directors

Arbitration Competition
Client Counseling Competition
National Appellate Advocacy Competition
Negotiation Competition
Law Student Mental Health Initiative
Veterans Advocacy Initiative
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)


Vol. 39 No. 6

Student Lawyer Student Lawyer magazine provides guidance on educational, career, and related issues for ABA Law Student Division members and other subscribers. It is published four times a year by the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association. Student Lawyer is available online to members of the ABA Law Student Division and to print subscribers.