As a first-generation college graduate, I did not know what kind of doors a college degree or a graduate degree could open. Coming from an economically disadvantaged background, I did not have the resources or the tools to leverage a college degree or graduate degree. At my local
Each year, Morgan & Morgan awards the “For the People” scholarship to a current law student who is driven to fight for those who need it most.
Naegeli Deposition and Trial’s annual scholarship competition deadline is approaching. All entries need to be submitted before July 1, 2018. The Naegeli scholarship contest supports new leaders in the legal service industry. Positive change and innovation are needed. Our goal is to support the next generation of legal service professionals. Who can
“Law school” and “debt-free” may seem like an oxymoron these days. Mainstream media and law school admissions blogs alike are filled with stories of newly-minted lawyers who are hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt and without an income adequate to pay off that debt. But I am here to tell you that it is not only possible—but entirely attainable—to graduate law school without any (or with only minimal) student loan debt.
Future 1Ls, this one's for you! I thought I would share my thoughts on the factors rising law school students should consider when choosing a law school.* I think there are three things that you should consider once you have made the choice to go to law school: finances, school
Relativity Fest, the e-discovery industry’s largest user conference, will take place Sept. 30 though Oct. 3 in Chicago – and Relativity wants to invite 10 tech-savvy law or paralegal students to join the fun.
Here at Staver Law Group, we know the complex decisions and tasks you face during law school. After all, we went through it ourselves. While you’re heavily focused on your classes each semester, you’re also expected to take on additional responsibilities. From school-related organizations to internships and clerk positions, you’re
In the right hands, a law degree can be a powerful tool – and Amanda I. Sarmiento of Texas A&M School of Law has all the makings of a true change agent. BARBRI Law Preview and the ABA are proud to award this next great legal mind a
The Philip R. Shawe Scholarship Competition would like to present to all accredited nationwide law schools a unique and exciting opportunity for any second- or third-year law student. The top three finalists will be awarded scholarships totaling $100,000! The Philip R. Shawe Scholarship Competition is a writing and oratorical contest focusing on
The University of Miami School of Law and Young ICCA (International Council for Commercial Arbitration) have introduced an essay competition for one full-tuition scholarship ($48,000) to be awarded to an outstanding Young ICCA member to attend Miami Law’s White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program. Whether a newcomer to the field or
The National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates (NOVA) is a not-for-profit educational membership organization incorporated in the District of Columbia in 1993. NOVA represents more than 500 attorneys and agents assisting tens of thousands of our nation's military veterans, their widows, and their families seeking to obtain their earned
What’s the single best piece of advice or information you have received, and what impact has it made on your life to this point? After much deliberation, that’s the question we decided to ask in this year’s law school scholarship essay contest. We all feel that the answer
A quick roundup of upcoming events and opportunities across the country: • Registration is now open for the 2016-2017 American Bar Association Law Student Division skills competitions. Here are the links and the topics: Arbitration: Sharing Economy Law Client Counseling: Privacy Law Negotiation: Business Law National
The Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles Foundation is taking applications for its 41st scholarships. This opportunity is open to full-time and part-time law students in their second, third, or fourth year who attend an accredited law school and intend on practicing law in the Southern California area. The scholarship is available
As a law student, it can be difficult to find networking opportunities in particular fields of law. However, the ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Law (SEER) provides one of the best opportunities that I have ever experienced. During my time at the 2015 SEER Fall Conference, I met
Before the Blog gets a lot of news on events, openings, and competitions. We'll be keeping you up to date with some of them in occasional roundups. Here is our first installment of Windows of Opportunity.
The ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (SEER) continues to make law students one of its top priorities.