Diversity Opportunities

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity: First-Year Student Success in Law School Mentor Program

By |2019-08-22T09:39:00-04:00August 22nd, 2019|Diversity Opportunities, Networking|

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) is excited to offer the LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program for diverse/underrepresented first year students at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.  LCLD is a national organization of more than 300 corporate general counsel and law firm managing partners.  For more information about LCLD, please visit LCLD’s website [...]

2020 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship

By |2019-06-13T14:57:49-04:00June 13th, 2019|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search|

Open to 2L/3LE students. Deadline Sun., June 16 The 2020 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship application is now available! Diverse students who complete their first year of law school by June 2019 are eligible to apply. We will award scholarships to three diverse rising 2Ls for the summer of 2020. Recipients will be awarded a six-week, salaried 2L Summer [...]

2020 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship

By |2019-04-10T13:41:08-04:00April 10th, 2019|Diversity Opportunities|

Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected, appreciated, and recognized as sources of strength of the Firm. These qualities enrich the environment in which we work. With this in mind, we are delighted to announce that the 2020 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship application is now available!  We will award three [...]

2019 Law Student Diversity Scholarship – Deadline Extended to April 8!

By |2019-04-01T11:45:45-04:00April 1st, 2019|Diversity Opportunities|

DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program, open to rising (2019–20) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, LGBT, and multi-racial students. All rising second- and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Any other rising second- and third-year law students who come from backgrounds that would [...]

Consider attending one or more of these Diversity Job Fairs

By |2019-02-12T10:37:08-04:00February 12th, 2019|Diversity Opportunities, Events, Job Search|

Cook County Bar Association 2019 Minority Law Student Job Fair Students graduating in 2020 and 2021 are eligible to participate in this fair, which takes place at the Embassy Suites Chicago - Downtown/Lakefront on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Registration is open to all diverse students, including racial, ethnic, and LGBTQ+ minority students. To register, follow [...]

DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship

By |2019-02-04T11:43:15-04:00February 4th, 2019|Diversity Opportunities, Fellowships & Funding|

$10,000 Scholarship Awards Available DRI announces its annual Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program, open to rising (2019–20) second- and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, LGBT, and multi-racial students. All rising second- and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Any other rising second- and third-year law students who [...]

Registration Now Open for 2019 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair

By |2019-01-02T10:04:24-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Diversity Opportunities, Events, Job Search, Knowledge, Networking|

The LGBT Bar's 2019 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair will be held August 7-9 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Registration is now open. The 2018 Career Fair included almost 190 recruiters representing law firms, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Learn more and register at https://lgbtbar.org/annual/

Latham & Watkins: Diversity Leadership Academy

By |2018-12-03T13:55:54-04:00December 3rd, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search, Networking|

The 2019 Diversity Leadership Academy, taking place from March 29-31, 2019 in San Francisco, brings together Latham lawyers and summer associates from around the globe and talented first-year law students from across the United States. The program seeks to develop and empower future leaders of the legal profession and create community among  lawyers, recruits, and 1L [...]

1Ls and 2Ls: ABA Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program

By |2018-10-25T10:19:25-04:00October 25th, 2018|Diversity Opportunities, Job Search|

The ABA Business Law Section is currently accepting applications for the 2019 Diversity Clerkship Program. The Diversity Clerkship Program is a summer program that provides business law clerkship placements for qualified diverse first or second year law students. Participating clerks receive support and mentoring in the business law field and exposure to business practices. The [...]