Considering an Alternative Legal Career?

By | 2018-05-14T13:52:45+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Knowledge|

If you are one of the many law students considering using your law degree in a career path outside of traditional legal practice, the OCP is pleased to share with you a web-based resource: Alternative Careers for Lawyers This free website is an exhaustive collection of over 300 annotated links. The links are to websites, [...]

Scholarship Opportunity to Leading Legal Tech/E-Discovery Conference

By | 2018-05-14T09:24:34+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Events, Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge, Networking|

Relativity Fest is one of the largest and most influential e-discovery conferences in the country. This year, the conference will take place in Chicago from September 30 to October 3. The Relativity Fest Student Scholarship gives promising students a free ride to the conference! To apply, send your name, school, and expected graduation date to [...]

New Resources: Federal Judicial Clerkships

By | 2018-05-11T10:54:12+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Job Search, Knowledge|

The OSCAR Program Office is excited to release a set of new resources for applicants. Learn more about the resources for applicants to Explore Your Legal Career and a redesigned Applicant Prep Kit below. Explore Your Legal Career This web resource allows prospective applicants (law school students and graduates) to learn more about career opportunities [...]

Law Student Writing Competition: Animal Law

By | 2018-04-23T14:50:29+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Academic Advising, Fellowships & Funding, Knowledge, Professionalism|

The Committee on Animals and the Law of the New York State Bar Association is very pleased to announce the Ninth Annual Student Writing Competition. The deadline for submission is July 12, 2018, submitted by email to Kimberly Francis, NYSBA Staff Liaison, at The Committee on Animals and the Law was established to provide information [...]

REMINDER: Ask the Experts Program on Wed., 4/18

By | 2018-04-16T16:47:41+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Events, Job Search, Knowledge, Networking|

Ask the Experts: Successful Applications & Interviews It's a competitive marketplace and the hardest part of the job search frequently is drafting application materials that will get you noticed - in the right way! Every detail matters, from format and content to what you name your computer files. On Wednesday, April 18 at 5PM, Cleveland-Marshall's [...]

Final Two OCP Programs of the Year: Mark Your Calendar!

By | 2018-04-12T10:57:35+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Events, Knowledge, Networking, Professionalism|

The OCP is pleased to present two important topics for our final programs of the year. These topics are relevant for all students, from 1Ls to our soon-to-be graduates. We look forward to seeing you at them! Both programs will be held in the Learning Commons. Please RSVP to CMLAA Presentation for Students: The [...]

Preparing for Summer Internships

By | 2018-04-03T14:43:06+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Events, Knowledge|

Wondering about how to prepare for success in your summer work experience? Make a note to attend the Law Library's Getting Ready to Clerk Seminar this Thursday, April 5th, 4:50pm-5:50pm, in Law Library Room A059. Legal practitioners will share advice about work environments - how projects are assigned, typical projects, expected work product, networking, and more.  [...]

CMLAA Presentation for Students: The Business of Law

By | 2018-04-03T13:50:00+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Events, Job Search, Knowledge, Professionalism|

A crucial component of success as a new attorney is understanding the law as a business, and developing relevant business development skills in addition to your legal expertise. Knowing how to find and keep clients is important, whether you're a sole practitioner or a new Associate in a law firm. Understanding key elements of business [...]

Tips for a Successful Summer

By | 2018-03-19T15:59:26+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Knowledge, Professionalism|

Though there are still several weeks of the semester left, and many employers are still posting and recruiting their summer law clerks, it's never too early to start thinking about how to ensure you have an educational, rewarding, and successful summer. The ABA Before the Bar Blog recently offered its 7 Tips to Make the [...]