2019 Archive

2020 Summer Judicial Internships in Dallas at State Trial Courts – Deadline Extended to Jan. 3, 2020

The Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (DAYL) Judicial Internship Committee is organizing its 2020 Judicial Internship Program. The Program provides law students with a rare and invaluable behind-the-scenes experience working with the judiciary. A second, but equal, purpose of the Program is to provide local judges with research support. By sending a single submission to […]

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Holiday Strategies for Students and New Professionals

From  Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. The approaching holiday season provides students and new professionals with opportunities to make new contacts and deepen relationships that already exist.  To make the most of this time, use these strategies: Attend every holiday party and reception to which you are invited. Holiday get-togethers are […]

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The Rules of Engagement

Revised from  Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. As a new lawyer or law student, you must know how to navigate a variety of business-social events. To the extent that you understand the rules, you can stop worrying about what you’re supposed to do and instead focus on the important conversations that […]

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Peggy Browning Fund Conference – Apply for nomination by Friday, September 13, 2019

Peggy Browning Fund Conference Apply for Nomination by noon on Friday, September 13, 2019 The Peggy Browning Fund’s Annual National Law Students Workers’ Rights Conference takes place October 18-19, 2019 in Linthicum Heights, MD. The University of Texas School of Law may nominate an unlimited number of students to attend the conference. One student, however, will […]

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Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair Travel Sponsorship Available

Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair Travel Sponsorship Available Applications due by 4 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2019 The Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair is one of the largest public service job fairs in the country and will take place October 18-19, 2019 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA. […]

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Closing Out the Summer with Class

Although every summer hire knows that it’s important to make a good first impression, research indicates that the last impression recruits make will become their “forever impression.” This means that summer associates and interns must close with class. To that end, Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com) has compiled a list of ten things you should do to […]

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Bloomberg Law OCI Research Guide

Michael L. Calder, Client Success Manager with Bloomberg Law, has created an OCI Research Guide, which will help you prepare for your upcoming interviews. This Guide includes all of the law firms and corporations that are participating in Fall OCI. Law firms and corporations and listed alphabetically and include links to valuable information that you […]

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Social Conversations That Work

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. Law firms and other legal employers schedule summer social events for multiple reasons. These activities provide a relaxed atmosphere in which an employer can promote its culture. They also serve as an important means via which employers discern whether prospective hires can successfully navigate a […]

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