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Visa Virtual Summer Series for Law Students | RSVP

Visa’s Legal and Compliance Department will be hosting a three-session virtual speaker series, open to all interested law students, to provide you with an overview of cutting-edge legal issues in payments and technology, and the work that the lawyers do at Visa.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please email LCTraining@visa.com. […]

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Best Practices for Interning Remotely

Disclaimer: By now, your organization has probably already established a routine for remote work and how they expect summer interns to be integrated, so make sure to follow their lead.  Goals Establish early on what the organization’s expectations are and what your goals for the internship are. What are you hoping to gain from it […]

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Making the Most of a Shortened Summer Program

From Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. With only four or five weeks to make positive impressions, this year’s summer associates and interns must come across as professionals in everything that they say and do. I’ve outlined below best practices for managing assignments. When you receive an assignment: Take notes. To ensure […]

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Best Communication Practices for a Virtual Summer 2020

From  Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com), who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners. This summer you may have fewer opportunities than your predecessors had to interact in person with employers and recruiters. Because of social distancing requirements, you’ll need to maximize every Zoom meeting to which you are invited as well as phone calls and emails. Don’t allow […]

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Job and Networking Resources During COVID-19

The following is a highlight of a few resources available to students and soon to be graduates. You may also review a more comprehensive list of resources as well as resources for 3Ls and recent grads. Job Bank on Symplicity. Be sure to set up a Job Search Agent. Attorney Jobs in the USA for […]

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Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Judicial Internships – Apply by March 13, 2020

The Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation invites Hispanic law students who are in the process of completing their first- or second-year classes to apply for the DHLF Judicial Internship Program.  Judges from Dallas-area civil and criminal courts will be participating.  Applicants must have completed first-year law school courses from an accredited law school, including civil procedure, […]

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National Association of Bond Lawyers | Scholarships to Attend The Essentials Conference in Dallas Available – Apply by March 9, 2020

The National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL) is pleased to announce that it is once again offering up to five scholarships to law students through the Frederic L Ballard, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program to attend NABL U’s The Essentials Conference. NABL’s mission is to promote the integrity of the municipal market by advancing the understanding […]

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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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