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The Lead Counsel for the ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities has extended a personal invitation to NLLSA members!  This reception is being hosted by the Hispanic Commission, and is immediately after the educational program on Feb. 7th. The reception is at a law firm, hosted by an ABA Commissioner.  It will be a great opportunity to meet and mingle with the Chicago legal community as well as Latino attorneys attending the Midyear meeting. Click here for additional information:  Midyear 2014 Reception (2)...

Perkins Coie LLP is now accepting applications for its 2014 1L Diversity Fellowships!  For more information about the Fellowships and for application links, please visit http://www.perkinscoie.com/careers/summer/careers_detail.aspx?op=ilprogram  ...

The Judicial Resources Committee of the United States Judicial Conference and Just The Beginning – A Pipeline Organization®  are pleased to announce the fourth annual Summer Judicial Internship Diversity Project for Summer 2014.  The Project’s goal is to provide summer judicial internships for highly-qualified minority, underrepresented, and economically disadvantaged law students.  The Project is national in scope and will place 75 students as judicial interns in federal appellate, district, bankruptcy, and magistrate judges’ chambers across the country.  Interns will have the opportunity to draft bench memoranda, judicial orders, and opinions on a variety of substantive matters, including motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, magistrate judge reports, and habeas corpus petitions.  Applicants should possess strong research and writing skills and be prepared to handle the rigors of working in a federal court. There will be an initial screening, which will identify qualified candidates eligible for a first-round interview conducted in-person or by telephone.  Applicants who...