Making a Difference
Public service is a core value in legal education and the legal profession. AALS provides the latest public interest related news and information in American law schools.
Law Students Help Tech Start-Ups Through Internship
Colorado Law has partnered with Bryan Cave LLP and tech company Fathym, Inc. for an internship program in which students who have completed the Tech Lawyer Accelerator Program, work with a start-up organization in its early stages.
BLOOMBERG LAW – DLA Piper is taking advantage of its vast resources and allowing two associates to spend a year working on pro bono projects. It’s not alone in its pro bono effort.Read More about Some law firms use pro bono projects to prepare first-year associates for practice
NEW YORK TIMES – At big American law firms, there is a 44 percent difference in pay between female partners and their male colleagues.Read More about Survey: Large law firms report 44 percent pay discrepancy for female law partners
LEWIS & CLARK LAW SCHOOL – Thirteen female deans from law schools across the United States attended, discussing issues including the impact of gender on deanships, leadership, management, and external relations.Read More about Women law deans gather at Lewis & Clark Law School to discuss gender and leadership