Columbia Law graduate Richard Cleary to clerk for Supreme Court Justice Alito

17 October 2019

COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr. has chosen Richard Cleary ’15 to serve as a clerk this fall. Cleary is one of two Columbia Law alumni who have secured clerkships for the Supreme Court October term 2019.

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Former summer associates leaving large law firms as careers develop

8 October 2019

THE NATIONAL JURIST — Derek Muller served as a summer associate with the Big Law firm of Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago in 2006. In a recent posting, “What happens to a summer associate class at a large law firm after a decade?” he noted how he had kept track of the attrition of his fellow associates….

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Fordham Law Pro Bono Scholar alumni share their experiences in program

8 October 2019

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Fordham Law School’s Pro Bono Scholar program allows participants to discover and develop their interests while working with a like-minded community of service-focused peers and mentors. By devoting their final semester of law school to real-life pro bono practice, Pro Bono Scholars gain practical work experience prior to graduation and embody the….

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Fordham Law graduates reflect on their experiences in the school’s clinics

8 October 2019

FORDHAM LAW NEWS — Fordham Law’s clinics offer students the opportunity to apply what they’re learning in the classroom to real-world legal and public interest work. Students who participate have the opportunity to gain practical experience in a variety of areas including international human rights, family advocacy, immigration rights, and corporate social responsibility.

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Podcast: Tips for job hunting for law graduates outside of the on-campus interview

1 October 2019

JDSUPRA — Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we’re talking with ex-BigLaw recruiter Sadie Jones about how to find a job if you struck out at OCI, or never tried it to begin with. In this episode we discuss: The job search framework from The Girl’s Guide to Law School series by Katie Slater.

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Georgia State University Law hosts discussion on the state of immigration in Georgia

30 September 2019

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY — On September 19, he and immigration attorney Carolina Antonini (J.D. ’96) led a discussion in the College of Law about the state of immigration in Georgia. Emily Torstveit Ngara, the director of Georgia State Law’s new Immigration Clinic, moderated the conversation. They started by talking about the day-to-day demands of being an….

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University of Houston Law student Rachael Beavers Horne co-authors article for environmental law journal

30 September 2019

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON LAW — An article by a University of Houston Law Center 3L student and a recent graduate has been accepted for publication in the Environmental Law Institute’s Environmental Law News and Reporter. The article, “All this talk, but plastics keep piling up,” by 3L student Rachael Beavers Horne and 2019 graduate Chantal Carriere….

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University of Florida Law announces new program on eDiscovery

23 September 2019

ABOVE THE LAW — University of Florida Law has partnered with international eDiscovery company, Consilio, to offer graduates unique opportunities to learn the business of eDiscovery and practice law.

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Recent law school graduate discusses the importance of pipeline programs

16 September 2019

ABA FOR LAW STUDENTS, BEFORE THE BAR BLOG — Law student, Miosotti Tenecora, recounts her experience in a pipeline program and how that helped her succeed in law school.

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Survey: Law graduates say job hunt took longer than anticipated

4 September 2019

THE NATIONAL JURIST — A new Kaplan Bar Review survey of recent law school graduates show that the job hunting process is more time consuming than anticipated.

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