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The Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation
The Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation invites first and second year law students to apply for the DHLF Law Internship Program. Judges from Dallasarea civil and criminal courts will be participating.
Applicants must have completed first-year law school courses from an accredited law school, including civil procedure, legal research and legal writing courses.
Applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum of a 4 week internship. The internships will commence no earlier than June 2, 2014 and must be completed no later than July 3, 2014.
Law Interns will receive a stipend of $2,000 for the 4 weeks.
Submit the attached materials in a single PDF labeled with your name to: Ms. Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira at email@example.com
The Houston Bar Association Auxiliary Charitable Fund, Inc., Scholarship
The Houston Bar Association Auxiliary Charitable Fund, Inc., Scholarship is now available to 2L students who plan to graduate in May 2015. The criteria are scholastic excellence, financial need, and community involvement.
Award Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by March 21, 2014, and forwarded to the Houston Bar Auxiliary Charitable Fund, Inc.
Intellectual Property Law Section State Bar of Texas 2014 Women and Minority Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to facilitate and encourage women and minorities to enter the practice of intellectual property law in Texas, and to become active members of the State Bar IP Section, by assisting these students with their financial needs. Selection criteria of the scholarships include: merit, scholastic performance, and financial need. Consideration is also given to extracurricular activities both inside and outside law school.
Interested students can obtain an application form online at www.texasbariplaw.org Applications must be postmarked by no later than May 12, 2014.
The 2014 SLAGH Emerging Leader Award
The Stonewall Law Association of Greater Houston
The Stonewall Law Association of Greater Houston (SLAGH) recognizes that positive accomplishments of young LGBT leaders are vital to the success of the LGBT community as a whole. SLAGH is committed to supporting and cultivating emerging legal leaders. In order to promote the success of recent LGBT law school graduates and in response to a difficult financial climate, SLAGH created a monetary award program: The Emerging Leader Award. We encourage all eligible individuals to apply.
When submitting these items, please also include a very brief cover email or letter. Email Address: SlaghLaw@gmail.com.
Subject Line: Award Application.
Required Attachments: Current Resume and Contact Information for Three References (personal, academic or professional).
*** Please check back with us regarding the opening of the submission period for the 2014 Award or with any questions you might have. We can be reached at the e-mail address above.
National Association of Women Lawyers® 2014 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition
Entrants should submit a paper on an issue concerning women’s rights or the status of women in the law. The most recent winning paper was “Prosecutorial Indiscretion: District Attorneys’ Misuse of Alabama’s Chemical Endangerment Law to Criminalize Pregnant Women’s Substance Abuse” written by Amy Kokot, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. Please view paper at www.nawl.org.
Essays will be accepted from students enrolled at any law school during the 2013-14 school year. The essays must be the law student author’s own work and must not have been submitted for publication elsewhere. Papers written by students for coursework or independent study during the Summer, Fall or Spring semesters are eligible for submission. Notwithstanding the foregoing, students may incorporate professorial feedback as part of a course requirement or supervised writing project.
Entries must be received by May 1, 2014. Entries received after the deadline will be considered only at the discretion of NAWL.
The author of the winning essay will receive a cash prize of $500. NAWL will also publish the winning essay in NAWL’s Women Lawyers Journal in Fall 2014.
For more information: Download the pdf here
2014 Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Law School Diversity Scholarship and Application
The Michigan accident injury lawyers of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are pleased to announce its second annual 2014 Diversity Scholarship for law students. The personal injury law firm located in Southfield, Michigan represents victims of car accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice cases, nursing home neglect cases, dog bite injuries, and all other personal injury accident matters throughout the entire state. The scholarship has been created as part of Buckfire & Buckfire’s continued commitment to build on the promise of diversity within the workplace, community and society.
The Diversity Scholarship is $2,000.00 and will be awarded to a student who is currently attending an accredited law school, who is either a member of an ethical or racial minority or demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. The second annual award will be awarded in 2014.
Application Deadline: May 31, 2014
2013-2014 Carpey Law Legal Scholarship
One of Philadelphia’s leading personal injury attorney’s Stuart A. Carpey is offering a onetime $500 scholarship to one college/university student in the United States. Entry deadline is May 1, 2014.
The scholarship will be awarded to the student who submits the best essay on one of the topics noted below.
2014 Tannenwald Writing Competition
The Competition is open to law students, undergraduate (J.D.) or graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.), enrolled full or part-time in a U.S. law school during the 20 13-14 academic year; and other students enrolled during such academic year in a U.S. law school tax course as part of an MBA or Other non-law degree program. Submitted papers must focus primarily upon technical or policy oriented tax issues relating to any type of existing or proposed U.S. federal or state tax or U.S. federal or state taxation system (including topics relating to tax practice ethical and professional responsibility matters). For full details on this scholarship please view the link below:
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2014 Bert W. Levit Essay Contest
The contest encourages original and innovative research and writing in the area of legal malpractice law, professional liability insurance and loss prevention. The 2014 Contest Essay Hypothetical involves questions about the expanding use of social media by attorneys and law firms and focuses on the legal, ethical and professionalism issues that can arise in those forums.
2014 Law School Diversity Scholarship.
The scholarship has been created as part of Buckfire & Buckfire’s commitment to build on the promise of diversity within the workplace, community and society.
The Law School Diversity Scholarship is $2,000.00 and will be awarded to a student who is currently attending an accredited law school, who is either a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career. The second annual award will be awarded in 2014. All information can be found by visiting http://www.buckfirelaw.com/library/2014-buckfire-buckfire-p-c-law-school-diversity-scholarship-and-application.cfm
If you have any further questions or comments regarding the Law School Diversity Scholarship please do not hesitate to call the office at 248-569-4646 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Houtan Scholarship Fund
Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
Practicing Law Institute Bar Review Program Tuition Scholarships
2014 International Association of Defense Counsel Legal Writing Contest
The International Association of Defense Counsel invites you to participate in its 2014 Legal Writing Contest. The IADC is a professional association that has been serving an invitation-only membership of international corporate and insurance civil defense layers since 1920. Prize-winning articles and honorable mentions will be considered for publication in the defense counsel Journal, the IADC’s quarterly academic publication that reaches a broad legal audience from around the world.
Deadlines for articles is Friday, May 16, 2014. Copies of contest rules, writing guidelines, and entry forms can be found on the IADC website at: http://www.iadclaw.org/publications/contest.aspx