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Austin Bar Association’s Diversity Fellowship Program for 1Ls – Apply by February 1, 2015

Austin Bar Association’s Diversity Fellowship Program for 1Ls Apply by February 1, 2015 The Diversity Committee of the Austin Bar Association is pleased to announce its Diversity Fellowship Program.  In the Program’s sixth year, each fellow will be awarded a split-summer internship of at least 10 weeks.  The first half of the summer will be […]

2015 Professional Development Institute – Registration Opens at 9 p.m. on November 18, 2014

Enrollment is limited and will be awarded on a first-come basis! Texas Law Professional Development Institute Registration Opens Tuesday, November 18, at 9 p.m. via Eventbrite Law Firm Track Registration | Public Service Track Registration Attended each year by 200 Texas Law students, the Texas Law Professional Development Institute: Prepared For Practice (PDI) will be […]

Free Student Membership in the Austin Bar Association

Students at Texas Law may join the Austin Bar Association at no cost. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet established attorneys, learn more about practicing law, and witness firsthand the importance of giving back to the community. Complete the Law Student Application.

RSVP to Law Student Reception with Texas Minority Counsel on September 4, 2014

Texas Law students are invited to attend a reception during the State Bar of Texas 22nd Annual Texas Minority Counsel Program. Law Student Reception with Texas Minority Counsel Thursday, September 4, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. at The Westin Austin 4:00-5:00 p.m. at The Westin Austin at The Domain 11301 Domain Drive in Austin, TX RSVP is […]

10 Things To Do Before the Summer Ends

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com) who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted these useful tips. From her July 2014 enewsletter: Over the next few weeks your time as a summer associate or intern will rapidly come to a close. Before you leave your summer employer, make sure you do the following 10 things to ensure you […]

Vault’s Best Summer Associate Programs for 2015

(From Vault.com -  Nicole Weber | July 10, 2014)  When it comes to finding a career in the legal industry, one of the most important decisions prospective lawyers can make is choosing the right summer associate program. In Vault’s annual associate survey, in which nearly 17,000 law firm associates participated, they asked first- through third-year […]

Vault’s Best Law Firms for Diversity

(From Vault.com – Nicole Weber | July 15, 2014) A firm’s commitment to diversity directly impacts employee satisfaction, but also the bottom line. Maintaining a diverse workforce is essential to meeting the changing and wide-ranging needs of clients, and clients recognize this fact—they want to work with diverse teams of attorneys who will bring a […]

Vault’s Best Law Firms to Work For

(From Vault.com – Nicole Webber | July 08, 2014) While prestige is certainly an important factor in the law firm job-seeking process, there are many other aspects of firm life to consider as well. In Vault’s annual Law Firm Associate Survey nearly 17,000 associates rated and commented on various areas of their work life including […]

3L+ Law Prep Houston Diversity Reception on July 9, 2014 – Limited Free Students Tickets Available Until July 2

Celebrate diversity in the legal profession with 3L+ Law Prep at its inaugural Houston Diversity Reception on Wednesday, July 9, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Houston, 1200 Louisiana Street. The reception will include appetizers and drinks, an opportunity to network with local firms, and hear from inspiring speakers including Bruce Ruzinsky, Partner and […]

Getting the Most From Your Summer Clerkship

Gavin Villarreal, ’98, a partner at Baker Botts (Austin), discusses how summer clerks can learn the most and maximize the odds of getting an employment offer when the summer ends in the article “Getting the Most From Your Summer Clerkship” (Gavin Villarreal, Texas Lawyer, June 9, 2014). Learn how to work with a mentor, produce […]