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Austin Bar Association’s Diversity Fellowship Program for 1Ls – Apply by February 1, 2014

Austin Bar Association’s Diversity Fellowship Program for 1Ls Apply by February 1, 2014 In the Program’s fourth year, each fellow will be awarded a split-summer internship of at least 10 weeks. The first half of the summer will be spent with a public sector employer (e.g., State District or County Court-at-Law Judge, County or District Attorney’s […]

Upcoming 1L Holiday Receptions

For a list of upcoming holiday parties and open houses for 1Ls at more than 30 law firms across the country, please see the list on UT Law Symplicity by selecting the ‘Events’ tab. Learn a few tips on how to make the most of opportunities during the winter break to grow your network and add a […]

Hoover IP² 2014 Summer Institute – Student and Recent Grads May Submit Applications by January 14, 2014

Hoover IP² (Hoover Institution Working Group on Intellectual Property, Innovation, and Prosperity) is launching a summer teaching institute on the economics and politics of regulation to be held on the campus of Stanford University from August 4-15, 2014. The purpose of the Hoover IP² Summer Institute is to educate young policy makers and judicial clerks […]

UT Law Professional Development Institute – Registration Opens on November 20, 2013

The UT Law Professional Development Institute (PDI), which will be held in early Spring 2014, will be taught by industry experts and practicing attorneys, covering facets of new attorney professionalism most sought after by legal employers. Whether you’re a 1L preparing for your first summer clerkship or the fall recruiting season, a 2L working to […]

UT Law Alumnae at SCOTUS – Tuesday, October 1, 2013

UT Law Alumnae at SCOTUS Tuesday, October 1, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the Sheffield Room Come hear what it’s like to argue and win a case in front of the Supreme Court of the United States from two of UT Law’s own:  Jane Webre, ’89, counsel of record in Gunn v. Minton, and Cindy Connolly, ’96, co-counsel. […]

AM Law 2013 Summer Associate Survey Released

The American Lawyer 2013 Summer Associate Survey (The American Lawyer, September 16, 2013) has been released. Findings from this annual survey of nearly 4,00 students at 134 law firms includes an overall summary of the summer of 20123, national rankings, and results by city.

Law Firm Pronunciation Guide

Law Firm Pronunciation Guide Before your next interview, review our online Law Firm Pronunciation Guide to ensure you are pronouncing a firm’s name correctly. Many firm names may be pronounced differently than their spelling might lead you to believe.

Hottest and Coldest Practice Areas

(From The National Jurist, July 10, 2013 by Hillary Mantis): You want to focus your energy on practice areas where there are signs of growth, right? The economy does seem to be slowly improving, and with that, there are some areas that are getting hotter, according to Robert Denney Associates. As you think about upcoming fall […]

Vault Releases 2014 Regional Law Rankings

(From Vault Law Editors, Thursday, July 11, 2013): has just released its annual Regional Law Rankings, which reflect the prestige of firms within specific legal markets—including Atlanta, Boston, California, Chicago, Miami, the Mid-Atlantic, the Midwest, New York City, Northern California, Southern California, the Pacific Northwest, Texas and Washington, DC. While the Vault Law 100 […]

Vault Releases 2014 Best Law Firms to Work For

(From Vault Law Editors, July 16, 2013): Vault recognizes that prestige is just one factor among many for law students and associates searching for the right law firm. For some candidates, quality of life weighs far more heavily in their considerations than a firm’s reputation in the community. That’s why each year Vault compiles its […]