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Free 30-Minute Webinar: Bridging the Soft Skills Gap on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Over the past few years, talent acquisition professionals have spoken about the “skills gap,” where they can’t find enough qualified talent to fill open jobs. However, many employers are now realizing that even the most qualified applicant needs skills beyond their education and experience to succeed in the workplace. Attributes like communication, self-awareness, and critical […]

Student Leadership Opportunities with the ABA

ABA student leaders have the unique chance to connect with seasoned ABA lawyer leaders, network with fellow law students from across the country, advocate on relevant law student issues, and learn policy-making skills. Please note that all elected positions have “strict liability” deadlines and delivery requirements with no extensions granted. Please refer to the guidelines […]

Lawcountability, J.D. iPhone App now available

Texas Law students may download the Lawcountability, J.D. iPhone app via iTunes. The Lawcountability, J.D. app is designed to support Lawcountability, J.D. subscribers at law schools nationwide, who are interested in accessing the weekly videos, tasks, goals, journal, and dashboard associated with their individual accounts. You can marry great ideas and dynamic technology to help […]

Lawyers & Students Use Marketing Tactics They Can Deploy from Their Desks

Raise your hand if you have great ideas (or skills) to promote, but just haven’t found the time to get them off the ground. Learn more about Lawcountability from this article in the Jan. 1, 2015 issue of the ABA JOURNAL.

Identify & Manage Your Personal Brand

Mary Crane (www.marycrane.com) who conducts our 1L Etiquette Dinners, recently posted these useful tips. From her January 2015 enewsletter: Whether you’re an established professional, a new entrant to the workforce or a student still looking to land your first job, you must establish a personal brand. An effective personal brand accomplishes three goals: 1) it […]

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.

Free opportunity to attend the Texas Tribune Festival, September 19-21, 2014

Texas Tribune Festival September 19-21, 2014 in Austin, TX Attend the Texas Tribune Festival and network with fellow students, representatives from sponsoring businesses, elected officials and other speakers in attendance. See full schedule of student events. Students are eligible for a special registration rate of $50. Don’t have $50? Volunteer to work a shift and […]

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 […]

Navigating Fall OCI: Advice from Recent Grad, Aleza Remis

The CSO asked several students and recent grads to share their advice on navigating the Fall OCI recruiting season. Over the summer we will be sharing their tips about the research and bidding process, including strategies for ranking employers, what to expect during OCI, and more. Aleza Remis, who spent her 2L summer working at […]