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A summer program is produced together by Quarles and Brady Streich Lang and two Native American reservation communities, which will include learning about Native American law issues.
CAREER COUNSELOR’S CORNER 1.800. 973. 1177 Firm runs Native American summer program [Jim Dunlap] A partnership between Quarles & Brady Associates alternate weekly stints between Streich Lang and two Native American reser- the reservation and the firm’s office. In addi- vation communities has resulted in a unique tion to Indian law issues, associates receive summer program - splitting law student the same types of projects and assignments duties between Indian law issues and main- that the firm’s other associates handle. stream legal practice in the firm’s Phoenix Quarles & Brady pays the entire summer and Milwaukee offices. The program targets associate salary of the Native American pro- Native American law students. gram participants. Conceived in 1999, the program began in This story appeared in the February, 2003 2000 with the hiring of Kerry Patterson, a edition of The National Jurist, www.nation- Seneca Nation member and law student at aljurist.com Arizona State University. Patterson and sum- mer associates who followed spent half the program working on legal issues within the Gila River Community and half in Quarles & Brady’s Phoenix offices. More recently, the firm signed an agree- ment with the Forest County Potawatomi tribe in Wisconsin to begin a similar program through Quarles & Brady’s Milwaukee offic- es. Jim Ryan, a Phoenix-based partner who has played a leading role in the program, said the firm planned to hire at least one Na- tive American first year student in Milwaukee this summer. He said the firm has expanded its recruiting search for the program from Arizona to law schools and Native American Legal Students Association members nationwide. In the program’s second year, the firm brought in a Navajo law student at Cornell University. Two former summer program participants have received and accepted permanent offers from the firm, Ryan said, including Patter- son. PAGE 1 dvertisements is there’s no chance regardless of how remote, no secret. To find out, call or write the post that the ad was placed by or on behalf of your office associated with the ZIP code shown in employer. the ad. Tell them box number so and so was in an ad in a certain publication and you’d Ken Kelly is Vice President of Administration like to know who holds the box. If you want with Alan Randall Associates, and the “Career more information, the post office is also re- Doctor” a column that has appeared in select quired (USPS Administrative Support Manual newspapers. Attorneyalternatives.com, special- 353.321) to give you the company’s street izes in attorney transitions and is a service of address and telephone number. ARA. You won’t be able to access other types of “blind ads,” newspaper box numbers and response service addresses because these provide far greater security for advertisers desiring anonymity. Few companies waste money running ads intended to “trap” cur- rent employees but there are some good reasons for using blind ads. PAGE 1
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