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					Publication of the Career Development Office                                    Week of November 17, 2008

Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center


    Career Connection
Check out legal job and internship postings on the
             Symplicity Job Board at
        www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career

                                      Lunch and Learn Sessions
    Robert C. Levine, Esq.         More Next       Semester
   Assistant Dean for Career                                                   ABA John J. Curtin Justice
                                   Good Luck       On Finals                   Fund 2009 Legal Internship
         Development
                                      *pizza and soda at all sessions          The Curtin Justice Fund Legal
      Sharon Booth, Esq.                                                       Internship Program is managed
   Director of Public Interest     The Office of the United States             jointly by the ABA Commission on
Programs and Disability Services   Attorney for the Middle District            Homelessness and Poverty and
                                             of Florida.                       the Standing Committee on Legal
       Amy Perez, Esq.             1Ls and 2Ls interested in internship        Aid and Indigent Defendants. The
  Associate Director of Career     opportunities with AUSA offices in          Program will pay a $2500 stipend
         Development               Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, and           to three law school students who
                                   Fort Myers should apply. These are          spend the summer months
      Catherine Zografos           volunteer positions and the intern must     working for a bar association or
    Administrative Assistant       cover all parking costs. Interns will be    legal services program designed
                                   working directly with AUSAs by              to prevent homelessness or assist
       Tel. 954-262-6124           assisting them with research, drafting,     homeless or indigent clients or
       Fax 954-262-3831            and other support work. Applicants          their advocates.      The Legal
                                   must be U.S. citizens. To apply:            Internship Program will provide
Email: cardev@nsu.law.nova.edu     1) Submit a cover letter stating the        much-needed legal assistance to
                                        city the student is interested in      organizations serving the under-
 Career Connection is a weekly          working (only select 1 city). If       represented and give students
   publication of the Career            interested in Tampa indicate two       direct experience in a public
     Development Office                 division preferences from among        interest forum. Through this, it
                                        Criminal, Civil and Appellate (in      aims both to help homeless clients
 Nova Southeastern University           preference order).                     and to encourage careers in the
  Shepard Broad Law Center         2) Submit a resume, which must              law that furthers the goals of
    3305 College Avenue                 include e-mail address, current        social justice.
   Ft. Lauderdale-Davie, FL             mailing address and day-time
          33314-7721                    telephone number.                      The internship is open to all law
                                   3) Enclose                ―Pre-interview    students, and the recipient must
                                        Questionnaire for Non-Sensitive        commit to work eight continuous
                                                                                                         st
                                        Positions.‖     Available in the       weeks between May 1           and
                                                                                          st
                                        CarDev office.                         October 1 to a program of the
                                   4) Submit a legal writing sample.           interns choice.
                                   5) Submit a copy of your transcript
                                        which includes your current GPA        All applications must be received
                                        (can be unofficial)                    by March 23, 2009, but early
                                   Submit applications to Judith A.            submissions are encouraged. To
                                   Hoberman                               at   obtain an application or further
                                   Judith.hoberman@usdoj.gov not later         information         go         to:
                                   than January 31, 2009. For further          http://www.abnet.org/homeless/cu
                                   information see Amy Perez in the            rtin.shtml.
                                   CarDev office.




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                                        vary depending on the student’s grade          Summer Law Clerk
        Business Law                    level, and may include legal research         Program Miami-Dade
                                        and writing and assisting in all aspects
      Diversity Clerkship               of case preparation. Interns will also         County Attorney’s
The Business Law Diversity              be able to observe depositions and                   Office
Clerkship Program encourages            pre-file conferences, attend court on a      The County Attorney’s Office
students to pursue business court       regular basis to observe pre-trial           seeks 5 to 6 1Ls and 2Ls for its
clerkship opportunities and to          hearings and trials, and become              paid Summer 2008 Law Clerk
consider careers in the practice of     familiar with the workings of the            Program. In 2007, 5 were hired
business law. In considering a          criminal justice system.                     out of more than 100 applications.
student's diversity, the Section will                                                The salary is $1,000 per month for
give special consideration to           Students who have completed their            1Ls and $1,500 for 2Ls. The 10-
individuals who have overcome           second year of law school and are            12 week program runs from May
social or economic disadvantages        participating in their law school’s          to August. Split summers are
such as physical disability,            Clinical Program will be certified to        permitted     but     a      minimum
financial constraints, or cultural      speak in court. They will be able to         commitment of 8 weeks is
impediments to becoming a law           handle misdemeanor or felony cases           required.     Clerks will receive
student.                                under the supervision of an attorney.        projects from a variety of practice
                                                                                     areas, and may spend part of the
Submission Process: Up to nine          To apply for volunteer positions,            summer at 1 of 2 satellite offices
interns will be given a summer          request      an     application   from       located in Miami International
stipend of $6,000 and placed in         Recruitment      Coordinator    Gunnar       Airport and Jackson Memorial
business court clerkships in the        Stewart at (305) 547-0561 or                 Hospital.    Efforts are made to
Philadelphia Commerce Court or          gunnarstewart@miamisao.com.         To       accommodate students’ particular
the Delaware Court of Chancery.         apply for clinical placement, contact        areas of interest. Clerks may
Other      possible    internship       your Clinical Director.                      attend       depositions,        court
locations include New York and                                                       appearances,         trials,      oral
Florida.                                                                             arguments,                mediations,
                                         Office of the U. S. Attorney for
                                                                                     arbitrations, personal hearings,
To apply, students must be               the Southern District of Florida            Board of County Commissioner’s
Section    of     Business    Law          Seeking Spring Semester                   meetings,       advisory        board
members.        For membership                                                       meetings, and quasi-judicial board
information and to join the                           Interns
                                                                                     hearings. Each clerk is provided
Section,            go          to      The Office of the United States              with a mentor. The Attorney’s
http://www.abanet.org/buslaw/me         Attorney for the Southern District of        Office employs over 70 attorneys
mbership/.                              Florida is seeking legal interns for the     and acts as an in-house law firm
Applications for the 2009 program       Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West             for Miami-Dade County.            The
are       avail       able      at                                                   Office handles civil litigation
http://www.abanet.org/buslaw/stu        Palm Beach locations. This is an
                                                                                     matters and advises the Board of
dents/clerkship.doc.            All     UNPAID position and the office is
                                                                                     County Commissioners.
application materials must be           seeking Spring semester interns. The
received on or before Friday,           Office of the United States Attorney is      Program Requirements: Top 15%
January 30, 2009.       For more        responsible for the investigation and        with Moot Court or Law Review
information about the Business                                                       experience preferred.
                                        prosecution of federal crimes and the
Law Diversity Clerkship Program
click             go            to      representation of the United States.
                                                                                     Application Process: Submit cover
http://www.abanet.org/buslaw/stu
dents/clerkship.shtml.                  Interns assigned to the United States        letter, resume, and transcript by
                                        attorney’s Office can expect to do legal     Saturday, November 1, 2008
                                        research and assist in the drafting of       (2Ls) or as soon as possible after
     Miami-Dade State                   legal memoranda, motions and briefs
     Attorney’s Office—                 suitable for filing in the United States
                                                                                     Monday, December 1, 2008 (1Ls).
     Volunteer Internship               District Court and the Court of              Contact information: Gerald K.
          Positions                     Appeals. Interns will work with an           Sanchez,      Esq.,   Miami-Dade
The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s         Assistant United States Attorney in a        County Attorney’s Office, 111
Office has volunteer positions for      variety of subject matters spanning the
                                                                                     Northwest First Street, Suite
college   and     law   students.       range of criminal (narcotics division,
                                        major crimes division and other white        2810,      Miami,   FL,   33128,
Students may also intern for
school credit or receive grant          collar crimes division) and civil practice   telephone 305-375-5151. Submit
awards. We do not match work            at the federal level.                        by Fax 305-375-5634; email
study grants.                                                                        atty@miamidade.gov or mail to
                                        To apply, email your resume to Eileen
                                                                                     Miami-Dade Attorney’s Office.
These positions involve working         Stafford;                       email
as a clerk for an Assistant State       eileen.stafford@usdoj.gov.
Attorney on a part-time (minimum
20 hours) or full-time basis for a
minimum of 10 weeks. Duties


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   Opportunity with US                     Supervisor,     Judiciary    Human          Application
Attorney’s Office-District of              Resources Office, Richard J. Hughes         Requirements/Procedure:
                                           Justice Complex, P. O. Box 989,             Students are strongly encouraged
          Hawaii                           Trenton, NJ 08625 or email to               to apply early as the program has
The US Attorney’s Office in                lawclerkresumes.mailbox@judiciary.st        become more competitive and
Hawaii is accepting applications           ate.nj.us.                                  available positions fill quickly. Our
for volunteer interns for summer                                                       goal is to place 200 students in
2009. Interested students should           For more information, click on Law          positions        this        summer.
submit a resume, transcript and            Clerk Information Letter for the 2009-      Applications will continue to be
writing sample to the address              2010 Term; Judiciary Law Clerk Job          accepted until the December 31,
below by regular mail before               Vacancy Notice.          The Judiciary      2008 (postmark) deadline.
Friday,    January     9,   2009.          website is www.judiciary.state.nj.us.       Electronic      applications      are
 Electronic applications are not           The law clerk web page is:                  preferred.            To       submit
accepted. Interns must be US               http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/jobs/ind   electronically, students should
Citizens and are subject to a                                                          follow the instructions on the JIOP
background check.                          ex.htm.
                                                                                       website                            at:
                                                                                       www.abanet.org/litigation/jiop.
United States Attorney                      U. S. Court of Appeals for the             For additional information, contact
District of Hawaii                                 Armed Forces                        the program director, Gail Howard
PJKK Federal Building                      The Honorable Charles E. ―Chip‖             at howardg@staff.abanet.org, or
300 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 6-               Erdmann, U. S. Court of Appeals for         at 312-988-6348.
100                                        the Armed Forces, Washington, DC,
Honolulu, Hawaii 96850                     will have an opening for a full-time        FELLOWSHIPS
                                           clerkship beginning in the fall of 2009.    *For a comprehensive list of
For more information, students             Consideration will be give to applicants    national fellowships, please visit:
may                    contact             who have completed at least two years       www.pslawnet.org.
Amity.Lowe@usdoj.gov.                      of law school at the time of application.
                                           The position is open to persons              Two-Year Vermont Poverty
Judicial Law Clerk Positions               interested in either a one-year or two-
         New Jersey                        year clerkship. The compensation for          Law Fellowship (VPLF)
                                           clerks is similar to the salary structure   The      Vermont    Poverty     Law
The New Jersey Judiciary is
                                           at other Federal Courts. Applications       Fellowship is accepting resumes
recruiting to fill approximately 480
                                           will be accepted until the position is      From 3Ls & Recent Graduates (0-
law clerk positions for the Court
                                           filled. For copy of application process,    2 yrs).     Applicants must have
Year 2009-2010. Please view the
                                           please      stop    by    the     Career    excellent written and oral skills
website                               at
                                           Development Office.                         and        have       demonstrated
www.njcourtsonline.com for the
                                                                                       experience in public interest law,
recently published announcement
                                                                                       civil rights law or legal services.
of      clerkship         opportunities
                                                                                       Applicants must be admitted to
commencing September 1, 2009                  American Bar Association                 the Vermont Bar or be willing to sit
and ending August 31, 2010. Law
                                             Section of Litigation Judicial            for the July 2009 examination.
students are encouraged to
submit a cover letter and resume             Intern Opportunity Program                Salary will be $40,000 in the first
                                           The American Bar Association Section        year and $42,000 in the second
(with J.D. month/year) during or
                                           of Litigation will begin accepting          year with excellent fringe benefits.
after their second semester of
                                           applications for its Summer 2009            The VPL fellows will be eligible for
their second year in law school to
                                           Judicial Intern Opportunity Program         up to $5,000 per year in student
the Judiciary Personnel Office,
                                           October 1st for second-year law             loan                    forgiveness.
indicating the Court, Division, and
                                           students. Applications for first-year       Send a cover letter detailing the
County in which they would like to
                                           law students will be accepted               applicants work with low-income
serve a clerkship, for distribution
                                           December 1st, in accordance with            clients and/or other relevant
to justices and all judges. You
                                           NALP guidelines. The program is a           experience, resume, references,
may also email your resume and
                                           full-time, six-week minimum, summer         and writing sample by December
cover              letter            to:
                                           internship program open to all first-or     31st,            2008            to:
lawclerkresumes.mailbox@judicia
rystate.nj.us.                             second-year minority and/or financially
                                           disadvantaged law students.                 Vermont Poverty Law Fellowship
                                           Time Commitment:           The time         c/o Sandy Burns
Applicants interested in clerking
                                           commitment will vary by judge, subject      Vermont Legal Aid, Inc.
for Supreme Court Justices and
                                           to a full-time, six-week minimum.           P.O. Box 1367
Appellate Division Judges should
                                           Individual judges will determine a          Burlington, VT 05402
send their resumes for inclusion in
the October 2008 and January               student’s expected schedule. Many
                                           judges require students to remain           For more information         contact
2009 distribution. Applicants may
                                           longer than six weeks. Students will        Sandy          Burns              at
apply directly to individual judges.
                                           be expected to coordinate their             sburns@vtlegalaid.org.
More information, including a
listing of NJ judges, is available in      schedules with their individual judge
the CDO.        Questions may be           and to work the hours required by
directed to 609-984-3148, or               each judge. Interns will receive an
email Sindy Odas, Administrative           award of $1,500.


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   Florida Bar Foundation              experienced union-side lawyers on a         If you are interested, please
    2009 Legal Services                wide variety of issues.                     contact Janet Riley, Esq. at
                                                                                   Jriley@legalaid.org or 954 736-
    Summer Fellowship                  The fellowship salary is in the range of    2419 or call Deatra McCoy,
          Program                      $55,000 to $60,000 depending on             paralegal, at 954 358-5637 or e-
Each year the Florida Bar              experience. Benefits include excellent      mail her at DMcCoy@legalaid.org.
Foundation sponsors full-time          medical and dental insurance plus paid
summer fellowships at Legal Aid        vacation.                                   If you are selected to take part in
organizations throughout Florida.                                                  one of these projects, you may
Approximately       40     students    To apply: Applicants should send a          contact Sharon Booth, Director of
statewide     are     selected   to    cover letter explaining their interest in   Public Interest Programs, for
participate in this competitive and    the fellowship, a current resume, a         information on how to obtain Pro
prestigious full-time fellowship       transcript, a short writing sample, a       Bono Honor Program credit.
program. Fellowship stipends are       letter of reference and a list of two
$5500 for 1Ls and $7000 for 2Ls.       additional references to the attention of   Have you Volunteered with
                                       Jonathan Hiatt, AFL-CIO General
Students with a commitment to          Counsel, 815 Sixteenth Street, NW,           a Government Agency or
public service and experience          Washington, DC 20006.                The         Public Interest
working       with      low-income     application process is rolling and will           Organization?
communities are encouraged to          remain open until the successful            Don’t forget to register for the Pro
apply. This is a great opportunity     candidate is selected.       Telephone      Bono Honor Program in order to
for students to gain experience at     inquiries are discouraged.                  earn pro bono credit and receive a
a Legal Aid program over the                                                       graduation honor!
summer       and    solidify   their   PUBLIC INTEREST LAW/PRO                     Registration and Log Forms are
commitment to practicing public                                                    available     in     the      Career
interest law.
                                       BONO HONOR PROGRAM
                                                                                   Development Office and at
                                                                                   http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/caree
Please contact Sharon Booth,               2009 Public Interest Law                r/pilc/probono.cfm.
Director    of   Public Interest            Initiative (PILI) Summer               For more information, please
Programs,                     at          Internship Opportunities in              contact Sharon Booth, Director of
boothsh@nsu.law.nova.edu if you                                                    Public Interest Program, at
would like to discuss the                             Chicago
                                                                                   boothsh@nsu.law.nova.edu.
application process and obtain         2009 summer internship program in
application materials.                 Chicago. Covering opportunities in
                                       Family Law, Civil Rights, Children’s        WRITING COMPETITION
                                       Rights, Environmental Law, Social           *For more information on writing
Deadline is January 22, 2009.
                                       Justice Issues, Immigration Law,            contests please visit the Career
                                       Disability Rights, Fair Housing Law,        Development office.
   National Housing Law                LGBT Rights, and other legal issues at
   Project Fellowship and              21 different host agencies.                   2009 Mendes Hershman
         Internship                    Duration: 10 Weeks                            Student Writing Contest
Post-graduate fellowships and          Compensation: $5000
                                                                                   The ABA Section of Business Law
summer          law      internship    For further information visit:
                                                                                   is sponsoring its 23rd Annual
opportunities available.     NHLP      www.pili-law.org.
                                                                                   Mendes      Hershman     Student
focuses on advancing housing
                                                                                   Writing Contest to encourage and
justice for low-income people.            Pro Bono Opportunity with                reward law student writings on a
For further information contact
                                                Legal Aid of                       business law subject of general
Jim Grow at: jgrow@nhlp.org or at
                                           Broward (2Ls and 3Ls)                   and current interest.
(510)       251-9400    x      104.
Additionally,    there  is    more     Legal Aid Service of Broward County
                                                                                   Awards:     First Place: $2,500;
information about this opportunity     is seeking volunteers to assist with two
                                                                                   Second Place: $1,000; Third
on file in the Career Development      projects:
                                                                                   Place: $500
office.
                                       (1) Interns are needed to assist with a
                                                                                   All winners will be invited and
                                           large mobile home park closure
       3Ls, Graduates                      case (doing outreach and intake
                                                                                   subsidized to attend the Section
     AFL-CIO Fellowship                                                            Spring Meeting, April 16-18, 2009,
                                           on the residents).       Spanish-
          Program                                                                  in Vancouver, BC to receive their
                                           speaking students are preferred
                                                                                   award.
The Legal Department of the                but students who do not speak
American Federation of Labor and           Spanish are encouraged to apply
                                                                                   Papers will be judged on research
Congress          of      Industrial       in order to assist with obtaining
                                                                                   and analysis, choice of topic,
Organizations      (―AFL-CIO‖)    is       and organizing information.
                                                                                   writing style, originality, and
offering a one-year fellowship
                                                                                   contribution to the literature
beginning in September 2009.           (2) Interns are needed to perform
                                                                                   available on the topic. Papers
The fellowship offers an excellent         important legal research involving
                                                                                   submitted are normally 20-30
opportunity for recent law school          closure of a mobile park and a city
                                                                                   pages long, but should not exceed
graduates      to     work     with        moratorium on development
                                                                                   100 pages of double-spaced

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typed text, including footnotes.       own work and must not have been                Luncheons:     All luncheons are
Students need not be members of        submitted for publication elsewhere.           held at the Tower Club in Fort
the Section of Business Law to         Format: Typed on 8½ x 11 inch paper,           Lauderdale at 12:00 pm. The cost
participate.                           double-spaced in 12-point font and             per person is $25.            00.
                                       Times New Roman font. Entries must             Reservations are recommended
All entries must be submitted          not exceed 15 pages of text, excluding         due to limited seating. Please
electronically   on   or    before     endnotes. Citations in the endnotes            make your reservations by calling
January 9, 2009.          Go to        should be in Bluebook format.                  the Bar Center at 954-764-8040.
http://www.abanet.org/buslaw/her       Deadline: Entries must be received by
shman/hershman.doc              to     April 30, 2009.        Entries can be                 December 11, 2008
download a cover form to be            submitted     by     (1)     email   to               Holiday/Dillard Choir
included with your entry.      For     trustee@Ch13austin.com, or by (2)
more      information    got    to     sending four copies of the essay by                    January 22, 2009
http://www.abanet.org/buslaw/her       mail to:                                               Chief Judge Tobin
shman/.                                NACIT      Law      Student     Writing
                                       Competition, National Association of
                                       Chapter 13 Trustees                                    February 26, 2009
  American College of                  C/O Debbie Langehennig, Ch. 13                        Black History Month
  Consumer Financial                   Trustee
Services Lawyers Writing               3801 Capital of Texas Hwy. South                        March 26, 2009
                                       Suite 320, Austin, TX 78704                           Electronic Discovery
      Competition
The ACCFSL announces that it                                                                    April 23, 2009
will be presenting awards for (a)        GRAMMY Foundation’s 11th                              Board Elections
the best book or book chapter; (b)        Annual Entertainment Law
the best publishable article or          Initiative Writing Competition                         May 21, 2009
substantial book review; (c) and                                                      Florida Bar President-Elect Jesse
the best student case note or
                                           and Scholarship Program
                                       The competition invites law students to                      Diner
comment on a topic dealing with
                                       write a 3,000-word paper on a
consumer financial services law.                                                      Events:
                                       compelling legal topic facing the music
The     awards      include   cash                                                    -Holiday in January - January
                                       industry today. The competition will
payments of $2500, $2000 and                                                          2009 TBA
                                       culminate with the winning student
$1000, respectively, a certified                                                      -Bowl-A-Thon - March 2009 TBA
                                       authors presenting their essays at the
recognition from the college, and                                                     -Judicial Reception - April/May
                                       prestigious      ELI      Luncheon       &
travel expenses to attend the                                                         2009 TBA
                                       Scholarship Presentation on Feb. 6,
Spring, 2009, meeting of the                                                          -Family Day - May/June 2009 TBA
                                       2009. Additionally, each winner will
College.       Entries must be
                                       receive airfare, hotel accommodations,
submitted before Dec. 1, 2008.                                                        Website:
                                       and a ticket to the 51st Annual
They should be typed, double                                                          http://www.browardbar.org/yls/eve
                                       GRAMMY Awards telecast in Los
spaced, and in law review format.                                                     nts.htm.
                                       Angeles on Feb. 8, 2009, the
The winners will be honored at
                                       MusiCares Person of the Year tribute,
the annual meeting of the College
held in Vancouver, B.C., in April,
                                       as well as invitations to other                AMERICAN BAR
                                       GRAMMY Week activities. The grand              ASSOCIATION
2009.
                                       prize winner will also receive a $5,000
Eight copies of each entry should
                                       scholarship and the four runners-up               ABA China Committee
be submitted to:
                                       each receive $1,500 scholarships.
Prof. James L. Brown, Chair,                                                          The American Bar Association's
                                       Additionally, all five winning articles will
Writing Competition                                                                   China Committee is pleased to
                                       be published in a major law journal. If
Director, Center for Consumer                                                         report that membership in the
                                       you have any questions please visit
Affairs                                                                               International Law Section and in
                                       http://www.grammy.com/GrammyFoun
University    of    Wisconsin   at                                                    the Committee is free for law
                                       dation/              or            contact
Milwaukee                                                                             students     and   that   student
                                       loren.fishbein@grammy.com.
161 W. Wisconsin Ave.,                                                                membership in the ABA is only
Suite 6000                                                                            $25            per           year.
Milwaukee, WI 53203                    BROWARD COUNTY BAR
For more information visit:            ASSOCIATION                                    The ABA, and the International
http://www.accfsl.org.                                                                Law Section in particular, are
                                            Broward County Bar                        fantastic vehicles for career
                                                                                      development, networking, and for
  National Association of                       Association                           advancing your knowledge in
 Chapter 13 Trustees Law                   Young Lawyers Section                      crucial areas.      For students
Student Writing Competition              Luncheons/Events for 2008-                   interested      in     all   things
Topic: Essay or comment on an                      2009                               international, we invite you to join
issue concerning Chapter 13 of         The following luncheons events will be         the ABA, our se ction, and our
the Bankruptcy Code.                   held by the Broward County Bar                 Committee.
Eligibility: Must be enrolled in law   Association Young Lawyers Section
school during the 2008–09 school       for 2008-2009.                                 The International Law Section
year. Must be the law student’s                                                       has a tremendous variety of areas

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in which you can get involved and       indicate that they will "call in" with this   student.     Contact the Career
begin meeting friends and career        information for security purposes, their      Development Office for more
contacts. China especially is           car will not be billed unless they are        information.
emerging as one of the most             awarded a scholarship-pass and fail to
vitally important places to global      attend without proper notice, Phone           RECIPROCITY
commerce        and    international    Number, Address, School Name.
affairs. The opportunities for US       *Please indicate the specifics of which
                                                                                      The Shepard Broad Law Center
lawyers with respect to China are       seminar you wish to attend. Ex. City,
                                                                                      has a reciprocity agreement with
now significant. Whether you're         ST, Title of seminar, Date, Year.
                                                                                      ABA-accredited law schools to
interested in working in the US or
                                                                                      allow NSU law students and
in China, or in the public or private   STUDENT MEMBERSHIP                            alumni      who     are     seeking
sector, our Committee has
                                        OPPORTUNITIES                                 employment to use those schools’
substantial           China-related
                                                                                      career services offices. If you are
resources at your disposal.
                                              Broward Membership                      seeking employment in an area
                                                                                      where a nearby law school may
We invite you to join us today. To               Opportunities                        be of assistance, give us a call.
become a member of the ABA, go             Free For All Law Students -                We will be happy to request
to http://www.abanet.org/join/ and
select    the   student     option.
                                                 Annual Dues                          reciprocity for you. Please note
                                        If you would like to be a member of the       that most law schools shut down
                                        Broward County Bar Association,               reciprocity access during their Fall
For help on joining, or if you'd like
                                        please fill out the ―New Member               activities.
to    get   involved     with     the
                                        Application‖ form. Annual Dues are
International Law Section or the                                                      NSU DOES NOT ACCEPT
                                        free. Practice Section Membership is
China Committee, please feel free                                                     RECIPROCITY    STUDENTS
                                        $10.00 per section.        To download
to     contact    Justin      Evans                                                   FROM    AUGUST   1   TO
                                        application,           click         on
juwevans@alumni.iu.edu.                 http://www.nsulaw.nova.edu/career/cs/         NOVEMBER 15.
                                        documents/careerconnection/bcba.pdf.
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