Professional Development News

2012 Michael Maggio Immigrants' Rights Summer Fellowship - Deadline is February 1st

The Michael Maggio Immigrants' Rights Summer Fellowship was established jointly in 2009 by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law (CHRCL), and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIP/NLG) to commemorate the life and legal contributions of Michael Maggio.  The Fellowship will provide matching funds to enable a law student to work on an immigration related, student-initiated project this summer!

Applications will be accepted through February 1, 2012
and the Fellow will be notified by March 1, 2012.

To learn more about the Fellowship and download the application form, visit www.maggiofellowship.org.  If you have specific questions, feel free to contact Susan Timmons at stimmons@aila.org.

ATTENTION 3L'S!!! PUBLIC SERVICE DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING!

This is a reminder that the deadline for third year students to complete and turn in all necessary public service paperwork is MONDAY, MARCH 26.  There will be no exceptions or excuses.  If you are a third year student who has not signed up for their public service, please do so ASAP.  Many of our placements fill up quickly so you may not be able to do your public service at your preferred choice.  Please remember that you must sign up with the public service office BEFORE starting your project by completing a Reservation Form.

If you are a third year student who has signed up for, but has not completed your 30-hour requirement or if you have not signed up at all, you can expect to receive periodic e-mail reminders from Jina Scinta.

If you have any questions, please contact Jina Scinta at jina.scinta@louisville.edu.

 

Don't forget to check the Job Bank in Symplicity

Students,

In addition to putting information in the Daily Docket about openings for part-time, summer and full-time opportunities, the Office of Professional Development posts positions in Symplicity.  Go to:  https://law-louisville-csm.symplicity.com/students and click on "Jobs & Resume Collection".

 

 

Grossman & Moore seeking 2L Part-time Law Clerk this semester

Grossman & Moore, a personal injury law firm, is seeking a second-year student to work 12-15 hours a week during the Spring semester.  Student should be in the top 1/3 of their class.  There is the potential for a student to work full-time over the summer.

If interested in applying, send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Ms. Donna Voyles, Grossman & Moore, PLLC, One Riverfront Plaza, 401 W. Main Street, Ste. 1810, Louisville, KY  40202 or e-mail:  dvoyles@gminjurylaw.com

Current Department of Justice Attorney Vacancies

Below is a list of current attorney vacancies at the United States Department of Justice. We encourage all interested applicants to apply; however, please note that due to temporary funding restrictions we may not be able to fill all of the currently advertised positions. To learn more about Justice and our legal careers, please visit our website: www.justice.gov/careers/legal/.

In addition, every year over 1,800 volunteer legal interns serve in DOJ components and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices throughout the country. If you are interested in a DOJ volunteer internship, please review the many opportunities featured at www.justice.gov/careers/legal/volunteer-intern.html

Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Western District of Texas Vacancy Announcement # 12-WDTX-575400-AUSA-03 The deadline to apply is January 30, 2012.
Date posted: 01-19-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office District of Columbia Washington, D.C. 12-DC-AUSA-03 Position is open until Wednesday, January 25, 2012.
Date posted: 01-19-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office District of Columbia Washington, D.C. 12-DC-AUSA-02 Position is open until Wednesday, January 25, 2012.
Date posted: 01-19-2012
Attorney Vacancy Announcement U.S. Department of Justice United States Marshals Service Office of General Counsel GS-0905-13/14/15 Open: January 19, 2012 Close: February 2, 2012
Date posted: 01-19-2012
Assistant United States Attorney Criminal Division United States Attorney's Office District of Rhode Island Vacancy Announcement Number 12-RI-01 Application packages must be postmarked by 11:59pm on January 25, 2012.
Date posted: 01-19-2012
U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for United States Attorneys Office of the Chief Information Officer Attorney-Advisor GS-0905-15 Vacancy Announcement No: 12-EOUSA-02 Closing date February 9, 2012.
Date posted: 01-18-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Middle District of Florida Announcement Number 12-MDFL-AUSA-01 Applicants must send a cover letter accompanied by their resume to the following address by February 3, 2012
Date posted: 01-18-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Honorable Joyce White Vance Northern District of Alabama Vacancy Announcement Number 12-NDAL-02 This announcement is open until filled.
Date posted: 01-17-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Eastern District of Tennessee Vacancy Announcement #12-EDTN-AUSA-01 Applications must be received by Tuesday, January 31, 2012.
Date posted: 01-13-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Southern District of California 12-SDCA-02 Application materials must be postmarked by the deadline date of January 18, 2012.
Date posted: 01-13-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Middle District of Georgia Vacancy Announcement #12-MDGA-AUSA-01 The announcement is open until filled.
Date posted: 01-13-2012
Assistant United States Attorney United States Attorney's Office Southern District of Florida Announcement Number 12-SDFL-AUSA-01 Announcement is open until filled.
Date posted: 01-13-2012
  

Summer Law Clerkships (self-funded) with the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund

Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, Inc. (AppalReD Legal Aid) is seeking law clerks for the Summer of 2012 in its nine area offices to assist attorneys in all phases of client representation and program work.  STUDENTS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN FUNDING, although work study and similar arrangements with a sponsoring institution will be considered.  Some funds are available to assist with travel.  Applications will also be accepted for those without funding upon submission of a hardship request with an explanation of their financial need.

Offices are in Barbourville, Columbia, Harlan, Hazard, Jackson, Pikeville, Prestonsburg, Richmond and Somerset.

Interested applicants should apply to Lorie Elam, Deputy Director, Appalchian Research and Defense Fund of KY, Inc., 120 N. Front Ave., Prestonsburg, KY  41653 or e-mail:  lorief@ardfky.org  Applicants should send resume, writing sample, and a list of references along with a statement regarding the applicant's ability to provide funding for themself.  If you have questions, call Lorie Elam at (606)886-9876, ext. 1230. 

  

Summer 2012 Legal Studies Institute in Washington, DC - Opportunities for First- and Second-Year Students

The Fund for American Studies is sponsoring The Legal Studies Institute in Washington, DC for Summer 2012.  The Institute provides the opportunity for first- and second-year law students to gain a first-hand look at the American legal system through guaranteed legal internships, a 3-credit constitutional law course, guest speakers and briefings, and professional development activities.

Students are encouraged to apply by the early deadline of February 10, 2012 to receive priority admissions consideration and a 5% discount on their tuition balance.  (75% of students receive scholarship awards based on financial need and merit.)

Details on the program and the online application may be found at:  www.legalstudiesDC.org  Questions may be directed to LSI Coordinator, Stacie Allen, at:  LEGAL@tfas.org

 

 

 

Grossman & Moore seeking 2L Part-time Law Clerk this semester

Grossman & Moore, a personal injury law firm, is seeking a second-year student to work 12-15 hours a week during the Spring semester.  Student should be in the top 1/3 of their class.  There is the potential for a student to work full-time over the summer.

If interested in applying, send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Ms. Donna Voyles, Grossman & Moore, PLLC, One Riverfront Plaza, 401 W. Main Street, Ste. 1810, Louisville, KY  40202 or e-mail:  dvoyles@gminjurylaw.com

 

 

Government Honors & Internship Handbook Updates

Attached please find the following Handbook revisions.  The website and pdf have been updated.

Administrative Conference of the United State, Legal Internships (1L, 2L, 3L) – New contact.

Dept. of the Air Force, OGC, Summer Law Clerk Program (1L, 2L) – Deadline of Feb. 10th established, along with announcement number.

EPA, Region 6 (Dallas), Summer Intern Honors Program (1L, 2L) – Deadline of Feb. 10th established.

Office of Government Ethics, Legal Intern Program (2L) – Deadline of Feb. 3rd established.

SEC, Law Student Observer Program (2L, 3L, LLM) – Fall 2012 deadline of Mar. 23rd established.

Also, separate application instructions now identified for New York and DC offices.

U.S. Air Force JAG - Paid Internships for First- and Second-year Students

The Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps Summer Internship applications for 2Ls and 1Ls is now available on www.usajobs.gov.  The link for the 2L internship, paid at a GS-09, is at http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/306965500 and for the 1L internship, paid at a GS-07, is at http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/307000500.   You may also find the internship announcements at www.usajobs.gov by searching Air Force JAG.  The announcements will be open until 11:59 on Friday, February 10, 2012.