1L Weekly Docket

This final edition of your 1L Weekly Docket includes a DOJ Career Information Fair, several summer firm receptions, and two scholarships.

DOJ Career Information Fair, July 19 in DC, RSVP June 25

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is hosting a Career Information Fair on Thursday, July 19, 2018.  From 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  The event is open to a limited number of law students who will be working or living in DC this summer.

The Career Information Fair is an opportunity for students interested in volunteer internships, the Honors Program (HP), or Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) to learn more about the many offices and components in DOJ.  There is no interviewing at the fair.  Attendees are encouraged to visit with representatives from various DOJ components, learn about the interesting and unique work of each office, and ask specific questions about volunteer, HP, and SLIP positions.  The HP and SLIP applications open on July 31 and close on September 4, 2018.

Save the RSVP date:

RSVP Instructions:

  • 25 June, 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time):  Students may begin to submit their RSVPs to OARMevents@usdoj.gov (Reservations will not be accepted prior to this date and time)
  • 29 June, 2:00 p.m. (EST): RSVP closes, or when filled, whichever occurs first
  • RSVP email subject line: “DOJ Career Fair RSVP”
  • For security purposes, students must include the following information in the body of the email:

(1)   Full name:

(2)   Law school:

(3)   Email address:

(4)   DC Internship Location (name of office), if applicable:

Space is very limited, and students will be selected on a first come, first served basis (entry is capped at 100, however, there is a limit of 10 slots per school).

Law students who are current DOJ interns in the DC-area should Not RSVP to this invitation. Current DOJ interns received a separate invitation to this event.

Information, including address, specific DOJ entry location, required I.D., etc. will be emailed directly to the attendees by Friday, July 13, 2018.

Law Firm Reception: Nixon Peabody Rising 2L Reception Rochester, NY, RSVP by May 18

Do you have an interest in practicing law in the Rochester, NY, area and are you interested in our 2019 Rochester Summer Associate program? If so, Nixon Peabody invites you to meet our attorneys, learn about our summer program and hear about our attorneys’ experiences as they began their legal careers.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, May 24, 2018
5:30–7:30 pm

Nixon Peabody LLP
1300 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY 14604

To RSVP or for more information, please contact Mimi Torres at 585-263-1618 or mtorres@nixonpeabody.com.

Kindly respond by Friday, May 18.

Law Firm Reception: King & Spalding New York, RSVP by June 1

Come find out what makes K&S special! This is a unique opportunity for students to interact with our attorneys and learn about life at K&S, hear tips for on-campus interviewing and for us to get a chance to meet you.

210 W. 55th Street
between 7th Avenue & Broadway

Kindly RSVP by June 1 to Christie Vonk at cvonk@kslaw.com.

Business professional attire suggested.

Law Firm Reception: McGuire Woods Chicago, RSVP by June 1

Please join us for an evening to meet and mingle with our attorneys and learn some essential interviewing skills before the fall recruiting season.

77 West Wacker Drive, Suite 4100

Please RSVP by June 1 to Christine Hollis (chollis@mcguirewoods.com).

Scholarship Opportunity: Card Rates $1000 Financial Futures Scholarship, July 31 Deadline

CardRates.com is proud to offer the Financial Futures Scholarship to students interested in pursuing a career in finance or business law.

Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay. The scholarship award amount is $1,000.

Read more and apply here.

Scholarship Opportunity: Greco Neyland $1000 Criminal Law Scholarship

Greco Neyland offers the opportunity for all Students who want to apply for the scholarship by writing a 1000 words article about given Topics.

They can share their knowledge and expertise on Topics:–

  • Criminal Lawyer
  • DWI Lawyer
  • Drug Lawyer
  • Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you think that you can make a substantial contribution to Greco Neyland as a writer, this is the best time to send in your Article.

Read more and apply here.


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