Monthly Archives: September 2008

Help Iowa Legal Aid with Translation

Iowa Legal Aid is looking for volunteer translators with excellent writing skills in any of the following languages: Spanish (most frequently requested); Arabic, Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian, French, and Vietnamese (sometimes requested); and others, such as Tagalog and Somali (rarely requested). Documents to … Continue reading

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Over 75 Students Invited to Apply for Pro Bono Society–Apps Due Oct. 13

Over 75 University of Iowa law students have been invited to apply for membership in the Pro Bono Society .  Applications are due Oct. 13. 

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Volunteer with the Kids First Law Center in Cedar Rapids

Kids First offers workshops designed to help children of divorce. The classes are free and are required of all children aged 6-16 whose parents are divorcing in Linn Country. The workshops aim to help kids understand and cope with their … Continue reading

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Summer Service Spots: Casey Kannenberg (’09)

Casey Kannenberg (’09) was hired as a summer associate at the prestigious Bingham McHale law firm, and in May he and his wife Catie and son Steven (17 months) moved to Indianapolis, IN. Casey expected the usual busy summer doing … Continue reading

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49 Students Participate in Pro Bono Projects This Semester

The Citizen Lawyer Program is pleased to announce that 49 Iowa law students will participate in pro bono projects this semester! The CLP is sponsoring six different law-related volunteer projects this semester, including opportunities with the Office of the State … Continue reading

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Volunteer with Youth at Salvation Army Program

The Salvation Army is looking for law students to volunteer at its weekly youth program, held on Wednesdays from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Grand Wood Elementary School gymnasium. Volunteers would play games with children, help with homework, and assist with … Continue reading

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Mentor Children with Incarcerated Parents

The United Way is in need of volunteers for its Children of Promise Program, which pairs mentors with children of incarcerated parents. Mentors connect youth with resources, safe places, and structured activities during out-of-school time time. Mentors spend a minimum of an … Continue reading

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Public Interest Job Fair in D.C. Oct. 10-11

One of the most important job fairs for students interested in public interest positions, the Equal Justice Works Career Fair, will be held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. on October 10-11, 2008. This Career Fair is for … Continue reading

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