2014 Lavender Law® Conference, Career Fair & LGBT Legal Expo

2014 Lavender Law® Conference, Career Fair & LGBT Legal Expo
Thursday-Saturday, August 21-23, 2014
Sheraton Times Square Hotel
New York City, NY

The National LGBT Bar Association invites Iowa Law students to attend this year’s Lavender Law® Conference, Career Fair & LGBT Legal Expo, taking place at the Sheraton Times Square in New York City August 21-23, 2014. Over 450 students attended the conference last year in San Francisco, and they expect attendance in New York to exceed that number. In addition to the Career Fair, they offer individual career counseling for law student attendees. Moreover, students are eligible to compete in the Michael Greenberg Writing Competition, which awards $1,000 in prize money and a complimentary trip to Lavender Law®, as well as a publication in the Tulane Law School Journal of Law and Sexuality. Please visit their website to register for and get more information about this year’s conference. Registration deadline is Sunday, August 3, 2014. The Career Fair takes place all day on Thursday, August 21, 2014. The Conference takes place on Friday and Saturday, August 22 & 23, 2014. There is no “single day” registration. Similarly, there is no “career fair only” registration. All registration sales are final and non-refundable. For full program and event details, please visit the Program page.

2014 Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair

2014 Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair
Thursday-Friday, August 21-22, 2014
Hilton Indianapolis Hotel and Suites
Indianapolis, IN

The Indianapolis Bar Association (IndyBar) seeks candidates who represent all aspects of diversity, who are looking for a one-of-a-kind legal community in a Midwestern city that has both cosmopolitan style and small-town charm. We cordially invite students, who will be, in Fall 2014, full-time 2L law students (graduating May 2016) to participate in the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair. Student registration deadline is Saturday, July 19, 2014. Students can register for the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair via the Symplicity site at https://law-indybar-csm.symplicity.com/students/. After you register, a password will be provided to you, which enables you to use the system throughout the next few months. Only those students who have registered, bid and obtain interviews can participate in Diversity Job Fair events. There is NO FEE for students to participate in the IndyBar Diversity Job Fair. Bidding will take place July 20-24, 2014. Visit their website at www.ibadiversityjobfair.com for more detailed information, hotel registration information, instructions for using their Symplicity, and to view event sponsors.

2014 Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair

2014 Cook County Bar Association Minority Law Student Job Fair
Friday, August 8, 2014
Chicago Embassy Suites – Downtown / Lakefront
Chicago, IL

The 31st Annual Cook County Bar Association Minority Law School Job Fair for rising 3L and 2L students will be held Friday, August 8, 2014 at the Chicago Embassy Suite – Downtown / Lakefront. The Job Fair provides an excellent opportunity for minority second-year and third-year law students to interview with law firms of all sizes, governmental agencies, and not-for-profit organizations with locations throughout the United States. Student registration began Tuesday, April 1, 2014. You must adhere to our registration process as listed in the Law Student Registration Information Brochure. Registration for the Job Fair is mandatory; absolutely no “walk-ins” will be allowed to participate. Registration for the Job Fair must be completed electronically through the job fair’s Symplicity site. Resumes must be uploaded by Friday, May 23, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time (NO EXCEPTIONS). For more information, visit www.ccbaminorityjobfair.org.

2014 DuPont Legal Minority Job Fairs

2014 DuPont Legal Minority Job Fairs
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Wilmington, DE

For 21 years DuPont has led the effort to attract talented law students, with an interest in increasing the number of lawyers of color represented in our law firms and primary legal service companies. They are proud to announce the 21st Annual DuPont Legal Minority Job Fairs. Our school has been selected as a participating law school; we urge you to consider applying for an invitation to one of these Minority Job Fairs. When you submit an application for an invitation, you are submitting an application to all of the legal employers participating in the program. This communication gives students the option of choosing from three of their job fair sites:

Houston, TX = Saturday, August 3, 2013

Los Angeles, CA = Saturday, August 3, 2013

Wilmington, DE = Saturday, August 3, 2013

Registration for the Houston, Los Angeles, and Wilmington sites will be completed electronically. You may log onto the job fair site directly at www.ballardspahr.com (please contact Career Services for the Username and Password), complete the registration form, upload your resume and transcript, and click “Submit.” The deadline for the receipt of your registration for any of the Job Fairs is Thursday, May 1, 2014 midnight EDT and must include your résumé and current law school transcript. If you accept an invitation to interview at this job fair, you will be expected to attend the job fair, at your own expense.

2014 Midwest-Cali Consortium Interview Program – Chicago, IL

2014 Midwest-Cali Consortium Interview Program – Chicago, IL
Monday, August 11, 2014
This is a “Walk Around” Interview Program!
Chicago, IL

This interview program is for rising 2Ls and 3Ls and is 100% pre-screened interviews. Pre-registration is required, however, it does NOT commit you to attending. To participate, register at https://law-midwestcali-csm.symplicity.com. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive your username and password. (Please note that this is a separate Symplicity website from the one you use here at the Iowa Law School.) You will also submit resumes, cover letters, and transcripts, and all interview selections and scheduling will be done through this site. The deadline to register AND complete your bidding is 11:59 p.m. Central Daylight Time, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Be sure to allow 1-2 days for your registration to be accepted and your password emailed to you – therefore, plan ahead to allow enough time to do your bidding. Questions? Please contact the Career Services Office at law-careerservices@uiowa.edu.

2014 Midwest-Cali Consortium Interview Program – Bay Area, CA

2014 Midwest-Cali Consortium Interview Program – Bay Area, CA
Friday, August 8, 2014
This is a “Walk Around” Interview Program!
San Francisco, CA

This interview program is for rising 2Ls and 3Ls and is 100% pre-screened interviews. Pre-registration is required, however, it does NOT commit you to attending. To participate, register at https://law-midwestcali-csm.symplicity.com. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive your username and password. (Please note that this is a separate Symplicity website from the one you use here at the Iowa Law School.) You will also submit resumes, cover letters, and transcripts, and all interview selections and scheduling will be done through this site. The deadline to register AND complete your bidding is 11:59 p.m. Central Daylight Time, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Be sure to allow 1-2 days for your registration to be accepted and your password emailed to you – therefore, plan ahead to allow enough time to do your bidding. Questions? Please contact the Career Services Office at law-careerservices@uiowa.edu.

2014 Midwest-Cali Consortium Interview Program – New York / Northeast

2014 Midwest-Cali Consortium Interview Program – New York / Northeast
Friday, August 1, 2014
Intercontinental New York Barclay Hotel
New York, NY

This interview program is for rising 2Ls and 3Ls and is 100% pre-screened interviews. Pre-registration is required, however, it does NOT commit you to attending. To participate, register at https://law-midwestcali-csm.symplicity.com. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive your username and password. (Please note that this is a separate Symplicity website from the one you use here at the Iowa Law School.) You will also submit resumes, cover letters, and transcripts, and all interview selections and scheduling will be done through this site. The deadline to register AND complete your bidding is 11:59 p.m. Central Daylight Time, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Be sure to allow 1-2 days for your registration to be accepted and your password emailed to you – therefore, plan ahead to allow enough time to do your bidding. Questions? Please contact the Career Services Office at law-careerservices@uiowa.edu.

2014 Midwest-Cali Consortium Interview Program – Washington, D.C.

2014 Midwest-Cali Consortium Interview Program – Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
St. Gregory Luxury Hotel & Suites
Washington, DC

This interview program is for rising 2Ls and 3Ls and is 100% pre-screened interviews. Pre-registration is required, however, it does NOT commit you to attending. To participate, register at https://law-midwestcali-csm.symplicity.com. Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive your username and password. (Please note that this is a separate Symplicity website from the one you use here at the Iowa Law School.) You will also submit resumes, cover letters, and transcripts, and all interview selections and scheduling will be done through this site. The deadline to register AND complete your bidding is 11:59 p.m. Central Daylight Time, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Be sure to allow 1-2 days for your registration to be accepted and your password emailed to you – therefore, plan ahead to allow enough time to do your bidding. Questions? Please contact the Career Services Office at law-careerservices@uiowa.edu.

2014 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair

2014 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Hilton San Francisco Financial District
San Francisco, CA

The Bay Area Diversity Career Fair attracts hiring representatives from the Bay Area’s most prominent law firms, government legal departments, and nonprofit organizations. Only law students who have completed their first year of law school by the time of the interviews are eligible to participate. Openings are for 2015 2L summer associate positions. Registration begins on Monday, May 19, 2014 on the career fair Symplicity site found at https://basf-orrick-dcf-csm.symplicity.com/students. The registration and bidding deadline is Sunday, June 15, 2014. A welcome reception for registered students and employers will be held Friday, July 25, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, The Orrick Building, 405 Howard Street, San Francisco. For questions, please contact Jenny Li, Bay Area Diversity Career Fair Project Manager at registration@orrick.com or Nicole Britton-Snyder, BASF Diversity Pipeline Programs Manager at nbrittonsnyder@sfbar.org. For additional information, please visit: http://www.sfbar.org/jdc/diversity/diversity-programs/career-fair.asp.

Civility Matters: Last Lawyers & Leaders Event of the Semester!

Attorneys Stephen Doohen and Dan Schuck, and Federal magistrate Jon Scoles facilitate this program aimed at increasing civility and courtesy in the legal profession. It will feature examples of less-than-civil behavior, so expect to both learn and be entertained by this great program!

Friday, April 18th
12:40 pm
Room 225

RSVP to vicki-burgess@uiowa.edu by Wednesday, April 16th at 12pm for lunch.

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