2014 TRUSTS AND ESTATES LAW SECTION FELLOWSHIP APPLICATION ANNOUNCEMENT
The New York Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Trusts and Estates Law Section Fellowship which has been established by the Foundation through a gift from the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. The Three Fellowship will be awarded to members of the Class of 2015 (second-year) law students who are currently enrolled in law schools in the State of New York to work in trusts and estates law positions in the public sector in the State of New York during the summer of 2014. The deadline for submission of all application materials is March 17, 2014.
See www.tnybf.org for application material details which includes detailed guidelines, application, and listing of required documents to accompany the application for the fellowship. The guidelines also may be accessed here.
President & Dean Penelope Andrews discussed Nelson Mandela’s legacy for several media outlets, including WAMC, NPR Boston, NPR Syracuse, the PBS NewsHour, Channels 6, 9 and 13, as well as the Times Union. Her book, From Cape Town to Kabul was reviewed by CUNY Law Professor Ruthann Robson on JOTWELL, an online journal for legal academics to identify, celebrate and discuss the best new legal scholarship. Also, on November 29th Dean Andrews was a panelist at the conference, LEADING IDEAS IN LAW, hosted by the University College Dublin−Sutherland School of Law in Dublin, Ireland. Her paper was entitled: Will the Institutional Structure and Culture Of Law Schools Be Able To Meet The Contemporary Challenges In Legal Education? Perspectives From New York’s Capital.
Professor Danshera Cords. Professor Cords has just returned from Shanghai, where she spent several weeks as part of her year-long appointment as the Foreign Distinguished Professor at the Shanghai University for International Business and Economics. The appointment is a significant honor, and the folks Continue reading
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
ASSISTANT UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
Northern District of New York
Vacancy Announcement No. 14-NDNY02
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The New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) International Section and Albany Law School recently announced the Summer 2014 Law Student International Internship Program, which has secured internships for U.S. law students in law firms in Prague, Vienna, Krakow, Mexico City and Guatemala City.
Application materials should be submitted to Professor Peter Halewood Email is: email@example.com by March 4, 2014.
The internships, which are available for second- and third-year students, last from four to eight weeks. The participating law firms will provide the student intern with mentoring and introductory-level work experience.
In past years, Albany Law student interns have fulfilled work assignments in various business, commercial and financial matters. They have participated in client meetings, prepared and reviewed legal documents, conducted research and assisted with English-language legal and marketing materials.
Interested students are encouraged to contact Professor Halewood. Students should provide a detailed letter of interest, unofficial law school transcript, curriculum vitae and the name of a law school professor who has agreed to be a reference.
Letters of interest should include foreign language fluency or proficiency, as well as pre-law school and extracurricular activities demonstrating interest in international law and business affairs.
This year’s Donna Jo Morse Negotiations Competition has brought together fourteen talented teams of second-year and third-year students from Albany Law School for a semester-long opportunity to both hone their negotiation skills and compete against their fellow classmates. After several grueling rounds, the field of fourteen has been trimmed to four. Continue reading
NYS Bar Association – Corporate Counsel Section
The following Summer 2014 Kenneth G. Standard Diversity Internship Positions are collecting applications on Albany Law School’s CSM through February 28th:
- Pitney Bowes - Stamford, CT - $10,000/8 weeks
- Visiting Nurse Services of New York - NYC - $6,000
- My Sisters’ Place (MSP) - White Plains, NY – (Salary: $6,000/10 weeks)
The Program was named after former NYSBA president Kenneth G. Standard and it focuses on identifying and supporting in-house internship opportunities for law students from a diverse range of backgrounds. Continue reading