Summer 2016 Networking Opportunities and Job Announcements:

A Message from Baker McKenzie:

The Baker McKenzie LLP networking roundtables series will take place in June 2016 and are open to current and rising first year law students.  The second announcement below is for rising 2L (members of the Class of 2018) to apply now for a Summer 2017 Associate (paid) position at Baker Donelson.  This includes a $10,000 Scholarship toward the third year of law school. The deadline to apply is June 17th 2016

 1L Diversity Roundtable and Networking Discussions

We welcome you to join Baker & McKenzie for a series of 1L Diversity Roundtable Discussions in June. These events will provide an opportunity to meet our lawyers and discuss topics related to our summer associate program, life as a first-year associate and the overall Firm culture.  Continue reading

CDBHBA- Cinco De Mayo Networking Event-Wed., May 11th, 5:30pm to 8pm

 Capital District Black and Hispanic Bar Association (CDBHBA) invites you to:

Join their members for a Cinco de Mayo Networking Event!
Wednesday, May 11th from 5:30pm to 8pm

289 Hamilton Street
Albany, NY
Light appetizers will be provided. Cash bar. 
There is no charge for this event. 

Harriet Tubman’s face will grace the $20 bill…

Who was Harriet Tubman? 

“Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; c. 1822[1] – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and a Union spy during the American Civil War. Born into slavery, Tubman escaped and subsequently made some thirteen missions to rescue approximately seventy enslaved families and friends,[2] using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped abolitionist John Brown recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry, and in the post-war era was an active participant in the struggle for women’s suffrage.” ~ From Wikipedia

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Photo from circa 1885 Harriet Tubman by Squyer, NPG, c1885.jpg

Roundup: Albany Law School in the news & faculty achievements

The New York Law Journal previewed the upcoming Cooke Symposium featuring all seven Court of Appeals judges. The NYLJ, the New York State Unified Court System, and others have tweeted about the Albany Law Review event.

Albany Law School’s Immigration Law Clinic will continue to provide free legal representation to immigrants in the Capital Region. Read about it here.

All Over Albany wrote about next week’s “Law & the Sharing Economy” symposium.

UAlbany published a recap of Albany Law’s Students of Color Moot Court Competition.

City & State president Tom Allon mentioned an upcoming ethics seminar at the law school in his column for The Huffington Post.

Professor Raymond Brescia‘s column, “Lawyers: Bulwark against Inequality and Gentrification?” was published by The Huffington Post.

Professor Gottlieb‘s commentary, “Why Neither Party Can Back Down on Garland,” was heard on WAMC’s Northeast Report.

Professor Donna Young delivered the talk “Say Her Name: Law Reform and Activism at the Intersection of Race and Gender” at the law school’s 2nd Annual Katheryn D. Katz ’70 Memorial Lecture event.  Continue reading

Pinwheels for Prevention® Campaign on 4/15 at West Capitol Park in Albany

child abuse

You are invited!

The Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Office of Children and Family Services will join Prevent Child Abuse New York for a Pinwheels for Prevention® Campaign event in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. The event will take place at 10 a.m., Friday, April 15 at the West Capitol Park on State Street in Albany.

This is an amazing opportunity to bring this issue to the attention of so many New York citizens. We need you to come out, show your support, and make this a great showing for all of our children!

A great childhood requires a loving and supportive family and community. Please join us tomorrow at 10 a.m. to show your support for prevention activities in our communities and the bright futures we want for all kids. It’s your turn to make a difference!

Be sure to check our Facebook page for pictures from the event.

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