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. Deadline: Space for each roundtable discussion is limited so please RSVP for the event that you would like to attend by clicking on the city name above no later than Friday, May 15. For more information:  Contact Justinia Gardiner, Regional Recruiting Manager  | (415) 591-3245 | justinia.gardiner@bakermckenzie.com

The roundtable discussions will feature information on the Firm’s areas of practice, as well as information on the Baker & McKenzie Diversity Fellowship.  Each roundtable discussion will be followed by a networking reception. The 1L Diversity Roundtable Discussions will take place at 6:00 PM in the following cities in June.  To RSVP, click on the city or your choice and follow the link to complete the online form. Chicago, IL – June  7, 2016 Houston, TX – June 9, 2016 Miami, FL – June 7, 2016 New York, NY – June 7, 2016 San Francisco, CA – June 7, 2016 Toronto, ON – June 14, 2016 Washington, DC – June 14, 2016
The SUMMER 2017 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship
Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected, appreciated, and recognized as sources of strength of the Firm. These qualities enrich the environment in which we work. Baker Donelson will award three scholarships to diverse law students.

As you plan ahead for a Summer 2017 Position & Award:  Six-week, salaried 2L Summer Associate position for the Summer of 2017 in one of the Firm’s offices. Additionally, each recipient will be awarded $10,000 which will be paid prior to the student’s third year of law school to help defray the cost of law school tuition and related expenses.  Application Deadline: June 17, 2016   Eligible Students: First Year Students who will complete their first year of law school by June 2016. (Eligibility criteria, instructions, and application details)