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Assistant Director of Development, College of Law

The University of Iowa Foundation (UIF), a 501(c)(3) organization that raises private gift support for The University of Iowa (UI), seeks an Assistant Director of Development to assist with the philanthropy efforts for the College of Law.  The Assistant Director of Development, plans, initiates, manages, and implements fundraising for the College of Law (COL) and the Iowa Law School Foundation (ILSF), primarily developing strategies for increasing gift activity. The Assistant Director of Development works with the dean of the college to assure that the fundraising programs are operated in accordance with the procedures, goals, and needs of the college and have the full…

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Thurgood Marshall Opportunity Program

The Office of the Attorney General is the largest law firm in the State of Maryland, with varied, complex legal work and a distinguished history of successful advocacy. Our 430 attorneys act as legal advisors and litigators for the agencies, boards, commissions, officials, and institutions of Maryland State Government. Our work ranges from advising the Maryland Legislature on the constitutionality of proposed legislation to representing State agencies and officials in State and federal courts including the Maryland Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. From protecting the Chesapeake…

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Passion Forward: What Gloria Borges Taught Us About Finding Our Community

Editor's Note: We were saddened to learn of our friend Gloria Borge's recent passing. Many of Ms. JD's community first met Gloria when she keynoted our 2011 Annual Conference in Los Angeles. What follows is a draft of Gloria's speech from that conference. Gloria's funeral will be held this Saturday. To learn more about Gloria or the incredible foundation she founded, the WunderGlo Foundation, click here. Thank you so much for your introduction, Elizabeth, and thank you to Ms.JD for giving me the honor and the opportunity to celebrate with you all on your 5 year anniversary.I distinctly remember when Elizabeth invited…

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NAWL-PRUDENTIAL 2014 SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

The National Association of Women Lawyers is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. (Prudential) to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity to a highly-motivated first-year law student. Through this partnership, NAWL will select a student to join the 2014 summer law intern class at Prudential for a 10-week internship at Prudential’s offices, for a stipend of approximately $10,000. Internship positions will be located in the New Jersey tri-state area.Internship Responsibilities The summer intern will have the opportunity to work with attorneys who support the broad reach of the Prudential businesses. The summer intern will also participate in the summer…

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Facebook Public Policy Externship – SUMMER 2014

Facebook is seeking dynamic and highly organized, motivated, and detail‐oriented undergraduate and graduate students to join our Public Policy team in Washington, D.C. as full-time contracted externs. The Facebook DC office helps to inform users, the media, partners, employees and other stakeholders about Facebook's products and business. Working with policymakers at the international, federal, and state levels, the team handles legislative and regulatory matters, participates in domestic and international policy discussions and leads the company’s interactions with consumer and other non‐governmental organizations. Alongside Facebook team members responsible for public policy and strategic communications, externs will work on a variety of…

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Write for Litigation News!

The American Bar Association Section of Litigation's national news magazine, Litigation News, is seeking excellent writers interested in joining the editorial board as contributing editors. Contributing editors write four articles per year and attend two ABA conferences. This is a great opportunity to get your name out there and connect with attorneys across the country! Litigation News is published quarterly in print, and adds stories at least weekly to its online version. Its print circulation exceeds 50,000. Interested? Send a resume and writing sample to LitNewsWriteOn@gmail.com by January 17, 2014.  Applicants selected to participate in the annual write-on competition will…

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Seeking MBC Representatives for the BASF Board & BASF Barrister Club Board

It is that time of year again!  The Minority Bar Coalition ("MBC") is seeking applications for two separate positions:MBC REP Position 1 - MBC Rep to the Board of the Bar Association of San Francisco ("BASF"); and MBC REP Position 2 - MBC Rep to the Board of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Barristers Club.All MBC Representatives serve a two-year term and hold all the rights and responsibilities of their prospective boards.MBC requires all MBC Representatives to:a)      Attend all MBC quarterly MBC meetings;b)      Serve as liaisons between their perspective boards.To qualify BASF Requires -BASF Board: (1) Must be a current BASF member.BASF Barristers…

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Passion Forward: Jennifer Alton on Passion and Purpose

Editor's Note: Today Jennifer Alton is sharing what being Passion Forward means to her.  You can get in on the action, too!  In celebration of Ms. JD’s 2014 Conference, Passion Forward, tell us what Passion Forward means to you by posting to the blog. Here are Jennifer's thoughts on living a Passion Forward life: Eleanor Roosevelt once said  “You not only have the right to be an individual, you have the obligation to be one.” Everyone has a story.  I believe that what makes my story special is not that I am unique, but rather and particularly that everyone is special and unique. After I passed the California Bar…

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Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

The American Bar Association Section of Litigation is accepting applications for its Summer 2014 Judicial Intern Opportunity Program from second-year law students. Applications for first-year law students will be accepted December 1, 2013, in accordance with NALP guidelines. The program is a full-time (32 hours per week), six-week minimum, summer internship program open to all first- or second-year diverse law students.The mission of the Judicial Intern Opportunity Program is to provide opportunities to students who are members of racial and ethnic groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the profession. The program also provides opportunities to students with disabilities, students who are economically…

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Ms. JD Partners with Fashion Project!

Ms. JD is excited to announce our new partnership with Fashion Project, an online luxury boutique that lets you donate and shop the labels you love for the causes you choose. You donate designer clothing, shoes and handbags, and Fashion Project sells them to benefit Ms. JD - with 100 times the financial impact of a standard thrift store.  Support Ms. JD mission, and just a $100 donation to Ms. JD’s Global Education Fund would provide campus housing for 6 months to one scholar.  Donate now to make fashion a force for good!

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