Two Great Law Student Events

An embarrassment of riches comes your way next Friday, March 26, 2010.  You are invited to two different programs (details below) focusing on your legal career and preparation for it.  Although you can’t attend both you also can’t make a mistake choosing either one of them.  Take a look!

Bridge the Gap

Want to develop practical skills and approaches to master your summer employment?  Attend the Bridge the Gap program at the New York City Bar, sponsored by the Law Library Association of Greater New York.  Click here for a PDF version of the program announcement and registration form.

This full-day program will enhance your research skills in a number of specific practice areas (including Securities & Corporate Law, Bankruptcy, Business/Company Research, Criminal Law, Employment/Labor Law, International Arbitration, International Law, New York Internet Legal Research, and Patents).  The program concludes with a panel discussion about life as a summer associate.  Panel members will include a law firm partner, a practitioner for a non-profit, a judge, an Assistant District Attorney, and a New York Law School student.

Bloomberg Law Second Annual Legal Career Symposium

Bloomberg Law invites NYLS students to its Second Annual Legal Career Symposium. You will have the opportunity to hear top legal professionals discuss traditional and non-traditional career paths and share their personal and professional insight to the legal profession.

The symposium is on Friday March 26, 2010, from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.  Lunch will be provided.  Click here for complete details, including information about the speakers. If you have any questions, contact Pamela Haahr at 212.617.2285.  You must RSVP via email to (name, law school, year and phone number) and you must bring your NYLS ID.