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Archive for June, 2011

The Career Services Office is presenting a seminar on JUDICIAL EXTERNSHIPS & CLERKSHIPS:  WHAT ARE THEY AND HOW TO GET THEM?  Come learn about the benefits of judicial clerkships and the process of applying for them.  Also, a recent alum will talk about a judicial clerkship with a local federal judge.   DATE:  Tuesday, June 14, 2011 TIME:  12:15 […]


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What 1992 movie was this line taken from: “Your honor, allow me to fumigate my wisdom upon the defendant”? The first three students to e-mail with the correct name of the movie will win a $15 gift card to either I-Tunes, Subway or Amazon. The contest was also posted on our Facebook page.  Check us out and […]

The San Diego County Bar Association’s Children at Risk Committee will be hosting a Literacy Day Read-In at Porter Elementary School (both the North and South campuses), and they need 40 volunteers!  The volunteers will read to students in grades K-6.  Readers are invited to bring a new or gently used book to donate to […]

Vivia Chen of The Careerist decided to take the 30 minute personality test given by McKenna Long & Aldridge to assess its recruits.  She reports that the computer-generated assessment said she is tense, pessimistic, and a work-in-progress on issues of maturity and responsibility!  Read her tips on how to “pass” this test, by clicking here.

Law student volunteers are needed to help at the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) first-ever pro bono immigration clinic.  The clinic is being held here in San Diego in conjunction with AILA’s annual national conference on June 15, 2011.  More than 50 attorneys from across the country are registered as volunteers, and they need law student volunteers […]

JUNE & JULY 2011 Career Services Programs and Deadlines:  Mark your calendar!  Please pay careful attention to the important deadlines and programs in the coming months. BEGINNING ON JUNE 1 AND NO LATER THAN JULY 1:  In order to view the online job postings and be eligible for upcoming Recruitment programs, you must:  (1) Update your […]

Join the San Diego County Bar Association for its final presentation in its Fundamentals of Real Property Law Practice Series:  JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE OF DEED OF TRUST.   The presenters for this seminar will be James M. Allen, Esq., Gary Stephenson, Esq., and Elizabeth Smith-Chavez, Esq.  The series is geared towards new lawyers and all others interested.    DATE:  Tuesday, June […]

Recently, we have posted articles about behavioral and “extreme” interviewing techniques that some law firms are using today.  One firm, McKenna Long & Aldridge, in addition to implementing behavioral interviews as part of its recruiting process, has gone even further.  Besides those probing “behavior” questions, the firm requires that recruits take a psychological test as part of their callbacks.  […]

FaceLift is a joint project between Community HousingWorks and various volunteer groups including the San Diego County Bar Association and the Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego.  Come join us as we give back to the community and “spruce-up-a-block-in-a day”!  A dozen homes will be made over with the help of community volunteers, neighborhood associations, […]

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