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Each year, the John M. Langston Bar Association awards tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships to deserving law students. The application is now available online at the following link:  Langston’s Scholarship page. The deadline to apply is October 23, 2015 (no later than 11:59 p.m PST). We encourage students to apply. 

This Non-CLE Meeting is presented by the New Lawyer Division of the SDCBA. Topic: Financial Planning for New Lawyers Date/Time: Tuesday, August 12th at 12PM Location: SDCBA, 401 West A St., Ste. 1100 (11th Floor conference room), San Diego, CA 92101 Featuring: Zachary MacDougall – Financial Representative from North Star Resource Group This informal educational […]

The California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (“CACJ”) Foundation sponsors the 2013 GIDEON SCHOLARSHIP.  CACJ recognizes the fifty years that have passed since the high courts declared that states have an obligation to provide defendants with adequate defense for the poor.  In honor of Gideon and the continued struggle for indigent defense clients, the CACJ Foundation […]

  Latham & Watkins is once again pleased to announce the Latham Diversity Scholars Program, which will award a $10,000 non-renewable scholarship to each of six second-year law students. Factors considered in choosing the Latham Diversity Scholars will include a candidate’s: *Ability and commitment to contribute to the diversity objectives of global law firms; *Life […]

PUBLIC INTEREST LAW/PRO BONO SPEAKER PANEL DATE:  Wednesday, April 3, 2013 TIME:  12:15 – 1:05 p.m. in Room 2G Interested in public interest law or pro bono work following graduation? Come hear a panel of esteemed attorneys speak about their work on behalf of the less fortunate and opportunities to do public interest and pro bono work […]

2013 Scholarships

January 3rd, 2013 by

SCHOLARSHIPS: Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship Banner & Witcoff, LTD. is pleased to offer the Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship for law students. This scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff’s continuing commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds. The scholarship is open to all students pursuing a career in […]

Scholarships

October 9th, 2012 by

  SCHOLARSHIPS There are several scholarships available to law students, and we have included summaries of them below: Lawyers Club of San Diego Janeen Kerper Scholarship This scholarship has been established to provide financial support to a student who is enrolled at California Western School of Law, demonstrates support of the mission of the Lawyers […]

Concerned about your law school debt?  If so, you may want to read the 7 TIPS TO HELP YOU CONFRONT YOUR LAW SCHOOL DEBT by Ufot Umana Jr., in the Texas Lawyer (printed on www.law.com).  Mr. Umana offers great advice about paying off undergraduate and law school loans.  The first of seven steps is to create a budget and […]

Heather Jarvis, the “Student Loan Expert,” offers free interactive webinars about PUBLIC SERVICE LOAN FORGIVENESS.   If you work for the government or a nonprofit agency, the webinar will assist you by breaking down the loan forgiveness process step-by-step so it makes sense!     Date:  Thursday, May 5, 2011 Time:  3:00 – 4:15 pm PDT and Date:  Wednesday, May 25, 2011 […]

There are two new student loan repayment programs: the Civil Legal Assistance Attorney Student Loan Repayment Program (CLAAP) and the John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program (JRJ). Click here to find out the time sensitive details for CLAAP and here for details for JRJ.

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