By Justin Henry for Law.com With so many antiquated fixtures in the legal industry colliding with new trends like artificial intelligence, data-harvesting and an altered relationship professionals have with their careers, the legal business is ripe for disruption. But while the disruptive forces are timely, the reasons behind them are familiar: pricing pressure from consumers of legal […]
Register here. Please join legal services leaders in the Boston community to learn about the acute need for lawyers to provide pro bono services to low-income members of the Boston community. Panelists will discuss their participation in innovative remote and in-person pro bono projects. You will leave this session with concrete ways to start helping!
Limited spots remain for April 5th’s Environmental Law lunch as part of this semester’s PILF Professor Series. Sign up today to enjoy a catered lunch and small group discussion about environmental law with Professors Plater, Madeja and Doliner.
By Justin Henry for Law.com Legal consultant Marcie Borgal Shunk became certified to use a proprietary tool to measure business culture a decade ago. But it wasn’t until last year that a law firm hired her to measure its culture using the Chicago-based cultural inventory tool developer Human Synergistics. Cultural inventories have been more of a […]
Please note that Equal Justice America’s (EJA) Summer Fellowship Program deadline is approaching on March 23rd. To apply, students need to have a placement secured with a civil legal aid or civil rights organization. EJA Fellowships pay up to $5,000 for 10 weeks of full-time work. Students awarded funding from any BC Law funding sources […]
PILF is partnering with the Children’s Rights Group, the Women’s Law Center, and If/When/How to host a bake sale on Wednesday, March 15. All proceeds from the bake sale support the Wonderfund’s “Period Party,” which is an initiative developed to provide youth involved with DCF with necessary menstrual products. You can purchase baked goods outside […]
By Lisa Willis for Law.com Attorneys use business cards almost more than any other profession in America. They come second to Realtors, according to a recent survey by one national business card printer. With just under 10 billion business cards printed annually, 8 billion will be tossed within a week. That’s 88% of cards printed, according to CreditDonkey. That’s […]
Beyond PILF 4K, Racial Justice and Hillinger Stipends, there are other sources of summer funding available to BC Law students to help supplement PILF funding. Please review the CSO’s resource on these summer funding sources and deadlines and make an appointment on SAGE with Michelle Grossfield if you have questions. Non-BC funding is most robust […]
The Clough Center will provide grants ranging from $1,500–$4,000 to Boston College law students engaged in research or public service that aligns with the Center’s mission to study and advance constitutional democracy. Complete details and application information can be found here. Deadline: March 3, 2023
Stipends of $6,000 for Law Students’ Summer Internships The Massachusetts Bar Foundation (MBF) is pleased to announce the availability of applications for its 2023 Legal Intern Fellowship Program. Established in 1996, the Program seeks to encourage careers in public interest law, while contributing valuable legal support to organizations serving the under-represented in Massachusetts. Law students […]