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Government & Public Interest

Advocating for Workplace Justice – November 18th

Join the Peggy Browning Fund to learn about their summer fellowships, careers in workers’ rights and network with lawyers in the field.

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Announcements

WCL Fall Kickoff – 9/21 @ 6PM

September 21, 2021, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, via Zoom; the link will circulate the day before the event. Register here. Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) as they bring the community back together at their Fall Kickoff. The Fall Kickoff is a chance to meet members of WCL’s vibrant pro bono and public-interest […]

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Pro Bono

WCL’s Best Practices in Pro Bono: Difficult Conversations on Racial Justice

Join the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) for a candid conversation about the intersection of race, pro bono representation, and justice at Best Practices in Pro Bono: Difficult Conversations on Racial Justice on Monday, July 26, from 12:00-1:15 pm ET via Zoom webinar. WCL will send the link the day before and one hour before the program. Register here. WCL’s […]

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Government & Public Interest

WCL: Intern Happy Hour!

All are welcome to the Washington Council of Lawyers (WCL) Intern Happy Hour on Wednesday, June 16, from 5:00-6:00 pm ET. It is an opportunity to connect with law students in summer associate and internship programs in DC and across the country. Supervisors from the law firm, government, and nonprofit communities will be on hand […]

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Government & Public Interest

Careers in Human Rights Law

Zoom link available on SAGE. Co-sponsored by the CSO.

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Government & Public Interest

Immigration Careers Networking Event

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Market News

COVID Pushed Firms to Overhaul How They Connect With Clients. They Aren’t Going Back.

By Patrick Smith for Law.com The tried-and-true methods for meeting clients—in-person events, client dinners and in-office review sessions—have been around for a long time because they work.  But the pandemic has forced business development professionals and attorneys in major law firms to move away from these methods. In their stead, a wave of progressive thinking, including […]

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Market News

Good News, Associates. The COVID Recession Isn’t 2008 All Over Again

By Dylan Jackson for Law.com If there’s a positive thread to be gleaned from the pandemic, it is that associates are facing brighter futures and a far less volatile job market than that of young attorneys who stared down the 2009 financial crisis. And those at elite firms may even see their compensation boosted as firms look […]

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Market News

2020 Is a Year of Discounts as Law Firms Prioritize Cash Flow

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys, Lizzy McLellan and Christine Simmons  – for Law.com Collecting on legal bills during the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t been easy, but fueled by a desire to fill their coffers with cash, many firms are willing to give discounts in exchange for quick payment this year. A report by legal analyst Ari Kaplan for LSQ, an invoice funding company […]

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Recruitment Programs

Small & Mid-Sized Firm OCI Update

Participating SMOCI employers are currently reviewing applications from students. Starting on Friday, October 9 at 12 PM (noon) ET, we anticipate releasing employer interview decisions (invited to interview, alternate to interview, not invited to interview) to all students who applied. You will receive an email confirming your status and instructions for scheduling an interview, if […]