EMPLOYMENT update:

 For more information and to apply to the opportunities below, please visit Symplicity and be sure to CHECK PRIOR BLOG POSTS! You can narrow your search by utilizing the “Blog post categories”

 

LAVENDER LAW® CONFERENCE & CAREER FAIR [REGISTRATION RE-OPENED – DEADLINE: AUG. 11, 2020]

The National LGBT Bar Association’s annual Lavender Law® Career Fair is designed to achieve a sense of community and inclusion for LGBTQ+ candidates within the legal profession’s recruiting efforts. By participating in this career fair, candidates will talk directly to LGBTQ+ friendly recruiters from law firms, government agencies, LGBTQ+ rights groups, and corporate legal departments.

Where: Virtual!

When: Aug. 12-14, 2020

Complete details: Available @ lgbtbar.org/annual/career-fair/

 

LOYOLA PATENT LAW INTERVIEW PROGRAM [REGISTRATION RE-OPENED – DEADLINE: AUG. 27, 2020 BY 11:59 P.M. CST]

When: It will now be fully virtual on Jan. 14-15, 2021

[For additional details, check the Feb. 6 Blog Post and view at Symplicity]

 

POLL WORKER [DEADLINE: SEPT. 3, 2020]

Submission components: See Job ID# 11325 @ Symplicity

 

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WRITING COMPETITION update:

ABA TORT TRIAL & INSURANCE PRACTICE SECTION – AVIATION & SPACE LAW COMMITTEE LAW STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION [DEADLINE: SEPT. 9, 2020]

Topic: Law students interested in practicing aviation or space law should submit papers addressing a recent development in Aviation or Space law or discuss an area of aviation or space law where a controversy or disagreement exist

Awards: $500

  • Sponsorship to attend the 2021 Aviation & Space Law Annual CLE Seminar in Washington D.C. on Oct. 28-29 (registration fee waived & travel expenses reimbursed up to $1,500)
  • Publication of the winning paper in the Aviation & Space Law Committee’s Newsletter

Submission guidelines: Papers prepared for classes, journals, or for other purposes or publications are welcome! Papers should be in the style of a scholarly newsletter article and no more than 20 pages double-spaced, 12-point Book Antiqua font, with footnotes and citations conforming to Bluebook standards. Complete and official rules @ americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/tips/aviation_writing_competition_2020.pdf

Complete details: Available @ americanbar.org/groups/tort_trial_insurance_practice/committees/aviation-space-law/


EVENTS update:

NEW DATE/VIRTUAL: AIPLA TRADE SECRET LAW SUMMIT [AUG. 12 – SEPT. 2, 2020]

In light of the global health crisis and to prioritize the well-being and safety of the IP community we have transformed the Trade Secret Law Summit experience.

For the first time in this event’s history, we are switching to an immersive virtual experience. The 2020 Trade Secret Law Summit will be presented in four easy-to-schedule-around online sessions that you can join from your computer or mobile device.

Join us every Wednesday afternoon starting August 12, 2020, to get an edge over your competition as we explore topics related to trade secret law and earn plenty of CLE credit along the way.

Complete details and Registration: Available @ aipla.org/detail/event/2020/08/12/default-calendar/2020-trade-secret-law-summit—san-francisco-ca


EMPLOYMENT update:

 For more information and to apply to the opportunities below, please visit Symplicity and be sure to CHECK PRIOR BLOG POSTS! You can narrow your search by utilizing the “Blog post categories”

FACEBOOK COUNSEL, CONTENT

Facebook seeks a highly motivated team player with a passion for online intermediary liability issues to serve as Counsel, Content. This role will tackle cutting-edge issues on a global scale arising from content posted by users on Facebook, Instagram, and the company’s other services. The ideal candidate will have a background in user-generated content and legal regimes relating to online intermediaries, including the Communications Decency Act (CDA) under US law and the E-Commerce Directive under EU law. Days are fast-paced and action-packed, and we are looking for someone that is eager to roll up their sleeves and problem-solve on content-related matters of all kinds.

  • Provide legal advice on incoming reports relating to content posted by users on the company’s services, including Facebook and Instagram
  • Develop and apply procedures, policies and practices arising under relevant laws globally to manage the company’s legal risk for user-generated content
  • Advise on the intersection of local laws and relevant political considerations in a wide range of diverse legal systems
  • Work closely with global teams across departments and offices, as well as an international network of outside counsel
  • JD degree and membership in at least one US state bar
  • 3+ years of attorney and content-related experience, from in-house or at a law firm
  • Experience with intermediary liability issues and laws (CDA, E-Commerce Directive, etc.)
  • Experience with notice-and-takedown obligations in the US, EU, and elsewhere
  • Experience assessing legal, practical and business risks

Where: Austin, TX; New York, NY; San Francisco, CA

Requirements:

Submission components: See Job ID# 11228 @ Symplicity

Complete details: Available @ facebook.com/careers/jobs/242099797023361

 

AIR FORCE JAG CORPS – DIRECT APPOINTMENT PROGRAM BOARD [DEADLINE: AUG. 10, 2020]

The Direct Appointment Program Board is how we select 3Ls, graduates awaiting bar licensing, and alumni for full time positions with the Air Force JAG Corps after graduation.

Requirements:

Submission components: See Job ID# 11156 @ Symplicity

Application: Available @ airforce.com/JAG

  • The online application is due Aug. 10, 2020, and the Staff Judge Advocate interview must be completed by Sept. 1, 2020

Contact: Students and alumni can reach out @ 1.800.JAG.USAF (524.8723) or @ airforcejagrecruiting@gmail.com if you have any questions or concerns

 

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SCHOLARSHIP update:

BROWN, PC NATIONAL BUSINESS LAW SCHOLARSHIP [DEADLINE: AUG. 10, 2020]

Eligibility: Second or third year full-time U.S. law student with a demonstrated interest in business law

Award: $500

  • Award will be announced Aug. 17, 2020

Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA

Submission components: (1) Cover letter summarizing their interest in business law. Cover letters should also include the following information: (a) Name; (b) Email Address; (c) Street, City, State & Zip Code; (d) Phone Number; (e) University Name & City, State; (f) Student ID Number; (g) GPA (minimum 3.0); (h) Expected Graduation Date; (2) Candidates are encouraged to submit, along with their letter, any documents demonstrating their interest in business law. Documents might include a transcript or class schedule showing business law courses completed or currently enrolled in, a letter of recommendation from a business law professor or a letter from someone who supervised the applicant in a business law-related job or internship.

Complete details: Available @ browntax.com/National-Business-Law-Scholarship.shtml

Contact: Please feel free to direct questions to Kristen.Brown@brownpc.com


EVENTS update:

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI SCHOOL OF LAW – 30TH ANNUAL BANKRUPTCY SKILLS VIRTUAL WORKSHOP [AUG. 7, 2020]

Regardless of your level of bankruptcy experience, the Bankruptcy Skills Workshop offers useful information on local practice in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. The program focuses on where the practice of consumer bankruptcy is going and more complex issues that arise. Panels this year include a Subchapter V and Court Update & Technology. 2.0 general CLE credits, including 1 in ethics, and 1 in technology, pending FL Bar approval.

Complete details: Available @ law.miami.edu/academics/continuing-legal-education-cle/bankruptcy-skills-workshop

Contact: 305.284.6276 or segura@miami.edu