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Job Alert!

Job of the Day –  Fellow, National Security/Managing Editor of the Lawfare Blog Governance Studies

This is a two-year fellowship for a recent law-school graduate or an early-career attorney to serve as Managing Editor of the Lawfare Blog, a web site published in cooperation with the Brookings Institution (Brookings) and devoted to “Hard National Security Choices.” The position offers a unique opportunity to help manage and contribute to the Lawfare site–a fast-growing, two-year-old web site with a high-impact readership inside government, the press, and the legal academy. It also offers the opportunity to do independent work on national security legal issues in the Governance Studies Program at Brookings.

Principal duties and responsibilities include: managing the Lawfare blog, including copy flow, editing and other management responsibilities; legal and scholarly writing for the blog; covering court hearings and blogging live; and other Brookings scholarly work.

The successful candidate should hold a J.D. or similar postgraduate law degree in national security legal policy. The candidate must have superlative writing and editing skills in conjunction with demonstrated expertise and experience in national security law. He or she will have the ability to combine the highest standards of legal scholarship with serious journalism, producing both in the context of a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment.


Click here to apply.

Health Law Networking Event

If you are interested in Health Law – Don’t miss Practicing Health Law: A Career Panel and Networking Event hosted by the D.C. Bar Association.  This event is FREE for students!

Time: Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Description:

**This is a free event, registration is required.***

During this career panel and networking reception, experienced professionals from various sectors of health law will share how they made career decisions, what they have learned along the way, the pros and cons of the paths they took and their words of wisdom for new health law practitioners. They will also speak about finding health law employment and the best tools for professional development in the health law field. Attendees will have ample time to ask questions of the panel and network with other practitioners. Light refreshments will be served.

This “Off the Record” evening event is sponsored by the New Practitioners Committee of the Health Law Section.

Remarks made during “Off the Record” events may not be used for publication.

Location:

D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street, NW, Conference Center, Washington DC 20005

Last Minute Job Search Tips

Still looking for the perfect summer job?  The National Jurist has a great article on Last Minute Job Search Tips.

Student Writing Competitions

Looking for a way to demonstrate your expertise and earn a few bucks?  Check out the library’s collection of writing competitions for students.

The Trademark Office Speaks

Interested in Trademark Law? Then, don’t miss The Trademark Office Speaks hosted by the DC Bar Association.  The cost is only $20 for students.

AAJ Scholoarships

The 2013 cycle of scholarships offered by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) has begun.  Don’t miss the opportunity to apply!

Clerkships 101

Are you interested in applying for a judicial clerkship for 2014?  If so, check out the webcast of the “Clerkships 101: Nuts & Bolts of How to Apply for a 2014 Judicial Clerkship” program held on March 5th.  The handout from the event is available in the documents library on CareerLink.