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ASIL Volunteer Call


Are You Fluent in Spanish?

Volunteer to accompany Judge Barrios at two receptions & Gala Dinner on 4/10/15!

Judge Barrios is not expected to make formal remarks, but will have the option to say a few words when accepting the award.

You would assist in interpreting the general proceedings of the dinner and in interpreting her remarks, if any, when she accepts the award. You would also be seated with ASIL leadership during the dinner and get to network with the Society’s leadership, patrons, and special guests.

If interested, please e-mail Ms. Lara Townzen ASAP and let her know what is your availability, interest, and level of Spanish spoken.


2015 ASIL Annual Meeting


Volunteer at the 2015 ASIL Annual Meeting!
April 8-11, 2015, Washington, DC

Work with the American Society of International Law at its 2015 Annual Meeting and take advantage of free access to more than 50 different substantive sessions on a wide variety of international law topics,  as well as networking events and receptions. Find out more about the Annual Meeting sessions online at


Any current law student or new professional within three years of graduation.



Volunteers must be willing to:



  • Commit to at least two days and a total of 10 hours’ work between April 8-11, 2015
  • Arrive early and stay late on volunteer days
  • Follow ASIL staff instructions
  • Provide customer service to Annual Meeting Attendees
  • Stand for long periods of time, sometimes for more than an hour
  • Possess and be willing to use their own smart phone or tablet

Volunteers Receive:

  • Free registration to the entire Annual Meeting (except for separately ticketed events such as lunches and dinners)
  • Insider access to one of the largest international law conferences in North America
  • Exposure to high profile events, speakers, and sessions
  • Opportunity to connect with peers with similar interests
  • Complimentary one-year ASIL membership












To apply, complete the “2015 ASIL Annual Meeting Volunteer Information form” online at

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to enhance your international law experience!

How to Get a Job in International Law


How to Get a Job in International Law
Presented by: International Law Forum

Date: Monday, February 9, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Place: O’Melveny & Myers LLP

Address: 1625 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Metro Stop: Farragut West (Blue/Orange/Silver)
Farragut North (Red)

Advance Registration: After 2/6/2015
Members $15 $20
Non-members $25 $30
Student Members $10 $15

Please visit or fax this flyer to 202-639-8889.


Marcia Wiss, Of Counsel, Hogan Lovells LLP
Christie Edwards, Director of International Humanitarian Law, American Red Cross
Janie Chuang, Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
Kathryn O’Neal, Senior International Attorney, Millennium Challenge Corporation
Marilyn Tucker, Director of Alumni Career Services & International Internships, Georgetown Law Career Services
Join the WBA International Law forum and its co-sponsors for a panel discussion on how to get international law jobs at various types of employers, including private practice, academia, public interest, and more. The discussion will address not just career paths, but how to approach each type of employer for international law positions, as well as tips for enhancing your experience in this field. Co-sponsoring organizations include: ABA Section of International Law; DC Bar International Law Section; American Society of International Law (Women in Law Interest Group and New Professionals Interest Group); Washington Foreign Law Society; Women in International Trade; and International Lawyers Network.ABA Logo
DC Bar International Law Section
International Lawyers Network

The In-House Life – A Panel Discussion at Georgetown Law

Career Option:  The In-House Life – A Panel Discussion at Georgetown Law – Tuesday, October 22 at 6:00 p.m. (Gewirz Student Center 12th Floor)

There are thousands of in-house counsel in all different kinds of companies and non-profits throughout the D.C. metropolitan area.  In-house practice allows attorneys to work directly with the business leaders of companies and non-profits on a wide variety of issues — including corporate law, commercial transactions, intellectual property, and employment law — and sometimes help shape the organization’s strategy. In-house attorneys may be in departments that resemble law firms, or may be solo or in small groups.  Some are specialists, and many are generalists.  What they all have in common is the engagement with the business and helping to make its goals and objectives happen.

The Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA), a leading regional professional association for in-house counsel, is pleased to present this panel discussion among local in-house counsel at Georgetown Law’s Gewirz Center, 12th Floor on Tuesday, October 22 at 6:00 p.m. The speakers will provide firsthand information about working as a corporate counsel and the steps students can take now and after graduation to prepare themselves for an in house career.  Panelists include attorneys at Choice Hotels and Octagon, Inc.  Pizza and drinks will be provided.  Space is limited, so if you would like to attend, please RSVP here.  Directions to Gewirz can be found here.  If you have any questions about the program, please contact Amy Jones Mattock ( or Neil Dennis (  If you are interested in a career in-house you don’t want to miss this!

American Bar Association- Sixth Foreign Corrupt Practices Act National Institute

American Bar Association- Sixth Foreign Corrupt Practices Act National Institute

Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 3:00 p.m. – Friday, September 20, 2013, 3:00 p.m.

The Westin Georgetown, Washington, DC

Event Link

As enforcement of anti-corruption laws in the United States and abroad continues to be a top priority for law enforcement, the Institute will provide a timely and substantive briefing on recent developments for companies, their officers and employees. This year’s program will examine trends stemming from recent proceedings brought by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as well as address recent challenges to the FCPA both in Congress and the courts. The Institute will also provide a more in-depth focus on certain recurring issues faced by practitioners and companies alike. Whether examining liability presented by other federal and non-U.S. laws in the event of a potential FCPA violation or minimizing liability in connection with complex international business transactions, the program will provide practical tips from experienced government, corporate, and private practitioners. In addition, the Institute will feature both an in-house perspectives panel and a panel dedicated to SEC enforcement and how it has evolved since the SEC’s establishment of its FCPA unit.


Contact Information

Althea A. Billins


Deadline Extended for Registration for the Equal Justice Career Fair

The Equal Justice Works annual Conference and Career Fair is the largest national public interest career fair in the country.  More than 1,200 students from 165 law schools attend for two days of interviews, workshops, networking and other career opportunities. We are lucky in that the Career Fair will take place in Crystal City, a short metro ride away. The fair is Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26. Registration (which costs $25) has been extended and now ends on Monday, September 16:

The EJW Career Fair is a must for public interest students and graduates. Learn more:


DOJ Career Information Fair

DOJ Career Information Fair Wednesday, July 31, 2013 (pre-registration required; space is limited)

In the past, this informational fair was open only to DOJ legal interns.  This year DOJ will open the fair up to a limited number of area law students from 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm. Students interested in internships and entry-level opportunities should attend.

Representatives from the various components will be on hand to answer questions, but no interviews will be conducted.  Pre-registration is required, and space is extremely limited.  Individuals will be selected on a first come, first served basis (each area law school will be permitted a limited number of slots per school). To register, send an email with your full name and law school to: no later than Wednesday, July 24.