NYC Law School Forum dates are:
Friday, October 20, 2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Register on-line at : http://www.lsac.org/2016forums/index.html
BCAA Lawyer’s Affiliate Award – The recipients shall be pre-law graduating seniors at Brooklyn College who can demonstrate that they have been accepted into law school. $1,000 available
Freda Len, ’75 Memorial Fund – To a graduating senior who plans to go to law school or become a paralegal. $300 available
Jules Ritholz Memorial Award - To an outstanding graduating senior who has been accepted to a law school and whose academic standing and extracurricular activities epitomize the standards of excellence exemplified by Jules Ritholz. Award amount is $1,000
The National Black Law Student Association is a national organization formed to articulate and promote the needs and goals of Black law students to effectuate change in the legal community.
Scholarship: NEBLSA is giving away a $2,000 scholarship to two (2) undergraduate juniors or seniors attending an accredited college or institution of higher learning full-time, who will attend or apply to law school in Fall 2019.
The NEBLSA 2019 Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholarship is for students who demonstrate an interest in diversity within the legal profession and who are interested in becoming lawyers and/or using their academic and professional careers to advocate for social change.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit an application. You will also need to provide an updated resume and letter of recommendation. The recommender (a teacher, coach, employer, etc.) should be able to speak to your demonstrated interest in social justice and giving back to your community. Applicants are also required to submit an application and essay answering the following questions (less than 700 words):
1) How do you define your commitment to your campus and community (family, neighborhood, city, etc.)
2) What are your career aspirations and how do you hope they will benefit marginalized communities of color?
To be eligible, the student must be an undergraduate junior or senior or will attend or apply to law school in Fall 2019. Applications are due on Friday, January 5, 2019 at midnight. The deadline will be enforced and submissions received after the deadline will not be considered. Please submit your application, essay responses, resume, and letter of recommendation to Naiyma Patterson at email@example.com<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Important: All student applicants MUST have a current social security card!!!!!!
1) Scholarship Acknowledgement Letter (will be attached in the email sent to you)
2) Use IT-2014E is for students under the age of 25. If you are under 25 but not a full time student then you must use IT-2014 instead
3) You will complete the W4 Form
4) Contact the Fiscal and Business Office to complete your I-9 form appointment and submit the above documents. If you are unable to meet with Fiscal and Business office you may lose your award since all paperwork has to be submitted by a specific deadline. They will ask you to bring your social security card (no exceptions) and a photo ID (passport, school ID, license etc. ALL Current documents). Therefore, review the I-9 form on-line. So that you are familiar with what are acceptable documents to bring and to make sure you have them and they are current (not expired).
5) Students will need to submit a thank you letter for the donor in order to start the payment process.
If you are an international student, please let me know since you have to do some additional documents. If you have any questions, please contact: Pam Brown, at email@example.com
Join us for this informative presentation that will focus on the importance of professionalism for aspiring attorneys. Topics to be covered in this webinar include a discussion of what it means to be a professional; how and why professionalism can impact your success in the law school application process; and, how a display of professionalism can advance your legal career and personal brand. Following panelists' remarks will be a Q&A segment during time webinar participants will be able to ask questions of the presenters.
Karen Graziano is an experienced career consultant, a professional writing instructor, and the pre-law advisor at Princeton University. She founded the Pre-Law and Professional Development programs and courses at Villanova University and has been actively involved in the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors, including serving as NAPLA president.
Victoria Turco has served as pre-law advisor at Georgetown University since 2008. In prior positions, she served as a nationwide career counselor and advisor for lawyers, associate university counsel, and as a litigation associate. She is an active member of the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors, currently serving as At-Large Board Member.
* For more information please visit the Magner Career Center at 1303 James Hall or call 718-951-5696 to schedule an appointment with the Pre-Law Research Assistant.
Magner Career Center Staff
Global Internships & Pre-Law Programs
Liaison to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Adjunct, Business Management department
Pre-Law Research Assistant
1303 James Hall
Prof. Anna Gotlib
Tuesday & Thursday
*And by appointment
Professor Anna Gotlib
Pre-Law Academic Adviser
3300 Boylan Hall