Friday, May 30, 2014

Weekly Digest │ May 30, 2014

In this week's digest:

 ·        Texas Bar CLE: Oil, Gas & Mineral Titles Examination Course
 ·         Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference
 ·         Bar Study Coffee Break
 ·         Texas in Washington Recruitment Program
 ·         Upcoming Deadlines and Networking Events
 ·         Hot Jobs

Texas Bar CLE: Oil, Gas & Mineral Titles Examination Course
June 5-6, 2014 │ Westin Memorial City

Make plans to attend the Texas Bar CLE’s new course: Oil, Gas & Mineral Titles Examination. Located at the Westin Memorial City, near the Energy Corridor, this course boasts an exceptional panel of experts who will discuss the current legal complexities and “tricks of the trade” pertaining to this area of the law. Get more information or register here:

Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference
Friday, August 1, 2014 │ Minneapolis, MN
Student Bidding: June 9-20, 2014

Registration is now open for the August 1, 2014 Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference hosted by Twin Cities Diversity In Practice.  If you are a minority law student and interested in registering for this exciting event please visit Simplicity to get started.: Please click here to be directed to the registration link: 

2014 MMRC Important Dates and Deadlines:
Student Registration is open as of May 19, 2014
Student Registration Deadline - June 6, 2014[SBA1] 
Student Bidding- June 9 – 20, 2014
Student Invitation Acceptance- July 7 – 13, 2014

Interviews held August 1st (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) at the University of St. Thomas School of Law.

If you have questions please feel free to email: or call 612.343.7999.

Bar Study Coffee Break
Thursday, June 12, 2014 | 12:00 -1:15 pm | Sweet at City Centre (across the courtyard from Norris Conference Center)
Career Development and Student Services invite you to join them for a coffee break on June 12th! Stop by for coffee and something sweet before you head home or to the library to study.  We hope to see you there!

Texas in Washington Recruitment Program
Friday, August 1, 2014 │ Washington, D.C.
Student Bidding: May 31 – June 18

Texas in Washington Recruitment Program will take place in employer offices in Washington, DC on Friday, August 1, 2014.  All accredited law schools in Texas are invited to participate.  Employers will have an opportunity to interview 2Ls, 3Ls, domestic and foreign trained LL.M.s and recent graduates (up to one year after graduation) in their offices.  Please apply and submit all application materials online via the Texas Consortium Symplicity Module at  In addition, employers will be able to view application materials and select interviewees online. 

If you have any questions about this fair, please contact Courtney Key, Texas A&M University School of Law, at 817-212-4013 or

Upcoming Deadlines and Networking Events

Deadline to Apply for the HBA Labor & Employment Section Scholarship │ May 31

Deadline to Apply for the 2014 UHLC Graduate Fellowship Program | June 13

Deadline to Register for the Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair | June 14

Deadline to Bid for the Texas in Washington Recruitment Program |June 18

Deadline for 2L Resume Review Prior to OCI |July 8

Deadline to Apply for the Fall Work Study Program |July 15

Hot Jobs

10323 –Patent Associate/Attorney, Cantor Colburn LLP (Troy, MI)
10325 –Summer Clerkship, Fizer, Beck, Webster, Bentley & Scroggins, P.C. (Houston, TX)
10309 –Associate Attorney, Law Office of Lewis W. "Chip" Smith, PLLC (Sugar Land, TX)
10317 –Entry Level Litigation Attorney, Nielsen & Mukerji, LLP (Houston, TX)
10281 –Fall 2014 Internship/Externship, Fort Bend County District Attorney’s Office (Richmond TX)
10295 –Intern, Administrative Office of the District Courts of Harris County (Houston TX)
10275 –Law Clerk, The Dickinson Law Offices (Houston, TX)
10314 –Law Clerk, Horrigan & Goehrs, LLP (Houston, TX)

 [SBA1]Put this date on the calendar since students will need to register before they can bid