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Campus Events:

  • Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) - Complete today!  
  • Laz Parking at 2nd & Cedar Closed │ 3/27 – 3/31 │ Find Alternative Parking
  • Clinical Internship Program: Informational Meeting on Pay and Credit │ 3/28 @ 12:45P│ Auditorium
  • Lunch & Learn: Tools for Practice in California │ 3/28 from 12:45P │ 2B
  • Professor Cusack’s National Night Out Planning Meeting │ 3/29 from 6:30 – 9P │ 2B
  • Dean Bashant’s Office Hours │ 3/27 & 3/30 from 3:45 - 4:30P │ Student Center
  • SDS: Mindfulness Mornings │ 3/30 @ 8:30A │ Student Center
  • Professor Cusack’s Trial of William Penn │ 4/2 from 2 – 5P │ Moot Court Room

Student Organization Events:

  • APALSA Taste of Asia  │ 3/28 from 12:30 – 2P │ 350 Building 1st Floor Lobby
  • ELLS Panel │ 3/28 @ 12:45P │ LH2
  • CWSL Talent Show │ 3/28 from 6:30 – 8:30P │ Moot Court Room
  • PILF General Meeting │ 3/29 @ 6:30P │ 2G

To find out about upcoming events for various departments and student organizations check out the Office 365 Calendars and the 350 lobby Monitor.  

Job Opportunities:

  • Symplicity
    Remember to continue checking Symplicity for great job opportunities and fellowships. We currently have Fall, Spring, and Summer jobs posted – a number of them are PAID! Some listings expire VERY soon, so be sure to check them out right away.
     

    Internship Opportunities 

    None at this time.

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION GUIDE
Click here for the scholarship application guide which will help you create successful applications for non-CWSL (external) scholarships.

DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship Application

DRI is the largest international membership organization of attorneys defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation. Diversity is a core value at DRI. Indeed, diversity, which includes sexual orientation, is fundamental to the success of the organization, and we seek out and embrace the innumerable benefits and contributions that the perspectives, backgrounds, cultures, and life experiences a diverse membership provides. To qualify for the scholarship a candidate must be a full-time student. Click here for application. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 31, 2017.

San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Bar Stipend Scholarship Application
The San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association Scholarship Fund is proud to announce the seventh year of its Bar Stipend Scholarship Program. Bar stipends ranging from $500 to $3,000 are awarded to law students in their final year of study to assist with expenses related to the bar examination. Students who will be sitting for the July 2017 or February 2018 California Bar Examination, are of Latino or non-Latino heritage, and/or have made significant contributions to the Latino or Spanish-speaking community are eligible to apply.  Applications are due by Friday, March 31, 2017.

Southern California Chinese Lawyer Association Scholarship/Fellowship
The Southern California Chinese Lawyer Association (SCCLA) annually awards $1,000 scholarships and two to four $2,000 fellowships to local Asian/Pacific American law students. The scholarships are awarded based on need, academic accomplishments, and/or potential contribution to the Chinese-American community. The fellowship award funds a clerkship at the Asian Americans Advancing Justice / Los Angeles (AAAJ-LA) during the upcoming Fall and Spring school year. Click here for application instructions. Deadline to apply is Friday, April 7, 2017 at 5:30 p.m

American Association for Justice Mike Eidson Scholarship
The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Women Trial Lawyers Caucus. The $5,000 award is given to a rising 3L female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a trial lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized. Applications are due Monday, May 1, 2017.

Click here for more scholarship opportunities.

LSAC Writing Competition 
for decades, studies consistently have shown that students of color, student living with a disability, and LGBTQ students are underrepresented in most law schools. As a consequence, smaller percentages of persons who represent these groups are graduating from law school and entering the legal profession. This writing competition is designed to reinvigorate the dialogue about the recruitment and retention strategies that law schools should deploy to yield a more diverse class of graduates who will enter the legal professionClick here for a detailed description on the writing competition. Deadline to submit papers is 5:00 p.m. EST on Friday, March 31, 2017. 

Spring 2017 Write-On Competition 
Would you like to join the California Western Law Review & International Law Journal? By joining, you are exposed to the fantastic learning experience and a great addition to your resume! Students can earn an invitation to join law review by competing in the Spring 2017 Write-On Competition. Click here for a detailed description on the writing competition. Deadline to submit papers is Monday, April 3, 2017. 

Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition
The Andrew P. Vance Memorial Writing Competition is sponsored by the Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA) and Brooklyn Law School (BLS).  The competition is open to J.D. and L.L.M. students who are interested in careers in customs and international trade law. First prize ($1,000.00) and second prize ($500.00) will be awarded at the CITBA's semi-annual dinner in the fall. Click here for details. Submissions are due by Friday, May 19, 2017.

William W. Greenhalgh Student Writing Competition

This competition is sponsored by Criminal Justice ("Section") of the American Bar Association. The goal of the competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Section. The contest is open to students that are in good standing at an ABA-accredited law school within the United States and its possessions. Cash prize is $2500. Click here for a detailed description on the writing competition. Deadline to submit papers is 11:59 p.m. CST on Saturday, July 1, 2017. 

Click here for more writing competition opportunities.

Student Ambassadors for Admissions
Join the Student Ambassador Program through CWSL Admissions!  Are you interested in helping give tours, speak to students at Preview Day and Orientation, and attend law school recruitment events on behalf of California Western?  This is a great way to develop your communication and problem solving skills, and you’ll be able to leave a lasting and positive impact on California Western.  To learn more about how you can become a Student Ambassador, contact Admissions and indicate your interest. 



Student Ambassadors for Admissions
Join the Student Ambassador Program through CWSL Admissions!  Are you interested in helping give tours, speak to students at Preview Day and Orientation, and attend law school recruitment events on behalf of California Western?  This is a great way to develop your communication and problem solving skills, and you’ll be able to leave a lasting and positive impact on California Western.  Contact Iris Fugate by stopping by the Admissions Office or sending an email to ifugate@cwsl.edu to learn more about how you can become a Student Ambassador. 
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