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Archive for October 22nd, 2014

ABA Business Law Section Clerkships and Writing Contest

business-law-vert-blackThe ABA Business Law Section offers two outstanding initiatives specifically for law students looking to gain a rewarding experience and earn a monetary prize.

2015 Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program

Up to nine law students from diverse backgrounds are placed in summer business court clerkships around the country. The selected clerks will receive a stipend to cover living expenses for the duration of the 8-week clerkship and an all-expense paid trip to the September 2015 Section Annual Meeting in Chicago.

Review the details and access an application from the ABA’s website

Application Deadline is Friday, December 26, 2014.


2015 Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest

This highly regarded student writing contest is in its 29th year. Law students writing on a business law subject of general and current interest have the opportunity to win up to $2,500 and an all-expense paid trip to the April 2015 Section Spring Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

Review the details and access a submission entry form from the ABA’s website.

Submissions are due Friday, January 9, 2015.

Please contact Lauren Shores at or 312-988-6398 with any questions.