9th Annual For People of Color Law School Admissions Conference at Columbia Law School

Presented by:

Black Law Students Association

Latina/o Law Students Association  

Asian Pacific American Law Students Association

Native American Law Students Association

When:  Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

Where:

Columbia Law School

Jerome L. Greene Hall

Room 104

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10027

Event Description:

This free event will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of the application process. The conference will consist of an admissions workshop, various panels, and will culminate with the opportunity to have a current law student review your personal statement.  Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

RSVP:  Registration is required.

Click Here to Register

Personal Statement Review: 

Columbia Law School students will be available to review your personal statement.  (You must attend the conference in order to receive feedback.)  Do not email your materials to us.

Latina Lawyers Bar Association – Bar Stipend Application

The Latina Lawyers Bar Association announces a bar stipend program for law students enrolled at a law school in California. The scholarship program will award bar stipends to outstanding law students. The bar stipend funds may be used towards the expenses related to preparation for the California Bar Examination. Preference will be given to Latina law students.

Eligibility Requirements

  1.  A current applicant for the California State Bar
  2.  Demonstrated community service
  3.  Demonstrated overall commitment to the Latina community
  4.  Demonstrated potential to succeed
  5.  Financial Need

Application, Selection and Award Process
Students must complete the application in full, including all required attachments.

Bar Stipends
Applicant must be a current applicant for the California Bar Examination. A completed application form and all required attachments must be turned in by April 2, 2018. Please email the application and all required attachments in a single PDF file to scholarships@llbalaw.org. Applications and attachments submitted in multiple files and not in a single PDF file may not be considered.

Bar Stipend finalists will be contacted to set up interviews by mid-April or early May. A committee, composed of Latina Lawyers Bar Association Board Members and Scholarship Committee Members, will select the award recipients.  Bar stipends will be issued in May.

Bar stipend awards will be presented at the Latina Lawyers Bar Association Annual Installation and Awards Dinner the following Fall. Attendance is required. Please note that Latina Lawyers Bar Association Board Members and their family members are not eligible for this scholarship/bar stipend award.

YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION HERE