International Careers: A Panel Discussion for Future Firm Associates

Date: Thursday, November 21

Time: 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Location: JG 105

Summary:

Join the Society for Chinese Law for an evening of food and drinks with an impressive panel of professionals from major law firms. Panelists will discuss their professional background, career development, and any advice they have for students. There will also be an Q&A session for the audience in the end. This event is perfect for anyone interested in working in China this summer or after law school.

Panelists include:


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[November 18, 2013] China Public Interest Career Panel

Date: Monday, November 18th

Time: 7-9 pm

Location: JG Annex

Summary:

Join Society for Chinese Law for an evening of food, drink, and mingling with an incredibly impressive panel of China-focused public interest professionals. Panelists will discuss their current careers, the paths they took, and any advice they have for students. There will also be a more informal opportunity for students to engage with practitioners one-on-one or in small groups. This event is perfect for anyone interested in finding a China-related summer internship or job, or for those who would simply like to learn more about public interest work in and related to China.

Panelists include: Thomas Kellogg (Open Society Institute; Adjunct Professor of Law at CLS and Fordham), Yi-jen Chang (NYLAG; former Haas Fellow), Elisabeth Wickeri (Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers; Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham), Zhang Wenjuan (LLM candidate; Zhicheng Public Interest Lawyers), and Cheng Qian (PILnet Fellow; Wuhan University Public Interest and Development Law Institute).

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[October 23, 2013] China Public Interest Summer Internship and Fellowship Opportunities

China Public Interest Summer Internship and Fellowship Opportunities
Date: Wednesday, October 23
Time: 12:10pm-1:05pm
Location: JG 107
Summary:
Interested in doing public interest work in China over the summer or sometime in the future? This event will acquaint students with resources available through CLS to do so. Professor Benjamin Liebman, head of the Center for Chinese Legal Studies, will be on hand to field questions, along with a panel of current students who will share their experiences doing public interest work in the greater China region. Both summer internship and fellowship opportunities, such as HRIP and the Oldham Fellowship, will be discussed.Please contact Ali Borochoff-Porte, ab2789@columbia.edu with any questions. Non-pizza lunch will be served.

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[October 7, 2013] AmLaw100 Career Panel Event at Fordham Law School

Please see below an invitation for a career panel event at Fordham Law School on October 7th.

 

Dear CBLA Members and Friends:

We cordially invite you to a career panel luncheon co-hosted by CBLA and the Asia Law Society of Fordham University School of Law on Monday, October 7 at 12:30 pm.  Please see below for more information of the luncheon. We look forward to seeing you at the luncheon.
Sincerely,

Chinese Business Lawyers Association

The Chinese Business Lawyers Association
and
the Asia Law Society of Fordham University School of Law
Present:

Career Panel Discussion with AmLaw 100 Firms

A Lunchtime Panel Discussion (free lunch provided) —
Network and Ask Questions About Law Firm Career Development

Fordham University School of Law
140 62nd St., New York, NY
McNally Auditorium
12:30 pm

Presenting Firms
(subject to change):
Akin Gump
Dorsey and Whitney
Jun He
Milbank
Morrison and Foerster
Shearman & Sterling
Sidley Austin

Presenting Recruiters
Lateral Link

*****

Please visit http://www.cblalaw.org/enrollment for CBLA membership information.

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[September 24, 2013] Fall General Meeting (Lunch and Mooncakes will be served!)

Time: Tuesday, September 24: noon – 1 pm

Location: JG 940

SCL will hold its first general meeting this Tuesday in JG 940. All students (JDs and LLMs) interested in becoming involved in SCL are highly encouraged to attend.

This will be an informal lunch meeting providing information to incoming students about SCL, our events, and how to get involved by applying to be 1L and LLM reps. We look forward to meeting you all!

Lunch and Mooncakes will be served. Happy mid-autumn!

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