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08/21/2009

The National Association for Law Placement (NALP) is seeking input from employers in the public-interest legal community on its long-range, strategic planning process for the next five years.

NALP is a non-profit, educational association serving law schools, legal employers, and lawyers by providing information, coordination and standards regarding the legal employment process. NALP’s membership includes most ABA-approved law schools in the U.S. and hundreds of legal employers from the public and private sectors.

PLAN E-News
08/21/2009

The Management Information Exchange will hold its Biennial Conference for Legal Services Managers in Albuquerque on October 1 and 2.

The conference, entitled, “Up, Up and Away! Real Skills for Managing Now,” is designed for new and experienced managers of legal aid programs and will offer a variety of workshops focusing on the real skills needed to manage effectively now.

PLAN E-News
08/19/2009

The 2009 Equal Justice Works Annual Career Fair & Conference is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 24 and 25 at The Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC.

Employer Registration is now open. Student, deferred associate and law school professional registration opens Aug. 31.

PLAN E-News
08/19/2009

The American Bar Association Commission on Domestic Violence has announced the launch of the first-ever National Domestic Violence Pro Bono Directory, a comprehensive national database of programs providing pro bono legal services to victims of domestic violence and made public online at www.probono.net/dv.

PLAN E-News
08/18/2009

Regional Housing Legal Services has produced a new brochure entitled, Avoiding Foreclosure: How to Reduce the Risk of Losing Your Home, explaining the operation of the the Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP) Help Center.