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UCI Law Student Newsletter May 22 - May 28
Announcements and Deadlines

May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness. During May, help raise awareness about mental health and help seeking behaviors. UCI Counseling Center programs are listed below.

Class of 2023 - Judicial Clerkships: Are you interested in applying for judicial clerkships? If you haven’t already done so, schedule a clerkship advising appointment with John Arden in LEO.

Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair: will be held in-person in Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 through Friday, July 29, 2022 (interviews are held on Friday, July 29) for rising 2Ls and 3Ls. Registration is now open. In the past, pre-registration closes about a week before the conference (specific date TBD) but earlier registration highly recommended. For more information on Lavender Law, including registration fees, see the CDO’s Career Fairs & Conferences page. If you intend to participate, please notify your primary counselor.

Boston Lawyers Group 2022 Annual Diversity Job Fair: The BLG Annual Diversity Job Fair for Law Students of Color will take place virtually on July 22, 2022. It is designed to offer rising 2L students opportunities for 2023 Summer Associate positions. Registration is open now.

2022 Bay Area Diversity Career Fair: This annual career fair will take place July 22-23 and brings together prominent law firms and government legal departments in the San Francisco Bay Area with highly qualified diverse second-year law students. Registration is open now.

2022 Ms. JD Law Student Leadership Academy: Rising 2L and 3Ls are welcome to attend this two-day virtual conference from June 23-24. This event will prepare you to lead and thrive in law school and your future careers in the legal profession through professional skill-building, educational workshops, and empowering discussions. Registration is free and open now.

2022 Ms. JD Public Interest Scholarship: This program provides a stipend to students as they pursue careers in public interest law. Current law students entering their second or third year at an ABA-accredited U.S. law school by the summer of 2022 are eligible to apply now and the deadline is May 23.

2022 Ms. JD Fellowship Program: This one-year fellowship program is designed to foster a commitment to excellence in a new generation of women attorneys, inspired by the generation of trailblazers who paved the way for their success. It is an opportunity to develop new skills, grow your network, and learn how to build and develop your personal brand. Applications are now open for second-year law students and the deadline is May 31.

2022 Solo and Small Firm Summit: The California Lawyers Association invites law students to apply for a scholarship to attend the 2022 Virtual Solo and Small Firm Summit during June 16-17. The deadline to apply is May 27.

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This Week

Monday, May 23

UCI Counseling Center: Finding Culturally Responsive Mentorship & Allyship: 11:00am to 12:30pm, Gateway Student Center Level 3.

UCI Counseling Center: Understanding the Value of Intersectional Identities: 3:00pm to 4:30pm, Student Center Doheny Beach B.

Tuesday, May 24

UCI Student Wellness: Mental Health Awareness Month Tabling: 12:00pm to 2:00pm, Ring Road.

UCI Counseling Center: Psychological Trauma and Healing in the Diasporic Black Community: 5:30pm to 7:00pm, Student Center Woods Cove B&C.

Wednesday, May 25

IEFV | Formal Help-Seeking of Latina Immigrant Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence During a Period of Anti-Immigrant Sentiment: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Virtual.

Thursday, May 26


Friday, May 27


Next Week

Monday, May 30

Memorial Day Holiday Observance

Tuesday, May 31


Wednesday, June 1

IEFV | The Ford-Kavanaugh Congressional Hearing: A Triggering Event: 12:00pm to 1:00pm, Virtual.

Thursday, June 2


Friday, June 3