The TBA YLD Law School & Membership Committees are hosting state-wide on-campus mock interviews and need your help!. Mock interviews will be held in Memphis on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 11a-4p at the Law School Career Services Building, Office 238. The interviews will be one-on-one with students who register and will last 30 minutes (20 minutes for the actual interview and 10 minutes for feedback). We are asking volunteers to sign up for at least a 2 hour shift.
If you are interested in assisting our up and coming young scholars in sharpening their interview skills, this is the volunteer opportunity for you! Please contact Cole Rogers ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) with your contact information and desired time slot. The deadline to register to volunteer is Friday, October 13, 2017 EOB.
The Shelby County Board of Education (“SCBE”) invites the submission of Qualifications for the provision of Board Legal Counsel in accordance with the specifications enclosed herewith. The Shelby County Board of Education (the “School Board”) is soliciting proposals from qualified law firms or individual attorneys with experience in representing school boards, or other local, state or federal government boards or entities to directly advise the School Board, from time to time and as needed, on legal issues or liability specifically involving the School Board. See included Board Resolution. The public-school district (the “District”) governed by the School Board currently employs counsel that provides advice to the School Board, as well as the Superintendent of the District and key District staff. This request is intended to seek representation only for the School Board. At present, the position is not intended to be full-time. Shelby County Board of Education reserves the right to reject or accept any or all Proposals submitted. Shelby County Board of Education shall have the right to consider factors other than the proposal response in awarding a contract. Shelby County Board of Education reserves at its sole discretion, the right to award this contract as deemed to be in the best interests of SCBE. Responses shall be received by SCBE by the 27th of September @ 2:00 PM, CST 2017. Questions regarding submission of Proposals may be directed to Brenda Allen via email email@example.com , no later than 2:00PM/CST on September 19, 2017. Thank you. Shelby County Board of Education Department of Procurement Services 160 S. Hollywood St., Memphis, TN 38112 Off: (901) 416.5376 firstname.lastname@example.org
According to this article in Fortune Magazine, gender diversity initiatives at large law firms don't seem to be making a difference. Despite "generous benefits packages aimed at retaining female lawyers," women on average account "for only 17% of equity partners and 25% of non-equity partners in the past five years."