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Upcoming Events

11/19/15:  Bar Review with TJ & USD THIS THURSDAY,
@ Florent on Fifth. Email Bobby Prine for more information.

11/23/15: Business Law Society Presents: Fall Panel & Luncheon
@ 12:15pm in the Roy Bell Reading Room! Please R.S.V.P to CalWesternBLS@gmail.com

11/30/15Robert A. McNew Law Student Scholarship—Applications Due November 30
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12/9/15SBA Finals Relaxation – Chair Massages from 2-5pm
4 massage therapists for 10 mins each. First come-first serve basis. Email Bobby Prine for more information.

11/30/15: ABA Standard 305-2: “The Internship Pay/School Credit Ban”

Here is the blurb that the director of the ABA Law student’s division for the 9th Circuit posted about this initiative:

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The Robert A. McNew Law Student Scholarship (Due 11/30/15)

Robert A. McNew Law Student Scholarship—Applications Due November 30

The Foundation of the Federal Bar Association is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the Robert A. McNew Law Student Scholarship. This new scholarship promotes the pr
actice of federal law by awarding a scholarship of $5,000 to a law student attending an ABA accredited law school. The scholarship is named in honor of the Foundation of the Federal Bar Association past president and founder of the Fellows program, Robert A. McNew, who also served as president of the FBA and a director of the Federal Bar Building Corporation. Bob has been an active member of the FBA for more than 30 years and continues to support the Foundation in his retirement.

The scholarship is awarded to a current law student who is a Federal Bar Association law student associate member in good standing. Applicants must exhibit professionalism and high character in their personal and professional lives as demonstrated in application materials. Applicants must submit an application, a personal essay, transcript, and two letters of recommendation (these may include a letter from a professor). An award will be based on student participation in the FBA, law school, community activities, and academic achievement.

The deadline to submit the scholarship application and the required documentation to the Foundation of the Federal Bar Association is November 30. You may submit the application via email to foundation@fedbar.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A scholarship application form may be downloaded from the Foundation of the Federal Bar Association’s website.

The Foundation of the Federal Bar Association is a chartered non-profit foundation with an IRS designation as a 501(c)(3)charitable organization. The foundation’s mission is to promote and support legal research and education, advance the science of jurisprudence, facilitate the administration of justice, and foster improvements in the practice of federal law. Should you have any questions about the foundation or the Robert A. McNew Law Student Scholarship, please do not hesitate to contact the Foundation of the Federal Bar Association at (571) 481-9100 or via email at foundation@fedbar.org.

Thanksgiving Day Volunteer Opportunity!

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul Volunteer Opportunity

Each year for Thanksgiving, The Society of St. Vincent de Paul collaborates with businesses,

foundations, and students from local schools to serve Thanksgiving dinner to families in need of

assistance. With the help of local volunteers, the program is a continuing success. Come out and help with this noble cause!

Thanksgiving Day (November 26th) Volunteer Times:

Breakfast: 6:00am – 9:00am
Lunch 10:30am – 1:00pm
Dinner 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Contact Kia.howard@neighbor.org

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