Thursday, February 27, 2014
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The Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts at Columbia Law School (CLS) is accepting applications for a two-year fellowship opportunity for a future legal academic interested in researching and writing on intellectual property issues, particularly on issues concerning creators’ rights.
The fellowship will begin in September, 2014 and end in August, 2016. The fellow will spend approximately half of the time conducting his/her own research and half of the time on Kernochan Center programs and projects.
The fellow will receive a salary of $65,000 per year, benefits, space to work in the law school, research facilities, and opportunities to interact with CLS faculty, other fellows, staff and students.
Applicants should be 2-5 years out of law school and have demonstrated an interest in entering academia. To apply, applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, proposal for scholarly research (5-8 pages), two letters of recommendation, law school transcript and a list of additional references by April 15 to the address listed below.
June M. Besek
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Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Management 101: What They Didn't Teach You In Law School
(But You Wish They Had)
(But You Wish They Had)
Regardless of where you are in your career (junior, mid-career or senior attorney) or where you are practicing (law firm, in-house, non-profit or government), managing others is likely a big part of your day, whether you are mainly managing "up" to those above you or "down" to those below you. Doing it well is critical to your success.
Join the webinar on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Pacific/2:00-3:00 PM Eastern.
For more details, click here.
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Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Congratulations to Our February Alumni of the Month!
Hon. Deborah Poulos, Class of 1988
In November of last year, The Honorable Deborah Poulos was elected to the Family Court Judge, County of Suffolk after being endorsed by both the Republican and Conservative Parties. She was honored on January 30th at the Touro Law Center Annual Alumni Winter Reception in NYC in front of colleagues and former classmates.
Hon. Poulos graduated from Touro in 1988 after successfully completed four years of law school during which she was an evening student working full time during the day.
In 1990, Deborah Poulos became a founding partner in the Law Offices of Lefkowitz & Poulos, Esqs. located in Hauppauge, New York. Since 2000, after her partner retired, Ms. Poulos has single-handedly continued to build a highly successful law firm specializing in Matrimonial and Family Law. Ms. Poulos has litigated hundreds of cases including several jury trials.
She has developed a professional reputation, well-known among her colleagues, peers and clients, for a reasoned and diplomatic approach to Matrimonial and Family Law.
Read more on the Touro Law website!
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