January 18, 2013
Issue: 41
Napier-Looby Bar Association
Weekly Digest
Hello NLBA Family
Here are details regarding upcoming events!

NLBA Annual Meeting- Save the Date! 

Napier-Looby's Annual Meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 6pm at Swett's Restaurant! Dinner will be provided. At this meeting, we will congratulate our out-going officers and elect in-coming officers. T-shirts will be distributed to those who ordered NLBA shirts. It's also a great time to pay your 2013 dues!   

We hope to see you there! 

It's Not Too Late -- Order T-shirts Online!    

NLBA T-Shirt
Napier-Looby is asking members to purchase t-shirts so that we can be uniformly represented at our programs and community events. The sit is now live to purchase shirts via our  website! Shirts are $10 for shirts up to XL, $13 for shirts XXL and larger, and $14 for baby tees. Order your shirt today!
Martin Luther King Commemorative Events

King Day
For More information, please click here.

     MLK SUnday Supper

Black Law Students Association is taking over Music City to host the 2013 Southeastern Regional Convention!   


The 45th Annual Southern Region Black Law Student Association (SRBLSA) Convention is being held in Nashville on January 30-February 3, 2013. SRBLSA DESPERATELY needs volunteers for the following events that will take place at the Convention:

Judges for Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial and Fredrick Douglas Moot Court Competitions
The  Mock Trial Competition is one of the largest and most prestigious Mock Trial Competitions in the nation, and as previous years have demonstrated the Southern Region is one of the most competitive. Additionally, the Moot Court Competition seeks to provide NBLSA members the opportunity to hone their appellate advocacy skills in an atmosphere of zealous competition and spirited camaraderie. 


If you are interested in participating, please email LaToyia Trotter, Convention Coordinator, at srblsa.convention@nblsa.org . For more information about the Convention, including the Networking Reception and Awards Gala, please visit the SRBLSA website at www.nblsa.org/srblsaconvention.



Bradley Arant Summer Internship Program- Applications Available!    

Bradley Arant is looking to provide paid internships to enhance the education of well-qualified college students who are aspiring attorneys from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession. BABC will select college students to participate in the Diversity Internship Program ("Internship Program"), a four- to six-week program during the summer of 2013..

For more information, click here.


Call for Nominations!     

The 9th Annual Napier Looby Bar Foundation Barristers Banquet and Awards Program will be held on February 28, 2013 at 7 p.m.  We are seeking nominations for the following awards:

J.C. NAPIER TRAILBLAZER AWARD (previous winners: D. Billye Sanders, Judge Angelita Dalton, and Judget Keta Barnes)

Z. ALEXANDER LOOBY LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (previous winners: Julian Blackshear, Jr. and Judge Monte Watkins)


Please submit your nominations to info@napierloobyfoundation.org!


In This Issue

Job Postings! 

Current Department of Justice Vacancies


The U.S. Department of Justice recently published a list of vacancies. To learn more about Justice and legal careers, please visit our website:  www.justice.gov/careers/legal/    


Potential attorney candidates with disabilities interested in getting on the Bender Registry should submit their resume to resume@benderconsult.com
Bender is a company that has been retained by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to recruit, screen, and direct candidates with disabilities to federal agencies for a variety of positions, including attorney jobs.  Bender maintains an electronic registry of potential candidates who have targeted disabilities and have been certified as job-ready.Information about Bender and the Bender Registry is accessible at www.benderconsult.com.

In addition, if you know any law students who may be interested in a DOJ volunteer internship, please encourage them to review the many opportunities featured at www.justice.gov/careers/legal/volunteer-intern.html  


Napier-Looby Bar Association

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