UPCOMING DIVERSITY EVENTS
All times are Pacific time unless otherwise noted
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January 13| starts at 9:00 -* see flier for more details
ADR Services, Inc.’s Complimentary MCLE Day
** 7 hrs MCLE Credit. Offering the attendees access to all the specialty credits including four (4) hours of Ethics, one (1) hour of Competence Issues, one (1) hour of Elimination of Bias and one (1) additional hour of General Credit completely complimentary so that they can meet their requirements before the fast approaching MCLE Compliance Deadline of February 1, 2021. Go HERE for more information.

January 13| 6:00pm
APAWLA Presents: Virtual Bar Exam Support Group
The CA Bar Exam is arguably one of the hardest bar exams. It can be a struggle trying to figure out what went wrong and what your next steps should be. For that reason, we created this event to create a supportive community for repeat bar exam takers. Attorneys who have successfully passed the bar after a repeat attempt will share both their experience and advice about the process. Go HERE for more information.

January 14| 6:00 - 9:00pm
John M. Langston Bar Association of Los Angeles & Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles: Bar Prep Seminar
The Langston Bar and Black Women Lawyers have teamed up to present an amazing & free Bar Prep Seminar. Go HERE for more information.

January 15| 11:00am
OCWLA Presents: Ditching the Stress and Creating Success in 2021
Detecting mental issues facing lawyers and a values-based approach to life and business to help you perform legal services with competence. Go HERE for more information.

January 16| 10:00 am
California APA Bar Association: Presidents' Summit
This event is open to those serving as president and president-elect in 2021. Leaders from around California will learn and share ideas on how to best lead in the time of pandemic and beyond. Go HERE for more information.

January 20| 12:00 pm
Trial by Zoom: The Challenges and Opportunities of Virtual Trials and Arbitrations During and After COVID-19
Hear from the Zela ‘’Zee’’ G. Claiborne, Esq. (JAMS), Honorable Anne-Christine Massullo (S.F. Superior Court), the Honorable Brad Seligman (Alameda County Superior Court), and Claude Stern (Partner, Quinn Emanuel), as they discuss their experience in trials and arbitrations— including jury trials!—conducted entirely over Zoom and similar platforms. Go HERE to register.

January 21| 6:00 pm [EST]
HNBA/VIA Presents From Law School to Judge School: The Path to the Judiciary
Learn from the Judges about what to do in law school to become a judge. Go HERE for more information.
SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS
Best Best & Krieger is accepting applications process for the following opportunities for law students.

2021 First Year Law Student Diversity Fellowship/Scholarship
This program will provide the recipient with a paid summer associate position in our participating offices: Riverside, Ontario, Irvine, or San Diego. The recipient will also be awarded a $7,500 scholarship, if invited to return and does return to BB&K the following summer. The scholarship will be paid after the completion of the student's second summer with the firm. Must be currently enrolled as a full-time first year law student. For more information and to apply: www.bbklaw.com/about/join-our-team/current-openings/2021-first-year-law-student-diversity-fellowship-sApplication Deadline: 2/5/2021.

2021 Second Year Law Student Summer Associate
BB&K selects law students to work as a paid summer associate in their 2L Summer to work in our Riverside, CA office (only) for 8 weeks (6/7/2021-7/30/2021). For more information and to apply: www.bbklaw.com/about/join-our-team/current-openings/2021-second-year-law-student-summer-associateApplication Deadline: 1/7/2021

OCLBA offers the M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship
Go HERE for more information.

Office of the Federal Public Defender in the Central District of California
The Office of the Federal Public Defender in the Central District of California is currently offering Post-Bar Fellowships. Go HERE for detailed information and to apply.
VIRTUAL PRO BONO/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Laura's House
Laura’s House, a domestic violence shelter, also accepts a variety of items for their clients, families, and their upscale resale store. Get more information about Laura's House HERE.

SCCLA Cares
Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association is partnering with Duidough Cafe & Cookie Lab to feed residents at Los Angeles LGBT Center's Triangle Square, the nations largest affordable housing development for LGBTQ seniors. Just $9 provides a meal! Go to SCCLA.org for details and to donate.

Working Wardrobes
For anyone doing some belated spring cleaning, Working Wardrobes is still rebuilding after their fire in the spring. Information about clothing and accessories needed for their clients is available HERE.
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Please reference OCCDL when you apply
The Office of the Public Defender, County of Orange has opened to the public recruitment for Deputy Public Defender Attorney I, II, III

Also check out the exciting new positions we've just posted on our website's job corner.
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