Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellowship Program!

Fish & Richardson is pleased to announce its 1L Diversity Fellowship Program for 2016. The program, which offers fellowships to diverse first year law students, is a key component of our ongoing firm initiative to recruit, retain, and advance attorneys who will contribute to the diversity of our practice and of the legal profession.

Our 1L Diversity Fellowship Program is comprised of four components: a paid summer associate position in one of Fish & Richardson's domestic offices, mentoring by members of the firm, participation in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 1L Scholars Program, and up to a $10,000 scholarship.

Candidates must be in good standing as a first-year law student at an ABA accredited law school; demonstrate a record of academic and professional achievement; contribute meaningfully to the diversity of the firm and legal community; and have a sincere interest in Fish & Richardson and our practice areas.

  • Applications for the 2016 1L Diversity Fellowship will be accepted from December 1, 2015, through January 10, 2016. 
  • For more information about the Fellowship or to print out an application and a checklist of required support materials, please click here.
  • Answers to frequently asked questions regarding the 1L Diversity Fellowship Program can be found here.

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Justice or Else- 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, activists came together on the national mall to stand for racial, social, and political justice in the United States. Here are some pictures from Saturday's rally showing our MABLSA executive board and local leadership in support of the monumental event.


New photos added to our MABLSA Flickr!

Take a look at all of the exciting events and programs sponsored by MABLSA by looking at our latest updates to our Flickr account! 

A Social Medium Forum Addressing Effective Criminal Justice Reform

Voice your thoughts in MABLSA's advocacy team's first twitter town hall of the year- A Social Medium Forum Addressing Effective Criminal Justice Reform on Wednesday, September 30 at 8 pm!
Follow us on Twitter @MABLSA.


2nd Annual Sickle Cell Walk #shineforacure

Hello MABLSA Family, 

Below please find the link to register as participant and/or donor for the 2K Sickle Cell Walk/Run on August 29th at 3700 Koppers St., Baltimore, MD. Please choose "join a team" and join team MBLSA then complete the registration form as instructed.

Please note that team check in begins at 9 a.m. (I will check in our team) and the walk/run begins at 10 a.m. Registration is completely free! Donations are strongly encouraged! 

If you have any questions concerning this event please feel free to contact me via email at mablsa.service@nblsa.org.

Thank you for your service!

Adrianne Williams
Director of Community Service

Welcome Back!

Join American University's BLSA at Fairview Road Urban Park on Saturday, August 29 from 3-6 p.m. for their Welcome Back Cookout. RSVP by emailing info@welblsa.org. See you there!


Garvey Schubert Bauer Diversity Fellowship Program, Seattle

The Kenneth L. Schubert Jr. Diversity Fellowship honors one of our founders who was a champion of diversity in the profession.   The fellowship will be offered to rising 2L student applicants. The Diversity Fellow will receive a paid 10-week summer associate position in our Seattle office between their second and third year of law school.   For complete de­tails, please click here.  Applications must be received by Aug. 24, 2015.


Get your tickets for the 2015 Alumni Jazz Brunch!

Join us for the 2015 Alumni Jazz Brunch on Sunday, August 23 at M Street Bar & Grill from 11 am to 2 pm. Tickets are $30​ and cover a 3-course meal with bottomless mimosas. Purchase your tickets here.

2015 Leadership Retreat Weekend

Mark your calendar's for the 2015 Leadership Retreat Weekend, August 21-23 at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of LAw. Here's a chance to develop your resume, interviewing capabilities, and leadership skills. RSVP to mablsa.programming@nblsa.org.


Venable LLP is looking for class of 2017 evening students!

Attention! If you are an evening student that graduates in 2017, Venable LLP is looking to interview you during the upcoming MABLSA Job Fair. 
You have until this Friday, August 7th to submit your resume and bid on symplicity. You can find the posting on the NBLSA Simplicity website, under the job fair tab. Click on the drop down and select the option for "MABLSA Supplemental Session - Venable Evening Class of 2017 Students". 
Reach out to Ebone' Dryver, our Job Fair Coordinator at mablsa.jobfair@nblsa.org if you have any further questions.