Law students are invited to join three free one-year student memberships to the California Lawyers Association (CLA). Membership only runs through the calendar year. You may submit a new form in the beginning of the year for every year you are enrolled in law school.
- Read more about CLA here.
- To learn about the benefits of joining CLA, click here.
- Sign up online for your section(s).
Below are some offerings that may interest you as a law student. Some programs require the applicant to be a member of that Section.
Emmett Institute Fellowships in Environmental Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law
Applications accepted 12/01/2020 – 01/26/2021
Description: UCLA School of Law’s Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is now accepting applications for the UCLA Emmett/Frankel and Shapiro Fellowships in Environmental Law and Policy for the academic years 2021-2023. These fellowships are full-time, two-year academic positions beginning in the summer of 2021. The positions involve research and writing in the law and policy of climate change and the environment; teaching; and assisting with Institute projects such as conferences and workshops. Candidates should possess a J.D. earned within the past several years or expected before June 30, 2021; a strong academic record; excellent analytical and writing skills; and demonstrated interest and background in environmental law and policy.
Labor and Employment Law Section
The Labor and Employment Law Section connects individuals as mentors and mentees. The Section makes the initial introduction between the mentor and mentee, and the mentor and mentee are responsible for contacting each other and developing their relationship. If you are interested in participating as a mentor or mentee, please sign up here.
You MUST be a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section to participate in this mentorship program.
Access to mentoring and constructive feedback early in one’s career is an important indicator of long term professional success. The Taxation Section is proud to support mentoring through its Odyssey Mentorship Program with the goal of shaping future productive and confident leaders of the profession. The Odyssey Mentorship Program provides Mentees with a confidential forum to ask questions, be exposed to other members of the profession, and gain expertise so they can be assured, skilled tax practitioners. It also provides Mentors with the opportunity to give back to the tax community and help support the future of the profession by ensuring its new members are best prepared for the professional challenges they may face. Learn more about the Odyssey Mentorship.
You MUST be a member of the Taxation Section to participate in this mentorship program.
Intellectual Property Section
Are you interested in becoming an IP Section Reporter? The Intellectual Property Section of the California Lawyers Association is looking for 2Ls, 3Ls and recent graduates to serve as IP Section Reporters for 2021. Learn more here.
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