Mental Health First Aid Virtual Workshop

Join other legal career professionals on March 5-6, 2024 from noon to 4:00 pm ET to become certified in Mental Health First Aid. Mental Health First Aid teaches participants how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

NALP JD Advantage Career Week: All Law Students Welcome

This virtual program, presented by the NALP JD Advantage Work Group, will be held on March 5-7 and is designed for law students, recent graduates, and law school career advisors who want to learn more about career opportunities outside the traditional practice of law. We will highlight three industries and a variety of career paths featuring dynamic panelists. Join us for all three programs or any program that might be of special interest to you — invite your law students to join as well. RSVP to receive a virtual Zoom link to join.

Save the Date: 2024 PDI

The 2024 Professional Development Institute will be held December 5-6, 2024 at the Westin Kierland in Scottsdale, Arizona. This is a one-time visit to the West — the 2025 PDI will return to The Conrad Hotel in Washington, DC. Mark your calendars and plan to make the trip to Scottsdale in December. And don't forge that proposals for this conference are due May 10.

Requests for Proposals Now Open

NALP is currently accepting proposals for the 2024 Professional Development Institute and the 2025 Annual Education Conference. All proposals are due by May 10.

2023 Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms

NALP's most recent Report on Diversity in U.S. Law Firms was released in January and shows continued overall advancement in the representation of women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals within U.S. law firms despite growth stalling in some areas.

Statement on Affirmative Action

A diverse bar is critical to the legitimacy of the legal profession, the justice system, and the rule of law. NALP will continue to support its members in finding alternative ways to create diverse and talented student bodies and to continue the diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives that are needed now more than ever.

NALP believes in fairness, facts and the power of a diverse community.

We work every day to be the best career services, recruitment, and professional development organization in the world because we want the lawyers and law students we serve to have an ethical recruiting system, employment data they can trust, and expert advisers to guide and support them in every stage of their careers

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