The Northern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML NorCal) is looking for law student volunteers to help at the upcoming Spring Symposium in Napa, CA  from April 29 – May 1. The AAML NorCal Symposium attracts experienced and the most well-respected Family law attorneys from Northern California. In addition, the family law presentations are of the highest caliber.

Approximately 250 attorneys attend the 3-day AAML Symposium. Volunteers will assist the Executive Director during attorney registration on Friday and throughout the weekend, assisting with managing attendee requests, exhibitor issues; conference materials; and conference room needs throughout the event.

Four law student volunteers are needed each day. The time commitment will be divided per day:

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Losing your summer associate job may feel like the world is crashing down around you, but it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. Alternatives to summer associate positions are out there, it’s up to you to take advantage of them. Future employers will want to see that you used your time wisely after losing a summer associate position, and there are many ways for you to show them that your work ethic and enthusiasm for the law didn’t dry up with the job market.

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If your summer associate job offer has been rescinded, one of the first places you should look to replace it is right under your nose: McGeorge. Not only are many alumni asking us to post open positions in their offices on McGeorgeCareersOnline (MCO), but professors at McGeorge are now hiring more Research Assistants than in previous years in an effort to aid our students. The increase in these positions means there are many opportunities available for those looking to get some practical experience on their resume. Not only are RA positions paid jobs, but they typically involve working just a few hours each night, allowing them to be combined with other full- or part-time positions if you’re able to line up something else, as well. Additionally, the CDO will continue to send out our “Hot Jobs” emails throughout the summer, which highlights various open positions found on MCO.

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