PLSI, TICA & NNALSA Annual Workshops & Networking Reception

April 4-5, 2024

 

  

NNALSA Logo
Workshops for Students

The American Indian Law Center, Inc. is partnering with the Tribal In-house Counsel Association (TICA), National Native American Law Student Association, and the UNM School of Law Career Services to hold two workshops for American Indian and Alaskan Native law students attending the Federal Bar Association Indian Law Conference on April 4-5, 2024 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Travel reimbursements are available for qualified students.  Details are on the registration form.

Judicial Clerkships 101
April 5, 2024 | 2:00-3:30pm 
Eagle AB, Sandia Resort & Casino 

Learn about judicial clerkships from current clerks, former clerks, and judges. What is a judicial clerkship and why does it matter? This workshop is a great opportunity to understand the application and selection process directly from judges and current and past clerks.

Professional Development
April 5, 2024 | 10:30am-12:00pm
Eagle AB, Sandia Resort & Casino

Learn how to write an effective cover letter and resume. This workshop includes resume review and mock interviews with TICA attorneys. Participants will receive targeted feedback and best practices when applying and interviewing for legal jobs.

Support Native Law Students!

Purchase a pin or raffle tickets to support AILC programs and support our Spring Fundraiser below.

TICA & PLSI Networking Reception

The American Indian Law Center, Inc. is partnering with the Tribal In-house Counsel Association (TICA) to host the annual TICA & PLSI Networking Reception on Thursday, April 4th from 6:30 – 10:00pm. Join us in person at Sandia Golf Event Center for food, drinks and networking!
Limited space! Pre-registration required. Registrants will need to pick up their reception tickets from the TICA table during Day 1 of Fed Bar.

2024 Student Registration for Judicial Clerkship and Professional Development Seminars
The American Indian Law Center, Inc. is holding two workshops for American Indian and Alaskan Native law students attending the Federal Bar Association Indian Law Conference (FedBar) on April 4-5, 2024 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. These workshops are designed to promote judicial clerkships and proper preparation for professional job applications and interviews. Networking with attorneys and potential employers is expected.
Step 1 of 4

Form Instructions

Who Can Attend:  Current American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) law students.

How to Attend: Complete this registration form, including all required documents by March 22, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

The AILC has funding to help qualified AIAN law students to attend the workshops and networking events. We have reserved funding from our Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) grant to support up to 40 law students who are members of a federally recognized tribe, 1/4 descendant, or a first descendant of a tribal member. We also have additional funding from TICA to support law students who do not qualify under our BIE grant (i.e. members of state recognized tribes, or other descendants). TICA funding is limited and available to law students until funding runs out.

Who is Eligible for Travel Reimbursements:

  1. American Indian and Alaska Native full-time J.D. students attending ABA accredited law schools.
  2. Must complete this registration form and submit required documents by March 22, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
  3. Must participate in the required programming offered by AILC at FedBar.
  4. Must complete a reimbursement request with copies of appropriate receipts. To be completed after the conference. 

IMPORTANT:

  • Funding will be paid out as a reimbursement (up to $500) to you for your travel expenses to attend this event. AILC is not able to provide funding in advance.
  • Students are strongly encouraged to seek other funding sources and to utilize AILC funding to supplement any unmet needs.

REGISTRATION CLOSES Friday, March 22, 2024 AT 11:59 P.M.

Personal Data

Tribal Data

You will be asked to submit your proof of tribal membership before submitting this application. 
Call for Attorneys for 2024 AILC/TICA/NNALSA Student Professional Development Workshops
Do you want to help the next generation of native attorneys in their professional development? AILC requests the support of attorneys for mock interviews and resume review with current Native law students. The workshop will be during 2024 Fed Bar on Friday April 5 from 10:30am-12:00pm. Please stop by the AILC Table on Thursday or Friday to get materials and show up to the workshop at least 10 minutes early.
Any/all tribal court jurisdictions you practice in
https://www.ailc-inc.org/native-bar-prep-initiative/

Sponsor the Student Professional Development Workshops and Networking Reception!