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1l Diversity Fellowship

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 28, 2020

Valid Through

Mar 13, 2021

Posted on

Sep 07, 2020

Location

Dayton, OH, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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1L Diversity Fellowship
The candidate will gain practical and valuable work experience to strengthen their legal and professional skills while providing them with meaningful mentoring and training opportunities that will enrich their future legal careers. Firm is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful work environment for talented employees with diverse backgrounds and experiences and believe that a diverse and inclusive culture creates a richer work environment for employees, better service for clients and a strong commitment to the local communities the firm serves. Must be attending an ABA-accredited law school. Any rising second-year law students who come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race, gender, national origin, or sexual orientation are eligible to apply. Must be committed to practicing law in the resident office state upon graduation. Must have demonstrated leadership ability, excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and academic achievement. Applications will be accepted beginning December 1. Students selected for the Diversity Fellowship will receive a paid summer associate position for the duration of firm’s 10-week summer program, plus an additional payment at the successful completion of the summer program. Those who receive and accept offers to return for a second summer will receive an additional payment in the spring and will be eligible to apply for 2L Diversity Scholarship.

Additional info

Send completed summer associate program application form; personal statement of up to 500 words explaining how background and experience demonstrates a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and can bring a diverse perspective to the firm; A current resume that includes law school and undergraduate GPAs; An official law school transcript (when available).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Thompson Hine LLP
Austin Landing I
10050 Innovation Drive, Suite 400
Dayton, OH 45342-4934

Review:

"Very Modern Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

I'd like to see us expand in the right direction and hire some new attorney's and other professionals. I feel as though having more hands to help during work hours will help ease everyone's work load.

Pros : I really enjoy the fact that this firm has kept up to date in regards to the latest advancements in the field. I also really enjoy working with everyone and the pay is excellent.
Cons : I have seen other workers take on more than they could handle on more occasions than I'd like to admit. There have been times in which I had to work well after usual office hours myself.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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