Iowa Bar Website
Nebraska Bar Website
Requirements For all States -
National Council of Bar Examiners -
(links to each state's requirements)
Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) Registration Information
Spring On Campus Interviews - 1Ls, 2Ls and 3Ls - Beginning Monday, February 3, 2014
Spring On Campus Interviews will begin on Monday, February 3, 2014. Legal employers will once again interview 1Ls, 2Ls and 3Ls for summer and post-graduate positions. Click here for more details.
The 25th Annual Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference
is scheduled for
Saturday, February 1, 2014
in Chicago at Northwestern University School of Law
The Midwest Public Interest Law Career Conference (MPILCC) enables employers from public interest and government organizations and J.D. students to gather for a day of interviews and informal networking. MPILCC is open to students from law schools in:
Each year, the MPILCC Conference attracts nearly 50 employers for on-site interviews, Table Talk (an informal networking session), or resume solicitation. From nearly fifteen hundred student registrants, about 275 students representing almost 40 law schools attend the conference. The conference is free to employers and students.
The Conference offers you opportunities to:
CONFERENCE STUDENT REGISTRATION
The Conference in FREE to you, but you must register with Creighton's CDO in order to attend. We need the following information from you by Monday, December 2 at 4:30 pm (email email@example.com):
Bidding for Employers
After we send your name to the conference organizers, you'll receive a username and password for the Symplicity site used by the Conference organizers, and you'll be able to bid for interviews with the participating employers (note: this is a completely different site than Creighton's Symplicity site).
Lawyer Lunch featuring Stu Dornan ? Thursday, Nov. 21 at Noon
The final Lawyer Lunch of the semester will feature Omaha Bar Association President Stu Dornan on Thursday, November 21 at Noon in the Fitzgerald Conference Room. Mr. Dornan is the former elected Douglas County Attorney and currently has a private criminal defense law practice. Mr. Dornan will discuss his career path and talk about the importance of getting involved in local bar associations to the success of a lawyer?s career. Please join us! Space is limited to 25 students so RSVP via Symplicity no later than Wednesday, November 20 (click on the ?Events? tab, click on ?Workshops?). Lunch will be provided!
Dress for Success Fashion Show - Friday, November 22, Noon in the Student Commons
Take a short break from outlining and studying to watch your fellow students and some of your favorite professors strut their stuff on the catwalk modeling the latest in interview, office and business casual attire. Learn what to wear to interviews and what not to wear so that you can make the best impression on prospective employers. Pizza will be provided. There will also be drawings for gift cards from Von Maur and Men?s Wearhouse! No need to RSVP. Don?t miss it on Friday, November 22 at Noon in the Student Commons!
American Bar Association - Student Membership
Join the American Bar Association Law Student Division today to start building your professional network and increasing your chances to land a job after graduation. Dues are just $25 for one year or $60 for three years. The ABA is the largest professional voluntary association in the world. Start preparing for your future today! Join the ABA at www.abaforlawstudents.org!
Omaha Bar Association - 3Ls Invited to Join
All third-year law students are invited to join the Omaha Bar Association. Membership is FREE and the membership benefits are enormous. The OBA is a great way to connect with local judges and attorneys and form relationships that will benefit your career, both in terms of landing that first legal job out of law school and long-term. Click here for the membership application.
Don't forget to check the job postings on Symplicity regularly. Area employers often contact our office seeking Creighton Law students for school year, summer and entry-level positions.
When responding to specific job postings, always remember: to apply well in advance of any stated deadlines (often employers review resumes and conduct interviews on a rolling basis - offers may be made before the deadline) and tailor your cover letter specifically to qualities sought in the posting.