Job Fair Participation

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law participates in a number of local and national job fairs.  Below is a listing of several job fairs. 

ABA Law Student Division Career Fair
Sponsor: American Bar Association
Where: Toronto, Canada
When: TBA

22nd Annual Public Interest Career Reception
Sponsor: Co-sponsored by 20 New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania law schools
When: August 31, 2011
Opportunities: The Reception, co-sponsored by 20 New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania law schools and open to students from the sponsoring schools
Contact: Hillary Exter at or 212-636-7789

Bay Area Diversity Career Fair
Sponsor: The Bar Association of San Francisco
Where: San Francisco
When: TBA
Opportunities: The Diversity Career Fair brings together prominent law firms and government legal departments in the San Francisco Bay Area with highly qualified diverse second-year law students. The participating students come from distinguished local law schools, as well as other top schools from around the nation to interview for coveted positions in summer associate programs. 

Boston Lawyers Group (BLG) Job Fair
Sponsor: Boston Lawyers Group
Where: Sheraton Hotel, 39 Dalton Street, Boston, MA
When: August 1, 2012
Opportunities: The Boston Lawyers Group (BLG) is pleased to announce its annual BLG Job Fairs for Law Students of Color.
The main purpose of the Job Fairs is to attract law students of color to Boston and assist the BLG and itsmembers in their mission to identify, recruit, advance and retain attorneys of color in Boston.

Cook County Bar Association (CCBA) Minority Law Student Job Fair
Sponsor: Cook County Bar Association
Where: the Embassy Suites -Chicago located at 511 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60611.
When: August 17, 2012
Opportunities: The Cook County Bar Association (“CCBA”) proudly established the CCBA Minority Law Student Job Fair twenty-five years ago after recognizing the need to bridge the employment gap between law firms, non-profit organizations, government agencies and minority law students in the Chicago legal community.

Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) Diversity Job Fair
Sponsor: Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)
Where: Chicago, IL
When: June 10-13, 2011
Deadline to Apply:
Opportunities: CLEO students advancing to 2L & 3L as of fall 2008, recent graduates (2006-2008) and CLEO Affiliates. This fair is open to non-CLEO students, but you need to register as an affiliate. If you are not affiliated with CLEO and would like to attend this job fair.

Damali Booker 1L Minority Job Fair
Sponsor: Nashville Bar Association
Where: Baker Donelson Bearman Coldwell & Berkowitz
When: February 25, 2012
Opportunities: The 1L job fair is a project conducted by the Minority Opportunities Committee of the NBA.
It is a job fair held in February of each year for minority students who are in their first year of law school, for summer clerkships between their first and second year.

Delaware Minority Job Fair for First-Year Law Students
Sponsor: Delaware State Bar Association's Committee for Diversity in the Legal Profession
Where: Wilmington, Delaware
When: Mid-January, 2012
Opportunities: Come interview with: large, medium and small law firms; public sector employers (federal and local government); the Attorney General and Public Defender's Offices; and corporate employers. Contact Career Services for an application and details!

DuPont Legal Minority Job Fairs
Sponsor: DuPont Legal
Where: Wilmington, Houston and Los Angeles; Houston, TX; Wilmington, DE
When: August, 2012; Exact date TBA

Equal Justice Works Conference and Career Fair
Where: Crystal Gateway Marriott,  1700 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA
When: October 26-27, 2012

Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF)
Sponsor: Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Kansas City
When: August 5-6, 2011
Deadline: May 20, 2011
Opportunities: All 2L and 3L Law Students and Recent Law Grads are invited to participate regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, age and veteran status. **Please note a change in the hotel room reservation policy. Room reservations must be made through HDLJF

IMPACT (Career Fair for Law Students and Attorneys with Disabilities)
Sponsor: Georgetown University Law Center and the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law.
Where: Washington, DC
When: TBA

Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair
Sponsor: Indianapolis Bar Association
Where: Hilton Indianapolis & Suites
When: July 26, 2012
Deadline: June 17, 2012
Opportunities: The Indianapolis Bar Association (IBA) cordially invites fall
2010 2L students (graduating in 2012) to participate in the third annual IBA Diversity Job Fair. We are seeking candidates who represent all aspects of diversity, who are looking for a one-of-a-kind legal community in a Midwestern city that has both cosmopolitan style and small-town charm.

Loyola Paten Law Interview Program
Sponsor: Loyola University Chicago Law School
Where: Embassy Suites Chicago
When: August 2-3, 2012

Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) Minority Job Fair
Sponsor: Louisiana State Bar Association
Where: Virtual Job Fair
Deadline to Register: March 29

Mardi Gras Invitational (MGI) Career and Interview Fair
Sponsor: Association of New Orleans Career Services Offices (ANOCSO)
Where: Mercedez Benz Superdome
When: February 8, 2012
Opportunities: The Mardi Gras Invitational Career and Interviewing Fair is a great opportunity for job seekers to explore and investigate hundreds of different opportunities across the United States and at home. This is the largest career fair in New Orleans and the best opportunity to experience global and national organizations and businesses.

Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference (MMRC)
Sponsor: Twin Cities Diversity in Practice and the Twin Cities Committee on Minority Lawyers in Large Law Firms ("TCC").
Where: University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, MN
When: August 5, 2011
Opportunities: For 2L and 3L

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Annual Convention, Career Fair and Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition
Where: JW Marriott at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles, CA
When: November 15-18, 2012

National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Conference and Job Fair
Sponsor: National Black Prosecutors Association
Where: The Roosevelt New Orleans, LA
When: July 31, 2012
Deadline to Apply:

National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) Regional Job Fairs
Website: Http://
Sponsor: NBLSA
Where: Raliegh, NC
When: March 7, 2012

Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Annual Conference and Career Fair
Sponsor: Hispanic National Bar Association
Where: Seattly, Washington
When: August 22-25, 2012
Deadline to Apply:

National Latina/o Law Student Association (NLLSA) Conference Career Fair
Sponsor: Yale Law School's Latino Law Student Association
Where: TBD
When: TBD
Opportunities: The National Latina/o Law Student Association is a student run organization dedicated to promoting and sustaining the academic success of Latina and Latino law students across the United States. This will be a groundbreaking great opportunity for law students to grow their perspective, meet Latina/o Law Students from across the country, network with faculty from across the country and make connections that will aid their legal career!

National LGBT Bar Association Career Fair and Conference
Sponsor: National LGBT Bar Association
Where: Washinton Hilton, Washinton DC
When: August 23-25, 2012

New Hampshire Legal Job Fair
Where: Courtyard Marriott in Concord, New Hampshire
When: Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Deadline: July 29, 2010
Opportunities: For 2L and 3L

Northwest Minority Job Fair
Sponsor: K&L Gates
Where: The office of K&L Gates , located at 925 4th Avenue, Suite 2900, in Seattle, Washington.
When: Saturday, August 27, 2011
Opportunities: Any interested law student can participate. mainly 2Ls, for summer associate positions

Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair
Where: Invesco Field at Mile High inDenver, Colorado
When: TBA
Opportunities: the fair will be open to students and recent graduates from
any U.S. law school

Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair (SIPJF)
Sponsor: Georgia State University College of Law
Where: Urban Life Building, 140 Decatur Street, Atlanta, GA 30302
When: July 31, 2012

Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF)
Where: Hyatt Regency Suites Perimeter Northwest, Marietta, Georgia
When: July 27, 28, 2012
Opportunities: The Southeastern Minority Job Fair (SEMJF) provides legal employers throughout the United States an opportunity to interview second and third year law students, as well as recent graduates, from 50+ ABA-approved law schools located in the following 14 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. In past years, approximately 140 employers have interviewed over 900 students during the two day job fair.

St. Louis Diversity Job Fair
Sponsor: Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP; Thompson Coburn LLP; Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale; Association of Legal Administrators - Gateway Chapter; Armstrong Teasdale LLP; Bryan Cave LLP; HeplerBroom LLC; Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis; Centene Corporation
Where: St Louis, Missouri
When: August 3-4, 2012
Opportunities: For rising 2L and 3L

Sunbelt Minority Recruitment Program Job Fair
Sponsor: The Sunbelt Minority Recruitment Program
Where: Crowne Plaza Suites - Dallas, TX
When: August 24, 2012

The Partnership for Public Service - Public Service Career and Internship Fair
Where: Washington, DC
When: Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Tri-State Diversity Recruiting Program
Sponsor: Greenbaum, Doll, and McDonald
Where: Embassy Suites Hotel - Covington, KY
When: August 19-20, 2012
Opportunities: The Tri-State Diversity Recruitment Program offers second and third year law school students the opportunity to interview for summer associate and entry-level attorney positions with Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky employers

Virginia Bar Association 2nd Annual Diversity Job Fair
Sponsor: Virginia Bar Association
Where: Embassy Suites Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Virginia
When: August 20, 2011
Opportunities: The Diversity Job Fair is open to all students of diverse backgrounds including: race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or age.

Washington D.C. Job Fair
Where: Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
When: Friday, May 7, 2010. 11:00am - 2:00pm
Deadline to Apply:
Opportunities: Law Students of Color Selected to Interview at 2006 BLG Job Fair 

For more information on how to register, please contact Li Seghers, Programs and Communications Coordinator, by email:, or by telephone: 504.861.5869.