June 15, 2009Press Release

Michael Best Hosts Reception for Judicial Intern Opportunity Program

Chicago, IL – Michael Best & Friedrich LLP’s Chicago office hosted an orientation for 50 law students on June 11, 2009 for the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation, Judicial Intern Opportunity Program. This program is a key component of the American Bar Association and the Section of Litigation initiatives to enhance opportunities in the legal profession for minority and economically disadvantaged law students. The program, established in February 2000, places such law students in internships with federal and state judges for a minimum of six weeks with a financial award. The program’s goal is to foster a judiciary that reflects the society it serves to assure fairness and access to justice.

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