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Last Call for 2013 Summer Jobs Employers - 5 Reasons Your Firm Needs to Sign On

May 31st marks the deadline to sign up to join the growing lists of firms and legal departments who have committed to hiring a Summer Jobs student. If your firm hasn’t already signed on to the program, here are a few reasons why it should:

1. This year’s program has set a record, offering 57 students positions at law firms and departments across Boston.
2. The pool of accepted students is exceptionally diverse. Students from this year’s program were born in El Salvador, Guinea, Haiti, Rwanda and the Dominican Republic.
3. Students get a once in a lifetime opportunity to gain professional experience and exposure to the legal profession. This job may influence the next generation to attend law school.
4. You can finally catch up on all the data entry, filing, photocopying and other administrative duties on your to-do list.
5. Even if you are at a smaller firm who doesn’t need the work, you can support a student by sponsoring one through the Boston Bar Foundation. These students will be placed in legal nonprofit organizations or government agencies who cannot afford to pay an intern for the summer.

For more information on the Summer Jobs Program, please contact Katie D'Angelo at kdangelo@bostonbar.org or 617-778-1914.

The following firms have displayed their commitment to Boston's future by hiring or sponsoring a BBA Summer Jobs student:

Anderson & Kreiger LLP
Burns and Levinson LLP*
Bingham McCutchen LLP
Boston Bar Association*  
Casner & Edwards, LLP
Choate Hall and Stewart LLP
Cooley LLP
Chu, Ring, and Hazel LLP
DLA Piper
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP*
Ferriter Scobbo & Rodophele, P.C.
Fish & Richardson P.C.
Foley Hoag LLP
Goodwin Procter LLP
Hemenway & Barnes LLP
Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP**
Holland & Knight LLP
Jackson Lewis LLP**
LPL Financial
Margolis & Bloom LLP
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Nixon Peabody LLP
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
Office of the Corporation Counsel, City of Boston*
Pierce Atwood LLP
Prince Lobel Tye LLP
Proskauer Rose LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP*
Shavel & Krems
Sherin & Lodgen LLP
Shilepsky Hartley Robb Case Michon LLP
Suffolk County District Attorney's Office
Suffolk University Law School
Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak, & Cohen, P.C.
Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP
Todd & Weld LLP
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP*
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

We would like to thank the following firm for its generous donation to the Summer Jobs Program: Brennan, Dain, Le Ray, Wiest, Torpy & Garner, P.C.

*Firm has committed to taking two students
**Firm has funded position for government or nonprofit legal office

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