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American Bar Association (ABA) - Law Student Division—resources for students
ABA Section, Division, or Forum—The numerous subject areas offer a great deal of information online. For example, there is an international law section with links to people, firms, magazines and resources on the topic.
American Civil Liberties Union—chapters in most large cities with some volunteer opportunities
American Probation and Parole Association
Association of Legal Administrators—managers of law firms, corporate legal departments and government legal agencies, with a Denver chapter
Best Law Schools—ranked by U.S. News Online
Criminal Justice Careers, Degrees and Jobs
Colorado Bar Association—offers a variety of career-related resources
Colorado's Court System
Colorado Women's Bar Association—division of the Colorado Bar Association
Students are welcomed as members (even students not yet enrolled in law school) at a reduced rate of $25/year. Membership includes a monthly newsletter, annual membership directory and networking events.
Corrections—resources for employment in the field of corrections
District Attorney - Denver—volunteer and internship positions
District Attorneys—listed by state
Law School Admissions Council
Lawyer Locator—Use "Advanced Search" to search by practice area and location.
Lawyers—from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
Legal Careers—from LexisNexis
Legal Resource Center
Legal Service Resources—lists legal service offices in every state
Lobbying Resources for Colorado—includes a directory of registered lobbyists
Martindale— legal jobs for attorneys, paralegals, in-house counsel and legal professionals
Paralegal School and Career Information
Preparing for Law School—excellent advice from the ABA
Socio-Legal Studies at DU—The major or minor provides students with critical thinking and writing skills essential inside and outside the legal field.
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
U.S. Attorneys—offices listed by state
U.S. Department of Justice—student employment in various agencies of the DOJ Mediation/dispute resolution