1L Summer Associate Diversity Scholar (Atlanta)
1180 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
King & Spalding's Atlanta office seeks a highly qualified first-year law student to join our 2013 summer associate program as our 2013 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholar. LCLD is a national organization of corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners dedicated to creating a diverse legal profession.
The 2013 LCLD Scholar will participate in King & Spalding’s 2013 summer associate program in the Atlanta office. The 2013 Atlanta summer associate program begins May 20, 2013, and concludes July 12, 2013.
King & Spalding has over 800 lawyers in 17 offices across the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. King & Spalding is committed to recruit, retain, and promote talented lawyers who will contribute to the advancement of diversity within the firm and in the legal profession. To learn more about King & Spalding and our summer associate program, see www.kslaw.com.
Preferred Qualifications (if applicable)
Candidates must be current first-year students, have excellent academic credentials (first semester grades must be in the top 25% of the 1L class), and demonstrate a record of community service and leadership accomplishments. Candidates should have ties to the Atlanta area and/or an interest in practicing law in Atlanta. Candidates must have an ethnically or culturally diverse background or be a member of the LGBT community.
Application Submission Procedure
To apply for this position, candidates should send their application to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating that the candidate is applying for the 2013 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholar position. All applications must include an electronic copy of the applicant’s resume, law school transcript,* and undergraduate transcript (unofficial copies are acceptable).
* If the law school transcript is not complete when the application is submitted, please submit the transcript as soon as it is available. Applications cannot be considered complete or reviewed until the law school transcript is received.
February 1, 2013
Celebrating more than 125 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in 17 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. We encourage you to visit our website www.kslaw.com to learn more about King & Spalding and the clients we represent.
We believe the best talent is diverse in many ways, including gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity and national origin. A diverse talent base provides the range of experience, approach, and judgment necessary to achieve the best results for our clients and creates the most collegial and interesting workplace environment.
Achieving a workplace environment that encompasses diversity is a fundamental core value at King & Spalding. The King & Spalding Diversity Fellowship Program furthers our commitment to recruit, retain, and promote talented lawyers who will contribute to the advancement of diversity within the firm and in the legal profession.
Once again, we are proud to award up to four fellowships to qualified second-year law students who show promise of contributing meaningfully to the diversity of the legal community. Each recipient receives $10,000 and a summer clerkship at King & Spalding's Atlanta, Charlotte, Houston, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley or Washington, D.C. offices the summer following the completion of your second year of law school. The program is available to any student with an ethnically or culturally diverse background.
We invite you to visit our law students career page to learn more about our summer program and to apply for our Diversity Fellowship Program. Applications must be received on or by September 7, 2012.
As rising second-year law students, you will soon start the process of determining where you will begin your legal career. We hope you will consider King & Spalding as you begin this important process.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Caroline A. Abney
Human Resources & Diversity Manager
1180 Peachtree Street, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
+1 404 572 4643
1185 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
+1 212 556 2361
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