All job fairs are coordinated through the Career Services Office. These programs are advertised to students through 12Twenty and registration deadlines for such programs must be respected. For more information, see the details below and contact Career Services with questions. 

Diversity Career Fairs


Summer 2023 Diversity Job Fairs



Veterans’ Legal Career Fair: Veterans Legal Career Fair will take place in Washington, D.C. This career fair will match employers with experienced lawyers who have served in the U.S. military or are transitioning out of U.S. military service. The career fair will arrange one-on-one interviews and informational sessions for veterans (including active-duty JAG Corps members and reservists) seeking positions as lawyers, including with corporate legal departments, law firms, other private sector employers, and government agencies. Spouses of active members and veterans are also eligible to participate. Will be held May 18 and 19, 2023. 


Bay Area Diversity Career Fair:  In 2005, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and The Bar Association of San Francisco created the Bay Area's first ever Diversity Career Fair for rising second-year law students. The Diversity Career Fair brings together prominent law firms, government legal departments, and nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay Area with highly qualified diverse rising 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. Registration will open March 13, 2023. Will be held July 13 and July 14, 2023.

Boston Lawyers Group Job Fair: BLG members participate in various law schools on campus interviewing programs, but they do not have access to a significant number of qualified law students of color. The BLG Job Fairs provide members with access to qualified law students of color and assist them in implementing a well-rounded recruiting program. Participating members therefore expect to interview students of color; however, no student will be denied an opportunity to participate in any job fair or BLG program. Student registration opens in May 2023.

Cook County Bar Association Minority Student Law Fair:The 40th Annual Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair will be held in August. This event is open to rising 2Ls and 3Ls. Participating students must be from fully accredited law schools that are ranked among the top 30 as determined by U.S. News and World Report, from law schools at historically black colleges and universities, from law schools located in the Midwest as defined by the National Association for Law Placement (NALP), or the student must be a fellow or associate of the Council on Legal Educational Opportunity. Will be held July 18, 2023.

Delaware Minority Job Fair for Second and Third-year Law Students: The Delaware Diversity Job Fair Committee of the Delaware State Bar Association invites you to apply to participate in the 32nd Annual Delaware Diversity Job Fair (DDJF) to be held VIRTUALLY on Saturday, July 22, 2023. The DDJF was founded by a consortium of Delaware law firm, corporate, and public sector/interest legal employers committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Delaware bar by encouraging interested law students to explore summer and full-time opportunities to work in Delaware. The DDJF is an invitation-only event limited to rising 2L/3LED (2024) and rising 3L/4LED (2023) students interested in summer or full-time employment opportunities with law firm, government, and/or public sector/interest employers in Delaware. The application period will open on Monday, April 24, 2023 and close in early June. 

LGBT Bar Association Annual Lavender Law Fair: The National LGBT Bar Associations annual Lavender Law Career Fair is designed to achieve a sense of community and inclusion for LGBT candidates within the legal professions recruiting efforts. By participating in this career fair, candidates will talk directly to LGBT-friendly recruiters from law firms, government agencies, LGBT rights groups, and corporate legal departments. This program is designed to provide students with a safe, confidential space where they can ask questions about job search skills, being out on your resume, in interviews and in the workplace, and other related issues. The 2023 Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair will be held in Chicago, Illinois from July 24 to July 26, 2023.

Indianapolis Bar Association Diversity Job Fair:  The IndyBar Diversity Job Fair seeks DIVERSE candidates representing 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. It is open to full-time 2L students or part-time 2L and 3L. The IndyBar Diversity Job Fair seeks to provide opportunities to those who present diverse characteristics such as race, gender, ethnicity, physical abilities, and sexual identity. The 2023 event is open to all students (1L, 2L, 3L, full-time and part-time) and post-graduate early career attorneys. Employees will be hiring clerks, interns, and entry-level associates. Registration is open until June 6, 2023. Event takes place in Indianapolis, IN on July 24, 2023, to July 25, 2023


National Black Prosecutors Association Annual Conference and Job Fair: The National Black Prosecutors Association (NBPA) hosts its annual job fair in Chicago, IL. The goal of the National Black Prosecutors Associations (NBPA) Job Fair is to promote diversity in prosecutors’ offices by providing a forum where law students, recent law graduates, and experienced attorneys from across the nation can meet and interview with prospective prosecutorial employers at the local, state, and federal levels. The 2023 Job Fair will be held at the Hyatt Centric Magnificent Mile in Chicago, IL from August 13, 2023 to August 18, 2023

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Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference: The Minnesota Minority Recruitment Conference (MMRC) is an annual event that connects the largest legal employers in the Minneapolis / St. Paul area with diverse rising 2L and 3L candidates from around the country. Employers participating in the interviews will include small, medium and large firms; corporate law departments; and public interest, nonprofit and government entities. The conference is sponsored by Twin Cities Diversity in Practice but is a unique opportunity to interview with both private law firms and local government employers as well. During lunch, students enjoy a discussion on key issues relevant to their job search and building a successful career. The student registration window runs from May 9 to June 2, 2023. The conference will take place on August 5, 2023.  

Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair:  The 19th Annual Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair (HDLJF) will be held in Kansas City, Missouri. Students who are interested in becoming part of Kansas City’s dynamic legal community should strongly consider attending this event. Students who will be returning to school in August and those graduating in May are eligible to attend the job fair, as employers will be interviewing for both summer and post-graduate positions. The job fair will take place on August 12, 2023. See website for more registration details. 

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