Do they want lawyers specifically, or just conlangers? If the latter, would they pay hotel/travel? Maybe the LCS could? Sent from my iPhone > On Nov 10, 2016, at 4:25 PM, Sai <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > Are any of you a lawyer? (Whether practicing or possessing a JD, LLB, > LLM, or equivalent.) > > If yes, what areas of law / what jurisdictions? > > > LCS got an email recently, from a major law firm, asking for people > interested in participating in a panel on conlang copyright law in NY. > I can only think of a small handful of people who are near that. > > I couldn't even think of any conlanger lawyers, regardless of practice > area. (FWIW, I'm applying to law schools this year [again*] and have, > pragmatically speaking, practiced law for a few years now. But I'm not > [yet] actually a lawyer.) > > I thought that maybe I simply don't know who the lawyers among us are, > so I figured I'd ask y'all. > > Sincerely, > - Sai > > * Turns out that when law schools say they have "rolling admissions", > they mean "unless you apply by November, not our nominal May deadline, > you won't actually get in". Among high-ranking schools, I got 1 admit > (without aid) and 8 waitlists last year. So I'm trying again this > year, applying earlier. Hopefully it works out better.