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Do they want lawyers specifically, or just conlangers? If the latter, would they pay hotel/travel? Maybe the LCS could?

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> 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.