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This Week at the CDO (Week of February 2, 2015)

Thursday, February 5, 2015: Using Social Media and Your Law Degree to Pursue Your Passions & Find Your Dream Career – 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., Room F-108 – Attorney and social media expert Ethan Wall will present an experiential learning workshop series for students interested in traditional and nontraditional careers. Program takeaways include a […]

Smith Doheny Legal Ethics Writing Competition

Description: This is a writing competition for students interested in legal ethics. The competition is open to all law students at U.S. and Canadian law schools. Entries should concern any issue within the general category of legal ethics. Each submission must be original work and not exceed 50 pages. Coauthored essays may be submitted. Each […]

Ed Mendrzycki Essay Contest For Law Students and Young Lawyers

For Innovative Research and Writing on Lawyers’ Professional Liability An Annual Competition Concluding every April $5,000 Prize & a free trip to the LPL National Legal Malpractice Conference! Contest Deadline & Information Deadline for Submission: ONLINE entries MUST be submitted by 11:59 PM CST on February 20, 2015. MAILED entries MUST be postmarked by February […]

International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) 2015 Legal Writing Contest

All J.D. candidates currently enrolled in accredited law schools are eligible to participate in the IADC Legal Writing Contest. Entrants must write on subjects in the fields of tort law, insurance law, civil procedure, evidence or other areas of the law of practical concern to lawyers engaged in the defense, or management of the defense […]

National Association of Women Lawyers 2015 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

The National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)® is a national voluntary legal professional organization whose mission is the advancement of women in the legal profession and women’s rights. Since 1899, NAWL has served as an educational forum and active voice for the concerns of women lawyers in this country and abroad.  NAWL continues to support […]

Career Opportunities: FFSC Human Rights Investigator Position

About FFSC: The mission of the Fair Food Standards Council (FFSC) is to monitor the development of a sustainable agricultural industry that advances both the human rights of farmworkers and the long-term interests of growers through implementation of the Fair Food Program (FFP), a unique worker-led, market-driven social responsibility program that emerged from the Coalition of […]

HNBA Now Accepting Applications to 2015 Intellectual Property Law Institute

HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute “Increasing Hispanic Lawyers in IP Law” NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2015! For the 3rd successful year, the HNBA/Microsoft Intellectual Property Law Institute (IPLI) is accepting applications. IPLI is an intensive week-long program focused on all aspects of intellectual property law and offered to 25 Latino students from across the country. […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 26, 2015)

  Tuesday, January 27, 2015:  1L CDO Workshops – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-309 – During the spring semester, 1L students will have an opportunity to participate in Spring Recruiting, which includes the Spring On Campus Interview Program, Spring Resume Referral Program and Summer Externship Program. By participating in these programs, 1L students […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 19, 2015)

Monday, January 19, 2015: Martin Luther King Holiday   Wednesday, January 21, 2015: All You Need to Know About Interning at the Miami-Dade Public Defender Office from PD Carlos J. Martinez – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-109 – Miami-Dade Public Defender Carlos J. Martinez and his chief assistants will have a panel discussion about […]

Epstein Becker Green 17th Annual Health Law Writing Competition – Entries Due by January 25, 2015

Epstein Becker Green is pleased to announce its 17th Annual Health Law Writing Competition. The competition is designed to encourage the preparation of scholarly papers on current topics of interest relating to health law. Cash prizes will be awarded as follows for the three best papers: First Place: $4,000 | Second Place: $2,000 | Third […]