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School Year Opportunities

Attend a Webinar About The Attorney General’s Honors Program (HP) and Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP)

The webinar will be hosted by the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management and will provide an opportunity for students to ask questions about the programs and the application.  The webinars will be brief and will be followed by a question and answer portion. Please note that the HP and SLIP application opened on July […]

Peggy Browning Fund – National Law Students Worker’s Rights Conference

When: Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14, 2017  Where: The Maritime Conference Center, 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090 Keynote Speaker: Lynn Rhinehart, General Counsel AFL-CIO  Friday Evening:     Networking Dinner & Program (details TBA) With multiple interactive workshops, panel discussions and keynote address, the conference will give each participant additional insight into becoming an advocate […]

National Association of Women Lawyers 2017 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

NAWL established the annual Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition to encourage and reward original law student writing on issues concerning women and the law. The rules for the competition are as follows: Entrants should submit a paper on an issue concerning women’s rights or the status of women in the law. Essays will be […]

Attend the UM Career Expo on February 22nd – Open to Students and Alumni

University of Miami School of Law students and alumni are cordially invited to attend the University of Miami Career Expo on Wednesday, February 22nd from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Watsco Center on the Coral Gables campus. The Career Expo has traditionally attracted companies from various industries such as business, healthcare, communication, government, non-profits, […]

Miami-Dade Florida Association for Women Lawyers Annual Scholarship Program

This year the scholarship presentation will take place at the Women Making History event on March 22, 2017. Pairing the scholarship awards with the celebration of inspiring women in our community is the perfect match. Every year, several Miami law firms, judges and others donate scholarships of at least $1,250.00 to law students in need […]

FCBA Foundation Now Accepting Applications for its Law School Scholarship and Internship Stipend Programs

The FCBA Foundation is now accepting applications for its two law school scholarship programs – The FCBA Foundation Law School Scholarship and its Internship Stipend Program. 1.  The FCBA Foundation Law School Scholarship Program This scholarship is open to all students enrolled at an accredited law school in the United States who are entering their second or […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 30th, 2017)

Wednesday, February 1, 2017: ·         CDO Presents: Miami Law Externship Program Spring Orientation – 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Law School Campus, Room E-265: For students enrolled for Law896, Law 897 or Law 898 for spring 2017, this is a mandatory orientation that will discuss the student’s academic responsibilities attached to this program/course. If […]

The Law School Admission Council’s Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition

The Law School Admission Council’s Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition on:  WHY PIPELINE PROGRAMS TARGETING STUDENTS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED RACIAL AND ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THE FUTURE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION  •To Promote Diversity in Law Schools and in the Legal Profession •  The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is committed to fostering diversity […]

2017 American College of Employee Benefits Counsel 13th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Prize

SUBJECT: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO: Any J.D. and graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, 2016 and August 15, 2017.  SUBMIT BY:    June 1, 2017.  UP TO TWO PRIZES:  Alvin D. Lurie Memorial Award                $1,500 […]

Deadline Approaching: The 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition!

The submission deadline for the 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition is approaching!  All entries are due by January 4, 2017 at 10am PST (1pm EST). The competition invites law students to write a 3,000 word essay about an issue currently facing the music industry and propose a solution. Winners of the competition have […]