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Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers 2015 Bar Study Scholarship

Florida Association for Women Lawyers is a professional organization devoted to actively promoting the advancement of women in the legal profession and expanding the leadership role of its members in the community at large. To achieve these goals, CFAWL will further the common interests of its members and encourage camaraderie and learning among its members. […]

Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Presents Millennials Altering the Profession (“MAP”) Think Tank

SAVE THE DATE! Please join YLS for the launch of an exciting new program-the Millennials Altering the Profession (“MAP”) Think Tank. What is MAP? The MAP Think Tank is an event series that seeks to disrupt archaic traditions in the law by providing attorneys with an innovative platform to collaborate and share ideas aimed at refreshing the legal profession. The […]

Attend March Happy Hour at Duffy’s Tavern

When:    Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Where:  Duffy’s Tavern 2108 SW 57th Avenue Miami, FL 33155 Tickets:  $10.00 Member-Only Price for All Members who register and pay online by 2:00 PM the day of the event $20.00 For All Non-Members and Members who pay at the door $0.00 Judge Register Now. Directions: See here. […]

DISH® 2015 “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition

The DISH® 2015 “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition is sponsored by DISH Network L.L.C., in conjunction with Redgrave LLP.  The grand prize is $3,500 for the winning student. The DISH® “Best in Class” eDiscovery Legal Research and Writing Competition encourages law students to develop a thorough understanding of the evolution and […]

Ms. JD 7th Annual Conference on Women in the Law – March 5-6 – San Francisco

Ms. JD will be hosting its 7th Annual Conference on Women in the Law on March 5-6, 2015 in San Francisco at UC Hastings College of the Law. Ms. JD’s Annual Conference is a premiere event for women pre-law applicants, law students, and lawyers. Themed “Stronger Together,” this conference will feature the following events: Thursday, […]

Trandafir Writing Competition Call for Submissions – DEADLINE APPROACHING

TOPIC: Any topic of contemporary international business or economic concern with a legal nexus. AWARD: First place: $2,000 & Publication: The winning essay will be published in Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems, a Journal of the University of Iowa College of Law. RULES & ELIGIBILITY: All students currently enrolled in a law or graduate degree program from […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 23, 2015)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015:  CDO Attorney/CPA Role Workshop – 12:30 p.m. – 1:55 p.m., Room A-110 – The American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants will be talking about their roles as an Attorney and CPA. Wednesday, February 25, 2015: 4L: The Class Never Taught in Law School – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-109 […]

Diversity Committee of the Jacksonville Bar Association Northeast Florida Minority Mentoring Picnic

The Diversity Committee is hosting its inaugural N.E. Florida Minority Mentoring Picnic. Similar to other minority mentoring picnics throughout the state, the goal is to connect minority law students with attorneys and judges for mentorship. The picnic is a family friendly event that will include free food, entertainment, and great networking opportunities.   The N.E. […]

Fellowships Available for Public Interest Positions (Summer 2015)

Equal Justice America is pleased to offer fellowships of up to $4,000 to students at the law schools listed who work full-time during Summer 2015 for organizations providing direct civil legal assistance for the poor.  Click here to view Law Schools where EJA Fellowships are offered. Students must secure a full-time (minimum 35-40 hours per […]

National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees Annual Student Writing Competition

The National Association of Chapter 13 Trustees has established an annual student writing competition to encourage and reward original law student writing on issues concerning consumer bankruptcy and the law. The rules for the competition are as follows. TOPIC: Entrants should submit an essay, article, or comment on an issue concerning Chapter 13 of the […]