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This Week at the CDO (Week of August 18, 2014)

Welcome back to our returning students and welcome our new students to UM Law! Monday, August 18: First Day of Classes!  Thursday, August 21:  Student Organization Fair – 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., The Bricks Come meet the new leaders of the various Miami Law student organizations.  

Sterling Educational Services, Inc. is Offering Law Student Passes for Upcoming Seminar on International Taxation

Sterling Educational Services, Inc. (Sterling) would like to offer 5 law students free scholarship-passes to an upcoming seminar as an introduction to their company. Sterling is a non-profit continuing education company that conducts seminars across the nation. Please visit us online for information on our company. They are holding an International Taxation seminar in Miami, […]

The Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP) is Accepting Entries for its Seventh Annual Essay Contest

The CAP Essay Contest is intended to foster debate, analysis and examination of state alcohol regulation and its implications for citizens across the United States.   The topic for this year’s contest is: “As states contemplate the legalization of prohibited products, like marijuana, what are some lessons policymakers and regulators can learn from the movement […]

LCC Hiring Hall and Other Job Resources

Hiring Hall: The LCC distributes the Hiring Hall via e-mail every month to law firms, legal departments and a host of law student and minority organizations. The Hiring Hall contains a list of current openings at LCC firms and legal departments. Organizations are free to distribute the hiring hall to members. Law students and interns […]

Read the 2014 Working Mother and Flex-TimeLawyers “50 Best Law Firms for Women”

Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyer announced the 2014 Working Mother and Flex-TimeLawyers “50 Best Law Firms for Women,” lauded for their family friendly policies, and business and career development initiatives that help women attorneys succeed and advance into the leadership pipeline. Click here to read the Executive Summary for aggregated data on the 2014 Working […]

Law Student Passes for Upcoming Seminar From Sterling Education Services, Inc. on Landlord-Tenant Law

Sterling Educational Services, Inc. (Sterling) would like to offer 5 law students freescholarship-passes to an upcoming seminar as an introduction to their company. Sterling is a non-profit continuing education company that conducts seminars across the nation. Please visit us online for information on our company. They are holding a Landlord-Tenant Law:  How to Prosper in […]

The Expert Institute’s Legal Blog Writing Contest

Contest Overview: To participate, submit a 1,000 to 2,500 word blog-style article on the use of expert witnesses in litigation through the online submission portal at the bottom of this page by December 31, 2014. If your article wins, you will receive a $500 cash prize, and your article will be published on The Expert […]

Read “Fostering Diversity in the Workplace: How to Navigate the Challenges” by Cindy Krischer Goodman

The Miami Herald recently ran an article titled “Fostering Diversity in the Workplace: How to Navigate the Challenges” by Cindy Krischer Goodman. As the title reflects, the article discusses diversity and flexibility in the workplace and highlights a recent diversity event. Women and minority lawyers gathered in Miami last week at a Diversity and Flexibility […]

Read Chambers Associate Article About On Campus Interviewing (OCI)

With Fall On Campus Interview (OCI) season coming up, it is a good idea to read up on the process in general, bidding, resumes, etc. Chambers Associate interviews the interviewers to help guide you through the OCI process. Visit the Chambers Associate website regarding OCI interviews to learn more. For this, and additional useful information and resources, […]

Upcoming 2L Government Honors Deadlines

The following government programs have 2L deadlines coming up in the next few weeks.  Details of these programs are provided in the 2013-14 Government Honors & Internship Handbook, located online. The link is password protected, so if you have any questions, please ask your CDO advisor. Fall International Trade Administration – Volunteer Internship Program (Unpaid, Deadline […]