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The Miami-Dade Chapter of Florida Association for Women Lawyers Presents: Speed Networking With Leading Women

Get up close and personal with female leaders in our community, Sarah Zabel (Circuit Judge), Lisette Reid (Assistant US Attorney), Susan Kim (Lead Counsel of Litigation, Assurant), and Anabel Nemrow (Associate General Counsel, BankUnited N.A.). Registration is limited, and RSVPs will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis! WHEN: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 from 5:30-7:30 […]

The 2016 Baker Donelson Diversity Scholarship Application Is Now Available! Application Deadline is June 19, 2015.

Baker Donelson is committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us are understood, respected, appreciated, and recognized as sources of strength of the Firm. These qualities enrich the environment in which we work. With this in mind, Baker Donelson will again award three scholarships to diverse law students who will complete their first year of law […]

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 2015 LCLD Group Mentoring Program Event

You’re invited to the 2015 LCLD Group Mentoring Program Event. Please join us for this exciting new event bringing Fellows, City Leads, mentors and mentees together for the first time. All law students are welcome.  When: FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Where: RIVERO MESTRE LLP, 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 1000,Coral Gables, FL 33134  RSVP […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 20, 2015)

Monday, April 20:  Last day of classes – Congratulations on the completion of the spring 2015 semester and the 2014-2015 academic year! Congratulations to the graduating class of 2015! Monday, April 25:  Final Exams Begin – Good luck with finals!  Information about Reading Period, Finals and Summer Break – The Career Development Office will remain […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 13, 2015)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015: Fall Recruiting 2015 Information Session – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Room F – 209 – This program is for current 1L students who intend to participate in Fall Recruiting 2015, particularly Fall OCI and other opportunities with summer deadlines. By attending this program, students will learn the summer timeline and […]

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNSEL ANNOUNCES THE ELEVENTH EMPLOYEE BENEFITS WRITING PRIZE

Subject:           Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. Open to:          Any J.D. and graduate (LL.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 14, 2014 and August 15, 2015. Submit by:       June 2, 2015  Prizes:              ACEBC Award: $1,500; Sidney M. Perlstadt Memorial Award: $1,500 Winners will be honored during the College’s annual black […]

April Networking Happy Hour at La Palma Ristorante

Where: La Palma Ristorante 116 Alhambra Circle Coral Gables, FL 33134 When: Wednesday, April 08, 2015 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM 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 […]

Announcing the University of Pennsylvania Law Review’s FIRST ANNUAL PUBLIC INTEREST ESSAY COMPETITION

The University of Pennsylvania Law Review is pleased to announce its first annual Public Interest Essay Competition. The Competition is a national writing competition for student-authored articles on topics focused on social justice and the public interest. The University of Pennsylvania Law Review has both a professional and educational mission: it serves the bench, the bar, and the academy […]

The Membership, Diversity, and Law Students and Clerks Committees present: STARTING YOUR OWN LAW FIRM

On Thursday, April 2, 2015 (3:00 to 4:15 pm EDT), the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) is sponsoring a teleconference panel titled “Starting and Maintaining a Small IP Law Firm.”  This panel is directed to law students and lawyers with 1-5 years of experience.  The panel will explore the experiences of five attorneys who successfully practice in small intellectual property law […]

Career Opportunities with the Central Intelligence Agency – March 26th @ 6 pm

The Miami Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and The Central Intelligence Agency will be hosting a panel discussion and networking event at the LGBT Miami Visitor Center on March 26th from 6-8pm.  The CIA LGBT Community Outreach Program Manager will open the event discussing the diversity and inclusion efforts currently under way at the […]