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The 2014-2015 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law

The 2014-2015 Louis Jackson National Student Writing Competition in Employment and Labor Law (co-sponsored by the Institute for Law and the Workplace and the Jackson Lewis Firm) Topic:  Papers may address any topic relating to the law governing the workplace, such as employment law, labor law, employee benefits, or employment discrimination.  Only the first two […]

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and American Bar Association Section of Labor and Employment Law Annual Law Student Writing Competition for 2014-2015

The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law are pleased to announce their 2014-2015 writing competition. This competition is open to articles written while the author is a student at an accredited law school in the United States. Authors may not have graduated from law school prior […]

Planting Seeds: Using Social Media and Your Law Degree to Pursue Your Passions & Find Your Dream Career

Attorney and Social Media Expert Ethan Wall will present an experiential learning workshop series for students interested in traditional and nontraditional careers. During this program you will learn how to utilize social media and your law degree to pursue your passions and find your dream career. Practical advice and exercises will help you develop a […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 20, 2014)

Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25, 2014: Equal Justice Works Career Fair, Washington, DC

Attend “The Impact is Not Minor: Youth in the Criminal Justice System” on October 23, 2014

Event: The Impact is Not Minor: Youth in the Criminal Justice System – October 23, 2014 Time: 6 pm – 8 pm Where: Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, 3305 College Avenue, Davie, 33314 Pre- Reception at 6 pm in Faculty Terrace/7 pm Discussion in Faculty Study Panelists: Judge Rodney Smith-11th Circuit Professor Charles […]

LOUIS TERTOCHA FASHION LAW WRITING COMPETITION

Competition rules. Contest opens September 15, 2014. The Fashion Law Writing Competition is open to students in good standing in an ABA-approved law school during the Fall 2014 through Spring 2015 terms. Essays must discuss a legal issue in the Fashion Industry. For example, without limitation, intellectual property, technology, communication, contracts, employment law and international […]

2015 Summer Legal Internship Opportunity at NELP

The National Employment Law Project (NELP) is seeking dynamic law students for our 2015 summer legal internship program in New York City.  About NELP:  The National Employment Law Project is a non‐profit research and advocacy organization that partners with national, state and local allies – including community groups, immigrant advocacy organizations, worker centers, unions, faith-based organizations, […]

ABA: 2015 Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest

2015 Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest This highly regarded student writing contest is in its 29th year. Law students writing on a business law subject of general and current interest have the opportunity to win up to $2,500 and an all-expense paid trip to the April 2015 Section Spring Meeting in San Francisco, CA. Review […]

ABA Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program

2015 Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program The Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program focus is on judicial clerkships, where diversity among judicial clerks remains disproportionately low. For law students, serving as a judicial law clerk is a mark of distinction and honor that will advance their future career opportunities in law practice, and academia, in government […]

FAWL Speed Mentoring Event

Miami-Dade FAWL Presents Speed Mentoring Who: All students (male and female) interested in participating in a mentoring program. What: The mentoring program pairs practicing attorneys and judges in the South Florida legal community with law student mentees. How: Modeled after “Speed Dating,” at the initial event, prospective mentors and mentees each will speak for five […]