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From the CDO: Summer Funding Available for Public Interest, Government or Judicial Positions

The CDO wants you to know about a source of funding for law student summer service:  the Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps JD program.  Through this program, students who have secured their own placements at nonprofit organizations, courts or local, county or state governments can earn an education award of $1,175 that can be applied to […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 31, 2014)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014:  Speaker Joan Valdes: “Balancing Life and Law” – 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room, Law Library. Attorney Joan Valdes will be on campus to speak about work/life balance. Ms. Valdes will share her story and provide advice on how to balance life and the practice of law. Ms. Valdes […]

Attend “Balancing Life and Law” With Attorney Joan Valdes on Tuesday, April 1, 2014!

Attorney Joan Valdes will be on campus on Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 to speak about work/life balance. Ms. Valdes will share her story and provide advice on how to balance life and the practice of law. The presentation will be held in the Faculty Meeting Room in the Law Library, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 […]

The Diversity Committee Presents “Leveraging Your Law Degree: Alternative Career Paths Webcast”

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET Moderator Dawn-Marie Bey, Bey & Cotropia PLLC Speakers Sania Anwar, JD, CEO, Global Scholars Project Sean Coughlin, JD, CEO, FaithStreet, LLC Justin Guilder, JD, Managing Director, PennAve One, LLC Scott Talbott, JD, CPA, Senior VP Government Affairs, Electronic Transactions Association Susannah Wellford, JD, President and […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 17, 2014)

Tuesday, March 18, 2014:  Becker & Poliakoff Summer Fellowship Information Session – 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Law Campus Room D-201. The firm will have representatives there to discuss hiring and the firm’s Diversity Fellowship. Becker & Poliakoff is a Florida based law firm committed to promoting and highlighting diversity in the legal profession. The firm […]

Join Spencer Aronfeld on How to Develop a Successful Solo Law Practice

Make It Your Own Law Firm – The Ultimate Law Student’s Guide to Owning, Managing and Marketing Your Own Successful Law Firm  The CDO invites you to join Spencer Aronfeld (JD ’91), a successful alumnus and one of our most dynamic speakers, as he gives his annual, highly acclaimed presentation on how to develop a […]

Lexis Advanced Lunch & Learn for Aspiring Law Clerks

Get the advantage with Lexis Advance! The FBA has teamed up with Lexis Nexis to host a lunch and training seminar, with a focus on skills for judicial interns and future law clerks.  The Lexis Advanced platform recently made improvements, so this is a great opportunity for students to refresh and refine their legal research […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 17, 2014)

Tuesday, February 18, 2014:  Judicial Clerkships Kickoff Reception – 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Law Campus Student Lounge. Do not miss this opportunity to ask federal and state court judges, as well as current and former judicial law clerks, about applying and interviewing for judicial clerkships. A catered reception will precede the panel discussion. To […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 10, 2014)

Thursday, February 12, 2014: Florida Supreme Court Information Session – 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room F-108 Thursday, February 13, 2014: Toppel Career Expo – 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center Friday, February 14, 2014: Department of State Information Session – 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Room A-110

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 27, 2014)

Monday, January 27, 2014:  Opportunities With the Federal Government – 12:30 p.m., Room F-309  Tuesday, January 28, 2014: 1L CDO Workshop – 12:30 p.m., Room F-309  Job Opportunities With the State Department – 5:00 p.m., Faculty Meeting Room POP Information Session – 12:30 pm. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-209  Wednesday, January 29, 2014: 1L CDO […]