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This Week at the CDO (Week of August 22, 2016)

Welcome back to our returning students and welcome our new students to UM Law! Friday, August 26, 2016: Miami Law Externship Program – Mandatory Orientation – 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM, Law Campus E265: Mandatory orientation for the Fall 2016 externs of the Miami Law Externship Program. Wednesday, August 30:  Mock Interview Program, (Phase II) – CDO. […]

Read “10 Ways To Become A 360-Degree Lawyer”!

Whether you’re a millennial joining the profession or a seasoned veteran, the challenges posed by the current legal market compel everyone to adapt and innovate. Take inventory of your skills. Recognize your strengths, and identify any weaknesses that could jeopardize your potential for success. To read the top 10 tips that will help you develop […]

U.S. Department of Justice Career Information Fair

Washington, D.C. area legal interns are invited to meet DOJ attorneys and recruitment professionals to learn more about DOJ employment and volunteer opportunities, including the Attorney General’s Honors Program and Summer Law Intern Program. When:                   Thursday, July 7, 2016, in the Great Hall from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Where:                 Robert F. Kennedy Main Justice Building, […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 28, 2016)

Wednesday, March 30, 2016: Careers in Patent Law and the Patent Bar Exam – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Law School Campus Room E-265: Practising Law Institute will meet with Patent-Bar-eligible students to talk about careers in intellectual property law and the Patent Office Exam. For any questions, please contact the CDO.

You’re Invited to a Webinar on: THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S HONORS PROGRAM AND SUMMER LAW INTERN PROGRAM AT DOJ

You’re Invited to a Webinar on: THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S HONORS PROGRAM AND SUMMER LAW INTERN PROGRAM AT DOJ. Hosted by: Rena J. Cervoni, Deputy Director and Trisha A. Fillbach, Assistant Director, Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management. In a brief webinar, we will discuss the timeline, eligibility, application, and answer your questions about the process. […]

This Week at the CDO (Weeks of February 29, 2016)

Wednesday, March 2, 2016: 18th Annual Informational Career Fair  – 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM – Law School Campus Bricks 1:Meet with attorneys from government, business, law firms and public interest organizations. Hear about their practice areas and experience while you network. For additional information and details, please contact Debbie Rowe-Millwood at the CDO.

Attend the 18th Annual Informational Career Fair on the Bricks!

When:                 Wednesday, March 02, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 2:30 PM  Where:               Law Campus Bricks 1 Meet with attorneys from government, business, law firms and public interest organizations. Hear about their practice areas and experience while you network. For additional details, visit or email the Career Development Office.

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 25, 2016)

Wednesday, January 27, 2016:  1L CDO Workshops – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-309 – During the spring semester, 1L students will have an opportunity to participate in Spring Recruiting, which includes the Spring On Campus Interview Program, Spring Resume Referral Program and Summer Externship Program. By participating in these programs, 1L students will […]

Volunteer Legal Internships at DOJ!

Every year, over 1,800 volunteer legal interns serve in Justice components and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices throughout the country.  Any law student enrolled at least half-time, and who has completed at least one semester of law school, is eligible to apply for a volunteer legal internship. Department of Justice (DOJ) offices recruit for legal interns through […]

Announcing the Second Annual Latham & Watkins Diversity Leadership Academy

We are pleased to announce the second annual Latham & Watkins Diversity Leadership Academy, April 1-3, 2016, in San Francisco. We encourage talented first-year law students to apply to attend. The Diversity Leadership Academy will bring together Latham attorneys from around the globe and talented first-year law students from across the United States with a […]