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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NEW DEADLINE: Equal Justice Works is Looking for Fellowship Applicants in Texas

Every year Texas Access to Justice Foundation provides funding for Equal Justice Works Fellowships at TAJF grantee sites. Equal Justice Works’ applicant pool for the 2015-16 Class has very few applicants with TAJF grantees as the host organization. While TAJF has made no decision regarding any current applicants, they have asked Equal Justice Works to […]

ABA New and Activities for Law Students

FELLOWSHIPS, INTERNSHIPS, AND EXTERNSHIPS: Section of Taxation Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellowship Application deadline: November 14 Addresses the need for tax legal assistance, and to foster an interest in tax-related public service among those individuals who participate. Civil Liberties Union Legislative Office 2015 Summer Legal Internship (Washignton, DC) Application deadline: November 14 Legal interns […]

Michael Weiner Scholarship for Labor Studies

Major League baseball players are honoring the life of former MLBPA Executive Director Michael Weiner by creating a scholarship program to encourage the pursuit of a graduate-level degree in labor studies. Beginning January 2015, the Players Trust will annually award up to five $10,000 scholarships to individuals dedicated to a career supporting workers’ rights. You […]

The Secrets of Superstar Associates: Landing and Excelling in Your First Job After Law School

On Thursday, October 16 at 12:30 p.m. in Room F-108, the American Bar Association Section of Litigation is sponsoring a panel of lawyers who will share with you strategies on how to improve your chances of landing and excelling at your first legal job after law school. Learn how the ABA can help you in […]