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2016 First Amendment Gerrymander Standard Writing Competition – Due March 27, 2016

In December 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling in Shapiro v. McManus allowing a First Amendment challenge to Maryland’s congressional districts to move forward. Separately, a three-judge federal district court panel rejected a motion to dismiss in Whitford v. Nichol, a case challenging Wisconsin’s state legislative Assembly districts. These cases challenging partisan […]

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNSEL’S TWELFTH ANNUAL EMPLOYEE BENEFITS WRITING PRIZE

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS COUNSEL  is pleased to announce the TWELFTH ANNUAL  EMPLOYEE BENEFITS WRITING PRIZE  SUBJECT: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO: Any J.D. and graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, 2015 and August 15, 2016.  SUBMIT BY: June 2, 2016  […]

WINTER 2015-2016 SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST BRAD WOLK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Orlando, Florida: Appeals Law Group will be holding its annual Winter Essay Writing Competition, open to all current full-time and part-time matriculated students in an ABA accredited law school. This $500.00 scholarship will be awarded to the law student who presents a 1000 word or less essay on the following topic: Whether a mandatory life […]

Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowships

The Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program provides assistance to doctoral students who wish to use the research resources available in the University of Miami Cuban Heritage Collection (CHC) in support of dissertation research. The goal of the Goizueta Foundation Graduate Fellowships is to engage emerging scholars with the materials available in the CHC and thus […]

Save the Date! Annual Palm Beach County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference  

WHAT:               FREE Educational and Networking Event for Law Students with the Palm Beach County Bar Attorneys and Judges. DATE:                February 19, 2016 TIME:                  2:15 pm—4:00 p.m. AND Cocktail Reception Included: 4:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. WHERE:            Palm Beach County Convention Center 650 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach Registration will be available in January 2016 online.    

Harrity & Harrity Patent Associate Trainee Program

Harrity & Harrity is hiring for its successful training program for new patent attorneys who are looking for an opportunity to get their foot in the door at a patent law firm and prove that they have what it takes to be a superstar patent associate. The patent associate trainee program provides in-depth training in […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 16, 2015)

Friday, November 20, 2015: South Florida Group of Regional Counsel Legal Seminar – 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM – Off Site Shalala Student Center: The South Florida Group of Regional Counsel Seminar 2015 will be an extraordinary event of the Group with Morgan Lewis and the University of Miami School of Law. The Group has […]

The FBA Section on Taxation Announces the 2016 Donald C. Alexander Writing Competition!

The FBA Section on Taxation would like to announce the 2016 Donald C. Alexander Writing Competition. The prizes are: 1st place: $2,000; 2nd place: $1,000; and a trip to the FBA’s Annual Tax Law Conference in Washington, D.C. Winning entries may be published in the Tax Section newsletter, the Report, or in The Federal Lawyer. […]

Veterans’ Legal Career Fair 2016

The 2nd Annual Veterans’ Legal Career Fair will be held on April 29-30, 2016 in Washington, D.C. This event—the only one of its kind in the United States—provides a unique opportunity for legal employers to interview lawyers who are veterans or active-duty service members preparing for a transition out of the military. The career fair […]

T.J. Reddick Bar Association Networking, Resume Building, and Interviewing Tips for Attorneys

Purpose: The purpose of the CLE is to provide new and experienced attorneys with information to assist in legal networking, resume building, and interviewing for legal jobs in the public and private sectors. Legal professionals from corporate and private practice will participate in the CLE. Additionally, a head hunter will provide practical tips and information […]