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Articles and tips on professional development issues in the legal profession.

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 2, 2015)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015: CDO’s Seventeenth Annual Informational Career Fair – 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Law Campus, The Bricks – Join the CDO and network! Learn about different practice areas as we host public, private and government organizations. Thursday, March 5, 2015: Using Social Media and Your Law Degree to Pursue Your Passions & […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 23, 2015)

Tuesday, February 24, 2015:  CDO Attorney/CPA Role Workshop – 12:30 p.m. – 1:55 p.m., Room A-110 – The American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants will be talking about their roles as an Attorney and CPA. Wednesday, February 25, 2015: 4L: The Class Never Taught in Law School – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-109 […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of February 2, 2015)

Thursday, February 5, 2015: Using Social Media and Your Law Degree to Pursue Your Passions & Find Your Dream Career – 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., Room F-108 – Attorney and social media expert Ethan Wall will present an experiential learning workshop series for students interested in traditional and nontraditional careers. Program takeaways include a […]

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 […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 22, 2014)

Tuesday, September 23, 2014: International LL.M. Career Development Luncheon, Training/Workshop – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room F-109 Friday, September 25, 2014: Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Information Session (Lecture/Panel Discussion) – 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m., Room A-110

Career Development Event with the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (RPPTL) of the FL Bar

The Career Counseling Committee of the Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar will be conducting mock interviews in the afternoon of Saturday, August 2 at The Breakers, in Palm Beach.   Its purpose is to give law students the opportunity to meet with members of the RPPTL section of the Florida […]

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 […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 3, 2014)

This Week at the CDO (Week of March 3, 2014): Informational Career Fair – 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Bricks. Attorneys from firms, government agencies, public interest organizations and corporations visit campus to speak with students about their legal careers. During the event, students have the opportunity to ask the attorneys questions about their career […]

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 […]

Attend the “How To Dress Like A Lawyer” Luncheon on November 4th!

Presented  by the Miami Law American Bar Association, Brooks Brothers and the Career Development Office, “How To Dress Like A Lawyer” is a luncheon where Brooks Brothers will be coming onto campus to give students a wardrobe seminar concerning how to dress in different business and professional situations. Brooks Brothers will help you with attire […]