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CDO Professional Development

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

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 28, 2015)

Tuesday, September 29, 2015: Nuts & Bolts Application Workshop – 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., Law Campus Room A-110 – Workshop designed to provide an overview of the different types of judicial clerkships and the application processes.

Welcome to Our “Coffee Connectors” Program!

We are pleased to introduce you to our Coffee Connectors Network, created to provide law students with opportunities to connect with Miami Law alumni across the country. Through our network of alumni, you can connect with a diverse group of attorneys, learn about different practice areas and ultimately better transition from law school into practice. With more than […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 21, 2015)

Monday, September 21, 2015: Young Alumni Career Panel – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Law Campus Room F-309 – A panel with young alumni to discuss career opportunities beyond on campus interviews. The event is being sponsored by CDO and the Alumni Office. For further information contact Brenda Louard in the CDO. Thursday, September 24, […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 24, 2014)

Welcome back to our returning students and welcome our new students to UM Law! Wednesday, August 26:  Mock Interview Program, (Phase II) – CDO. Thursday, August 27:   Mock Interview Program, (Phase II) – CDO. Friday, August 28:   Mock Interview Program, (Phase II) – CDO.  

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

Thursday, March 26, 2015:  Interviewing and Client Etiquette – Essential Skills for Professional Success– 12:30 p.m., Room F – 209 – The CDO and PAD cordially invite you to attend and see Sharon Abrahams, Ed.D., National Director of Professional Development for Foley & Lardner LLP. She will be discussing important etiquette skills necessary to be […]

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