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Apply to be a Summer Organizing Fellow – Miami Dade Democratic Party

Are you ready to get off the sidelines, roll up your sleeves and fight for affordable higher education, healthcare for all, protect a woman’s right to choose, get serious on climate change, a comprehensive immigration reform bill, and win back the Supreme Court so we can overturn Citizens United. If you’re ready, then fill out […]

The OnRamp Fellowship for Female Lawyers

The OnRamp Fellowship matches experienced women lawyers who have taken a break from practicing law, for one reason or another, with law firms and legal departments for one-year, paid Fellowships.  This re-entry platform gives returning women lawyers a chance to broaden their legal experience, skills and contacts while demonstrating their tremendous value in the marketplace. The […]

Lee County Association for women Lawyers Scholarship Award Program

LCAWL is pleased to offer a $1,000.00 scholarship to deserving women from Lee County, Florida OR who intend to practice in Lee County, Florida, who have a financial need, the potential to succeed in law school, and who demonstrate the potential to uphold the highest standard of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal profession, […]

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.

National Association of Women Lawyers 2016 Selma Moidel Smith Law Student Writing Competition

The mission of the National Association of Women Lawyers is to provide leadership, a collective voice, and essential resources to advance women in the legal profession and advocate for the equality of women under the law. Since 1899, NAWL has been empowering women in the legal profession, cultivating a diverse membership dedicated to equality, mutual […]

Attend the 18th Annual Informational Career Fair on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 on The Bass Bricks!

The 18th Annual Informational Career Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 on The Bass Bricks from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Come out and meet attorneys from various practice areas and learn about their career paths. There will be attorneys from the private, public and government sectors representing practice areas such as […]

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.

Diversity Virtual Career Fair – February 23, 2016!

Online Recruiting Event Where Jobseekers Meet Employers Across the Nation! The Virtual Career Fair is open to Diverse Students & Alumni from Colleges and Universities throughout the U.S. Students & Alumni invited (All majors) – Meet recruiters live online…It’s easy & efficient! Featuring all kinds of jobs, i.e. Education, Engineering, Technology, Business, Accounting, Management, & […]

The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund

On behalf of the Women Trial Lawyers Caucus of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the application for the AAJ Women for Justice Education Fund’s 2016 Mike Eidson Scholarship is now available. The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus in 2008, in honor of AAJ Past President Mike […]

The Ms. JD Fellowship Now Accepting Applications!

The Ms. JD Fellowship, one of our most popular programs, is now open for applications! In 2010, Ms. JD partnered with the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession to found the Ms. JD Fellowship.  The Fellowship is Ms. JD’s program to promote mentoring and professional development.  Each spring, Ms. JD selects a group of […]