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2017 Law Student Legal Writing Competition

This writing competition (“Competition”) is sponsored by the Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law (“Forum”) of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 (the “Sponsor”). The goal of the competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Forum. It is also intended to attract students […]

Palm Beach County Bar Association: Diversity Internship Program 2017 Application

The Diversity Internship Program is aimed at bringing diverse law students to Palm Beach County to spend a summer working with county law firms and government organizations. Program Length: May 30, 2017 through August 11, 2017. Firms and agencies are encouraged to place an intern for a minimum of at least 6 weeks. Work Schedules: […]

ABA Business Law Section Now Accepting Applications for the 2017 Diversity Clerkship Program

The ABA Business Law Section sponsors the Diversity Clerkship Program. This summer program provides business law clerkship placements for nine qualified diverse first or second year law students.  Participating clerks will receive support and mentoring in the business law field and exposure to business practices. The Business Law Section Diversity Clerkship Program focus is on judicial clerkships, where […]

Attend the Veterans Advocacy Discussion Panel on November 9th!

The event takes place on November 9th 2016, from 12:30PM – 1:50PM, in the Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge. Serve those who have served our Country! Veterans law is a unique and high demand area of law. Learn about veteran advocacy opportunities from the experts in the field. The program will center around veterans law […]

Disability Law Fellowship for 2017

In the nine years since we opened our doors as the North Carolina’s protection and advocacy system for people with disabilities, Disability Rights North Carolina has become a leading voice in protecting the legal rights of people with disabilities in our State. We are the only nonprofit organization in our State dedicated solely to providing […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of October 10, 2016)

Tuesday, October 11: CDO Presents: NY Job Fair – 12:30 PM – 1:50 PM, Law Campus F-108: For details, please contact the CDO. Thursday, October 13: CDO Presents: Environmental Careers – 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM, Law Campus A-110: For details, please contact the CDO.  

Cause An Effect Event

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support HOPE Public Interest Resource Center/UM Law. Come in to the Chipotle at 6290 South Dixie Highway in Miami on Thursday, October 6th between 5:00pm and 9:00pm. Bring in the flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of September 26, 2016)

Tuesday, September 27: CDO Presents: Social Justice Panel and Workshop – Peggy Browning Foundation – 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Law Campus Law Campus Faculty Meeting Room: The Peggy Browning Foundation will hold a panel and workshop with representatives from the National Labor Relations Board, Legal Services, et al, with student Q&A to follow. A […]

The American Society of International Law Offers 50% Off on Memberships to UM Law Students

The American Society of International Law (ASIL) maintains listings on over 100 organizations and institutions’ internship, fellowship and pro bono opportunities that include, or directly focus on, the practice of international law. University of Miami School of Law is a partner with ASIL which offers 50% off of any membership. Please contact Yazmyne Vasquez at the CDO for […]

University of Miami School of Law Students and Alumni are Invited to Attend the University of Miami Career Expo on Monday, September 19, 2016

University of Miami School of Law students and alumni are cordially invited to attend the University of Miami Career Expo taking place on Monday, September 19th from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus. The Career Expo has traditionally attracted companies from various industries such as business, healthcare, communication, […]