Wednesday, March 3
Informational Career Fair
Career choices keeping you up at night? Get the answers you’ve been looking for at this year’s Informational Career Fair.
Take this opportunity to speak with attorneys practicing in different areas of law about how they got started in their fields and what it is like to practice law on a day-to-day basis. The fair will include attorneys working in a variety of practice areas – including antitrust, appellate, bankruptcy, business reorganization, civil litigation, class action litigation, commercial litigation, corporate, criminal defense, criminal prosecution, entertainment, family, immigration, insurance defense, intellectual property (patent and trademark), international, labor and employment, landlord/tenant, law enforcement, legal recruiting, media, military, municipal, products liability, public interest and securities – in small, midsize and large firms; government agencies; public interest organizations; the judiciary; and multinational corporations.
Attorneys from many different organizations will be in attendance including:
Burger King Corporation
Carlton Fields, P.A.
Discovery Communications LLC
Eleventh Judicial Circuit
Fifteenth Judicial Circuit
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
HBO Latin America Group
Legal Aid/Put Something Back Pro Bono Project
Legal Services of Greater Miami
Miami-Dade County Public Defender’s Office
Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office
Ryder System, Inc.
Third District of Court of Appeal
U.S. Air Force JAG Corps
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
You’ll have the opportunity to
meet and network with many attorneys in both the private and public sectors
learn firsthand about various practice areas
assess your qualifications for and interest in particular practice areas
sound like an “insider” when meeting with future potential employers
For more information on the Career Fair, please contact Cristina Ortega Lopez or Tamesha Keel in the Career Development Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Registration opens for the Florida Bar Solo and Small Firm Interview Program. Registration will end on March 9 at 12:00 p.m. Registration materials are available from the CDO. Questions? Contact Cristina Ortega at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bidding ends for Spring OCI Phase II employers at 11:00 p.m. Please contact your advisor with general OCI questions and Nirva Pierre-Louis (email@example.com) with any technical questions about the bidding process.
Thursday, March 4
Preparing to Practice Learning Seminar Co-Sponsored by LexisNexis 12:30 p.m.
Are you getting ready for a summer internship or a postgraduate position?
Are you worried about making a good impression?
Are you curious about what employers are looking for when they make hiring decisions?
Want to know what you can do to succeed this summer, fall and beyond?
Join LexisNexis as they present “Preparing to Practice,” a learning seminar during which you’ll learn how to prepare yourself for the legal work environment including:
Cost effective research strategies
Mastering the location of documents: CourtLink, Shepard’s etc.
Martindale Hubbell Connected
Where to go for help when given a challenging research project
Lunch will be served and LexisNexis will be giving out helpful items such as leather portfolios, flash drives and computer bags. All attendees can choose between receiving a Starbucks gift card or 400 Lexis Reward points. All attendees will also be entered into a raffle to win a $1000 Brooks Brothers gift card.