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Advancing Your Legal Career in the 21st Century: Panel Discussion

The CDO Presents  Advancing Your Legal Career in the 21st Century:  Panel Discussion • Identifying what you want to do with your law degree • Marketing yourself for the job you want • Achieving success in your career • The importance of being open to change and new opportunities Panelists include the following UM Law […]

American College of Legal Medicine 2011 Student Writing Competition

Every year, the American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) presents an award for the outstanding original paper on legal medicine. All students studying law, dentistry, podiatry, nursing, pharmacy, health science, healthcare administration or public health are encouraged to compete.  Prizes to be awarded: Hirsh Award Winner – $1,000 2nd Prize – $500 3rd Prize – […]

National Law Review – 2010 Student Legal Writing Competition

The National Law Review (NLR) is pleased to announce it is accepting submissions for the NLR 2010 Law Student Writing Competition. This competition offers law students the opportunity to submit articles for publication consideration on the NLR Web site. The NLR consolidates practice-oriented legal analysis from a variety of sources for no-cost, easy access by […]

Careers In Academia

 Are you interested in a career in academia?  If so, please join our distinguished panel as they discuss how they prepared for and transitioned into their careers in academia.  The Career Development Office is pleased to welcome the following professors:  Ricardo Bascuas, Professor of Law, University of Miami School of Law Kele Williams, Associate Professor […]

Fifth Annual NAELA Elder Law Writing Competition

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys is pleased to present the Fifth Annual NAELA Elder Law Writing Competition offering a $1,500 cash prize for the best article submitted. In addition to the $1,500 first prize, the winner will be interviewed for a future issue of NAELA News. The second place winner will receive $1,000 […]

The Point Foundation Scholarship

The Point Foundation provides scholarships, mentorship, leadership training and hope for students of merit who have been marginalized due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Additionally, Point Foundation provides programs that affect social change by challenging attitudes that contribute to social stigma and its resulting prejudice, which is often experienced by those in […]

Invitation to Attend a State and Government Law Event at the ABA Mid-Year Meeting in Orlando

During the ABA Mid-Year Meeting taking place in Orlando, FL next month, the ABA Section of State and Local Government Law will hosting a panel and reception on February 4th at 4:00 p.m. at Todd English’s Bluezoo Lobby on the 1st level of the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel.   The reception is geared toward showing […]

The Launch Pad is Seeking Two Law Students to Act as Fellows for Spring 2010

The Launch Pad, the University of Miami’s entrepreneur and innovator resource center, is seeking two law students to act as Fellows for the Spring, 2010 semester. Applicants should be interested in entrepreneurship and have some work experience in a professional business environment. Skills sought include attention to detail, business law knowledge or experience, intellectual property knowledge […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 11, 2010)

Monday, January 11 – Friday, January 15 Coming Up This Week:   January 14, 2010: Spring Judicial Internship Applications are Available in the CDO (2L and 3L students) January 14, 2010: POP Orientation Meeting, 12:30 pm in Room A-110

Welcome to the PSLawNet Blog!

Welcome to the PSLawNet Blog located at http://pslawnet.wordpress.com/ and launched on January 4, 2010. The goal is to serve as an information clearinghouse for law students and lawyers on public service career paths. To that end, the content will include: legal news affecting the public interest job market (including government); updates on resources for public […]