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Attend the HOPE Post-Graduate Fellowship Information Session on April 24, 2012

Interested in a post-graduate fellowship? Attend the informational session on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. in Room F-108. Speakers will present information on Skadden, Equal Justice Works, Open Society Institute, Legal Corps and more. Lunch will be served. RSVP to UMHope.

Volunteer to Assist the National Oil Company of Liberia in Modernizing Liberia’s Petroleum Laws

Deadline: Immediate and ongoing The International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP), a U.S.-based nonprofit organization with sister organizations in London (ISLP-UK) and Paris (ISLP-Europe), seeks a volunteer lawyer to spend six months working in Monrovia, Liberia, with  the National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) in cooperation with senior ISLP volunteers.  Five or more years of experience […]

The Washington College of Law, American University, Seeks Assistant Director of Public Interest

The Washington College of Law,AmericanUniversity, is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Director of Public Interest. All applications go through the University’s automated application system. The Assistant Director, Public Interest (Assistant Director) will be responsible for developing new programs, bringing coherence to WCL’s vision and managing the many on-going public interest/pro bono projects sponsored […]

The Wasserstein Public Interest Fellows Program

The Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising at Harvard Law Schoolis now taking applications for the Wasserstein Public Interest Fellows Program. The program brings outstanding public interest attorneys to Harvard Law School to counsel students about public service. The Program recognizes exemplary lawyers who have distinguished themselves in public interest work and who can […]

The National LGBT Bar Association is Now Accepting Submissions for the Michael Greenberg Writing Competition, the International Association of LGBT Judges Student Writing Competition and the Student Leadership Award

The National LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists and affiliated LGBT legal organizations. The Association promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity. The National LGBT Bar Association is now accepting submissions for the Michael Greenberg […]

ASECA Alumni Securities Law Writing Competition –Deadline is November 16, 2012

1st Place $,5000 2nd Place $3,000 3rd Place $2,000 Topic: Any subject in the field of Securities Law Eligibility: Students enrolled in any accredited law school in theUnited States, with expected graduation date in 2013 or later. Unpublished papers, papers published in any law journal or other publication during calendar year 2012, and papers scheduled […]

Attention Class of 2012: Join the ABA for Free!

The American Bar Association (ABA) invites the Class of 2012 to join the ABA for FREE.  Sign up here and discover the benefits of ABA membership, including free resources from the ABA Career Center, complimentary memberships in specialty groups, access to the ABA Journal and eJournal, and networking opportunities through the member directory.

Need to Sublet Your Place this Summer?

The CDO from time to time receives requests from Miami Law students or students elsewhere seeking to sublet their apartment and/or sublease another apartment over the summer.   Below is detailed information about sublet opportunities requested by two different law students. 1.  A law student at a Midwestern law school is seeking a sublet for […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of April 16, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Events on Campus:  Monday, April 16th, Pro Bono Clinic for Nonprofits, 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Miami area attorneys are coming together to provide free legal consultations to area nonprofit organizations. Students have the opportunity to shadow participating attorneys during the […]

The American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter, is Having a Career Day on Saturday, April 21, 2012

The American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter, will be having a career day Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm at St. Thomas University School of Law (immediately following National Citizenship Day). Law students and graduates are invited to attend. Law firms and organizations looking for permanent, temporary, summer, paid or unpaid jobs […]