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The BPI Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship for a Public Interest Lawyer

Business and Professional People for the Public Interest (BPI), a Chicago-based not-for-profit law and policy center, seeks a recent law or public policy graduate to serve as the Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow for one year, renewable for a second, beginning in summer or fall 2011. The Fellowship was created in 1999 to honor Alexander Polikoff, who served […]

Office of the Solicitor General One Year Bristow Fellowship

The Office of the Solicitor General offers a one-year Bristow Fellowship for law school graduates to work closely with other lawyers in the Office on drafting briefs in opposition to petitions for certiorari filed in the Supreme Court of the Untied States and prepare recommendations to the Solicitor General regarding the authorization of government appeals […]

What is PSLawNet? A Wealth of Public Interest/Public Service Job Search Resources

PSLawNet (Public Service Law Network) is an online clearinghouse for law students and lawyers to connect with public interest opportunities and information on public interest careers.  PSLawNet is a free resource for UM law students and alumni to search among thousands of public interest job opportunities and employer profiles.  In addition to its database, PSLawNet […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 16, 2010)

Monday, August 16 Fall 2010 OCI Program – Phase II Bidding Begins Today Bidding begins today for employers participating in Phase II//Session I of the Fall 2010 On Campus Interview (OCI) Program.  Bidding will take place on Symplicity.  Please check your email for detailed information on the bidding process.  Bidding will end on Sunday, August […]

Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair (RMDLCF)

Student registration for the Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair (RMDLCF) is now open and continues through Friday, August 6, 2010. The RMDLCF provides a forum for legal employers, law students and law school graduates to meet and discuss employment options with the goal of expanding opportunities and assisting the legal profession in fulfilling its commitment […]

Dade County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee Presentation

The Dade County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee   Presents SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY! A Conversation on Anti-Counterfeiting   Guest Speakers: Vanessa Backman of Apple Inc. David K. Friedland of Lott & Friedland Eric Berger of AAction Investigations   Tuesday, July 27, 2010   Noon-1:15 p.m.   Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse 2525 Ponce de Leon Boulevard Coral […]

LatCrit Student Scholar Program

Latina & Latino Critical Legal Theory (www.latcrit.org) CALL FOR PAPERS Interested in Becoming a Law Professor?  The LatCrit Student Scholar Program (SSP) Can Be Your First Step. For some, entering the professoriate can seem an impossible goal, for little encourgaing information about the profession tends to reach progressive law students. Since 2003, LatCrit has institutionalized […]

Civil Legal Assistance Attorney Student Loan Repayment Program (CLAAP)

Five million dollars is now available for distribution to qualified civil legal assistance attorneys.  The online application is accessible here and applying as soon as possible is critical because the Department of Education will commit these funds to eligible civil legal assistance attorneys on a first-come, first-served basis. Completed and signed applications can be returned […]

Federal Law Enforcement & Business Networking Career Expo

For students and graduates interested in a career in federal law enforcement, the following career expo will have in attendance the US Department of Homeland Security, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and US Secret Service among others. The South Broward Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., has partnered with the Florida Memorial University Alumni […]

Fried Frank Civil Rights Forum

The Fried Frank Michael Diehl Civil Rights Forum invites interested law students to attend its Civil Rights Forum: The Mississippi Prom Case:  Emerging LGBT Youth Issues Monday, July 12, 2010 Guest Speakers:  Chris Hampton, Youth and Program Strategist, ACLU and Christine Sun, Senior Counsel, ACLU 6:30 – 8:30 PM Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres 7:00 – […]