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The FJE Project Fellows Program

The ABA Commission on the Impact of the Economic Crisis on the Profession and Legal Needs and the ABA Fund for Justice and Education (“FJE”) have collaborated to create the FJE Project Fellows. The FJE Project Fellows program will provide meaningful volunteer experience for recent law school graduates who may be unemployed, underemployed or deferred […]

Sweet Home Chicago

This annual holiday event, sponsored this year by Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP, Chapman & Cutler LLP, Duane Morris LLP and Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP, brings together minority law students, law firm attorneys and personnel, and in-house counsel in a festive setting to provide students with an opportunity to begin building a professional […]

Law Fellows in Liberia (paid position)

General Summary:  The Government of Liberia, working in cooperation with the JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (“JSI”) and the Center for Global Development (“CGD”), is seeking two professionals with strong legal backgrounds to serve as Law Fellows working in the Ministry of Justice (“MOJ”) in Liberia for one year beginning in February 2010. The […]

International Law Opportunities

 The following are some current opportunities for law students and alumni in the international field: United Nations Environment Programme (“UNEP”)- Associate Legal Officer – https://jobs.un.org/Galaxy/Release3/vacancy/Display_Vac.aspx?lang=1200&VACID=73dd259c-bc09-492e-b35e-b18e1321eb53 Memorial Human Rights Centre & the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (“EHRAC”) – Attorney – http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-7XUCTV  UNHCR Representation to the European Institutions in Strasbourg, unpaid – Internship – http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/res.nsf/db900SID/OCHA-7XWDXE  Office […]

The Dade County Bar Association Immigration Committee, in conjunction with the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center and Catholic Charities Legal Services, Presents “Refugee Roulette: Disparities in Asylum Adjudication”

Guest Speakers: Professor Philip G. Schrag and Professor Andrew I. Schoenholtz, Georgetown University Law Center Commentary by: The Honorable Rosemary Barkett. U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9th, 2009 REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 11:30am PRESENTATION RUNS FROM 12:00PM – 2:00PM  11TH FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM LAWSON THOMAS COURTHOUSE CENTER 175 NW 1st AVE […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of November 16, 2009)

Monday, November 16 – Friday, November 20 Coming Up This Week:   November 18, 2009: A Luncheon With John Christopher. 12:30-2:00 p.m., Whitten University Center, Flamingo Ballroom D, 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Mr. Christopher will speak about the role of entrepreneurship in establishing a law practice. For location details or to attend this event, please visit www.thelaunchpad.org/gew. For more information on the […]

Attend “A Luncheon With John Christopher”

The Launch Pad is pleased to co-sponsor the following event with The University of Miami School of Law:  A Luncheon with: John Christopher of Christopher & Weisberg Whitten University Center, Flamingo Ballroom D 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33124 Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:30-2:00 p.m.  The Launch Pad, in partnership with The University of […]

The Family Law Assistance Project is Hiring a Part-Time Staff Attorney

Thomas M. Cooley Law School seeks applicants for a part-time staff attorney position at their Auburn Hills campus. This position is to be filled as soon as possible. The staff attorney will work in the Family Law Assistance Project, which is part of a partnership with Lakeshore Legal Aid. The staff attorney will share with […]

The Launch Pad Presents its Women in Entrepreneurship Day

The Launch Pad at Toppel presents its Women in Entrepreneurship Day, sponsored by Ernst & Young and co-sponsored by The Miami Herald. Participating organizations include Women Executive Leadership (WEL), The Common Wealth Institute of South Florida, IT Women, Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Jungle Island Parrot Jungle Trail Miami, FL 33132 Please […]

Cobb Lecture Series- “Some Thoughts on Leadership” Featuring Leonard Abess, Chair of the UM Board of Trustees Executive Committee and CEO of City National Bank

The School of Business Administration presents its Cobb Leadership Lecture Series November 18th, featuring Leonard Abess, chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees Executive Committee and CEO of City National Bank. Mr. Abess was selected by Time magazine as “One of the top 100 leaders in the world.” The title of his lecture […]