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The Florida Bar Board of Examiners, Facebook and You

Last month we blogged about the pitfalls of social networking sites such as Facebook and MySpace. Recently, the Florida Bar made an announcement regarding the Florida Bar Board of Examiners’ (FBBE) plans to visit Florida Bar candidates’ Facebook and MySpace sites. For tips on how to avoid social networking pitfalls, see our previous blog posting […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of August 31, 2009)

August 31-September 7 Fall OCI Phase II // Session II Bidding Now Open Fall OCI (Phase II // Session II) Bidding will take place this entire week.  The deadline to bid is Monday, September 7 at 11:00 p.m.  Be sure to review the email sent last week regarding Session II, consult the Fall OCI Handbook […]

Democracy for America Field Organizer Positions Available

Democracy for America is hiring state-level Public Option Field Organizers for an intense three-month pressure campaign to pass a public option as part of healthcare reform.  The organization is looking to put full-time, hired, grassroots field organizers, on the ground to pressure elected leaders to pass healthcare reform with a public option in a variety of […]

Judicial Clerkship Season Kick Off

The University of Miami School of Law Career Development Office is hosting a Judicial Clerkship Information Panel and Reception as part of its Judicial Clerkship Season Kick Off on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 6:00pm to 7:00pm Panel 7:00pm to 8:00pm Reception The Alma Jennings Foundation Student Lounge RSVP to Nirva Pierre-Louis at npierrelouis@law.miami.edu The panelists: […]

This Week at the CDO

To all of our returning students, welcome back to campus!  For our first year students, welcome to the University of Miami School of Law.  Here is what is happening this week at the CDO: Saturday, August 15 – Sunday, August 23 Bidding for Phase II // Session I of OCI will take place from Saturday, […]

Social Networking Sites and the Job Search

Social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace are great to use but there can be pitfalls to using such sites.  Therefore, it is important to review and update your social networking pages and be aware of any information about you that is searchable on the web.  In this day and age, it is not out […]

Free Webinar Training for Deferred Firm Associates Taking Public Interest Placements

Public Interest Perspectives–An Introductory Training for Private Attorneys in Public Interest Placements Save the Date:  September 9, 2009 at 1:00pm Eastern Time The Association of Pro Bono Counsel and NALP are pleased to announce a free national training for attorneys beginning volunteer public interest placements.   Please pass this on to interested parties. What: A free national web-based training for attorneys who […]

DOJ Summer and Post-Graduate Employment Opportunities

The United States Department of Justice’s Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) and Honors Program provide opportunities for summer and post-graduate positions.  More information about both programs is below.  Each year, UM law students have been selected for both programs and we look forward to continuing this trend this year. The Summer Law Intern Program (SLIP) […]

CLE Opportunity

The Florida Bar Business Law Section Presents:Lunch ‘n’ CLEA Business Law Section Member Benefit “Legal Outsourcing – What It Means For You” Live in Orlando or via teleconferenceJuly 29, 200912:00 – 1:00 pm Topics to be discussed: When to consider legal outsourcing The Ethical Considerations – Ruling by the Florida Bar and ABA Impact on […]

2010-2012 ABA SECTION OF TAXATION PUBLIC SERVICE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The American Bar Association Section of Taxation is pleased to announce that the application period for its Public Service Fellowship program for 2010-2012 is now open. Applications must be received by August 1,2009 to be considered. Applicants selected for interviews will be invited to attend the Section’s meeting in Chicago on September 25-26, 2009, and […]