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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 […]


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 […]

Student Programs, Internships, Scholarships and International Careers for Lawyers in the State Department

U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence Hilarion “Lari” Martinez will speak to UM law students and alumni about the many opportunities available to attorneys in the civil and foreign service. The event, titled “Student Programs, Internships, Scholarships and International Careers for Lawyers in the State Department” will take place on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 […]

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Fellowship

Inter-american commission on human rights, organization of american states, Scholarship – Rapporteurship on the Rights of Women The IACHR is seeking candidates for a one year fellowship in Washington, DC to run from May 1, 2009 – April 30, 2010. The objectives of this fellowship is to provide an opportunity for young lawyers from OAS […]

Florida Bar Tax Section Fellowships

The Florida Bar Tax Section is stripping away some barriers holding new tax lawyers back from participating in the section-offered conferences and CLE events. Starting this spring, the section’s New Tax Lawyers Committee will offer two-year fellowships to two young tax attorneys annually. Committee Co-chairs Steve Hadjilogiou and Caryn Smith said the section has committed […]

Florida Bar CLE Opportunity

The Florida Bar Business Law Section Presents A Lunch ‘n’ CLE “Real Estate and Alternative Investments in IRAs and Qualified Plans” Attend this one hour teleconference and learn how IRAs and Qualified Plans can invest outside the stock market into non-traditional investments such as private placements, limited partnerships, notes, mortgages, real estate and more – […]