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This Week at the CDO (Week of April 2, 2012)

Monday, April 2: 1L Diversity Luncheon with Dickstein Shapiro – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room A-110 Employer Appreciation Reception – Hosted byMiami Law and the Class of 2014, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Legal Corps Office Tuesday, April 3: Shook Hardy Bacon Diversity Writing Program Information Session – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room […]

Eyes on the ICC Seeks New Editor-in-Chief

The Board of Directors is accepting applications for the position of Editor-in-Chief of Eyes on the ICC, CASIN’s flagship academic journal on the International Criminal Court. Junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows, PhD candidates, law school graduates, and advanced graduate students are especially encouraged to apply. Eyes on the ICC is the only peer-reviewed, scholarly journal devoted […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of March 26, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements.  Events on Campus: Monday, March 26th, Designing for Diversity: Affordable Housing for America’s Changing Demographic, 6 pm, Glasgow Lecture Hall: The Office of Civic and Community Engagement cordially invites you to the next event in their Focus on Affordable Housing […]

Center for Ethics & Public Service Presents Historic Black Church Program Oral History Film -G.W. Carver: A Community School

Join us for an evening to celebrate the campus-community Oral History Program and its partnership with the Coconut Grove Ministerial Alliance, Ransom Everglades School and the University of Miami School of Communication. Details: Thursday, April 5, 2012, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. George Washington Carver Middle School 4901 Lincoln Drive Miami, FL 33133 Please RSVP here.

How to Snag a Mentor (and Maybe a Job)!

How do I conduct an informational interview? What’s the best way to find a mentor? If you have pondered these questions, be sure to read the recent blog post by Michael Maslanka, managing partner of the Dallasoffice of Constangy, Brooks & Smith. Mr. Maslanka serves as a guest blogger for The Careerist and offers valuable […]

The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia Seeks Attorneys

The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia seeks two staff attorneys to work in its Domestic Violence / Family Law Unit as a part of its new Domestic Violence Underserved Communities Representation Project. The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia was formed in 1932 to “provide legal aid and counsel to indigent persons […]

HOPE Public Interest News for Week of March 19, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements: Events on Campus  Tuesday, March 20th, Fulbright Program Info Session with Alumni Ambassador, 5:30 pm, UC Flamingo Ballroom A: Click here for details. Tuesday, March 20th & Wednesday, March 21st, National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence Hearings, Robert […]

Diversity Job Fairs for 2012

Bay Area Diversity Career Fair: Job fair held in San Franciscoin early August, open to rising 2L students. Registration deadline TBA.   The Boston Lawyers Group Boston and Washington Job Fairs for Law Students of Color: The Boston Job fair will be held on Thursday, August 1, 2012, in, Boston, MA. In addition to the job […]

Practising Law Institute (PLI) Law School News – March 2012

Receive information regarding the Patent Bar, the PLI Program on Scholarship, becoming a PLI student rep and other information. Check out the PLI website for March 2012.  

John Arrastia Speaks About Conquering Your Fear of Arbitration

John Arrastia, a panelist with the American Arbitration Association and partner at Arrastia & Capote, has arbitrated over 250 cases and written various articles on arbitration and litigation. On Thursday, March 15, 2012, John Arrastia will provide practical tips from the perspective of an arbitrator and litigator on drafting arbitration clauses, using arbitration as an […]