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Lawyers to the Rescue Public Service Award

Attend the Lawyers to the Rescue Public Service Award function on February 28, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the University of Miami School of Law. Lawyers to the Rescue is a non-denominational humanitarian organization created by lawyers committed to bringing legal assistance and humanitarian support to people around the world in times […]

Considering an Alternative Legal Career? Read This Article From a Professional Development Expert

During law school, some students realize that they do not want to practice law. After practicing for several years, many attorneys also reach the same conclusion. What do you do next? Read this interview given by Serena Claire Josephs, a firm-wide attorney professional development specialist at an Am Law 100 firm. There are other options.

NALP Summer Job Search Webinars Now Freely Available Online

The Association for Legal Career Professionals now has summer job search webinars, produced in conjunction with Equal Justice Works. These seminars are available on the NALP website. The two hour-long webinars offer expert tips and best practices on cover-letter and resume drafting, as well as interviewing and networking.  

Careers in International Anti-Money Laundering Presentation via Teleconference

This is a free program presented by ABA Section of International Law International Anti-Money Laundering Committee on Monday, February 6th, 2012, from 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET by teleconference. A panel representing a broad spectrum of practitioners who are focused on anti-money  laundering issues will present to law students, new grads and those just […]

The Law Society Human Rights Essay Competition

Application deadline: Friday, March 23, 2012. Law students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and junior lawyers (current, prospective or inbetween stages) are invited to enter the Law Society’s annual Graham Turnbull essay competition. This year’s essay title is: ‘In the light of the growing prison population should we look for alternatives to imprisonment?’ The deadline for entries […]

The Fulbright Scholar Program for 2013-2014 is Open

The Fulbright Scholar Program is offering teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2013-2014 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators, as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others. There are awards in 45 specific academic disciplines as well […]

The American Bar Association is Offering Free Membership for Attorneys Through August 31, 2012

The American Bar Association is offering a free membership through August 31, 2012. If you are a lawyer, not a member for the 2011-2012 ABA year, and want to join, go to this link. Use promo code RMM11MRRC and you will receive a freeABA membership.

The Department of Education Has Released an Employment Certification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Form

The Department of Education has released an Employment Certification for Public Service Loan Forgiveness form to assist borrowers in tracking their qualifying employment and qualifying payments as they work toward earning loan forgiveness. After borrowers submit the form, they will be notified whether their employment qualifies, the total number of qualifying payments they have made […]

KaplanPMBR is Having a Presentation on the MBE!

KaplanPMBR is putting together a presentation on the MBE on February 9th at 12:30 p.m. in F-200. The presentation will focus on the MBE and the skills needed to be successful. Professor Fromm will cover 25 random multiple choice questions with the students speaking about the law and skill needed for a strong attack. Professor […]

University of Miami School of Law Students and Alumni are Cordially Invited to Attend the University of Miami Career Expo

University of Miami School of Law students and alumni are cordially invited to attend the University of Miami Career Expo taking place on Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus. The Career Expo has traditionally attracted companies from various industries such as personal […]