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Panel Discussion on Marketing Yourself in Today’s Economy

The Florida Bar Young Lawyer Division’s Law Student Division Presents: A Panel Discussion on Marketing Yourself in Today’s Economy at this year’s Florida Bar Mid-Year Meeting Thursday, January 15, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency400 S.E. 2nd AvenueMiami, FL 33131 Reception to follow. Admission is free for law students.

The Career Development Office invites you to attend the following presentation: “Choosing Smart: Tips for Finding a Job in Tough Economic Times”presented by Donna Gerson Wednesday, January 14th12:30 p.m.Room 352. An engaging speaker, Ms. Gerson is the author of an award-winning column for Student Lawyer magazine, which focuses on career issues in the legal profession.

Hot Topics in Family Court Presentation (CLE Credits Available)

The Hot Topics in Family Court Presentation will feature the following topics: Statutory Changes in Family LawAlimony/Child Support CalculationsApplying the Internet to Your PracticeOffice Management, Fees, Collection & ProductionHow to Navigate Family Court Information Presented by: DCBA Family Courts Committee & Put Something Back Featuring: General Master Robert JonesMarie Davidson, Esq.Cynthia Dienstag, Esq.Ed Sachs, CPASookie […]

Update on the New College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA)

For those of you following the new College Cost Reduction and Access Act (CCRAA), the final regulations for Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Income-Based Repayment have been released. Equal Justice Works has posted an excellent summary of the highlights on its website. The prior blog posting on the CCRAA is available here.

What is Symplicity?

Symplicity is a word wide web based system used by the Career Development Office to administer both its On Campus Interview (OCI) Programs and its job posting database. The Symplicity job posting database runs all year and contains job postings for law students and graduates in a variety of law firms, government agencies, public interest […]

Supreme Court Fellows Program

Since 1973, the Supreme Court Fellows Program has enabled exceptionally talented people to contribute to the work of the Supreme Court of the United States, the Federal Judicial Center, the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, and more recently the United States Sentencing Commission. Founded by Chief Justice Warren Burger, the program provides fellows […]

ABA Section of Taxation Public Service Fellowships

The ABA Section of Taxation Public Service Fellowships are open to recent J.D. and LL.M. graduates, and judicial clerks who commit to working in tax-related public interest, non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations for two years. Applicants must select and arrange employment with those organizations prior to applying for the Fellowship, and must confirm that their work will […]

Want to Be Florida Bar Board Certified One Day?

Florida Bar Board Certification:  Student Information Session and Lunch After only five years, many lawyers can demonstrate a commitment to professionalism and excellence in practice by seeking Board Certification. The Florida Bar now offers 22 specialty practice areas for Board Certification. Please join Board Certified Marital & Family Lawyer Terry L. Fogel — of Fogel […]

Updating Your Resume as a Recent Graduate

Recent graduates – it is very important that you update your resume to reflect your bar membership status in its various stages, from sitting for the bar to being admitted.  The CDO Alumni Guide provides information on how to make these updates.   If you have any questions or would like someone to review your updated resume, […]

Resources for Recent Graduates

Recent graduates – congratulations on graduating and completing the bar exam! The CDO annually compiles and reports employment statistics to the American Bar Association (ABA) and to NALP, The Association for Legal Career Professionals. This data will be used to determine the law school’s national ranking. Therefore, we encourage each graduate to fill out a […]