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HOPE Public Interest News for Week of April 16, 2012

Please read below for upcoming events on campus, opportunities in the community, and other announcements. Events on Campus:  Monday, April 16th, Pro Bono Clinic for Nonprofits, 5:30 – 8:30 pm: Miami area attorneys are coming together to provide free legal consultations to area nonprofit organizations. Students have the opportunity to shadow participating attorneys during the […]

The American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter, is Having a Career Day on Saturday, April 21, 2012

The American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter, will be having a career day Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 1:00 pm-3:00 pm at St. Thomas University School of Law (immediately following National Citizenship Day). Law students and graduates are invited to attend. Law firms and organizations looking for permanent, temporary, summer, paid or unpaid jobs […]

Fall 2012 Internship at the Miami & Krome Immigration Courts

The Miami and Krome Immigration Courts are currently accepting applications for fall interns. Applicants must be United States citizens. Strong research and writing skills are necessary. Prior knowledge of immigration law is preferred but not required. The position offers an excellent opportunity to develop research, writing, and analytical skills. Students will work under the direct […]

Fall 2012 Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students

This is a reminder that applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2012 Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Florida Law Students. Interns function as law clerks reviewing and making recommendations on petitions for discretionary review, attorney discipline matters and pending cases. Interns have the opportunity to attend oral arguments, discuss cases with […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of April 16, 2012)

Monday, April 16  3L  Brown Bag Lunch Series with Akerman – For Diverse Law Students – 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m., Room E-265 Friday, April 20 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Internship Program Ends – Contact Amy Perez, Director of Judicial Clerkships, for any questions or information.

Free Access for Students/Graduates in Public Interest Work & Academic Summer Access

LexisNexis® offers students and upcoming graduates working in public interest positions a new program called ASPIRE. ASPIRE provides all students and graduates (including December 2011 graduates) engaged in verifiable 501(c)(3) public interest work, free access to federal and state cases, codes, regulations, law reviews, Shepard’s® Citation Service and Matthew Bender® treatises on Lexis. Students need […]

Attend the HOPE Postgraduate Fellowship Information Session This Week

Tuesday, April 24th, Post-Graduate Fellowship Info Session, 12:30 pm, F-209: Interested in a post-graduate fellowship? Come hear from former Skadden and Equal Justice Works Fellows about their experiences as well as information about Legal Corps, Echoing Green, Open Society and other prestigious post-graduate opportunities. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to HOPE.

The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) Solicit Papers for the 2012 Shannon Bybee Scholarship Award – Deadline is September 4, 2012

Solicitation of law student research papers that enhance the understanding of gaming law or recommend a beneficial change in gaming law for the 2012 Shannon Bybee Scholarship Award.  The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) will award prizes of $2,500 for each of the two best research papers written by students of accredited law schools […]

Be a Part of National Volunteer Week, Social Justice Week and Earth Week in April!

Social Justice Week is a week sponsored by the Butler Center for Service and Leadership and the Office of Community and Civic Engagement is supported by UM Alternative Breaks and UM Invisible Children. SJW hopes to raise awareness and opportunities for advocacy on the UM campus for a variety of social justice issues. It is […]

Dade County Bar Association Family Court Committee Presents: Collaborative Family Law: Divorce Without Litigation

Speakers: Enid Miller Ponn, Esq. Marital & Family Law Practitioner Lissette Beraja Family Therapist Edward Sachs Director, Litigation Service Department of Appelrouth Farah & Co. Thursday, April 19, 2012 Registration Begins at 11:30 am Seminar Begins at 12:00 pm BankersClub One Biscayne Tower, 14th Floor Miami, Florida Registration includes lunch and CLE credit. $35.00 Members […]