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This Week at the CDO (Week of January 30th, 2017)

Wednesday, February 1, 2017: ·         CDO Presents: Miami Law Externship Program Spring Orientation – 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Law School Campus, Room E-265: For students enrolled for Law896, Law 897 or Law 898 for spring 2017, this is a mandatory orientation that will discuss the student’s academic responsibilities attached to this program/course. If […]

This Week at the CDO (Week of January 23rd 2017)

Welcome back from winter break! Tuesday, January 24, 2017 & Wednesday, January 25, 2017: CDO Presents: 1L Workshop and Symplicity Training – 12:30 PM – 1:50 PM – Law School Campus, Room F-309: During the spring semester, 1L students will have an opportunity to participate in Spring Recruiting, which includes the Spring On Campus Interview […]

The Law School Admission Council’s Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition

The Law School Admission Council’s Diversity Committee Announces a Writing Competition on:  WHY PIPELINE PROGRAMS TARGETING STUDENTS FROM UNDERREPRESENTED RACIAL AND ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS ARE ESSENTIAL TO THE FUTURE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION  •To Promote Diversity in Law Schools and in the Legal Profession •  The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is committed to fostering diversity […]

2017 1L Summer Internship Program Prudential Financial, Inc.

The National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”) is pleased to partner with Prudential Financial, Inc. (“Prudential”) to provide a meaningful summer internship opportunity for a highly motivated first-year law student. Through this partnership, NAWL will select a student to join the 2017 summer law intern class at Prudential for a 10-week internship at Prudential’s New […]

2016-2017 Law Student Writing Competition

The United States Court of Federal Claims Bar Association announces that its annual Law Student Writing Competition for the 2016-2017 academic year is underway. The Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is a non-profit, voluntary bar association made up of nationwide members who practice law in the areas that lie within the specialized jurisdiction of […]

2017 American College of Employee Benefits Counsel 13th Annual Employee Benefits Writing Prize

SUBJECT: Any topic in the field of employee benefits law. OPEN TO: Any J.D. and graduate (L.L.M. or S.J.D.) law students enrolled at any time between August 15, 2016 and August 15, 2017.  SUBMIT BY:    June 1, 2017.  UP TO TWO PRIZES:  Alvin D. Lurie Memorial Award                $1,500 […]

National Association of Women Lawyers Inaugural YouTube Video Contest

Please join the National Association of Women Lawyers (“NAWL”) as we highlight “Women Lawyers Succeeding!” NAWL invites you to participate in its inaugural YouTube video competition! Submit a two-minute video on “Women Lawyers Succeeding!” that showcases what that phrase means to your group. NAWL will post all submissions that are suitable for posting on its […]

Deadline Approaching: The 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition!

The submission deadline for the 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition is approaching!  All entries are due by January 4, 2017 at 10am PST (1pm EST). The competition invites law students to write a 3,000 word essay about an issue currently facing the music industry and propose a solution. Winners of the competition have […]

2017 Law Student Legal Writing Competition

This writing competition (“Competition”) is sponsored by the Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law (“Forum”) of the American Bar Association (“ABA”), 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654 (the “Sponsor”). The goal of the competition is to encourage law students to become involved in the Forum. It is also intended to attract students […]

Palm Beach County Bar Association: Diversity Internship Program 2017 Application

The Diversity Internship Program is aimed at bringing diverse law students to Palm Beach County to spend a summer working with county law firms and government organizations. Program Length: May 30, 2017 through August 11, 2017. Firms and agencies are encouraged to place an intern for a minimum of at least 6 weeks. Work Schedules: […]